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Oak Park Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 23rd 2015

Oak Park Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Cheryl Weiss,  Photography: Marian McClellan Jan. 23, 2015) “What you celebrate, you attract, “declared Nic South, principal of the Oak Park Preparatory Academy, at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on January 19, 2015. Students, parents, staff members, administrators, elected officials, and community members gathered to […]

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County

January 23rd 2015

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Dept, Jan. 23, 2015) Oakland County Health Division announced today that the Michigan Department of Community Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a measles case in an adult Oakland County resident. This case may be associated with the recent Disneyland outbreak in […]

…Director Pleads No Contest to Home Invasion & Drug Possession

January 22nd 2015

Former Ferndale Housing Director Pleads No Contest to Home Invasion & Drug Possession (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 22, 2015) Deborah Wilson has waived her right to a trial and pled no contest to felony home invasion in the second degree and a charge of possession of a controlled substance, Oxycontin, of less than 25 g. […]

3-60 Updates: Parking Study Jan 26, 3-60 Project update Feb. 9

January 22nd 2015

3-60 Updates: Parking Study Jan 26, 3-60 Project update Feb. 9 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 22, 2015) The City of Ferndale and the developers of the 3-60 Project are moving forward, with two meetings that may be of interest to the public. The first is a presentation to City Council on Jan. 26 as part of […]

HUD Review Coming, Changes Happening at Ferndale Housing Commission

January 21st 2015

HUD Review Coming, Changes Happening at Ferndale Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 21, 2015) On the eve of former Housing Director Deb Wilson’s pre-trial examination, the Ferndale Housing Commission looked at several of the issues that have come to public attention along with the obvious upheaval of her arrest and resignation. Among the issues […]

Mentoring Works, Even for Professionals on the Go, Learn More Jan. 28

January 21st 2015

Mentoring Works, Even for Professionals on the Go, Learn More Jan. 28 (Rasheda Kamaria, Empowered Flower Girl, Jan. 21, 2015) If you’re like most working professionals and entrepreneurs, you’re probably pressed for time. From conferences and luncheons to networking events and fundraisers, your work and social calendars are maxed out on any given day. Not to […]

Community Forum on Restructuring Ferndale Schools Jan. 27

January 21st 2015

Community Forum on Restructuring Ferndale Schools Jan. 27 (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Jan. 21, 2015) On Jan. 27 at 7pm at the Ferndale High School Auditorium join Ferndale Schools as we begin the discussion of the future of our district including: ~Presentations on the current state of our facilities and future enrollment projections ~Proposals on […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner

January 20th 2015

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 22, 2015) Starting Tuesday at 9:00 a.m., the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2015. Nearly 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of […]

Keeping with King’s Dream RO Twp. Asks What’s Going on? (video)

January 20th 2015

Keeping with King’s Dream, Royal Oak Twp. Asks What’s Going on? (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2015) For 25 years, Royal Oak Township has hosted a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and while the event was a fitting tribute, the speakers also raised painful topics for the community to consider. […]

Couple’s Night at the Warming Center Changes Lives, Particularly Their Own

January 20th 2015

Couple’s Night at the Warming Center Changes Lives, Particularly Their Own (View by Nan Kerr-Mueller and Chris Mueller, Jan. 20, 2015) Nan:   Helping people fills my bucket, but for whatever reason the idea of volunteering at a warming center was intimidating to me. Last Friday, Chris and I thought we had plans to go out; […]