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Ferndale Public Library Honors Banned Books Week

September 29th 2013

Ferndale Public Library Honors Banned Books Week (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2013) Ferndale Public Library Circulation Specialist Lindsey Harnish does something that some might consider scandalous.  She reads. Throughout history, governments, schools and churches have tried to control society by banning books.  These books are celebrated by those who do not believe in censorship, […]

Royal Oak SAFE Addresses Issue of Suicide (video)

September 28th 2013

Royal Oak SAFE Addresses Issue of Suicide (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 28, 2013) As over 100 people gathered at the Royal Oak Middle School for a discussion on suicide prevention, there were many sad personal stories and tears.  There was also the expected cadre of organizations that provide help for those struggling with suicidal […]

Public House is Ferndale’s Newest Hit

September 28th 2013

Public House is Ferndale’s Newest Hit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 28, 2013) With quirky sandwiches that are both adorable and affordable, daily cotton candy flavors, nontraditional deviled eggs and booze-based milkshakes, Ferndale’s newest bar and restaurant Public House seems destined for success. Created by Imperial Founder Jeff King, Public House opened last week at W. […]

State Advises People to Clean Out Their Freezers

September 27th 2013

State Advises People to Clean Out Their Freezers (State of Michigan Dept. of Agriculture Press Release, Sept. 27, 2013) Frozen foods provide a convenient way for us to buy perishable foods in bulk, preserve foods at the peak of their freshness, and make sure we always have a ready supply of the foods we love […]

Friday Fuzzy: Candy the Huggable Pug

September 27th 2013

Friday Fuzzy:  Candy the Huggable Pug The oc 115 is helping to promote animal adoption in our community by showcasing an adoptable animal each week in a new section called “Friday Fuzzy.” This week’s featured fuzzy is Candy, a huggable female pug that is looking for a good home.  Candy has all the personality of […]

Ferndale Seeks “Champions of Democracy,” i.e. Election Workers

September 26th 2013

Ferndale Seeks “Champions of Democracy,” i.e. Election Workers (City of Ferndale Press Release, Sept. 26, 2013) The City of Ferndale has unveiled the Champions of Democracy program, a collaborative relationship with business and community leaders to recruit election workers with the computer skills necessary for today’s election process. “In 2005 elections in Ferndale were conducted […]

Ferndale Police Report: Stabbing at Motorama

September 26th 2013

Ferndale Police Report: Stabbing at Motorama (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Sept. 26, 2013) On 09/25/13 at about 10: 20 pm Ferndale Police and Fire responded to a report of an injured resident of the Motorama Motel (100 W. 8 Mile). Upon arrival police found a 50 year old man bleeding from his upper leg […]

Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers

September 26th 2013

Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 26, 2013) A major survey conducted by Oakland County shows that employers are having trouble finding, and connecting with, skilled workers. The Skills Needs Assessment Project was presented to over 200 college administrators, employment consultants and civic leaders on Wednesday. Oakland County Executive L. […]

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12

September 26th 2013

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12 (Lynch and Sons, Sept. 26, 2013) Christine M. Downs, 61, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died peacefully with loved ones by her side on Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John […]

Boys and Girls Club Opens Kulick Center Location

September 24th 2013

Boys and Girls Club Opens Kulick Center Location (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2013)   Starting Oct. 7, the Kulick Community Center will be the new home of the Boys and Girls Club.  Since 2009 the center has hosted a drop-in teen center in conjunction with the club, a program that sees 20-25 students a […]