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Ways to Help Boys and Girls Club this Holiday Season

December 10th 2014

Ways to Help Boys and Girls Club this Holiday Season (Brett Tillander, Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Co, Dec. 10, 2014) It’s Holiday Basket time at the Boys & Girls Club and we have numerous club families needing some extra support during this holiday season. Many of you have helped out in […]

New Businesses Blossoming in Downtown Ferndale

December 10th 2014

  New Businesses Blossoming in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 9, 2014) Change is in the air in Downtown Ferndale as new businesses move in to replace departed ones, and new construction adds opportunity to welcome even more merchants and shoppers to the community. It was not all that long ago that a vacant […]

Cyberbullying Legislation Passes Michigan Senate, House Still to Vote

December 10th 2014

Cyberbullying Legislation Passes Michigan Senate, House Still to Vote (C. Proxmire, Dec. 10, 2014)   The “Matt Epling Safe School Law” was passed in the State Senate Tuesday, with 30 members voting yes and 7 voting no. SB 74 was introduced by Senator Glenn Anderson, a Democrat who represents Garden City, Livonia, Redford Township and […]

Ferndale Police Seek Robbery Suspect from Dating Website

December 10th 2014

Ferndale Police Seek Robbery Suspect from Dating Website (Ferndale Police Report, Dec. 20, 2014) On 12/09/14 at about 7:30 p.m, a 64 year old man staying at the Motorama Motel (100 W. 8 Mile) reported that he was robbed by a person that he met on a dating website for men seeking men. The website […]

History and Living Combine for Ferndale Holiday Home Tour Dec. 13

December 10th 2014

History and Living Combine for Ferndale Holiday Home Tour Dec. 13 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) Getting involved with the Ferndale Historical Society was one way that Garry Taylor, who is now the President, got to know his community when he moved from California with his husband Jeff  in 2008. But in addition to […]

View on Education Legislation: So Many Bad Bills, So Little Time

December 10th 2014

View on Education Legislation: So Many Bad Bills, So Little Time (Guest View by Michigan Parents for Schools, Dec. 10, 2014) We’re in the legislative “lame duck” session, so that means it must be time to push a lot of bad ideas into law while Michigan voters are getting ready for the holidays. And we […]

Troy Police Arrest Suspect Breaking into Bank

December 9th 2014

Troy Police Arrest Suspect Breaking into Bank (Troy Police Dept. Press Release, Dec. 9, 2014)   On December 5th at 2:16a.m. Troy police officers were called to the 5/3rd Bank at 3754 Rochester Rd. on an alarm. Officers observed pry marks on the bank entrance door and the ATM lock plate laying on the ground. […]

Ferndale’s Oldest Church Demolished (video) UPDATED

December 9th 2014

Ferndale’s Oldest Church Demolished (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2014) NOTE: This story has been updated from its original version to include additional quotes from the property owner about the condition of the church. As the teeth of the excavator dug into the facade of the former St. Paul’s United Methodist Church at E. […]

Public Welcome to Enjoy Pontiac Community Awards Dec. 17

December 9th 2014

Public Welcome to Enjoy Pontiac Community Awards Dec. 17 (Pontiac DBA press release, Dec. 9, 2014) Please join us to celebrate the Pontiac Community Awards. Wednesday, December 17th starting at 6:00 pm in Downtown 51 Grille. Presented by the Pontiac Downtown Business Association. We honor those that make our city shine with their volunteer efforts […]

This Weeks Job Listings

December 8th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Dec. 8, 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 December 7th – December […]