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Ferndale Public Library Round Up: Best in Books and More

April 15th 2014

Ferndale Public Library Round Up: Best in Books and More (Jeff Milo, FPL Circulation Specialist, April 15, 2014) Newness surrounds me, daily. Working at the library means I’m privy to the latest and the greatest in books, movies and music, fresh titles shelved for circulation for any card-holder keen enough to stop in and check-out. […]

Daryl Hannah’s Encouraging Words… 2014 VegFest (video)

April 14th 2014

Daryl Hannah’s Encouraging Words and more from 2014 VegFest (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2014) Video #1 – oc115.com exclusive interview and segment of presentation: Video #2 – full presentation When Daryl Hannah spoke at VegMichigan’s VegFest in Novi on April 13, she did not stand at a podium and lecture the crowd about what […]

ACLU Sues Michigan to Recognize Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

April 14th 2014

ACLU Sues Michigan to Recognize Marriages of Same-Sex Couples (ACLU Press Release, April 14, 2014) The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a lawsuit today to guarantee that the marriages of 300 same-sex couples performed in Michigan last month are recognized by the state. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of eight same-sex couples […]

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search Underway

April 13th 2014

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search Underway (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2014) Who will be the next Superintendent of Ferndale Schools? This question is the focus of the Ferndale School Board as they embark on their search for their next top administrator.  After 14 years of service, Superintendent Gary Meier announced his retirement in May.  He’ll […]

11th District State Senate Democrats Square Off at First Forum (video)

April 12th 2014

11th District State Senate Democrats Square Off at First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 12, 2014) A dozen days before the filing deadline, three Democratic candidates for the State Senate 11th District came before the Oak Park-Huntington Woods Democratic Club for their first forum. Current State Senator Vince Gregory of Southfield is being challenged […]

White Nosed Syndrome Hurting Michigan Bats

April 12th 2014

White Nosed Syndrome Hurting Michigan Bats (DNR and Organization for Bat Conservation Press Releases, April 12, 2014) The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the DNR survey team has discovered the presence of the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans and White-nose Syndrome in Michigan. Officials have confirmed the diagnosis in Little Brown Bats sampled at […]

MI Earth Day Fest in Rochester April 25-27

April 12th 2014

MI Earth Day Fest in Rochester April 25-27 (Earth Day Fest Press Release, April 12, 2014) The 9th annual MI Earth Day Fest is moving to Rochester’s downtown streets this year. Taking place April 25-27, it’s one of the planet’s largest Earth Day celebrations. Organizers are planning for more than 50,000 to attend the free weekend-long event. Showcasing the green […]

William Riley Teaches Seniors to Avoid Crime (video)

April 11th 2014

William Riley Teaches Seniors to Avoid Crime (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 11, 2014) “If you understand how crime works, once it starts it’s too late,” warned Wayne County Sheriff Deputy William Riley as he spoke to the Ferndale Seniors group on Wednesday.  Riley visited the group to share tips for being safe and avoiding […]

Shootings in Pontiac

April 11th 2014

Shootings in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., April 11, 2014) FROM DAY SHIFT: 04-10-14 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 04-11-14 INCIDENT: 15:42 HRS. – City of Pontiac – Assault w/ Gun – #14-51850 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Perkins for reports of shots fired and one subject shot.  Deputies were further advised the […]

Former Ferndale Mayor Sues Historical Society

April 10th 2014

Former Ferndale Mayor Sues Historical Society (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2014) Former Mayor Robert McGee, who served from 1992-1994, is suing the Ferndale Historical Society for $25,000 in damages after being denied access to items in the Historical Museum.  The Historical Society is an independent nonprofit that cares for historical documents and items, and […]