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Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

December 10th 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Dec. 10, 2013) 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 […]

Girls Share Whiskey at Ferndale Sleepover, Sending One to Hospital

December 10th 2013

Girls Share Whiskey at Ferndale Sleepover, Sending One to Hospital (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 10, 2013) Three fourteen-year-old girls are in trouble after sharing a fifth of Canadian Club Whiskey at a sleepover on E. Breckenridge in Ferndale Friday night.  According to The Daily Tribune, police were called to the home at about 11:45 pm […]

DNR Encourages Safety and Fun When Ice Fishing

December 10th 2013

DNR Encourages Safety and Fun When Ice Fishing (Department of Natural Resources Press Release, Dec. 10, 2013)   For many people, fishing is the most relaxing way to spend the day. And in the winter months the most popular angling activity is ice fishing. To those who have never tried it, ice fishing is sometimes looked […]

Finnegan’s Monsters are Invading Ferndale!

December 7th 2013

Finnegan’s Monsters are Invading Ferndale! (Jacki Smith, owner of Candle Wick Shop, Dec. 7, 2013) Home by home, room by room, child by child, monsters are invading!   Finnegan’s Monsters!   Don’t worry, these adorable, handmade plush monsters by Finnegan Mueller are the kind of monster Ferndale, MI likes.   He is making a special, friendly batch that […]

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Fest, Dec.14

December 7th 2013

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Fest, Dec.14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2013) The Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Fest returns this year for a day of seasonal fun, community and commerce.  Store will feature ice sculptures done by World Champion Tajana Rakaur, this year with a superhero theme.  Rakaur will also do live demos through the […]

SEMCOG Approves I-94, I-75, US-23 Amendment to Expand

December 7th 2013

SEMCOG Approves I-94, I-75, US-23 Amendment to Expand (David Sands, SEMCOG, Dec.7, 2013, orig. http://wearemodeshift.org/node/1055) Although plans to widen the I-94 and I-75 expressways have been generating a bit of a buzz this week, dissenting voices seemed to have little sway over the bulk of the Southeast Michigan Council of Government’s Executive Committee. At a Friday meeting, the […]

Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update Nov 28- Dec 5

December 7th 2013

Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update Nov 28- Dec 5 (Royal Oak Police, Dec. 7, 2013) Home Invasion 2600 block of Ferncliff, 11-30-13 – 12-2-13, 9:00pm – 12:30am: Complainant reported an unknown suspect attempted to break into the residence through the rear door. The door frame was damaged but the suspect did not gain entry […]

Berkley Kids Get SMART in the Classroom

December 6th 2013

Berkley Kids Get SMART in the Classroom (Berkley Public Schools, orig. Berkley Beat, Dec. 6, 2013) Classrooms at Rogers Elementary School look, for the most part, the same. But what’s happening in the classrooms has changed since the arrival of the SMART Interactive projectors. In November, each K-5 classroom received a SMART projector that is […]

Police Report: Waterford Man Wanted to go to Jail

December 6th 2013

Police Report: Waterford Man Wanted to go to Jail (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Dec. 6, 2013) INCIDENT:  13:56 hrs, Dec. 5 – City of Pontiac  MDOP Police Property   #13-187102 SUMMARY: A subject entered the Pontiac substation and threw a chunk of asphalt against a window in the public entrance vestibule.  The window was shattered.  The […]

Transgender Day Of Remembrance Lists 242 Killed

December 6th 2013

Transgender Day Of Remembrance Lists 242 Killed (Crystal A. Proxmire, orig. Between the Lines, Dec. 6, 2013) 242. That is the number of transgender individuals whose murders and suicides have been reported in the past year around the world. Groups like Gender Identity Network Alliance (formerly Transgender Detroit) know that this number is low due […]