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Birmingham Farmers Market Blossoms Every Sunday

June 7th 2014

Birmingham Farmers Market Blossoms Every Sunday (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 7, 2014) Blossoming with flowers, farmers, and other vendors, the Birmingham Farmers Market is a Sunday destination spot from May through October. The market is open from 9am to 2pm in Public Parking Lot 6 on the east side of N. Old Woodward (across from […]

Bryan’s Hope Family Fun Day June 8 in Waterford

June 7th 2014

Bryan’s Hope Family Fun Day June 8 in Waterford (compiled, June 7, 2014) Bryan’s Hope Family Fun Day takes place June 8 at Hess-Hathaway Park at 825 S. Williams Lake Road in Waterford from 1-5 pm. This is a drug-free, alcohol-free, weapon-free chance for the whole family to enjoy a summer afternoon. Kids are free […]

A Potential Suicide Averted Near Duck Lake

June 7th 2014

A Potential Suicide Averted Near Duck Lake (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 7, 2014) FROM DAY SHIFT: 05-29-14 (Editor’s Note: While this incident was over a week ago, we’re reporting it as part of our commitment to understanding and reporting suicides in Oakland County, and the prevention of them) INCIDENT: 13:32 hrs. – Highland Township- […]

Six Candidates to be Considered for FPS Superintendent Position

June 6th 2014

Six Candidates to be Considered for FPS Superintendent Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) The process for hiring a new Superintendent for Ferndale Schools is moving along steadily as the Board of Education has sorted through 45 applications and narrowed the field down to six. The six will now be doing public interviews with […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

A Survivor Story: Why Michelle Ruth is Ready to Relay on June 14

June 6th 2014

A Survivor Story: Why Michelle Ruth is Ready to Relay on June 14 (Michelle Ruth, Relay for Life Ferndale, June 6, 2014) Below is the story of a survivor. She is taking part in Relay for Life Ferndale, a 24 hour walk to raise money for the American Cancer Society. There is still time to […]

FernCare Garage Sale & Recreation Trunk and Treasure Sales June 14

June 6th 2014

FernCare Garage Sale & Recreation Trunk and Treasure Sales June 14 (Kate Baker, June 5, 2014) It’s now officially an annual tradition – the FernCare Garage Sale is back! The big sale in the FernCare parking lot is June 14 from 9am to 4pm. FernCare is located at 459 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, Michigan […]

Royal Oak, Madison Hts. &Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center

June 5th 2014

Royal Oak, Madison Heights and Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, June 5, 2014) While climbing costs of health care continue to be a major concern nationwide, the cities of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Madison Heights are optimistic the creation of a health and wellness center for government employees […]

E. 9 Mile Construction Info Sessions CANCELLED

June 5th 2014

Construction Coming to E. 9 Mile, Info Sessions June 9 E. 9 Mile Construction Info Sessions  CANCELLED (Ferndale DDA Press Release, June 5, 2014)   UPDATE:  The East Nine Mile Resurfacing Project Open House meetings originally scheduled for Monday, June 9th have been cancelled due to the bid review process. Bids for the project have […]

Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop in Royal Oak June 22

June 5th 2014

Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop in Royal Oak June 22 (press release, June 5, 2014) The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board in conjunction with Michigan Rain Barrel is hosting a Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop at the Woodwardside Neighborhood Garden on June 22 from 2-3 PM. The garden is at 2665 Bembridge Rd. At the […]