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Pleasant Ridge Seeks City Manager

February 12th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Seeks City Manager (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb 11, 2014) The City of Pleasant Ridge has embarked on the search for a long-term City Manager.  The job posting went live on the Michigan Municipal League website with details about what they are looking for, and offering. “The ideal candidate must also possess the leadership […]

Pappageorge Talks Term Limits and More with Berkley Rotary (video)

February 12th 2014

Pappageorge Talks Term Limits and More with Berkley Rotary (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2014) With one year left in office, State Senator John Pappageorge (R, Troy) is planning on giving term limit reform one last shot. The 82-year-old Republican met with members of the Berkley Rotary Club on Monday to talk about a […]

Oakland University Freshman Died in Ferndale Home

February 12th 2014

Oakland University Freshman Died in Ferndale Home (Oakland University Press Release, Feb. 12, 2014) The Oakland University community is mourning the loss of an 18-year-old freshman, who passed away at his home in Ferndale on Monday, Feb. 10, as a result of cardiac arrest. DeMal Coleman was a resident in Hamlin Hall and a participant […]

DEQ Called in for 390 Gallon Ethanol/Gasoline Spill in Ferndale

February 11th 2014

DEQ Called in for 390 Gallon Ethanol/Gasoline Spill in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2014) Extremely cold temperatures have helped the Ferndale Fire Department in their efforts to contain a chemical spill at Gage Products at 625 Wanda at around 10pm Tuesday night. Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan said that 390 gallons of ethanol from […]

Ferndale Police Report: Teens Tried to Steal Car

February 11th 2014

Ferndale Police Report: Teens Tried to Steal Car (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Department, Feb. 10, 2014) On 02/10/2014 at 0431 hrs, a Ferndale Patrol Officer observed a silver Dodge Intrepid in 1700 block of Channing with its four ways on. Upon closer investigation, he discovered someone attempted to steal the vehicle. The driver’s door […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

February 11th 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Feb. 11, 2014) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

State Rep. and State Senator at Ferndale Public Library Feb. 13

February 11th 2014

State Rep. and State Senator at Ferndale Public Library Feb. 13 (Ellen Cogen-Lipton Press Release, Feb. 11, 2014) State Representative Ellen Cogen-Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) invites residents to attend her coffee hour on Thursday, Feb. 13, to discuss state and community issues, including the governor’s budget proposal. Sen. Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) will be Lipton’s special guest […]

Cost of Winter Grows for Ferndale DPW

February 11th 2014

Cost of Winter Grows for Ferndale DPW (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2014) With six snow emergencies under their belts so far this winter, the Ferndale Department of Public Works is struggling to figure out how to meet demands for salt and how best to convince residents to move vehicles off the streets for them […]

Ferndale Lowers Water Rates

February 10th 2014

Ferndale Lowers Water Rates (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2014) Water bills will be a little smaller later in the year for Ferndale residents and businesses, as City Council has approved a 10% rate and fee reduction starting July 1.  The move comes after months of evaluating the water fund and system, including comparisons with […]

Local Lawyers Answer: What Happens to Digital Assets When I Die? (video)

February 10th 2014

Local Lawyers Answer: What Happens to Digital Assets When I Die? (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2014) The evolution of the law is slightly slower than the evolution of internet technology, creating fascinating opportunities, and frustrations, for estate planning attorneys who want to help their clients leave their digital assets in competent hands. For […]