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Citizens for Fair Ferndale Recognized by County Commission (video)

January 23rd 2014

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Recognized by County Commission (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 23, 2014) Could a commitment to civility improve political discourse throughout Oakland County?  Commissioner Helaine Zack was so impressed by a Good Neighbors Project and Civility Pledge in Ferndale that she decided to bring the idea to her colleagues on the Oakland […]

Police Report: Bus Driver Assaulted by Brandon Twp. Student

January 23rd 2014

Police Report: School Bus Driver Assaulted by Brandon Twp. High Alt. Ed. Student (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 23, 2014) On 1/20/14 at approximately 2:30PM a Brandon High School Alternative Education student assaulted a bus driver on a High School bus. The incident was not immediately reported to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. ·         The […]

Beyond Coal Kicks Off Oakland County Campaign (video)

January 23rd 2014

Beyond Coal Kicks Off Oakland County Campaign (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 23, 2014) Over 70 people came together Tuesday night in Ferndale to begin organizing a campaign to convince DTE to phase out their coal-burning power plants.  Beyond Coal has been a project of the Sierra Club nationally for 30 years, and until recently […]

Oak Park Daddy & Daughter Dance Feb. 7

January 23rd 2014

Oak Park Daddy & Daughter Dance Feb. 7 (Oak Park Recreation Press Release, Jan. 23, 2014) Daddy & Daughter Dance “Princess on Parade” When: Friday, February 7, 2014 *(Registration is limited to the first 100 people)* Dance Time: 7:30 – 9pm (Doors open for Photo Booth at 7pm) Where: Oak Park Community Center Fee: $20 […]

Madison Heights Mourns Loss of Teacher, Volunteer Cristy Berger

January 21st 2014

Madison Heights Mourns Loss of Teacher, Volunteer Cristy Berger (Dignity Memorial and Madison Schools, Jan. 21, 2014) Cristy Berger, age 38 was born Anjwanette Cristina Barron on February 16, 1975 in Dearborn, Michigan. A lifetime resident of Madison Heights, she died on January 18, 2014 in Southfield, Michigan at St. John Providence Hospital. Beloved wife […]

Ferndale Police Report: Woman Robbed at Knife-point

January 21st 2014

Ferndale Police Report: Woman Robbed at Knife-point (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Jan. 21, 2014) On Monday, January 20, 2014 a 52 year old Ferndale woman reported that shortly before 7:00 p.m. she was robbed at knife point. The woman said that she had been in the Ferndale Library and walking home. Near the […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

January 21st 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Jan. 21, 2014) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Blues Festival Brings People to Ferndale, Raises Money for Charity

January 20th 2014

Blues Festival Brings People to Ferndale, Raises Money for Charity, Jan. 24 – Feb. 2 (Ferndale Blues Festival Press Release, Jan. 20, 2014) For the 13th year in a row, the now legendary Annual Bud Light Ferndale Blues & Music Festival will bring music and crowds to locations across Ferndale with more than five dozen […]

Artists Roundtable: Woodcut Prints w/Patrick Dengate Jan 23

January 20th 2014

Ferndale Library Artists Roundtable: Woodcut Prints w/Patrick Dengate Jan 23 (FPL Press Release, Jan. 20, 2013) The Ferndale Public Library’s Artists Roundtable, Thursday Jan. 23, 7:30 pm at Ferndale Public Library. Exchange ideas, meet other local artists and creators, share works-in-progress. Bring business cards, show flyers, call for art, resources 7:30 – Pat Dengate: a […]

A Week with L. Brooks Patterson Nets New Yorker a Juicy Profile

January 20th 2014

A Week with L. Brooks Patterson Nets New Yorker a Juicy Profile (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2014) Amid the dry and bureaucratic world of county-level governance, and the slow-moving pace of progress in the revitalization of a community hurt by economic loss, corrupt leadership and racial divide, The New Yorker has managed to find […]