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Garden Club Presentation Jan 8: Native Species in Traditional Gardens

December 23rd 2014

Garden Club Presentation Jan 8: Native Species in Traditional Gardens (FGC Press Release, Dec. 23, 2014) Ferndale Garden Club: Presentation on “Including Native Species in Your Traditional Garden” by Cheryl English, Advanced Master Gardener, Black Cat Pottery. Thursday, January 8. 7 p.m. Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 248-541-6427. […]

Director’s Arrest Just Tip of Housing Commission Problems

December 22nd 2014

Director’s Arrest Just Tip of Housing Commission Problems (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 22, 2014) The arrest and subsequent resignation of Ferndale Housing Commission Director Debra Wilson for entering sick residents’ homes and swapping out prescription narcotics for Tylenol is the tip of the iceberg in terms of problems. As Wilson’s charges play out in court, […]

2,000 Care Packages in Pontiac (video)

December 22nd 2014

2,000 Care Packages in Pontiac (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 22, 2014) Plastic grocery bags went from hand to hand, table to table, and room to room of the Bowen Senior Center in Pontiac on Sunday. 2,000 bags were filled in total, with the assembly line of over 250 volunteers adding items like vitamin water, […]

Retired Secret Service Agent to Speak in Birmingham Jan. 8

December 20th 2014

Retired Secret Service Agent to Speak in Birmingham Jan. 8 (Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council Press Release, Dec. 20, 2014) Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council 2121 Midvale Street Birmingham, MI 48009-1509 Thursday, January 8 at 1:00 p.m. Cost: Complimentary members; $3 non-members Pre-register by Tuesday, January 6 Retired Secret Service agent, Radford Jones, gives a […]

Pancakes and Beyond: Ferndale Rotary Approaches 90th Year

December 20th 2014

Pancakes and Beyond: Ferndale Rotary Approaches 90th Year (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 20, 2014) As the Ferndale Rotary Club approaches its 90th anniversary, the community service organization finished up the year with the annual pancake breakfast and will be starting 2015 with efforts to increase membership. Over 80 people came to Blumz by JR Designs […]

Dump Truck Ripped Apart After Hitting Light then I-75 Overpass

December 20th 2014

Dump Truck Ripped Apart After Hitting Light then I-75 Overpass (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Dec. 20, 2014) INCIDENT: 11:32 Hrs. – Dec. 19, 2014 – Springfield Twp. – Personal Injury Accident.  #14-199142 SUMMARY: Deputies responded along with the Springfield Township Fire Department, to Dixie Hwy and the I-75 overpass on a report of a single […]

Guest View: Are Your Dreams Ruining Your Life?

December 20th 2014

Guest View: Are Your Dreams Ruining Your Life? (Jacki Smith, Coventry Creations, orig. Type 40 Sales Blog, Dec. 20, 2014) Dream big they say, dream wild, live your dreams and never let them die.  But what if they are ruining your life?  What if your dreams are completely out of sync with who you are […]

Sheriff Announces Launch of Opioid Antagonist Program

December 20th 2014

Sheriff Announces Launch of Opioid Antagonist Program (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Dec. 20, 2014) Yesterday, the Michigan Legislature passed Senate Bill 1049, sponsored by Senator Tonya Schuitmaker, that would authorize law enforcement officers to obtain and use opioid antagonists to save lives of those experiencing an overdose. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office pushed to change […]

Chabad-Lubavitch Chanukah Parade Shares Light…

December 19th 2014

Chabad-Lubavitch Chanukah Parade Shares Light Through Oak Park, Royal Oak and Birmingham (Photos and Interview by Aaron Tobin, Dec. 19, 2014) Dec. 17 was a day to celebrate light as the Labavitch Chanukah Parade made its way through Oak Park, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak and Birmingham “The idea was to reach as many Jews and non-Jews […]

Livernois Traffic Signal Should Be Replaced by End of January

December 19th 2014

Livernois Traffic Signal Should Be Replaced by End of January (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 19, 2014) The corner of Livernois and Marshall has been a problematic place in Ferndale since a drunk driver took out the traffic signal at the intersection on Nov. 1. Because the damage was so extensive, the lights, the electrical hook […]