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Story Time with Sparky Gets Royal Oak Kids Fired Up about Safety

October 9th 2013

Story Time with Sparky Gets Royal Oak Kids Fired Up about Safety (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 9, 2013) When Royal Oak firefighter and paramedic Cary Thompson isn’t out saving lives and property, he likes to spend time educating kids on the importance of fire safety.  One way he’s done this was with last night’s Story […]

Citizens For a Fair Ferndale to Hold Candidate Forum Oct. 26

October 8th 2013

Citizens For a Fair Ferndale to Hold Candidate Forum Oct. 26 (CFF Press Release, Oct. 8, 2013) On Saturday, October 26, 2013, Citizens for a Fair Ferndale (CFF) will hold a Candidate & Ballot Proposal Forum at the Ferndale Library (12:30-2:00 p.m. for the Mayoral Forum, 2:15-3:00 p.m. for the City Council Forum, 3:00-3:45 p.m. […]

Fido Does Ferndale BowWows Participants Oct. 17 (video)

October 8th 2013

Fido Does Ferndale BowWows Participants Oct. 17 Ferndale, MI — Downtown Ferndale goes to the dogs on Thursday, October 17 when Fido Does Ferndale, The Dog’s Night Out, takes over the district with canine activities, vendors and doggone good fun.  The event happens from 5-9 pm and takes place throughout the downtown with headquarters set […]

Ferndale Police Report:Suspect Hit After Fleeing Road Rage Incident

October 8th 2013

Ferndale Police Report:  Suspect Hit After Fleeing Police from Road Rage Incident (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Department, Oct. 8, 2013) On 10/04/13 at about 10:45 a.m. a Ferndale Patrol Officer was flagged down on 9 Mile near Hilton by the driver’s of two vehicles. The officer and driver’s of the vehicles pulled into a […]

Hilton Fall Festival Brings Families Together for Fun

October 6th 2013

Hilton Fall Festival Brings Families Together for Fun (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2013) The Hilton Fall Festival took place Saturday with kids and adults alike gathering at Martin Road Park in Ferndale for some autumn-themed festivities. The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce, Ferndale Recreation and Garden Fresh Salsa collaborated to put on the event.  […]

West Breckenridge Wins Ferndale Beautification Block Award

October 6th 2013

West Breckenridge Wins Ferndale Beautification Block Award (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2013) Flowers, gardens and decorations abound on West Breckenridge in Ferndale. That’s why the block from Woodward to Planavon won the 2013 Ferndale Beautification Block Award from the Beautification Commission. Anna Garrett and Peggy Snow presented all of the 2013 Beautification Awards at […]

Lake Orion Students Grow Support System to Prevent Suicide (video)

October 6th 2013

Lake Orion Students Grow Support System to Prevent Suicide (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2013) George Edwards believes that “everything happens for a reason.”  And though his son Ryan died on Nov. 9, 2011 of suicide at the age of 22, he hopes that his death might be a wake-up call to save the […]

Pot Talks: Events on Both Sides of Marijuana Issue

October 5th 2013

Pot Talks: Events on Both Sides of Marijuana Issue (Crystal Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2013) Ferndale voters will have the chance to weigh in on the issue of marijuana decriminalization on Nov. 5 with the vote on Proposal A.  Proponents on both sides hope to sway voters with upcoming events. On Sunday, October  6, Andrew Cissell […]

Police Report: Two Girls Escaped Abductor’s Car in Pontiac…

October 5th 2013

Police Report:  Two Girls Escaped Abductor’s Car in Pontiac, Suspect at Large (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Oct. 5, 2013) INCIDENT:  1915 hrs. – City of Pontiac- Attempted Juvenile Abduction # 13-153860 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 400 block of 4th street for an attempted abduction. Two females, ages 8 and 6, were reported to have […]

Parole Absconder Arrested in Brandon and Independence Township Break Ins

October 5th 2013

Oakland Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Reports: Parole Absconder Arrested in Brandon and Independence Township Break Ins (Lt. D. Feneley, Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 6, 2013) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is announcing an arrest in a case of multiple break-ins in Brandon and Independence Townships as the result of excellent work by a homeowner and […]