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Gangstagrass at the Magic Bag March 30

March 25th 2014

Gangstagrass at the Magic Bag March 30 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2014) Gangstagrass mixes bluegrass sounds and hip hop in a way that is unusual and  indescribably good.  The band is famous for creating the theme song to the FX TV Series Justified.  “Long Hard Times to Come,” was nominated for a Grammy in […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

March 25th 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash! (FCC Job Flash, March 15, 2014) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Six Year Old Playing with Lighter Starts House Fire

March 24th 2014

Six Year Old Playing with Lighter Starts House Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2014) A six year old boy set fire to a pile of clothes Monday morning in the bedroom of his Royal Oak Township home on Glenlodge Street.  The fire began at approximately 7 A.M., said Ferndale Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan, whose […]

Royal Oak Police Arrest Suspected Assailant and Home Invader

March 24th 2014

Royal Oak Police Arrest Suspected Assailant and Home Invader (Royal Oak Police Report, March 24, 2014) On Saturday, March 22, 2014, at approximately 03:00 a.m., a female resident was attacked while walking up to her home on the 3200 block of N. Blair.  The woman had just parking her car in the street and was […]

State Spent $40,000 on Testimony in DeBoer Case, Plans Appeal

March 24th 2014

State Spent $40,000 on Testimony in DeBoer Case, Plans Appeal (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2014) According to the Associated Press, the State of Michigan has spent about $40,000 so far on expert testimony in the DeBoer v. Snyder trial. More bills are expected to come, said Joy Yearout, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Bill […]

Broke Student Film Festival Returns April 4-6

March 24th 2014

Broke Student Film Festival Returns to Lawrence Tech April 4-6 (LTU Press Release, March 24, 2014) The Broke Student Film Festival returns for its 3rd year at LTU. Films by students from Michigan and from around the globe will be featured on the big screen April 4th-6th. Students will also be able to meet, and […]

Death in Pontiac Possibly a Suicide

March 24th 2014

Death in Pontiac Possibly a Suicide (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 24, 2014) INCIDENT: 10:14 hrs. March 23, 2014 – City of Pontiac – Death Investigation/Possible Suicide    # 14-42205 SUMMARY:  OCSO Deputies were dispatched to the 120 block of W. Yale for a report of a 39 year old female who was found not breathing […]

Ferndale Councilman’s Kitchen Damaged by Fire

March 23rd 2014

Ferndale Councilman’s Kitchen Damaged by Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 23, 2014) When a fire started in his home Saturday night, Ferndale City Councilperson Mike Lennon was grateful for the city services that he’d long been an advocate for.  The retired Ferndale Policeman and lifelong Ferndale resident contacted the Ferndale Fire Department at about 8 […]

Jewish Fund Grant Helps FernCare Expand Services

March 23rd 2014

Jewish Fund Grant Helps FernCare Expand Services (FernCare Press Release, March 23, 2014) FernCare received $21,000 in recognition of the need of people in Ferndale and surrounding communities for health care services. This grant is spread over three years. The services will be offered through FernCare and will be free to patients. FernCare will use […]

Royal Oak Schools Elementary Open Houses April 1-3

March 23rd 2014

Royal Oak Schools Elementary Open Houses April 1-3 (Royal Oak Schools Press Release, March 23, 2014) Royal Oak Schools will host Elementary Open Houses at each of the District’s six elementary schools April 1-3. Open Houses will be held: Tuesday, April 1, 6:30 p.m. – Oak Ridge Elementary, 506 E. 13 Mile Tuesday, April 1, […]