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Grammy-Winning Sound Engineer Steve King Passes Away

June 4th 2014

Grammy-Winning Sound Engineer Steve King Passes Away (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2014) “I’ve never known a gentler, kinder soul. I’ve never known someone as passionate about their craft. You have left us far too soon, but I can’t help but think of all the love and goodness you left imprinted on the Earth. I […]

ART – FISH – FUN in Pontiac June 14

June 4th 2014

ART – FISH – FUN in Pontiac June 14 (POW Press Release, June 4, 2014) Pure Oakland Water (POW) and Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are holding a Father’s Day weekend festival at Beaudette Park in Pontiac on Saturday June 14th called “Art-Fish-Fun”.  This very family-friendly event is free, open to the public, […]

Berkley Students Get Special Shakespeare Performance

June 4th 2014

Berkley Students Get Special Shakespeare Performance (Berkley Schools Press Release, June 4, 2014) On Friday, May 30, The Michigan Shakespeare Festival visited Berkley High School to perform Romeo & Juliet for 9th grade students in the BHS Auditorium. The 90 minute performance held true to Shakespearean times with minimal props, set and costumes. Students, who […]

Suicide Reported at Pontiac Hotel

June 4th 2014

Suicide Reported at Pontiac Hotel (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., June 4, 2014) FROM DAY SHIFT: 06-03-14 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 06-04-14 INCIDENT: 11:10 hrs. – City of Pontiac Adult Suicide     #14-083272 SUMMARY: Deputies and STAR EMS responded to the 3000 block of Center Point Parkway (Court Yard Marriott) on a report of a deceased person in room […]

Oak Park… Marijuana to go on Aug. 5 Ballot (Video)

June 3rd 2014

Oak Park and Petitioners Negotiate, Marijuana to go on Aug. 5 Ballot (Video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2014) After days of negotiations and thousands spent on attorney costs, the City of Oak Park agreed to put a pro-marijuana proposal on the Aug. 5 ballot. If passed, the proposal would change the City’s Charter and […]

Ferndale Library Roundup: Who Needs Hogwarts?

June 3rd 2014

Ferndale Library Roundup: Who Needs Hogwarts? (Jeff Milo, June 3, 2014) Hello from the Ferndale Public Library. We’re happy to continue our contributions of bi-monthly recommendations for the community; particularly to anyone yearning for something fresh and exciting in their recreational reading. Monqiue Herzog is a member of our Board of Trustees. Herzog has been […]

Natural Gas Leak Closes Hilton Road in Ferndale

June 3rd 2014

Natural Gas Leak Closes Hilton Road in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2014) An early morning gas leak caused authorities to close Hilton Road Tuesday morning.  According to Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan, a call came in at 5:29 AM of natural gas bubbling up through the ground.  The leak occurred on Hilton south of […]

This Weeks Job Listings

June 3rd 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, June 3, 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 June 2nd – June […]

Madison Hts. Police Seek Suspects in Radio Shack Armed Robbery

June 2nd 2014

Madison Hts. Police Seek Suspects in Radio Shack Armed Robbery (Madison Hts. Police press release, June 2, 2014)   The Radio Shack located at 200 West Twelve Mile in Madison Heights was robbed on June 2, 2014 at approximately noon. Three black males wearing black hoodies, faces covered with nylon masks, armed with pistols entered […]

Ferndale Pride’s Gay in May Kicks Off Festival Season

June 1st 2014

Ferndale Pride’s Gay in May Kicks Off Festival Season (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1,2014) Ferndale Pride took place May 31, kicking off the summertime festival season with a “Gay in May” theme. The festival celebrates diversity and raises money for The Ferndale Community Foundation and Michigan AIDS Coalition.  With booths for organizations and businesses, a […]