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Get Reel – Outdoor Movies Start July 18

July 1st 2013

The three month outdoor movie program begins in July on Third Thursday, July 18 with the screening of “Mama Mia,” the sing-a-long musical. A performing troupe from the Detroit Actors Theatre Company will help lead the sing-a-long. Showtime is at dusk.

Former Mayor Pamela McCullough Passes Away

July 1st 2013

Visitation will be from 2:00pm to 9:00pm on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at Spaulding & Curtin at 500 W 9 Mile Rd in Ferndale.

In-state will be at 10:00AM, with a funeral service at 11:00AM at Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013.

Former Mayor Pamela McCullough Passes Away

July 1st 2013

Former Mayor Pamela McCullough Passes Away (C. Proxmire, July 1, 2013) Former Ferndale Mayor Pamela McCullough passed away on Saturday, June 29 at the age of 60. McCullough was most recently living in Hazel Park. She was elected to Ferndale City Council in 1990, and then to Mayor in 1994. She is survived by children, […]

Rep. Conyers Talks about Jobs with Justice Bill at Ferndale Rally (video)

June 29th 2013

Rep. Conyers Talks about Jobs with Justice Bill at Ferndale Rally (video) (C. Proxmire, June 29, 2013) Rep. John Conyers (D-Detroit) joined a rally of about 50 green jobs activists at the corner of 9 Mile and Woodward on Friday to talk about HR 1000, the “Humphrey-Hawkins Full Employment and Training Act.” The act would […]

Rep. Conyers Talks about Jobs with Justice Bill… (video)

June 29th 2013

As the richest economy in the world, there’s no reason for us to have unemployed people. And for all the public works that we need – bridges, roads, highways, schools – we could put everybody to work. And then for the young kids we have…

…Strikes Down Michigan Domestic Partner Health Care Ban

June 28th 2013

A federal judge today ruled that a state law that would have barred many public entities from providing health insurance to the domestic partners of their employees is unconstitutional.

Water Bill, Enrollment Woes Contribute to Teacher, Secretary Cuts

June 28th 2013

Ferndale Schools got some surprises in recent months that took their toll on the district’s budget, resulting in layoffs to teachers and secretarial staff.

Water Bill, Enrollment Woes Contribute to Teacher and Secretary Cuts

June 28th 2013

Water Bill, Enrollment Woes Contribute to Teacher and Secretary Cuts (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 28, 2013) Ferndale Schools got some surprises in recent months that took their toll on the district’s finances, resulting in layoffs to teachers and secretarial staff as part of this year’s budget process. A $229,000 quarterly water bill for the high […]

Hazel Park Case Could Pave Way For Marriage, Adoption In Mich (video)

June 27th 2013

Hazel Park Case Could Pave The Way For Marriage, Adoption In Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire for Between the Lines, June 27, 2013) As thousands of LGBT people awaited the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down key provisions of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act), one Michigan family – and their legal team – was particularly […]

Oakland County Health: Food Safety Practices for Summer

June 27th 2013

Oakland County Health: Food Safety Practices for Summer (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, June 27, 2013) The Oakland County Health Division, under the leadership of County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, reminds residents to practice food safety this summer. Whether at a picnic, outdoor event or grilling at home, the following tips on preparing, storing […]