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Super Heroes Warm Up for Relay for Life Ferndale, June 14

March 27th 2014

Super Heroes Warm Up for Relay for Life Ferndale, June 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2014) What makes a Super Hero?  This is the question asked by Relay for Life this year as events around the country will focus on a Super Hero theme for their gigantic fundraisers that raise money to fight cancer. […]

FPL Will Waive Fines for Food Donations Through April 5

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Public Library Will Waive Fines for Food Donations Through April 5 (FPL Press Release, March 27, 2014) Ferndale Public Library makes paying fines feel doubly good next week by participating in the Food For Fines program Mar. 24 through Apr. 5. Each donated food item can be used to remove $1.00 in overdue fines […]

Graffiti Suspect among those Arrested in Royal Oak

March 27th 2014

Graffiti Suspect among those Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police Department, March 20, 2014 through March 27, 2014) Larceny from Automobile 4949 Coolidge (Beaumont Medical Center), 3-20-14, 12:30 p.m.: Complainant reported she parked her 1999 Chevrolet Venture in a parking lot. When she returned she discovered an unknown suspect stole the catalytic converter from […]

Senators and Reps Ask US AG to Recognize Michigan Gay Marriages

March 27th 2014

Senators and Representatives Ask US AG to Recognize Michigan Gay Marriages (Sander Levin Press Release, March 27, 2014) Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow with Reps. John Dingell, Sander Levin, Gary Peters and Dan Kildee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, requesting that, for the purpose of federal law and benefits, he recognize […]

Ferndale Website Now Responsive

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Website Now Responsive (City of Ferndale Press Release, March 27, 2014) The City of Ferndale has re-launched www.ferndalemi.gov as a responsive website, giving residents and visitors a more user-oriented experience. Responsive web design deploys a technique that adjusts the website’s content to fit the screen size of the device it is being viewed on, […]

Possible Suicide in Oakland Township

March 27th 2014

Possible Suicide in Oakland Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 27, 2014) INCIDENT: 15:24 hrs. March 25, 2014– Oakland Township – Death Investigation – 14-43331               SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 300 block of Birchhill for a deceased person. The deceased had been committed by Deputies for an attempted suicide in the past.  She was found […]

Mayor Penny Luebs Gives Clawson State of City Address (video)

March 26th 2014

Mayor Penny Luebs Gives Clawson State of City Address (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2014) In “the little city with the big heart,” Mayor Penny Luebs says “we create energy in the day to day activities of living a good life.”  Since being elected Mayor of Clawson in 2007, Luebs and other city leaders […]

State Won’t Recognize Same Sex Marriages Made Over Weekend

March 26th 2014

State Won’t Recognize Same Sex Marriages Made Over Weekend (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2014) Governor Rick Snyder announced today that over 300 same-sex marriages performed on Saturday, during the window of time when they were legal, will not be recognized until after a stay on Friday’s District Court decision has been lifted. Judge Bernard […]

Reading Makes Cents… April 9

March 26th 2014

Reading Makes Cents: Family Storytime that Teaches About Money, April 9  (Berkley Public Library, March 26, 2014) The Berkley Public Library and Vibe Credit Union are hosting “Reading Makes Cents,” a family storytime event on Wednesday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m.  The program will feature the “Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Money” and a special craft.  […]

$41 Million Furniture Contract Controversy Hits Governor’s Office

March 26th 2014

$41 Million Furniture Contract Controversy Hits Governor’s Office (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2014) Documents obtained by the Michigan Democratic Party reveal that Governor Rick Snyder’s cousin has benefited to the tune of $41 million in furniture sales to the state. According to documents, the state contracted with Holland-based Haworth Inc. to the tune of […]