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Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11

September 19th 2014

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11 (Pete Fellman, Sept. 19, 2014)   What: 30-Year Reunion, FHS Class of 1984 When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 (beginning at 5 PM) Where: Dino’s Lounge, 22740 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Details: Dinner and drinks can be purchased on an individual basis. No advanced tickets are needed. Please […]

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

September 19th 2014

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick […]

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles

September 18th 2014

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2014) The Ferndale School District’s new administration team started the school year off with a nasty surphttp://oaklandcounty115.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=21551&action=editrise – costly technology troubles. When the Harding Administration Building lost power during the storm of Aug. 11, the batteries to the uninterruptable power supply […]

Increase in Thefts from Unlocked Vehicles…

September 18th 2014

Increase in Thefts from Unlocked Vehicles in Ferndale and Surrounding Communities (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2014) People throughout the region have reported thefts from unlocked vehicles. We’ve reached out to departments in the area to get a sense of how common this is.  Below are responses from the different departments.  This will be updated […]

…A Pleasant Ridge Cool Construction Story (video)

September 18th 2014

The Road Going Down, A Pleasant Ridge Cool Construction Story (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2014) For many people the closest attention they pay to road construction is to give dirty glares past orange barrels in the middle of traffic jams. But in a peaceful part of Pleasant Ridge, the reconstruction of Cambridge Blvd. […]

Royal Oak’s Fall Perennial Plant Exchange Sept. 27

September 18th 2014

Royal Oak’s Fall Perennial Plant Exchange Sept. 27 (Royal Oak Press Release, Sept. 18, 2014) Here is a way to add to your collection of perennials, the Fall Perennial Plant Exchange! Just bring your plants to the Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center from 9:00am to 11:00am. They should be LABELED and in pots or plastic baggies, […]

Banned Books Week Events at Baldwin Library

September 18th 2014

Banned Books Week Events at Baldwin Library (BPL Press Release, Sept. 18, 2014) The number one challenged book in 2013 was a series: Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey. A children’s series about fourth graders whose fictional superhero accidentally becomes real, the Captain Underpants series has had the honor of being the most challenged book in […]

Berkley Seniors Start High Schoolers with Helping Hands

September 17th 2014

Berkley Seniors Start High Schoolers with Helping Hands (Karen Evans, Macaroni Kid Ferndale-Royal Oak, Sept. 17, 2014) On a warm sunny day, Berkley High School seniors Eliza Laramee and Ziporah Krolikowski sit at an outside table at Starbucks in downtown Royal Oak, a 3-ring binder open in front of them. Homework time? No, not yet […]

Volunteer Day to Coordinate Park Clean Ups in Pontiac, Oct. 4

September 17th 2014

Volunteer Day to Coordinate Park Clean Ups in Pontiac, Oct. 4 (Minister Kathalee James, Sept. 17, 2014) Here is the information about our 2014 Hands4Detroit Volunteer Day, which is Saturday, October 4, 2014 in partnership with the United Methodist Churches of Metropolitan Detroit. This is the second year that Hands4Detriot has partnered with our organization. Last year […]

Protestors in Royal Oak March against Circumcision

September 17th 2014

Protestors in Royal Oak March against Circumcision (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 17, 2014) Visitors to Beaumont Hospital on Saturday may have gotten an unexpected lesson in penis flesh thanks to protestors from NOCIRC of Michigan. The Birmingham-based group’s mission is to educate the public about circumcision and to encourage parents not to have the procedure. […]