Ferndale

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

October 4th 2013

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water […]

Olympic Star Offers Curling Clinics Nov. 8-10

October 4th 2013

Olympic Star Offers Curling Clinics Nov. 8-10 (Detroit Curling Club Press Release, Oct. 4, 2013) Road to the Olympics – Learn to Curl Clinic with 2006 Olympian Jamie Korab. The Detroit Curling Club is excited to announce a series of Learn to Curl Clinics as part of the World Curling Federation’s Road to the 2014 […]

Forum Introduces Ferndale Mayoral Candidates (video)

October 3rd 2013

Forum Introduces Ferndale Mayoral Candidates (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2013) Ferndale’s four candidates for Mayor squared off Monday at the League of Women Voters Candidate Forum held at City Hall.  Each candidate got to give opening and closing remarks, and answer questions posed by the audience. Topics included parking, taxes, foreclosures, code enforcement, marijuana […]

Courthouse Remodel Gets Official Groundbreaking (video)

October 2nd 2013

Courthouse Remodel Gets Official Groundbreaking (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 2, 2013) After twelve years of setting aside a small portion of revenue from tickets to pay for it, Judge Joseph Longo of the 43rd District Court was happy to see ground break on major renovations to the courthouse at 305 E. 9 Mile in […]

Hilton Fall Festival Oct. 5 in Ferndale

October 2nd 2013

Hilton Fall Festival Oct. 5 in Ferndale (Ernest Truant, Oct. 2, 2013) The Annual Hilton Fall Festival takes place this year at Martin Road Park in Ferndale.  Hosted by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce and Ferndale Recreation, the event features kid’s games and activities, pony rides, hay rides, inflatable play areas, and costume contests. […]

Royal Oak Police Chase Ends in Ferndale

October 1st 2013

Royal Oak Police Chase Ends in Ferndale (Lieutenant David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Dept, Oct. 1, 2013) On September 30, 2013, at approximately 4:25 a.m., Royal Oak officers observed a suspicious vehicle, a white Ford pick up truck, in the area of Fourteen Mile and Coolidge. When the suspect in the vehicle saw the officers, […]

CROP Hunger Walks October 6 in Birmingham & Ferndale

October 1st 2013

CROP Hunger Walks October 6 in Birmingham & Ferndale (Ernest Traunt, Oct. 1, 2013) The annual CROP Hunger Walk comes to Birmingham and Ferndale on Sunday, Oct. 6 to raise money to feed the poor. In Ferndale, several area churches, including Drayton Avenue Presbyterian, Ferndale Assembly of God, First United Methodist, St. James Catholic, St. […]

IRV: What’s Missing from Ferndale’s Election

September 30th 2013

IRV:  What’s Missing from Ferndale’s Election (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2013) In 2004 Ferndale voters made a bold change to the way mayor and council elections are tallied by approving Instant Runoff Voting (IRV). With IRV voters rank candidates based on preference, and if there is not a clear majority the system factors eliminates […]

Financial Classes for Oakland County Seniors Oct. 1 and 15

September 29th 2013

Financial Classes for Oakland County Seniors Oct. 1 and 15 (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 29, 2013) Registration is now open for Oakland County’s senior residents who want to empower themselves to make sound financial decisions. The Oakland County Senior Advisory Council and Walsh College will host two free financial seminars for seniors and their […]

Upcoming League of Women Voter’s Forums…

September 29th 2013

Upcoming League of Women Voter’s Forums in Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Farmington Hills and more (C. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2013) Local elections are coming up November 5, and the League of Women Voters is hosting candidate forums in several communities through Oakland County. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed […]

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