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Fire on E. Saratoga in Ferndale Leaves Duplex Damaged

February 2nd 2014

Fire on E. Saratoga in Ferndale Leaves Duplex Damaged (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2014) The Ferndale Fire Marshal is investigating a fire on E. Saratoga Street in Ferndale near Woodward after a fire around 3am this morning. “Everyone got out safe. There was heavy damage to the upper flat. The fire marshal is investigating […]

2014 Rib Burn Out Photos

February 1st 2014

2014 Rib Burn Out Photos (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2014) Dino’s Lounge has pulled it off again – another successful Rib Burn Out!  The annual event raises money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and Michigan AIDS Coalition.  Plus it brings hundreds of people from out of the snow into a warm heated tent full of […]

Hazel Park Promise Zone Race to College Benefit Feb. 8

February 1st 2014

Hazel Park Promise Zone Race to College Benefit Feb. 8 (Promise Zone Press Release, Feb. 1, 2014)] Support the Promise Zone by attending a dinner Saturday February 8 from 5:00 – 8:00 at the Hazel Park Raceway.  Speakers include Congressman Sander Levin and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.  Tickets are $50 per plate or […]

Looking at the Elements in the Andrew Cissell Petition Trial (video)

January 31st 2014

Looking at the Elements in the Andrew Cissell Petition Trial (video) UPDATE:  On Feb. 4, Andrew Cissell was found guilty of  making a false statement on an initiative petition.  Sentencing will be in April.  He faces up to 93 days in jail and a $500 fine. The trial of Andrew Cissell, 25, began today with […]

Graffiti on the Rise and other Royal Oak Police Reports

January 31st 2014

Graffiti on the Rise and other Royal Oak Police Reports (Royal Oak Police, Jan. 31, 2014) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of January 23, 2014 through January 30, 2014 Unlawful Driving Away of an Automobile 5150 Coolidge (Meijer Department Store), 1-27-14, 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Complainant parked his 2002 Dodge […]

Education Advocacy Trip to Lansing Planned for Feb.19

January 31st 2014

Education Advocacy Trip to Lansing Planned for Feb.19 (Ferndale Schools, Jan. 31. 2014) Join the Ferndale Board of Education, administration, union leaders, municipal leaders, PTA and your neighbors and travel to Lansing to advocate for the fair funding of our schools.  Although legislator schedules are tentative, this schedule is being designed to allow participants maximum […]

Man Wanted in Kansas City Arrested in Oakland County…

January 31st 2014

Man Wanted in Kansas City Arrested in Oakland County After Intoxicated Incidents with Minors, Including Hit and Run Accident (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 31, 2014) On 1/28/2014 at 10:49 PM Oakland County Sheriff Deputies responded to a hit and run accident on Northbound Lapeer Road at Scripps Road. The driver and victim is a […]

Jazz Bands Play at Treat Dreams for Blues Fest (video)

January 31st 2014

Jazz Bands Play at Treat Dreams for Blues Fest (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2014) As part of the annual Ferndale Blues and Music Festival, Jazz Bands from Ferndale Middle School and Ferndale High School played a special concert at Treat Dreams.  Parents and supporters enjoyed the student performances, as well as the custom […]

Minor Accident Closed W. 9 Mile Briefly Thursday Night

January 31st 2014

Minor Accident Closed W. 9 Mile Briefly Thursday Night (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2014) A minor accident closed W. 9 Mile between Woodward and Allen in Ferndale Thursday night.  Two occupied vehicles collided and one of them was push into a parked car.  The accident blocked W. 9 Mile from about 8:45pm to 9:10pm.   […]

Ferndale Resident Dead after Being Restrained by Mall Security

January 30th 2014

Ferndale Resident Dead after Being Restrained by Mall Security (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 30, 2014) 24-year-old Mackenzie Gordon Cochrane is dead after being pepper sprayed and held down by three Northland Mall Security Guards on Tuesday. Southfield Police told Fox 2 News that the man “appeared ready to assault someone.  He was breathing heavy and […]