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Free Kids Environmental Calendar, Order Online

November 24th 2013

Free Kids Environmental Calendar, Order Online (Oakland County Water Resource Commission Press Release, Nov. 24, 2013) For the ninth year in a row the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s office (WRC) is proud to offer its 2014 Kids’ Clean Water Calendar free of charge to the public. The Kids’ Clean Water Calendar was designed to […]

Metaliclaus Given Key to City at Tree Lighting Ceremony (video)

November 23rd 2013

Metaliclaus Given Key to City at Tree Lighting Ceremony (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2013) With an denim vest, rock star glasses, black beard and howling headbanger voice, Metaliclaus has endeared himself to the Ferndale community by becoming a part of the holiday tradition.  On Saturday night the big guy joined city officials and […]

Burn Demo Shows Value of Residential Sprinklers (video)

November 22nd 2013

Burn Demo Shows Value of Residential Sprinklers (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2013) Students from The Detroit Carpentry Apprentice Training School in Ferndale got a first-hand lesson in fire prevention on Thursday as they watched a side by side demo of two residential rooms in flames.  One room had a sprinkler installed, while the […]

Ferndale Pride Leadership Change

November 22nd 2013

Ferndale Pride Leadership Change (Crystal A. Proxmire, Between the Lines, Nov. 22, 2013) Ferndale Pride is now under new leadership. Craig Covey has stepped down as Director of the event, and Julia Music has taken over the role. Music is a 35 year-old community activist who helped create Ferndale Pride in 2011 after Motor City […]

Cogen Lipton Shares EAA Concerns, Education Alternatives (video)

November 21st 2013

Ellen Cogen Lipton Shares EAA Concerns,  Education Alternatives (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2013) As Democratic Vice Chair of the Education Committee of the Michigan House of Representatives, Ellen Cogen Lipton saw first-hand the way The Michigan Education Achievement Authority has taken shape.  Beyond that, she has looked into the results of having the […]

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested

November 21st 2013

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Nov. 21, 2013) ROBBERY ARREST: TAURUS RICHARDSON was arrested at about 1:00 this morning by Detroit police. He was passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for committing a traffic violation. Largely because of the extensive media coverage, RICHARDSON surrendered and confessed […]

Waterford Mom Wages War on Heroin

November 21st 2013

Waterford Mom Wages War on Heroin (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2013) When Jeannie Richard’s 21-year-old son Bryan died of a heroin overdose on Jan. 27, 2011, she knew it was time to act so that other parents would not have to lose their kids to drugs. “There is a heroin epidemic and not enough […]

Ferndale and Oak Park Police Searching for Robbery Suspect

November 20th 2013

Ferndale and Oak Park Police Searching for Robbery Suspect (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Nov. 20, 2013) NOTE: Correct suspect name spelling: Tarus Richardson Ferndale Police and Oak Park Police are combining investigative efforts to locate one of three suspects who is still at large. He is wanted in connection with a violent, Home […]

Royal Oak Barnes and Noble Safe for Now

November 20th 2013

Royal Oak Barnes and Noble Safe for Now (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 20, 2013) Developers withdrew plans to open a bar in the location of the current Barnes and Noble store at 500 S. Main St. in Royal Oak.  The Royal Oak City Commission was scheduled to hear a liquor license transfer request on Monday […]

End of Prohibition Celebration, Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec.7

November 20th 2013

End of Prohibition Celebration to Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec.7 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 20, 2013) Every year bars and restaurants in Downtown Ferndale join a group of dedicated residents in celebrating the anniversary of the end of prohibition.  With 1930s style gangsters and flapper girls hanging out at favorite hotspots, the group collects donations for […]