Ferndale

City Manager April Lynch Leaving Ferndale for HR Position

January 10th 2019

City Manager April Lynch Leaving Ferndale for HR Position (City of Ferndale, Jan. 10, 2019) FERNDALE, MI— After more than seven years on the job, Ferndale City Manager April Lynch announced this week that she would be stepping down from her position effective February 28, 2019. Lynch has accepted a new position with University of […]

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins

January 9th 2019

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2019) Pontiac, MI- “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”  The quote from Margaret Mead graced the back of the program for the Inaugural Ceremony for the […]

Police help Rescue Four Roosters in Ferndale

January 8th 2019

Police help Rescue Four Roosters in  Ferndale (Crystal A Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2019) Ferndale, MI – When Darren Carranza Escalera saw a pair of neighbors chasing chickens across Ten Mile Road near Hilton Tuesday afternoon, he knew he had to help.  The trio chased four Barred Rock roosters away from the busy I-696 freeway and […]

Rush Hour Vehicle Fire at 8 Mile and Woodward

January 7th 2019

Rush Hour Vehicle Fire at 8 Mile and Woodward (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2019) Ferndale, MI – At the height of rush hour traffic Monday, a vehicle driving on Westbound 8 Mile under the Woodward overpass was disabled due to a fire in the engine compartment.  Ferndale Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames.  Traffic was […]

Governor Whitmer Signs Nondiscrimination Directive, Visits Ferndale for Signing

January 7th 2019

Governor Whitmer Signs Nondiscrimination Directive, Visits Ferndale for Signing   Ferndale, MI – Governor Gretchen Whitmer visited Ferndale Monday morning to sign Directive 2019-9 focused on assuring equal opportunity in state employment, contracting and grant and loan programs, and the provision of state services. The signing took place at Affirmations, an LGBT community center in […]

Demonstration in Ferndale Shows Support for “Blue Wave” in Congress

January 6th 2019

Demonstration in Ferndale Shows Support for “Blue Wave” in Congress (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2019) Ferndale, MI- As the 116th Congress begins the work of representing the nation, Democrats around the county have been holding rallies to show support.  About 100 people gathered at 9 Mile and Woodward in Downtown Ferndale Thursday as part […]

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9

January 6th 2019

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9 Pontiac, MI- The Oakland County Board of Commissioners will hold its first meeting of the 2019-2020 session and will welcome six (6) new members, including Thomas Kuhn, Penny Luebs (pictured, middle), Gwen Markham (pictured, right), William Miller, Kristen Nelson and Angela Powell (pictured, left), as well as 15 […]

One-Eyed Betty’s Craft Beer Trivia Feb. 7

January 6th 2019

One-Eyed Betty’s Craft Beer Trivia Feb. 7 (event page) Ferndale, MI – One-Eyed Betty’s at 175 W. Troy Street in Ferndale is hosting Craft Beer Trivia on Feb. 7 beginning at 8:30pm. Quizzo is bringing us another game of craft beer trivia!!! All questions will be pertaining to craft beer and craft beer accessories. Winning […]

Cougar Hunt at Soho to Benefit Ferndale Pride Feb. 9

January 6th 2019

Cougar Hunt at Soho to Benefit Ferndale Pride Feb. 9 (event page) Ferndale, MI- All you sexy cougars come out for a fun night to crown Ferndale’s Queen Cougar for 2019. Any ladies interested in strutting their stuff for Ferndale Pride, come on out! Winner receives prizes and the distinct honor of dethroning Kristine Vidojevski […]

Reporter Food: Charmoula Chicken Sandwich at Fly Trap

January 5th 2019

Reporter Food: Charmoula Chicken Sandwich at Fly Trap (Crystal A. Proxmire,  Jan. 5, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Time to catch up with some Ferndale restaurants in our quest to try as many restaurants in Oakland County as possible. One of my last meals of 2018 was visit to Fly Trap at 22950 Woodward. A friend […]