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A Parade of Green and Irish Pride Graces Downtown Royal Oak

March 17th 2015

A Parade of Green and Irish Pride Graces Downtown Royal Oak (Ron Arnold, March 17, 2015) St. Patrick’s Day celebrating began early in Royal Oak as the community enjoyed the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday. Hosted by The Norman O’Brien Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the parade featured green-clad community groups, […]

Ferndale Settles Water/Sewer Bill Lawsuit, Checks to be Mailed to Residents

March 16th 2015

Ferndale Settles Water/Sewer Bill Lawsuit, Checks to be Mailed to Residents (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2015) Some Ferndale homeowners will be getting a refund on their water bills after the City of Ferndale has reached a $4,250,000 settlement with attorney Kickham Hanley who represented Lawrence Wolf in a suit over fees the city had […]

Fight Outside Mustang Jane’s Ends in Two Arrests

March 16th 2015

Fight Outside Mustang Jane’s Ends in Two Arrests (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., March 16, 2015) INCIDENT: 0217 hrs- City of Pontiac-Disorderly, R&O Taser Deployment  # 15-37380 SUMMARY: Deputies observed a large crowd of subjects fighting on the sidewalk near a downtown bar, Mustang Janes. Deputies ordered the subjects to stop fighting with no effect and they […]

Ferndale Doctor Gets 66 Months in Prison, Loses License after Drug Conviction

March 16th 2015

Ferndale Doctor Gets 66 Months in Prison, Loses License After Drug Conviction (Compiled, March 16, 2015) The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has immediately suspended the license to practice medicine of Joel Adrian Milliner, M.D., based on his conviction in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan. On January 22, […]

SOGI Story #4: Increasing Support for LGBT Youth of Color and Faith

March 15th 2015

SOGI Story #4: Increasing Support for LGBT Youth of Color and Faith (C. Proxmire, March. 15, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ […]

Clawson Brings Groups in From Other Cities for Tours

March 15th 2015

Clawson Brings Groups in From Other Cities for Tours (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2015) Downtown Clawson has come up with a new way to attract visitors to their community – by offering bus tours to out of town groups. A March 13 blog post on the DDA website shares what the program and the […]

“The Hobbit” Comes to Ferndale April 10-18

March 15th 2015

  “The Hobbit” Comes to Ferndale April 10-18 (DATC Press Release March 15, 2015) A fantastic adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s famed fantasy novel, “The Hobbit” takes us on an epic adventure through the spectacular lands of Middle Earth. Bilbo Baggins (Stephanie Stoiko) is a comfortable, mild-mannered creature known as a Hobbit. His quiet, comfortable life […]

Coffee Hour with State Rep. Jeremy Moss March 23

March 15th 2015

Coffee Hour with State Rep. Jeremy Moss March 23 (Press Release, March 15, 2015) Coffee hours are a chance to meet with your state representative in an informal setting, where you can ask questions about pending legislation, get more information on state government or offer your ideas and solutions for matters facing our state. Rep. […]

The Stars Come Out for 2015 FEF Oscar Fundraiser

March 14th 2015

The Stars Come Out for 2015 FEF Oscar Fundraiser (C. Proxmire, March 14, 2015) The stars came out for the annual Ferndale Education Foundation fundraiser on March 13. The theme of the red-carpet gala was the Oscars, with attendees dressed as movie characters.  Tables paid homage to famous flicks like Cleopatra, West Side Story, Cleopatra, […]

Justice Richard Bernstein to Share Free Inspirational Evening in Berkley March 23

March 14th 2015

Justice Richard Bernstein to Share Free Inspirational Evening in Berkley March 23 (Berkley Lions Club press release, March 14, 2015) Join the Berkley Lions Club for an inspirational evening with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein. When: Monday, March 23 at 7pm Where: Farina’s Banquet Center, 2485 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley, MI 48072 Admission is FREE. […]