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Volunteers Clean Up Baldwin Ave. in Pontiac (video)

November 17th 2014

Volunteers Clean Up Baldwin Ave. in Pontiac (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) About a dozen volunteers from Cross Streets and Shepherd’s Fold Community Church braved the chilly weather on Sunday to pick up litter and debris along Baldwin Avenue between Caesar Chavez and Montcalm. “We’re trying to show support for Hope Warming Shelter,” […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

This Weeks Job Listings

November 17th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Nov. 17, 2014) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com.   New jobs! Posted for the week of November 15th […]

Birmingham Students Visit DC to Talk about Project Cope Initiative

November 16th 2014

Birmingham Students Visit DC to Talk about Project Cope Initiative (Birmingham Schools Press Release, Nov. 16, 2014) Birmingham Covington School students certainly didn’t do it for the glory, but their achievements over the last two years have catapulted them into the spotlight. Former fifth and sixth grade students from BCS have taken their service learning […]

State of Michigan Tells Court: Marriages Never Existed

November 16th 2014

State of Michigan Tells Court: Marriages Never Existed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2014) As attorneys wait to see if the case of DeBoer v. Snyder goes to the Supreme Court, the battle continues over whether the State of Michigan should recognize the 300 marriages performed in the window of time when same-sex marriage was […]

…Dec. 6 Rochester School of Rock, Champion of Heat Resistance

November 16th 2014

Ferndale Library Concerts Keep on Rockin’ Sat. Dec. 6 with Rochester School of Rock and Champion of Heat Resistance (Kelly Bennett, Nov. 16, 2014) Genuine live, loud rock music inside a library is no longer a novel concept thanks to Start HERE Saturdays, the Ferndale Public Library’s popular monthly concert series. This month’s two performers […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

27 Year Old’s Death Possibly Narcotics Related

November 16th 2014

27 Year Old’s Death Possibly Narcotics Related (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 16, 2014)   INCIDENT: 17:12 Hrs. – Nov. 13 – Independence Township – Death Investigation   #14-180149 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Independence Township Fire Department were dispatched to a home on Pheasant Run for an unconscious subject.  Upon arrival the subject was pronounced […]

Ferndale Promotes Sewer Line Insurance Program

November 15th 2014

Ferndale Promotes Sewer Line Insurance Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2014) Ferndale residents have until Nov. 30 to sign up for low rates for sewer line insurance through Service Line Warranties of America, a program approved by the City of Ferndale. Though SLWA is an outside company, The City of Ferndale has endorsed the […]

Ridge Fine Art and Handmade Wares Show Nov. 22

November 15th 2014

Ridge Fine Art and Handmade Wares Show Nov. 22 (press release, Nov. 15, 2014)   EVENT: Ridge Fine Art & Handmade Wares Show WHEN: November 22nd, Saturday 10AM to 5PM WHERE: DRAYTON AVENUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 2441 Pinecrest, Ferndale , MI 48220 ½ mile South of I-696 and two block West of Woodward (turn onto West […]