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John Sobczark’s Fiery Photographs – Exhibit Reception May 14

May 5th 2015

John Sobczark’s Fiery Photographs – Exhibit Reception May 14 (FADL Press Release, May 5, 2015) These pics should certainly spark some interest. The artful flare and glowing intensities of the Detroit Fire Guild performers are framed by the keen eye of local photographer John Sobczak for the Ferndale Library’s Art & Exhibition Committee’s latest commissioned […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

WONder Woman Ann Heler Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 2nd 2015

WONder Woman Ann Heler Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) With a life of activism in education, sex ed, LGBT rights, protecting senior citizens and creating a free health clinic for uninsured people in the community, Ann Heler of Ferndale was an apt choice for one of five WONder […]

WONder Woman Sheryl Mitchell Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 2nd 2015

WONder Woman Sheryl Mitchell Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) From the Saturdays spent hanging out in a barber shop in Detroit where her dad and the guys would talk politics, to the being the first African American and first female City Manager of Albion, Michigan, Dr. Sheryl Mitchell’s […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

WHO LOVES YOU BABY (A poem for youth in foster care)

May 1st 2015

WHO LOVES YOU BABY (A poem for youth in foster care) (MALIK, May 1, 2015) A room with beds along two walls about twelve on each side. Not quite home but its where little precious souls reside. Bedding uniformed in color-scheme but the personalities as colorful as a rainbow. Some mature enough to realize and […]

World Dancers Delight Oak Park Audience

April 30th 2015

World Dancers Delight Oak Park Audience (Ron Warren, April 30, 2015) Grace and beauty filled the stage of the Oak Park High School Auditorium as dancers of the world shared their traditions of music and expression. Oak Park Star II Dance group, the Praise Dancers, Hindu Temple Rhythms, and Kalasheta Temple of the Arts Dancers […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Queer Icon Bitch to Headline Ferndale Pride May 30

April 28th 2015

Queer Icon Bitch to Headline Ferndale Pride May 30 (Ferndale Pride Press Release, April 28, 2015) Ferndale Pride could not be more excited to have Bitch as our headliner this year! Bitch (Bitch and Animal, Bitch + the Exciting Conclusion, John Cameron Mitchell’s Shortbus) is a queer icon who is a singer, producer, actress, entrepreneur […]

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