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For the Love of Reading Art Exhibit, Reception March 6

March 1st 2014

For the Love of Reading Art Exhibit, Reception March 6 (Ferndale Public Library Press Release, March 1, 2014) Celebrating reading and literature’s ability to inspire, “For the Love of Reading, Volume 2” is an art exhibition at the Ferndale Public Library, running from Monday, March 3 – Saturday, April 12. Artworks drawn from beloved stories, […]

Ritual in Ferndale to Spread Love to Hazel Park Couple Sunday

March 1st 2014

Ritual in Ferndale to Spread Love to Hazel Park Couple Sunday (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2014) In support of the Deboer and Rowse family going to court for the right for Second Parent Adoption and marriage equality, Jacki Smith of Candle Wick Shoppe will be leading the Ferndale community in a ritual to transform […]

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated

February 28th 2014

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) Reading test scores for Michigan fourth graders improved for the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today. Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) are reflective of what children had learned the previous […]

Royal Oak Police Report: Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Traffic Stop

February 28th 2014

Royal Oak Police Report: Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Traffic Stop (Royal Oak Police, Feb. 28, 2014) Larceny 410 S. Main (Burgerz Restaurant), 2-23-14, 2:30 a.m.: Complainant accidentally left his cell phone on the counter. When he realized what he had done, he returned and discovered an unknown suspect stole it.  14-6209 25352 Woodward (L.A. Fitness), […]

Meet State Rep. Ellen Cogen-Lipton in Hazel Park and Oak Park

February 28th 2014

Meet State Rep. Ellen Cogen-Lipton in Hazel Park and Oak Park (Ellen Cogen-Lipton Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) State Representative Ellen Cogen-Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) invites residents to attend her two coffee hours on Monday, March 10 and Monday, March 17, to discuss state and community issues, including the state budget and proposals before the Legislature […]

Sounds of Birmingham Exhibition – Kick Off March 6

February 28th 2014

Historical Museum to Feature Sounds of Birmingham Exhibition – Kick Off March 6 Honoring Birmingham’s rich musical traditions and history, the Birmingham Historical Museum is preparing to kick off a brand new exhibition: the Sounds of Birmingham. The exhibition kick-off reception will take place at the museum on Thursday, March 6 from 6 p.m. – […]

Troy Police Warn of Stranger Danger Near Bus Stop

February 28th 2014

Troy Police Warn of Stranger Danger Near Bus Stop (Troy Police Department, Feb. 28, 2014) The Troy Police Department has sent the following message to parents and to media: Dear Parents, I wanted to alert you to a suspicious vehicle report that has come to my attention in the area of Square Lake and John […]

Fatal Accident on Woodward Tuesday in Ferndale

February 27th 2014

Fatal Accident on Woodward Tuesday in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 27, 2014) The Daily Tribune is reporting that there was single-car fatal crash on Woodward at 11:25 am Tuesday. A 58-year-old Oak Park man driving a 2006 Jeep SUV struck a light pole in front of McDonald’s near Albany Street.  An investigation is on-going […]

Nearly 200 Attend Lake Orion Suicide Prevention Forum (video)

February 26th 2014

Nearly 200 Attend Lake Orion Suicide Prevention Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2014) The Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Taskforce revealed its new Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Parents at a forum with nearly 200 attendees at Lake Orion High School on Sunday evening. When the taskforce’s scheduled guest speaker ran into a […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

February 26th 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Feb. 26, 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 […]