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Legislators: Abortion Insurance Must Be Purchased Separately

December 12th 2013

Legislators Accept Petition, Abortion Insurance Must Be Purchased Separately (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2013) In a vote almost along party lines (62-47 by the House and 27-11 in the Senate), Michigan legislators approved a ban on health insurance providers from providing abortion coverage as part of their plans.  Instead women will be required to […]

Deadlines For CDL Drivers… Fast Approaching

December 12th 2013

Deadlines For CDL Drivers And Their Medical Providers Fast Approaching (Michigan Secretary of State Press Release, Dec. 12, 2013) Secretary of State Ruth Johnson strongly encourages Michigan residents with a Commercial Driver License (CDL) to self-certify to which type of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operation they perform to avoid losing CDL privileges after Jan. 30. […]

City Seeks Input w/ Interactive Website: Ferndale Moves

December 12th 2013

City Seeks Input with Interactive Website: Ferndale Moves (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2013) Do you think Vester should be turned into a one-way?  Do you think the crosswalk at Fielding across Woodward is too narrow?  Would you like to see the intersection at Woodward and West Troy changed?  Are there places around town where […]

Police Report: Ferndale Officer Injured in Crash

December 11th 2013

Police Report: Ferndale Officer Injured in Crash (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Department, Dec. 11, 2013) At approximately 12:45 this afternoon, a Ferndale Police Officer was injured in a car accident on w.b. 8 Mile Road and s.b. Woodward. The officer was westbound in a fully marked vehicle when a southbound car struck the police […]

EAA Expansion to be Voted On

December 11th 2013

EAA Expansion to be Voted On (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2013) Michigan legislators are considering bills this week to expand the State’s authority to take over schools and run them as part of a State-controlled school district known as the Education Achievement Authority. The EAA takes over failing schools and puts them in a […]

How Michigan Funds Schools

December 10th 2013

How Michigan Funds Schools (Kevin Deegan-Krause, orig. Ferndale Friends/ KevinDeeganKrauseForFerndaleSchools.com, Dec. 10, 2013) Please put away your notes and let’s begin our discussion of school funding with a high-stakes multiple choice test: 1. Does Michigan fund schools from:                         A. Local sources         B. Federal sources C. State sources 2. Does the revenue come from:                                   […]

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 […]