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…Event to Honor Police Fallen in Line of Duty Dec. 2

November 30th 2014

  Hazel Park Hosting Event to Honor Police Fallen in Line of Duty Dec. 2 (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) When Hazel Park Officer Jessica Nagle-Wilson went to a home on Jarvis in response to an animal not being on a leash, she had no way of knowing that a man would be waiting on […]

Guest View: A Great Night for Wild Lights

November 29th 2014

Guest View: A Great Night for Wild Lights (Adam Cooley, Nov. 29, 2014) While meeting friends at Java Hutt for chat and coffee drinks, we decided nobody was really in the mood to go to the bar that evening and my friend brought up the Wild Lights display at the Detroit Zoo. A quick search […]

…Pontiac Man Stopped for Hands in Pockets … (video)

November 29th 2014

Video of Pontiac Man Stopped for Hands in Pockets Gets National Attention (video) (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) A cell phone video taken by a Pontiac resident on Thanksgiving Day has had over 1,300,000 views on Facebook and over 11,000 views on You Tube. The video shows Brandon McKean conversing with an Oakland County Sheriff’s […]

Guest View: Transgender Man Seeking Inclusion in Civil Rights Act

November 29th 2014

Guest View: Transgender Man Seeking Inclusion in Civil Rights Act (Guest View by Preston Van Vliet, Nov. 29, 2014)   Editor’s Note: On Wednesday, December 3rd, the Michigan legislature is expected to hold a key hearing on an inclusive update to the Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act, which would protect Michiganders from discrimination on the […]

Downtown Ferndale Businesses Set for Small Business Saturday

November 29th 2014

  Downtown Ferndale Businesses Set for Small Business Saturday (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) Modern Natural Baby owner Emily Murray calls Small Business Saturday “the busiest day of the year.”  But of course she and her staff are ready to sell the eco-friendly kids toys, bibs, cloth diapers, and other baby-raising accessories that make great […]

Royal Oak Tree Lighting Dec. 4

November 29th 2014

Royal Oak Tree Lighting Dec. 4 (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) The 33rd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market at 6:15pm. There will be refreshments, children’s choir free hot dogs, coffee and hot chocolate and music from the Salvation Army Band. […]

Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival Dec. 13

November 29th 2014

  Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival Dec. 13 (DDA Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014, republished Dec. 12, 2014) The annual Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival takes place Saturday, Dec 13 from 10am to 6pm. There will be over 40 ice sculptures, ice carving demonstrations, live reindeer, hayrides, a warming tent and photos with Santa. Learn more at […]

Teens Invited to Build Gingerbread Houses at Baldwin Library Dec. 11

November 29th 2014

Teens Invited to Build Gingerbread Houses at Baldwin Library Dec. 11 (Baldwin Public Library Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) Event Type: Young Adult Program Date: 12/11/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: 8:30 PM Description: Why should the children have all the fun? Come and make your own gingerbread house! Join us as we welcome […]

…Ferndale Recreation Winter Break Camp for Kids Age 5-12

November 29th 2014

Registration Open for Ferndale Recreation Winter Break Camp for Kids Age 5-12 (Ferndale Recreation Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) Looking for some frosty fun while school is out? Come join Ferndale Recreation for its 2014 Winter Break Camp! In addition to a bevy of fun camp games and activities, your child will get the opportunity […]

Suspect Sought in Pontiac Home Invasion

November 29th 2014

Suspect Sought in Pontiac Home Invasion (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 29, 2014) INCIDENT: 13:14 hrs. –Nov 27 – City of Pontiac – Home Invasion # 14-187494 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd for a Home Invasion in progress.  The complainant stated that she was home alone and […]