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Early Literacy Station added to Berkley Public Library

March 23rd 2015

Early Literacy Station added to Berkley Public Library (Berkley Public Library Press Release, March 23, 2015) Berkley Public Library announces the acquisition of the Early Literacy Station, a comprehensive, turnkey educational solution loaded with over 70 educational software programs for kids ages 2–8.  The Early Literacy Station was generously donated by the Friends of the […]

Police Looking For Armed Robber of 7-Eleven in Pontiac

March 23rd 2015

Police Looking For Armed Robber of 7-Eleven in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 23, 2015) INCIDENT: 03:26 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery.  #15-41977 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 1100 block of Baldwin Rd. (7-11 Store) for an armed robbery (weapon implied) that just occurred. The clerk observed the suspect motioning […]

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License

March 23rd 2015

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License (Compiled, March 23, 2015) Ferndale City Council is considering which businesses they will recommend not having their liquor licenses renewed. The decision, to be made at tonight’s city council meeting, normally comes from businesses that owe back taxes. But one club owner could face the […]

Guest View: Life with Multiple Sclerosis

March 23rd 2015

Guest View: Life with Multiple Sclerosis (Christine McCabe Kole, March 23, 2015) March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month.  Some of us might notice the orange tee shirts worn by MS patients, families and friends at this time of year.  But how many of us really know what Multiple Sclerosis is? Multiple Sclerosis is a disease […]

Guest Column: Let’s tear it up! The front lawn, I mean…

March 23rd 2015

Guest Column: Let’s tear it up! The front lawn, I mean… (Lucas Harrison-Zdenek, Ferndale Permaculture, March 23, 2015) I was recently asked to give a talk for the Ferndale Garden Club. I was told I could choose any topic I wanted, as long as it was relevant to gardening in some way. I’m an average […]

Poem: Something to Think About by John Wirth Jr.

March 23rd 2015

Poem: Something to Think About by John Wirth Jr. (John Wirth Jr., March 23, 2015)   Something to think about Sometimes you may say I think therefore I am But the more you meditate pray Or just quiet your mind The deeper you go into your heart You realize that it’s flipped around and actually […]

Hazel Park Interim Superintendent Gives Turnaround Update

March 22nd 2015

Hazel Park Interim Superintendent Gives Turnaround Update (Dr. Rick Repicky, Interim Superintendent of Hazel Park Schools, March 22, 2015) The following was sent to Hazel Park Schools Staff on March 19, 2015 to update them on changes in leadership that have been taking place in the district: Introduction As your interim superintendent, I am writing […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

Deli Discussion April 2 in Pontiac: What Should be Done w/Phoenix Center?

March 22nd 2015

Deli Discussion April 2 in Pontiac: What Should be Done w/Phoenix Center? (Kermit Williams, March 22, 2015) Deli Discussions are a chance for people who care about the future of Pontiac to get together over lunch and have a moderated discussion about topics important to the community. The lunches will be every Thursday at noon […]

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services

March 22nd 2015

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2015) With red shirts and yellow signs, members of UAW, AFSCME, and FAES/FEA marched back and forth in front of the Ferndale Schools Administrative Building on March 16 in protest of the School Board’s decision to get proposals to privatize maintenance in […]