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Former Ferndale Mayor Sues Historical Society

April 10th 2014

Former Ferndale Mayor Sues Historical Society (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2014) Former Mayor Robert McGee, who served from 1992-1994, is suing the Ferndale Historical Society for $25,000 in damages after being denied access to items in the Historical Museum.  The Historical Society is an independent nonprofit that cares for historical documents and items, and […]

Ferndale Reads Programming in Full Swing

April 10th 2014

Ferndale Reads Programming in Full Swing (FPL Press Release, April 10, 2014) The fun has just begun in Ferndale. Ferndale Public Library’s annual Ferndale Reads program, which kicked off on Mar. 22, has a variety of events that appeal to everyone. While supplies last, readers can pick up free copies of this year’s selection, Annie’s […]

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign

April 10th 2014

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign Sign up now to get your own custom ad! Conditions are growing worse in the corporate news landscape. Cutbacks in journalism jobs including the shutdown of traditional publications and the de-staffing of AOL’s Patch chain have left news deserts, places where citizens are thirsty for a local, […]

Ultimate LGBT Wedding And Anniversary Expo April 12

April 10th 2014

Ultimate LGBT Wedding And Anniversary Expo April 12 (Between the Lines, April 10, 2014) The Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo April 12 at the Southfield Civic Pavilion has moved to a much larger space to accommodate more vendors, couples activities, presentations and fun! What makes this event so special – besides the chance to […]

Hazel Park Warehouse Home of Large Retail Fraud Ring

April 9th 2014

Hazel Park Warehouse Home of Large Retail Fraud Ring (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, April 9, 2014) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) has arrested five individuals that were part of a major retail fraud ring in Hazel Park that led to the recovery of over $3 million in stolen merchandise. NET investigators […]

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #2 – Field Trip! (video)

April 9th 2014

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #2 – Field Trip! (video) (Jillian Bogater, orig. Chicken Scratch Fever, April 9, 2014) BACKGROUND: Jillian Bogater and Matt Greenberg are cooped up in Ferndale, which in 2012 legalized backyard chickens. This is their first time urban farming with hens. Jillian, a professional journalist, and Matt, a brownfield redevelopment consultant, […]

Hazel Park Pot Petition Gets Start, Other Cities Too

April 9th 2014

Hazel Park Pot Petition Gets Start, Other Cities Too (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 9, 2014) The push is on to spread marijuana decriminalization ordinances to as many municipalities as possible, with Oak Park and Hazel Park among those likely to have initiatives on the ballot for the August primary. Hazel Park City Councilperson Andy LeCureaux was […]

Divided R.O.Commission Sends AG Recommendation…

April 8th 2014

Divided R.O.Commission Sends AG Recommendation on DeBoer Case (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2014) The Royal Oak City Commission passed a resolution Monday urging Governor Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette to stop using taxpayer resources to appeal the case that overturned Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage. The March 21 decision in DeBoer […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

April 8th 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash! (FCC Job Flash, March 15, 2014) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Cissell Gets Probation, Suspended Jail Time, in False Statement Case (video)

April 8th 2014

Cissell Gets Probation, Suspended Jail Time, in False Statement Case (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2014) Andrew Cissell, who was convicted of making a false statement on an initiative petition in connection with the Nov. 2013 ballot initiative to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana under Ferndale ordinance, was sentenced in 43rd District Court in […]