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Ferndale Launches Quick Zone Free Parking Option

November 25th 2013

Ferndale Launches Quick Zone Free Parking Option (City of Ferndale Press Release, Nov. 25, 2013) Beginning on Wednesday December 4, select parking spaces in the downtown district will be designated as “30 – minute free” quick zones. The purpose of the free 30 minute parking spaces is to help local store merchants whose customers need […]

Holiday Magic Parade Brings Communities Together (video)

November 25th 2013

Royal Oak’s Holiday Magic Parade Brings Communities Together (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 25, 2013) The Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade brought people from all over SE Michigan together for an afternoon of fun. Students from Southfield, Ferndale, Royal Oak and Detroit marched in the parade.  Many community groups did as well, including Brownie Troops, […]

Think Small Exhibition at Lawrence Street, Reception Dec. 6

November 25th 2013

Think Small Exhibition at Lawrence Street, Reception Dec. 6 (Lawrence Street Gallery Press Release, Nov. 25, 2013) 22620 Woodward Ave. Suite A Ferndale, MI 48220 248-544-0394 Artwork no bigger than 12″ x 12″ x 12″ November 27 – December 20, 2013 Opening Reception – December 6, 2013 6-9 P.M. Gallery Hours are Wed & Sat, noon […]

Free Kids Environmental Calendar, Order Online

November 24th 2013

Free Kids Environmental Calendar, Order Online (Oakland County Water Resource Commission Press Release, Nov. 24, 2013) For the ninth year in a row the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s office (WRC) is proud to offer its 2014 Kids’ Clean Water Calendar free of charge to the public. The Kids’ Clean Water Calendar was designed to […]

Metaliclaus Given Key to City at Tree Lighting Ceremony (video)

November 23rd 2013

Metaliclaus Given Key to City at Tree Lighting Ceremony (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2013) With an denim vest, rock star glasses, black beard and howling headbanger voice, Metaliclaus has endeared himself to the Ferndale community by becoming a part of the holiday tradition.  On Saturday night the big guy joined city officials and […]

Burn Demo Shows Value of Residential Sprinklers (video)

November 22nd 2013

Burn Demo Shows Value of Residential Sprinklers (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2013) Students from The Detroit Carpentry Apprentice Training School in Ferndale got a first-hand lesson in fire prevention on Thursday as they watched a side by side demo of two residential rooms in flames.  One room had a sprinkler installed, while the […]

Ferndale Pride Leadership Change

November 22nd 2013

Ferndale Pride Leadership Change (Crystal A. Proxmire, Between the Lines, Nov. 22, 2013) Ferndale Pride is now under new leadership. Craig Covey has stepped down as Director of the event, and Julia Music has taken over the role. Music is a 35 year-old community activist who helped create Ferndale Pride in 2011 after Motor City […]

Cogen Lipton Shares EAA Concerns, Education Alternatives (video)

November 21st 2013

Ellen Cogen Lipton Shares EAA Concerns,  Education Alternatives (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2013) As Democratic Vice Chair of the Education Committee of the Michigan House of Representatives, Ellen Cogen Lipton saw first-hand the way The Michigan Education Achievement Authority has taken shape.  Beyond that, she has looked into the results of having the […]

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested

November 21st 2013

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Nov. 21, 2013) ROBBERY ARREST: TAURUS RICHARDSON was arrested at about 1:00 this morning by Detroit police. He was passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for committing a traffic violation. Largely because of the extensive media coverage, RICHARDSON surrendered and confessed […]

Waterford Mom Wages War on Heroin

November 21st 2013

Waterford Mom Wages War on Heroin (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2013) When Jeannie Richard’s 21-year-old son Bryan died of a heroin overdose on Jan. 27, 2011, she knew it was time to act so that other parents would not have to lose their kids to drugs. “There is a heroin epidemic and not enough […]