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Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political”

November 16th 2013

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2013) After successfully turning in enough petitions to get a marijuana legislation bill placed on the ballot in Ferndale, and announcing his run for State House of Representatives for the 27th District, Andrew Cissell attracted a lot of attention, including the eyes […]

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced

November 15th 2013

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Nov. 15, 2013) Better prepared and effective teachers will be available for Michigan students with the advent of a more rigorous teacher certification exam this year. “We want the best and brightest teachers in Michigan classrooms,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Increasing the […]

Bronze Middle Finger Graces Bloomfield Hills Home

November 15th 2013

Bronze Middle Finger Graces Bloomfield Hills Home (Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2013) An un-neighborly statue has social media abuzz today as CBS News and others are sharing pictures of a bronze middle finger erected in the back yard of a Bloomfield Hills home.  According to reports, a grumpy ex-husband purchased the home next door to […]

Highland Twp. Man Shot in Face, Alcohol Apparent Factor

November 15th 2013

Highland Twp. Man Shot in Face, Alcohol Apparent Factor (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 14, 2013) INCIDENT:  19:08 hrs. – Highland Township- Shooting / OCSO Forensic  Lab Assist        #13-176023 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the Highland Twp. Fire Department were dispatched via 911 to an address in the 4700 block of Hickory for a gunshot wound […]

Holiday Howl and Merry Meow Raises Over $2,000 for Rescues

November 13th 2013

Holiday Howl and Merry Meow Raises Over $2,000 for Rescues (Crystal A. Proxmire, with Photography by Bernie Laframboise, Nov. 13, 2013) A merry and howling good time was had by all at the Holiday Howl and Merry Meow fundraiser at the Rust Belt Market on Nov. 9.  The event raised over $2,000 to help animal rescue […]

RJ Spangler Trio Featuring Larry Smith Rocks Berkley Library (video)

November 13th 2013

RJ Spangler Trio Featuring Larry Smith Rocks Berkley Library (video) (C. Proxmire, Nov. 13, 2013)   Berkley’s got a new Library Director and a new way to bring folks in to enjoy a sense of community that a library can bring.  On Nov. 13 they hosted the first of what they hope will be many […]

Comedysportz A Big Hit in Ferndale (video)

November 13th 2013

Comedysportz A Big Hit in Ferndale (video) (Erica Louise Lynn, Orig. Ferndale Friends, Nov. 13, 2013) Remember the Rocky Horror Show cult favorite in the last century?  Well, a new fave is here — Comedysportz®! It is located in the Michigan Actors Studio complex on 648 E. 9Mile Road (just west of the railroad tracks […]

Your Say in the Look of I-75, Workshop Nov. 19

November 13th 2013

Your Say in the Look of I-75, Workshop Nov. 19 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 13, 2013) The Michigan Department of Transportation is having a “Hands on Aesthetics Workshop for I-75” on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm  at the Troy Community Center. Stations will be setup throughout the room with MDOT staff and […]

Coolidge Offers After-school Basketball Mentoring Program

November 13th 2013

Coolidge Offers After-school Basketball Mentoring Program (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Nov. 13,2013) More than 50 Coolidge Intermediate School students are getting lessons about life and the game of basketball on the court each week as part of an After-School Basketball Mentoring Program. “As educators, we are naturally focused on improving our students’ academic needs. It’s […]

Ferndale Public Library Announces Affordable Care Act Programming

November 13th 2013

Ferndale Public Library Announces Affordable Care Act Programming (FPL Press Release, Oct. 28, 2013, updated Nov. 13) The Ferndale Public Library will host a variety of programs about The Affordable Care Act throughout November and December. The library has partnered with different organizations who will help you understand and even navigate the Insurance Marketplace. On […]