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Ferndale to Vote Monday on Drone Ban

April 26th 2015

Ferndale to Vote Monday on Drone Ban (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 26, 2015) The City of Ferndale is scheduled to vote Monday on an ordinance that would ban all drone use within the city limits, with the exception that it specifically allows it for law enforcement or on one’s own property. The ordinance comes as […]

Man Murdered While Painting Apartment in Pontiac

April 26th 2015

Man Murdered While Painting Apartment in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff, April 26, 2015) INCIDENT: 13:53 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Homicide Investigation. #15-61589 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 10 block of S. Mill Street on the report of a person who had been shot.  Deputies searched the apartment building and located an apartment door […]

Royal Oak Student Reporters to Attend First Ever PBS NewsHour Academy in DC

April 26th 2015

Royal Oak Student Reporters to Attend First Ever PBS NewsHour Academy in DC (ROS Press Release, April 26, 2015) This summer, three talented young journalists from Royal Oak High School will be among 18 students from across the country selected to participate in the first Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington D.C. Georgie Abbey, Annie […]

Birmingham Farmers Market to Open Sunday, May 3

April 25th 2015

Birmingham Farmers Market to Open Sunday, May 3 (Press Release, April 25, 2015) Fresh scents, healthy food and friendly conversations will return to Birmingham’s Public Parking Lot 6 as the Birmingham Farmers Market’s 13th season kicks off on Sunday, May 3. Attendees will find fresh foods and flowers from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at […]

Meet the Author: Matthew Baker in Berkley May 2

April 25th 2015

Meet the Author: Matthew Baker in Berkley May 2 (compiled April 25, 2015) Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. Michigan author Matthew Baker will visit the Berkley Public Library to promote the debut of his novel for young readers, If You Find This. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Offers Special Summer Camps

April 25th 2015

Ferndale Youth Assistance Offers Special Summer Camps (FYA Press Release April 25, 2015)   Ferndale Youth Assistance has funds available to help send kids in the Ferndale School District or those that attend Ferndale Schools may be eligible.  The camp scholarships are made possible by those who donate to FYA through the year or who […]

Oak Park Hosting World Dance Day April 29

April 24th 2015

Oak Park Hosting World Dance Day April 29 (OPAACC Press Release, April 24, 2015) The City of Oak Park Arts and Cultural Commission will celebrate World Dance Day on Wed. April 29, 2015 at the Oak Park High School Auditorium at 6:30pm. The event will feature Oak Park Star II Dance group, the Praise Dancers, […]

Ferndale Stalking Suspect Flees Police, Crashes, Jumps from Hotel Window and Dies

April 24th 2015

Ferndale Stalking Suspect Flees Police, Crashes, Jumps from Hotel Window and Dies (compiled, April 24, 2015) A 56 year old man is dead after leading police on a chase through Oakland County and trying to escape by jumping through a hotel window, according to WXYZ. The suspect, from Ferndale, is accused of cutting wires to […]

Five Facts about the Ferndale Fire Department

April 24th 2015

Five Facts about the Ferndale Fire Department (City of Ferndale Press Release, April 24, 2015) 1. They go on 2,500 runs per year. Photo courtesy of Crystal Proxmire, Oakland County 115 That averages out to seven runs per day, which means that—on top of training, inspections, equipment maintenance and testing, and emergency preparedness and fire […]

B. Nektar Hosting 2015 Spring Fest May 23

April 24th 2015

B. Nektar Hosting 2015 Spring Fest May 23 (press release, April 24, 2015) Spring Fest time! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 23rd, 2015, 2 pm – 8 pm, at our old (and new) location, 1511 Jarvis street, bat country Ferndale. 2015 will feature all the things you’ve come to love from our previous festivals: […]