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From July’s Trash to Halloween Treasure: The Story of…

October 30th 2013

From July’s Trash to Halloween Treasure: The Story of the Ferndale Normal Mannequins (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2013) When Laura Mikulski and Ben Wojdyla saw the picture of mannequins thrown out in an artsy looking photograph from the Ferndale 115 News Facebook page, they knew they had to act quickly.  The picture, taken by […]

Ferndale Elementary PTA Halloween Fun Night Pictures

October 30th 2013

Ferndale Elementary PTA Halloween Fun Night Pictures (Ernest Truant, Oct. 30, 2013) The Ferndale Elementary PTA held their annual Halloween Fun Night on Oct. 25. K-6 students from Coolidge and Kennedy got together at Coolidge for games, contests, candy and other Halloween-themed fun. Thanks to the Ferndale Elementary PTA for providing pictures. Learn more about […]

Berkley Mayor Shares State of the City (video)

October 29th 2013

Berkley Mayor Shares State of the City (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2013) “If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need.”  The quote by the famous philosopher and politician Cicero was used by Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer to explain what he loves about his city in his Oct. 25 […]

Ferndale Prepares for High Voter Turnout

October 29th 2013

Ferndale Prepares for High Voter Turnout (City of Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 29, 2013) Voters in Ferndale head to the polls on Tuesday, November 5, to elect a mayor, 2 council members, and 4 library directors. Also on the ballot is a proposal to amend the City Code to allow use, possession or transfer of […]

Views: Crystal’s Council Speech on Voting In Honor of…

October 29th 2013

Crystal’s Council Speech on Voting in Honor of Marty & Dennis Hoeppner (given at City Council by oc115 Editor & Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28) I am here because there is a tradition that I think needs to be continued and honored. For as long as I have been back living in Ferndale and […]

The Big Scissors Come Out and West Nine Mile Re-Opens (video)

October 28th 2013

The Big Scissors Come Out and West Nine Mile Re-Opens (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2013) The orange barrels are almost gone and the ribbon has officially been cut as the West Nine Mile reconstruction project draws to a close. Among the new features are permeable asphalt parking bays, 18 new on-street parking spaces, […]

Collins and Covey Debate Ferndale Marijuana Proposal (video)

October 28th 2013

Collins and Covey Debate Ferndale Marijuana Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2013) What will happen if voters approve a ballot measure to legalize marijuana for adults over age 21 possessing an ounce or less on private property?  That is the debate taking place around Prop. A in Ferndale, which will be on the ballot […]

Visitors Have Sweet Time…

October 27th 2013

Visitors Have Sweet Time Trick or Treating at Downtown Ferndale Businesses (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 27, 2013) Downtown Ferndale was full of families this weekend as dozens of children and parents took to West 9 Mile for the DDA’s Trick or Treat event.  Visitors had a chance to check out the variety of stores and […]

Revival: Pontiac Candidates Banking On Redemption

October 26th 2013

Revival: Pontiac Candidates Banking On Redemption (Crystal Proxmire, Oct. 25, 2013, Orig. 8/5/2013 Issue 2136 – Between The Lines) The mural on the side of Luca’s Coney Island features a big purple whale and says “Pontiac is for Lovers.” If you ask 29-year-old city council candidate Mike McGuinness and 27-year-old library board candidate Ronnie Karpinski, […]

Random Acts of Kindness Honor Memory of Ferndalian’s Mom

October 25th 2013

Random Acts of Kindness Honor Memory of Ferndalian’s Mom (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 25, 2013) For the past four years, the anniversary of her mother’s death was a somber reminder of loss for Holly Schultz.  Facebook posts and a memory album would only leave her – and the people around her – with the blues. […]