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Ferndale Police Report: Teens Tried to Steal Car

February 11th 2014

Ferndale Police Report: Teens Tried to Steal Car (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Department, Feb. 10, 2014) On 02/10/2014 at 0431 hrs, a Ferndale Patrol Officer observed a silver Dodge Intrepid in 1700 block of Channing with its four ways on. Upon closer investigation, he discovered someone attempted to steal the vehicle. The driver’s door […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

February 11th 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Feb. 11, 2014) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

State Rep. and State Senator at Ferndale Public Library Feb. 13

February 11th 2014

State Rep. and State Senator at Ferndale Public Library Feb. 13 (Ellen Cogen-Lipton Press Release, Feb. 11, 2014) State Representative Ellen Cogen-Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) invites residents to attend her coffee hour on Thursday, Feb. 13, to discuss state and community issues, including the governor’s budget proposal. Sen. Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) will be Lipton’s special guest […]

Cost of Winter Grows for Ferndale DPW

February 11th 2014

Cost of Winter Grows for Ferndale DPW (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2014) With six snow emergencies under their belts so far this winter, the Ferndale Department of Public Works is struggling to figure out how to meet demands for salt and how best to convince residents to move vehicles off the streets for them […]

Ferndale Lowers Water Rates

February 10th 2014

Ferndale Lowers Water Rates (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2014) Water bills will be a little smaller later in the year for Ferndale residents and businesses, as City Council has approved a 10% rate and fee reduction starting July 1.  The move comes after months of evaluating the water fund and system, including comparisons with […]

Local Lawyers Answer: What Happens to Digital Assets When I Die? (video)

February 10th 2014

Local Lawyers Answer: What Happens to Digital Assets When I Die? (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2014) The evolution of the law is slightly slower than the evolution of internet technology, creating fascinating opportunities, and frustrations, for estate planning attorneys who want to help their clients leave their digital assets in competent hands. For […]

Investigation Continues in Northland Mall Death (video)

February 10th 2014

Investigation Continues in Northland Mall Death (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2014) Southfield Police continue to investigate the death of a 25-year-old Ferndale man who was pepper-sprayed and restrained by private security guards on Jan. 28.  The man’s death was captured on cell phone videos where he could clearly be heard telling the security […]

With Love from the Oak Park/Ferndale Daddy Daughter Dance

February 9th 2014

With Love from the Oak Park/Ferndale Daddy Daughter Dance (Jennifer Howard, Feb. 9, 2014) Recreation Departments from Oak Park and Ferndale combined for a fantastic Daddy Daughter Dance on Feb. 7.  Shawnie Stamper from Oak Park Recreation reported that attendance for the dance last night was 123 people, combined between Oak Park and Ferndale Recreation […]

Southfield, Ferndale and Royal Oak Urge State to Restore Funding

February 9th 2014

Southfield, Ferndale and Royal Oak Urge State to Restore Funding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) Elected officials in Southfield, Ferndale and Royal Oak have a message for the legislature in Lansing: restore municipal funding. At the most recent Council and Commission meetings, each City passed a nearly identical resolution calling on state leaders to […]

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts

February 9th 2014

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts (Crystal Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) Bridge Magazine looked at public school districts and public charters and compared them based on performance weighted by economics to determine how schools are performing compared to expectations.  The publication used three years’ worth of data and ranked the schools.  A score of 100 […]