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Nationally-Recognized Suicide Survivor to Speak in Farmington Jan. 27

January 15th 2015

Nationally-Recognized Suicide Survivor to Speak in Farmington Jan. 27 (SAFE Press Release, Jan.25, 2015) Farmington SAFE (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) to Host Speaker/ Suicide Attempt Survivor Jordan Burnham on Jan. 27 On Tuesday, January 27 from 7 to 9 p.m., Farmington SAFE (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) will host speaker and suicide attempt survivor Jordan Burnham […]

Federal Judge: State Must Recognize Legal Marriages of 300 Same-Sex Couples

January 15th 2015

Federal Judge: State of Michigan Must Recognize Legal Marriages of 300 Same-Sex Couples (ACLU Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) In a victory for marriage equality, a federal judge today ruled that the state of Michigan must recognize the legal marriages of 300 same-sex couples wed last spring in the state. A lawsuit was filed by […]

West Bloomfield Educational Foundation’s Casino Night Feb. 13

January 15th 2015

West Bloomfield Educational Foundation’s  Casino Night Feb. 13 (West Bloomfield Schools Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) Celebrate Friday the 13th, Celebrate Valentine’s Day, or just Celebrate with the West Bloomfield Educational Foundation’s Casino Night on Feb. 13, 2015 at Edgewood Country Club 8399 Commerce Road, Commerce Township 7pm-11pm. You will be in for a great evening […]

Interview with Lucky (video)

January 15th 2015

Interview with Lucky (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2015) Most people who know Ferndale, know Lucky. He makes rounds to the restaurants and shops, looking for odd jobs and asking people for assistance.  And for those who make the time to talk, Lucky shares stories and good feelings. After being homeless for three years, […]

FernCare Announces New Session, Now Serving Patients Every Week

January 15th 2015

FernCare Announces New Session, Now Serving Patients Every Week (FernCare Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) FernCare Free Clinic will open an additional clinic session on the second Thursday evening of every month from 6 – 8:30 pm. beginning in January, 2015. With this new clinic session, we are now open once a week: 1st and […]

Trends, Friends and Fatal Ends Workshop for Parents, Feb. 11 in Troy

January 15th 2015

Trends, Friends and Fatal Ends Workshop for Parents, Feb. 11 in Troy (TYA press release, Jan. 15, 2015) Wednesday, February 11, 2015 7:00-8:30 p.m. Troy Fire and Police Training Center 4850 John R Road Troy, MI Presented by Dr. Douglas Carpenter, PSYD, LP Insight Counseling Services, Rochester, MI You will learn… How tweens/teens are getting […]

…Willie Payne hosting Town Hall on Race & Law Enforcement Jan. 24

January 15th 2015

Former Pontiac Mayor Willie Payne hosting Town Hall on Race and Law Enforcement Jan. 24 (Willie Payne Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) UPDATE – this event has been moved to Jan. 31 due to an emergency funeral at the church. With the unfortunate deadly shootings of unarmed black teenagers by white police officers across America, […]

Give Young Readers Practice Reading to a Therapy Dog Jan 17

January 15th 2015

Give Young Readers Practice Reading to a Therapy Dog Jan 17 (Ferndale Library Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) A tail wags for a tale told, with the floppy, open ears of a Therapy Dog listening intently (and objectively) as kids read aloud from a book of their choosing. Paws & Tales is an early literacy […]

Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Coming Jan 23-31

January 15th 2015

Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Coming Jan 23-31 (Ferndale Blues Festival Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) Jan. 23 to Jan. 31, 2015 Get your Blues on! The Ferndale Metro Blues Festival has been a hugely popular and wildly successful event. In fact, it was an official sanctioned event of Super Bowl XL in 2006. The […]

Huntington Woods and Troy Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

January 14th 2015

Huntington Woods and Troy Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended (Troy Police Dept, Jan. 14, 2015) On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at approximately 12:40 p.m. the Charter One Bank at 125 Stephenson Hwy. was robbed by a white male suspect who fled on foot. The suspect implied having a weapon and was described as being approximately 35-years-old; […]