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Senators and Reps Ask US AG to Recognize Michigan Gay Marriages

March 27th 2014

Senators and Representatives Ask US AG to Recognize Michigan Gay Marriages (Sander Levin Press Release, March 27, 2014) Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow with Reps. John Dingell, Sander Levin, Gary Peters and Dan Kildee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, requesting that, for the purpose of federal law and benefits, he recognize […]

Ferndale Website Now Responsive

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Website Now Responsive (City of Ferndale Press Release, March 27, 2014) The City of Ferndale has re-launched www.ferndalemi.gov as a responsive website, giving residents and visitors a more user-oriented experience. Responsive web design deploys a technique that adjusts the website’s content to fit the screen size of the device it is being viewed on, […]

Possible Suicide in Oakland Township

March 27th 2014

Possible Suicide in Oakland Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 27, 2014) INCIDENT: 15:24 hrs. March 25, 2014– Oakland Township – Death Investigation – 14-43331               SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 300 block of Birchhill for a deceased person. The deceased had been committed by Deputies for an attempted suicide in the past.  She was found […]

Mayor Penny Luebs Gives Clawson State of City Address (video)

March 26th 2014

Mayor Penny Luebs Gives Clawson State of City Address (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2014) In “the little city with the big heart,” Mayor Penny Luebs says “we create energy in the day to day activities of living a good life.”  Since being elected Mayor of Clawson in 2007, Luebs and other city leaders […]

State Won’t Recognize Same Sex Marriages Made Over Weekend

March 26th 2014

State Won’t Recognize Same Sex Marriages Made Over Weekend (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2014) Governor Rick Snyder announced today that over 300 same-sex marriages performed on Saturday, during the window of time when they were legal, will not be recognized until after a stay on Friday’s District Court decision has been lifted. Judge Bernard […]

Reading Makes Cents… April 9

March 26th 2014

Reading Makes Cents: Family Storytime that Teaches About Money, April 9  (Berkley Public Library, March 26, 2014) The Berkley Public Library and Vibe Credit Union are hosting “Reading Makes Cents,” a family storytime event on Wednesday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m.  The program will feature the “Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Money” and a special craft.  […]

$41 Million Furniture Contract Controversy Hits Governor’s Office

March 26th 2014

$41 Million Furniture Contract Controversy Hits Governor’s Office (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2014) Documents obtained by the Michigan Democratic Party reveal that Governor Rick Snyder’s cousin has benefited to the tune of $41 million in furniture sales to the state. According to documents, the state contracted with Holland-based Haworth Inc. to the tune of […]

Affirmations Gets Ready for Silver Jubilee April 5

March 26th 2014

Affirmations Gets Ready for Silver Jubilee April 5 (Crystal Proxmire, orig. Between the Lines, March 26, 2014) What started as a helpline in a Detroit basement back in 1989, is now the largest LGBT community center in Michigan. Affirmations is getting ready to celebrate its 25th anniversary, kicking off a year of events with their […]

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter’s 2014 State of the City Address (video)

March 25th 2014

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter’s 2014 State of the City Address (video) (Dave Coulter, March 25, 2014) Thanks Jennifer for that introduction and for hosting us here at the Rust Belt Market, a true Ferndale original and certainly worthy of the all attention they have received. Chris Best and his wife Tiffany have created something very […]

“Dial-a-Prayer” Being filmed today in Downtown Ferndale

March 25th 2014

“Dial-a-Prayer” Being filmed today in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2014) W. 9 Mile Road is blocked today due to filming taking place.  Producers for the film “Dial-a-Prayer” chose Downtown Ferndale for parts of their film, which stars William H. Macy and Brittney Snow.  The story is about a woman who has lost […]