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Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License

March 23rd 2015

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License (Compiled, March 23, 2015) Ferndale City Council is considering which businesses they will recommend not having their liquor licenses renewed. The decision, to be made at tonight’s city council meeting, normally comes from businesses that owe back taxes. But one club owner could face the […]

Guest View: Life with Multiple Sclerosis

March 23rd 2015

Guest View: Life with Multiple Sclerosis (Christine McCabe Kole, March 23, 2015) March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month.  Some of us might notice the orange tee shirts worn by MS patients, families and friends at this time of year.  But how many of us really know what Multiple Sclerosis is? Multiple Sclerosis is a disease […]

Guest Column: Let’s tear it up! The front lawn, I mean…

March 23rd 2015

Guest Column: Let’s tear it up! The front lawn, I mean… (Lucas Harrison-Zdenek, Ferndale Permaculture, March 23, 2015) I was recently asked to give a talk for the Ferndale Garden Club. I was told I could choose any topic I wanted, as long as it was relevant to gardening in some way. I’m an average […]

Poem: Something to Think About by John Wirth Jr.

March 23rd 2015

Poem: Something to Think About by John Wirth Jr. (John Wirth Jr., March 23, 2015)   Something to think about Sometimes you may say I think therefore I am But the more you meditate pray Or just quiet your mind The deeper you go into your heart You realize that it’s flipped around and actually […]

Hazel Park Interim Superintendent Gives Turnaround Update

March 22nd 2015

Hazel Park Interim Superintendent Gives Turnaround Update (Dr. Rick Repicky, Interim Superintendent of Hazel Park Schools, March 22, 2015) The following was sent to Hazel Park Schools Staff on March 19, 2015 to update them on changes in leadership that have been taking place in the district: Introduction As your interim superintendent, I am writing […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

Deli Discussion April 2 in Pontiac: What Should be Done w/Phoenix Center?

March 22nd 2015

Deli Discussion April 2 in Pontiac: What Should be Done w/Phoenix Center? (Kermit Williams, March 22, 2015) Deli Discussions are a chance for people who care about the future of Pontiac to get together over lunch and have a moderated discussion about topics important to the community. The lunches will be every Thursday at noon […]

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services

March 22nd 2015

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2015) With red shirts and yellow signs, members of UAW, AFSCME, and FAES/FEA marched back and forth in front of the Ferndale Schools Administrative Building on March 16 in protest of the School Board’s decision to get proposals to privatize maintenance in […]

Meet Birdbox Author Josh Malerman at Ferndale Library April 2

March 22nd 2015

Meet Birdbox Author Josh Malerman at Ferndale Library April 2 (Jeff Milo, Ferndale Area District Library, March 22, 2015) Josh Malerman, local author of the acclaimed horror novel, Bird Box, will treat Ferndale Library patrons to a special and mysterious reading/signing, capping off the library’s annual one book/one community series (Ferndale Reads) on Thu., Apr. […]

Divorce and Families pt 1 of 4: How does an Infant React to Divorce?

March 22nd 2015

Divorce and Families pt 1 of 4:  How does an Infant React to Divorce? (Guest Series Part 1 of 4, Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services, March 22, 2015) Sometimes a new child can push a strained relationship to the breaking point. Other times the divorce was in the works long before the child was born. […]