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2014 Rainbow Run as Colorful as Ever

June 1st 2014

2014 Rainbow Run as Colorful as Ever (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2014) The Annual Rainbow Run took place on May 31, with brightly powdered paint being flung about as participants walked and ran through the streets of Ferndale in support of various causes.  The Run is hosted by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce […]

Former Hazel Park Mayor Wallace Francis Cormier Passed Away

May 31st 2014

Former Hazel Park Mayor Wallace Francis Cormier Passed Away (Hopcroft Funeral Directors May 31, 2014) Wallace Francis Cormier, age 84, of Hazel Park, MI passed away May 28, 2014. He was born in Detroit, MI on July 14, 1929 to the late Alfred and Helen Cormier. Beloved husband of Doris for 61 years. Dear father […]

New Charter School Enrolling at St. James School Building

May 31st 2014

New Charter School Enrolling at St. James School Building (Sherry A. Wells, May 31, 2014) The Frederick Douglass International Academy is now accepting enrollments for the fall, 2014 as it fills the former St. James School building at 22111 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale. It is open for preschool to sixth grade and will offer music and […]

Eagle Pride Shows in FHS 2014 Commencement

May 30th 2014

Eagle Pride Shows in FHS 2014 Commencement (compiled, May 30, 2014) Ferndale High School seniors held their commencement ceremony on May 28 at Ultimate Soccer in Pontiac.  Ferndale graduates have secured over $2 million in scholarships this year. School Board Trustee Karen Twomey took photos of the event to share.  Congratulations Class of 2014. For […]

Pleasant Ridge Home & Garden Tour… June 7

May 30th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Home & Garden Tour to Fund Museum Improvements June 7 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2014) In Pleasant Ridge there are beautiful homes, carefully decorated, with fantastic gardens and landscaping to match. And part of the joy of a community like Pleasant Ridge is inviting neighbors in for a peek. The Home and […]

Oak Park Ballot Issue to be Settled Monday, Maybe Tuesday

May 30th 2014

Oak Park Ballot Issue to be Settled Monday, Maybe Tuesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2014) After over two hours of negotiations between attorneys, it is still unclear if Oak Park is going to allow a proposed charter amendment change to go on the Aug. 5 ballot. The group Safer Oak Park collected 1,800 signatures […]

Security Breach Halts Travel at Detroit Metro Airport

May 29th 2014

Security Breach Halts Travel at Detroit Metro Airport (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) UPDATE:  According to various reports, the lock down ended at approximately 11:15pm, with the suspicious person still in custody. Detroit Metro Airport is on lock down and traffic is not coming in or out after a security breach at Detroit Metro […]

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work

May 29th 2014

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work (GSSEM Press Release, May 29, 2014) Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) is pleased to announce 16-year-old Jacqueline Caserio of Birmingham, MI as the 2014 Young Woman of Distinction for Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.  Her award was announced at the GSSEM’s annual Honor Reception on May […]

Ferndale Pride -Guide, Festival May 31 plus other Events

May 29th 2014

Ferndale Pride -Guide, Festival May 31 plus other Events   Friday, May 30th: 5-8 pm Bears Dinner and Silent Auction at Zion Lutheran Church Saturday, May 31st Motor City Casino Hotel presents Ferndale Pride: Pre-pride Event: 8am-3pm Dino’s bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa brunch Ferndale Chamber Presents – Rainbow Run 5k.  Register at: http://www.rainbow-run.com Main […]

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal

May 29th 2014

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) Over 1,800 registered voters signed petitions to put marijuana decriminalization on the Aug. 5 ballot in Oak Park. The City Clerk validated the signatures but refuses to put the question on the ballot, according to a court case filed […]