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First Shore-2-Shore Bike Ride Raises Awareness For LGBT Equality

September 11th 2013

First Shore-2-Shore Bike Ride Raises Awareness For LGBT Equality Across Michigan (Crystal Proxmire,Originally printed 9/12/2013, Issue 2137 – Between The Lines News)   For four days the riders of the Shore-2-Shore Equality Ride pedaled their way across the state, riding from Affirmations Community Center in Ferndale to Camp It in Fenville to raise money for […]

Clinical Relief Case Continues: Charges Reinstated by Court of Appeals

September 11th 2013

Clinical Relief Case Continues: Charges Reinstated by Court of Appeals (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 12, 2013) The Michigan Court of Appeals has reinstated charges against seven people arrested in conjunction with the 2010 raid of the Clinical Relief medical marijuana facility in Ferndale. The charges had been dismissed, but Oakland County Clerk Jessica Cooper appealed. […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

September 10th 2013

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 at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. Below are the most recent job listings:

DIY Street Fair This Weekend

September 10th 2013

DIYSF hosts local charities raising funds through the sale of lemonade, popcorn, and cotton candy (provided by fair organizers), through tips from beer and cocktail service, and through parking proceeds.

Police Report: Beer Stolen from Outdoor Bars

September 10th 2013

Two different bars in Ferndale have been attacked by thieves three times in three days during the late night / early morning hours.

The Orchid bar on W. 9 Mile was victimized on Sept. 6th and 9th. Como’s Bar / Restaurant was attacked on Sept. 9th.

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video)

September 9th 2013

“The cats may very well haven given him one of their nine lives to him,” Sullivan said as he shared the story at Monday’s city council meeting.

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video)

September 9th 2013

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 10, 2013) Last weekend a man was spared a potentially fiery fate as he came home early Sunday morning and chased two cats that ran out of his back door. When he returned the home was in flames and firefighters were at work putting […]

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide

September 7th 2013

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide (Oakland Co. Press Release, Sept. 7, 2013) The Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force is launching a year-long prevention and awareness campaign during National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 8-14. It will include messages on billboards and buses about what signs to look for to prevent suicide and […]

Shore 2 Shore Equality Ride Kicks Off

September 7th 2013

Ferndale 115 News Editor and Publisher is tagging along on the ride (in a van, not on a bike), providing support to the riders and documenting the experience, so check back in next week for updates!

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide

September 7th 2013

“Suicide is a major public health issue, but it is preventable,” said George Miller, Director of Oakland County Department of Health and Human Services. “It is important for everyone to recognize the warning signs and risk factors for suicide to prevent the loss of lives.”