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Pleasant Ridge Phone Snatchings Have Residents on Watch

September 2nd 2013

“The suspects pick a person walking with a cell phone in their hand. The passenger gets out of a car a few houses behind the person walking. The driver pulls the car ahead of the walker and waits….

“A Visual Wow” Exhibit Opens Sept 6

September 2nd 2013

During that time, both have developed their unique styles – Laura interpreting the natural world in the abstract and Sherry employing a pouring technique to capture the fluid reality of nature. Though their styles and techniques are quite different, the results produced by both Laura and Sherry are a feast for the eyes.

September Ferndale Recreation Newsletter

September 1st 2013

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Ferndale Fur Protestor Brings Change in Birmingham (video)

August 31st 2013

The City of Birmingham has adopted a new free speech policy to settle a federal lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberates Union of Michigan on behalf of an animal rights activist who was arrested while peacefully demonstrating on a public sidewalk outside a fur store.

Ferndale Fur Protestor Brings Change in Birmingham (video)

August 31st 2013

Ferndale Fur Protestor Brings Change in Birmingham (video) (ACLU Press Release, Aug. 31, 2013) The City of Birmingham has adopted a new free speech policy to settle a federal lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberates Union of Michigan on behalf of an animal rights activist who was arrested while peacefully demonstrating on a public […]

Abortion-Related Resolution Riles County Commission

August 30th 2013

Following the Pro Life organizations’ comments, Democrats Marcia Gershenson and Helanie Zack introduced an amendment to the proclamation addressing the legality of abortion access.

Abortion-Related Resolution Riles County Commission

August 30th 2013

Abortion-Related Resolution Riles County Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 30, 2013) Right to Life Michigan, Mother and Unborn Baby Care, Save the One and Personhood USA were on hand for Thursday’s Oakland County Commission meeting where Republican Commissioners Christine Long and Jim Runstead introduced a “respect life” resolution. Democrat Mattie Hatchet also requested to be […]

Andy Didorosi Honored for Keeping Things Cool for County Animals

August 29th 2013

Andy Didorosi, founder of the Detroit Bus Company, Paper Street Motors and other cool Ferndale-based projects, was honored Thursday at the Oakland County Commission meeting for another cool idea: providing air conditioning to a sweltering animal shelter.

Ferndale Seniors Host Candidate Forum (video)

August 29th 2013

The first of at least four candidate forums took place at the Kulick Center on Aug.28, hosted by the Ferndale Seniors. There about 50 people, mostly over age 50, got a chance to listen to candidates for mayor and a city council candidate talk about why they are running.

Treasury Recognizes all Same-Sex Marriages for Tax Purposes

August 29th 2013

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling applies regardless of whether the couple lives in a jurisdiction that recognizes same-sex marriage or a jurisdiction that does not recognize same-sex marriage.