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Ferndale Approves Menorah Display (video)

December 15th 2014

Ferndale Approves Menorah Display (video available soon) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2014) A 13 foot menorah will go up at the Kulick Community Center on Tuesday after Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to approve the Hanukkah holiday display at their Monday city council meeting. The display will be up from Dec. 16 to Dec. […]

Auburn Hills Police Chief Supports De-Certifying “Bad Cops”

December 15th 2014

Auburn Hills Police Chief Supports De-Certifying “Bad Cops” (View by Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, orig. published on her blog at https://ahpdchief.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/no-bad-cops/, Dec. 15, 2014)   You might recall that I was appointed by Governor Snyder to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards a few years ago.  Governor Snyder has a policy that […]

Ferndale to Vote on 13’ Menorah Display

December 15th 2014

Ferndale to Vote on 13’ Menorah Display (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2014) The City of Ferndale is expected to vote on a Menorah Display at their meeting of Monday, Dec. 15. According to a memo in the City Council Agenda Packet, “Rabbi Herscel Finman [of Congregation Bnai Teshuva] is requesting approval to display a […]

Novelty Lighters Could be Dangerous Holiday Choice…(video)

December 15th 2014

Novelty Lighters Could be Dangerous Holiday Choice Fire Marshall Says (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2014)   Lighters are not toys. It seems like an obvious statement for adults, but for Ferndale Fire Marshal Brian Batten it is a lesson that cannot be stated enough. Even in the Ferndale area there are about six […]

Royal Oak Shelter Offering Discounted Fees in December

December 15th 2014

Royal Oak Shelter Offering Discounted Fees in December (Royal Oak Animal Shelter Release, Dec. 15, 2014) For the month of December, the Royal Oak Animal Shelter is offering DISCOUNTED adoption fees to help increase the chances of its cats and dogs finding a home just in time for the holidays! Dogs fees are $100; cats […]

Ferndale Library Picks: Jordan’s Military History Reading List

December 15th 2014

Ferndale Library Picks: Jordan’s Military History Reading List (Jeff Milo, FPL Circulation Specialist, Dec. 15, 2014) Jordan Wright is one of our Youth Services Librarians. He started working at the Library back in March ’13 while he was finishing up his studies at Wayne State University. Since then, along with Head Youth Librarian Ashley Lehman, […]

Quilter and Author Theresa Nielsen in Clawson Jan. 5

December 15th 2014

Quilter and Author Theresa Nielsen in Clawson Jan. 5 (Blair Memorial Library Press Release) Blair Memorial Library 416 N. Main Street, Clawson, MI 248.588.5500 http://www.clawson.lib.mi.us Program Name: An Evening with an Author & Quilter Description: On Monday evening, January 5, at 7PM, Theresa Nielsen will share her experiences as an author, writer, and quilter. Be […]

Southfield Skyscraper’s Demolition Felt Miles Away (video)

December 14th 2014

Southfield Skyscraper’s Demolition Felt Miles Away (video) (Crystal Proxmire, video by Amy Probst, Dec. 14, 2014) At 8:30am Sunday a rumble like thunder was felt at least five miles away from 9 Mile and Northwestern Highway, where a 17-story building was demolished by implosion. North Park Plaza was built 42years ago. Oakland Community College bought […]

Candy Cane Lane Craft Show Packs Berkley Community Center

December 14th 2014

Candy Cane Lane Craft Show Packs Berkley Community Center (Crystal Proxmire, Dec. 14, 2014) The Berkley Junior Women’s Club hosted their annual Candy Cane Lane Craft Show Saturday, filling the community center with a variety of vendors. The event featured children’s items, holiday and home decor, jewelry, cross-stitch, knitting and crochet, woodwork, baked goods, gift […]

2014 Ferndale Ice Festival

December 14th 2014

2014 Ferndale Ice Festival (C. Proxmire, Dec. 14, 2014) The sidewalks of Downtown Ferndale were decked with ice sculptures, and children got their photos taken with Santa as part of the annual Ferndale Ice Festival on Saturday. The theme this year was “wild things”, and the sculptures had all kinds.  From hummingbirds and butterflies  to […]