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‘Doctor’ Fixes Bodies With Bikes in Hazel Park

April 14th 2015

‘Doctor’ Fixes Bodies With Bikes in Hazel Park (Honey Murray, orig. Local Business News, April 14, 2015) Randy Martin never considered going to medical school, but every day, for the past 26 years, he has donned crisp, blue surgical scrubs, driven his white van with ambulance strobe flashers and helped make hundreds of people of […]

Residents Ask for …Help with Housing Commission Complaints (video)

April 14th 2015

Residents Ask Ferndale City Council for Help with Housing Commission Complaints (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2015) Jennifer Bailey wants her voice heard. “We live in a horrible, deplorable position…I hear about all the business coming to the city but what about the low income? What about the people who put you guys in […]

Home Burglary in Bingham Farms

April 14th 2015

Home Burglary in Bingham Farms (Detecitve Batianelli, Bingham Farms Police, April 14, 2015) Sometime between the hours of noon and 4pm on Monday, 4/12/2015, a residence near 13 Mile and Telegraph Roads in Bingham Farms was burglarized.  Entry was made by forcing the front door open.  Only Jewelry was taken.   A witness identified a dark […]

Developer Shares Concept for 8 North Project in Ferndale

April 14th 2015

Developer Shares Concept for 8 North Project in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2015) A new apartment complex is in the works for Ferndale, to go in just north of 8 Mile on Livernois. A development group called Nexus presented initial concepts to Ferndale City Council on Monday to get a general sense of […]

Garbutt Park Gets Better, Inline Hockey Group Gives Back

April 13th 2015

Garbutt Park Gets Better, Inline Hockey Group Gives Back (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 13, 2015) The first warm spring weekend brought volunteers from Ferndale and beyond to Garbutt Park to help the DPW with the park’s transformation. Garbutt was selected for improvements by the Parks Commission, and the City allocated $99,000 for the purchase of […]

Birmingham Community House Hosting Storytellers Guild Fundraiser April 30

April 13th 2015

Birmingham Community House Hosting Storytellers Guild Fundraiser April 30 (press release, April 13, 2015) Storytellers Luncheon w/ Illustrator Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen, Thurs., April 30 On Thursday, April 30 from 11:30am-3:00pm, The Community House (380 South Bates St., Birmingham, MI) will host a luncheon fundraiser for the Storytellers Guild, with proceeds going to the purchase of […]

Man Shot Mysteriously While Unloading Car in Springfield Township

April 13th 2015

Man Shot Mysteriously While Unloading Car in Springfield Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 13, 2015) INCIDENT:   17:21 hrs. – Springfield Township – Shooting Investigation. #15-53444 SUMMARY:   Deputies responded along with the Springfield Township Fire Department, to an address in the 11600 block of Shaffer Rd.  Original information was that the caller’s husband was bleeding […]

Pop-Up Artist Robert Sabuda Workshop and Book Signing May 9

April 13th 2015

Pop-Up Artist Robert Sabuda Workshop and Book Signing May 9 (Ferndale Library Press Release, April 13, 2015) How do they do it? Pop-up books literally bring the pages of a story to life. Each turn of the page brings the blossoming of vivid colors and imaginative landscapes. Michigan native Robert Sabuda is one of the […]

Ferndale Schools Family Health Fair April 25

April 13th 2015

Ferndale Schools Family Health Fair April 25 (press release, April 13, 2015) Saturday, April 25th Ferndale Schools will host its first ever Spring Check Up Family Health Fair from 11am – 3pm at Ferndale High School! This event, which will be open to the general public, will host a variety of local specialists conducting free […]

Parole Absconder Arrested with Items Stolen from Ferndale Cars

April 13th 2015

Parole Absconder Arrested with Items Stolen from Ferndale Cars (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, April 12, 2015) Early Sunday (04/12/15) morning, Ferndale police arrested a 49 year old parolee after he is believed to have broken into a car on St. Louis Street. At about 4:30 a.m. a resident discovered that somebody had entered his […]