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Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work

May 29th 2014

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work (GSSEM Press Release, May 29, 2014) Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) is pleased to announce 16-year-old Jacqueline Caserio of Birmingham, MI as the 2014 Young Woman of Distinction for Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.  Her award was announced at the GSSEM’s annual Honor Reception on May […]

Ferndale Pride -Guide, Festival May 31 plus other Events

May 29th 2014

Ferndale Pride -Guide, Festival May 31 plus other Events   Friday, May 30th: 5-8 pm Bears Dinner and Silent Auction at Zion Lutheran Church Saturday, May 31st Motor City Casino Hotel presents Ferndale Pride: Pre-pride Event: 8am-3pm Dino’s bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa brunch Ferndale Chamber Presents – Rainbow Run 5k.  Register at: http://www.rainbow-run.com Main […]

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal

May 29th 2014

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) Over 1,800 registered voters signed petitions to put marijuana decriminalization on the Aug. 5 ballot in Oak Park. The City Clerk validated the signatures but refuses to put the question on the ballot, according to a court case filed […]

Pleasant Ridge Welcomes Breuckman with Both Scrutiny and Hope

May 28th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Welcomes James Breuckman with Scrutiny and Hope (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2014) James Breuckman got a taste of Pleasant Ridge politics Tuesday night as he sat through a special City Commission meeting with just one thing on the agenda: him. Breuckman was one of five finalists for the City Manager position, and after […]

Ferndale Fights $48 Million Asset Claim Against Officers…

May 28th 2014

Ferndale Fights $48 Million Asset Claim Against Officers Involved in Traffic Stop (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2014) Ferndale City Attorney Dan Christ has filed a petition asking a judge to eliminate a UCC filing against the city made by a disgruntled man who had been ticketed by Ferndale Police two years ago. The man, […]

Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo June 7

May 28th 2014

Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo June 7 (press release, May 28, 2014) Kids and adults of all ages are invited out to the Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo on June 7 from 10am to 2pm at police headquarters at 400 Sixth St. Rochester, MI 48307. The day will be filled with […]

Minimum Wage Increase Signed into Law

May 27th 2014

Minimum Wage Increase Signed into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2014) The Michigan House of Representatives approved an increase to the state’s minimum wage Tuesday, and the bill was signed into law shortly after by Governor Rick Snyder. The bill will gradually increase minimum wage to $9.25 per hour by 2018, at a rate […]

Fire at Courtesy Cleaners in Ferndale, Hair Extensions to Blame

May 27th 2014

Fire Under Control at Courtesy Cleaners in Ferndale, Hair Extensions to Blame (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2014) The Ferndale Fire Department was on the scene of a fire at Courtesy Cleaners, a coin laundry facility at W. 9 Mile and Livernois at about 5:50pm Tuesday. Smoke could be seen coming from the western-most part […]

Royal Oak Memorial Parade Makes Main Street Proud

May 27th 2014

Royal Oak Memorial Parade Makes Main Street Proud (Ron Arnold, May 27, 2014) This was the most well-attended Memorial Day parade that I’ve seen in the 15 years that I’ve been in Royal Oak. It was great to see Carl and Sander Levin (who was quipping to the crowd) along with Jim Townsend and Sheriff […]

Ferndale’s Roosevelt School Kindergarten Kick Off May 29

May 27th 2014

Ferndale’s Roosevelt School Kindergarten Kick Off May 29 (Ferndale Schools Press Release, May 27, 2014) On May 29, 2014 Roosevelt is holding our annual Kindergarten Kick Off evening for all incoming Kindergarten students and families. The event is scheduled from 6:00 – 8:00 at Roosevelt Primary. Please bring your Kindergarten student with you and they […]