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oc View: On Crimes and Punishments

July 3rd 2013

oc View: On Crimes and Punishments (Richard E. Rosenberg, Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog, June 19, 2013) In his introduction to the Jane Grigson translation of Cesare Beccaria’s On Crimes and Punishments (Oxford UP, 1964), Mario Cuomo says that in the forty years since he first read Dei delitti e delle pene (1764) “… America’s Criminal […]

Troy Police Reports July 2, 2013

July 2nd 2013

Troy Police Reports (Troy Police Department, July 2, 2013)   Breaking and Entries CVS, 4963 John R, 6/24/13, 2:45 am: Troy Officers were dispatched to an activated burglary alarm at CVS. When officers arrived they discovered the front door had been pried open. Thirty cartons of cigarettes and a substantial amount of prescription medication was stolen. […]

Hazel Park Lesbian Couple’s Case Moves Forward

July 2nd 2013

Hazel Park Lesbian Couple’s Case Moves Forward (Crystal A. Proxmire, for Between the Lines, July 3, 2013) Read the full opinion here Referencing the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Federal Judge Bernard Friedman has denied the State of Michigan’s motion to dismiss the case […]

Hazel Park Lesbian Couple’s Case Moves Forward

July 2nd 2013

Referencing the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Federal Judge Bernard Friedman has denied the State of Michigan’s motion to dismiss the case of a Hazel Park lesbian couple seeking to marry and to adopt their children.

Ferndale Recreation Newsletter – July

July 2nd 2013

Register online at www.ferndalerecreation.org or during business hours Mon. – Thurs. 10am -3pm

Get Reel – Outdoor Movies Start July 18

July 1st 2013

The three month outdoor movie program begins in July on Third Thursday, July 18 with the screening of “Mama Mia,” the sing-a-long musical. A performing troupe from the Detroit Actors Theatre Company will help lead the sing-a-long. Showtime is at dusk.

Former Mayor Pamela McCullough Passes Away

July 1st 2013

Visitation will be from 2:00pm to 9:00pm on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at Spaulding & Curtin at 500 W 9 Mile Rd in Ferndale.

In-state will be at 10:00AM, with a funeral service at 11:00AM at Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013.

Former Mayor Pamela McCullough Passes Away

July 1st 2013

Former Mayor Pamela McCullough Passes Away (C. Proxmire, July 1, 2013) Former Ferndale Mayor Pamela McCullough passed away on Saturday, June 29 at the age of 60. McCullough was most recently living in Hazel Park. She was elected to Ferndale City Council in 1990, and then to Mayor in 1994. She is survived by children, […]

Rep. Conyers Talks about Jobs with Justice Bill at Ferndale Rally (video)

June 29th 2013

Rep. Conyers Talks about Jobs with Justice Bill at Ferndale Rally (video) (C. Proxmire, June 29, 2013) Rep. John Conyers (D-Detroit) joined a rally of about 50 green jobs activists at the corner of 9 Mile and Woodward on Friday to talk about HR 1000, the “Humphrey-Hawkins Full Employment and Training Act.” The act would […]

Rep. Conyers Talks about Jobs with Justice Bill… (video)

June 29th 2013

As the richest economy in the world, there’s no reason for us to have unemployed people. And for all the public works that we need – bridges, roads, highways, schools – we could put everybody to work. And then for the young kids we have…