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Madison Heights Police Sued in Death of Transgender Woman

November 27th 2013

Madison Heights Police Sued in Death of Transgender Woman (Crystal A. Proxmire, Between the Lines, Nov. 27, 2013) The October 2011 death and dismemberment of 19 year-old Shelly Hilliard (Moore) sent shock waves through the community and has reappeared in media reports this week, as Detroit investigates another brutal murder of a transgender individual that […]

Small Turtles Not a Good Pet Choice: Risky and Illegal

November 27th 2013

Small Turtles Not a Good Pet Choice: Risky and Illegal (Oakland County Health Dept. Press Release, Nov. 27, 2013) According to the Michigan Departments of Community Health (MDCH) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) small turtles with shells that measure less than four inches in length […]

Police Seeking Suspect in Rochester Hills Bank Robbery

November 27th 2013

Police Seeking Suspect in Rochester Hills Bank Robbery (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 27, 2013)   At approximately 10:00 AM on Tuesday November 26, 2013, Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a bank robbery at the TCF Bank on Auburn Road in Rochester Hills. A lone robber entered the bank, handed the bank teller a […]

Ferndale Resolution Supports Ending Corporate Personhood

November 26th 2013

Ferndale Resolution Supports Ending Corporate Personhood (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2013) How much power should corporations have in the Democratic process?  The recent Citizens United court decision gave unprecedented spending ability to big business interests, and across the country Americans are coming together to fight back. This includes Ferndale. At the Nov. 25 Ferndale […]

Senator Stabenow Speaks to Women Elected Officials (video)

November 25th 2013

Senator Stabenow Speaks to Women Elected Officials (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 25, 2013) In her over 34 years in public office, Senator Debbie Stabenow has seen the faces of leadership change in Michigan and in the nation. In particular she’s witnessed the impact of increasing the number of women holding elected office.  On Nov. […]

Ferndale Launches Quick Zone Free Parking Option

November 25th 2013

Ferndale Launches Quick Zone Free Parking Option (City of Ferndale Press Release, Nov. 25, 2013) Beginning on Wednesday December 4, select parking spaces in the downtown district will be designated as “30 – minute free” quick zones. The purpose of the free 30 minute parking spaces is to help local store merchants whose customers need […]

Holiday Magic Parade Brings Communities Together (video)

November 25th 2013

Royal Oak’s Holiday Magic Parade Brings Communities Together (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 25, 2013) The Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade brought people from all over SE Michigan together for an afternoon of fun. Students from Southfield, Ferndale, Royal Oak and Detroit marched in the parade.  Many community groups did as well, including Brownie Troops, […]

Think Small Exhibition at Lawrence Street, Reception Dec. 6

November 25th 2013

Think Small Exhibition at Lawrence Street, Reception Dec. 6 (Lawrence Street Gallery Press Release, Nov. 25, 2013) 22620 Woodward Ave. Suite A Ferndale, MI 48220 248-544-0394 Artwork no bigger than 12″ x 12″ x 12″ November 27 – December 20, 2013 Opening Reception – December 6, 2013 6-9 P.M. Gallery Hours are Wed & Sat, noon […]

Free Kids Environmental Calendar, Order Online

November 24th 2013

Free Kids Environmental Calendar, Order Online (Oakland County Water Resource Commission Press Release, Nov. 24, 2013) For the ninth year in a row the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s office (WRC) is proud to offer its 2014 Kids’ Clean Water Calendar free of charge to the public. The Kids’ Clean Water Calendar was designed to […]

Metaliclaus Given Key to City at Tree Lighting Ceremony (video)

November 23rd 2013

Metaliclaus Given Key to City at Tree Lighting Ceremony (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2013) With an denim vest, rock star glasses, black beard and howling headbanger voice, Metaliclaus has endeared himself to the Ferndale community by becoming a part of the holiday tradition.  On Saturday night the big guy joined city officials and […]