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Drink Until 4am? Senate Passes Bill, House Still to Vote

December 4th 2014

Drink Until 4am? Senate Passes Bill, House Still to Vote (C. Proxmire, Dec. 4, 2014) With a 22-14 Vote the State Senate passed a measure that would give local communities with a central business district the option to allow bars to serve alcohol until 4am. The municipalities would have to approve the extension of hours […]

Birmingham Man Admits “Tagging” in Downtown Ferndale

December 4th 2014

Birmingham Man Admits “Tagging” in Downtown Ferndale (Ferndale Police Report, Dec. 4, 2014) GRAFFITI DAMAGE: On 12/03/14 at about 1:30 in the morning, Ferndale police responded to Sneakers Bar on Woodward after receiving information that a man had spray painted graffiti on buildings, dumpsters, and a truck. A person witnessed the vandal after he did […]

Religious Freedom Bill Passes in House, Moves to Senate

December 4th 2014

Religious Freedom Bill Passes in House, Moves to Senate (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 4, 2014) A religious freedom bill passed in the State House Dec. 4, that would give corporations, employers and individuals more freedom to use religion in decision making, even when it potentially affects the civil rights of others. Religious Freedom claims have […]

Man Charged with Making False Report of Armed Robbery in Ferndale

December 4th 2014

Man Charged with Making False Report of Armed Robbery in Ferndale (Ferndale Police Report, Dec. 4, 2014) FALSE REPORT OF ARMED ROBBERY On 11/28/14 (Friday morning after Thanksgiving), Ferndale Police responded to a report of an armed robbery involving a gun. Officers met with a man (Marc COX) in Hazel Park on Goulson near the […]

First Church Built in Ferndale Set for Demolition

December 3rd 2014

First Church Built in Ferndale Set for Demolition (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2014) The church on the corner of E. 9 Mile and Bermuda will be gone before it reaches its 100th birthday. After years of contemplating a feasible use for the deteriorating building, the owners have decided to move forward with plans to […]

2014 Pleasant Ridge Tree Lighting (video)

December 3rd 2014

2014 Pleasant Ridge Tree Lighting (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire and Thomas Treuter, Dec. 3, 2014) December 1 was a chilly night, but the people of Pleasant Ridge were kept warm by hot coco and community cheer. The Ferndale Schools Choir led a crowd of families in carols, before Santa Claus showed up to help the children […]

Bills to Give LGBT People Civil Rights Protection Stuck in Committee

December 3rd 2014

Bills to Give LGBT People Civil Rights Protection Stuck in Committee (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2014) Bipartisan efforts to expand the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act did not get enough votes in a committee hearing today to make it out of committee to a full House of Representatives Vote. After an hour-long public hearing – […]

Food Inc. Showing at Baldwin Library Dec. 18

December 3rd 2014

Food Inc. Showing at Baldwin Library Dec. 18 (BPL Press Release) Food Inc. Thursday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. No Registration Food Inc. shows how our nation’s food supply is controlled by a handful of corporations. The film includes surprising revelations about what we eat, how it’s produced, the livelihood of American farmers, and the […]

Henna Holiday Party for Drayton Ave. Co Op in Ferndale Dec. 7

December 3rd 2014

Henna Holiday Party for Drayton Ave. Co Op in Ferndale Dec. 7 (compiled, Dec. 3, 2014) Join local parents and supporters for an evening of fun, henna, and free pool at the Loving Touch in Ferndale on Dec. 7! The Henna Holiday Party will have $10, $15 and $20 henna options with all proceeds going […]

Ellen Cogen Lipton’s Final Coffee Hour as State Rep Dec. 9

December 2nd 2014

Ellen Cogen Lipton’s Final Coffee Hour as State Rep Dec. 9 (Press Release, Dec. 2, 2014) State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) invites residents to attend her upcoming and final coffee hour to discuss state and community issues, including proposals to fund road repairs and other matters expected to come up in the Legislature […]