Ferndale

FernCare Seeks Help Cleaning Up After Flood

January 17th 2014

FernCare Seeks Help Cleaning Up After Flood (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) Water ran freely for over three hours inside the FernCare Free Clinic last week after a pipe burst due to the cold.  An emergency cleanup crew was called in and volunteers also spent hours sopping up water and cleaning up.  The quickness […]

Ferndale Police Arrest Suspect in Devon Square Murder (video)

January 15th 2014

Ferndale Police Arrest Suspect in Devon Square Murder (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) When they learned of a body found at Devon Square Apartments around noon on Tuesday, Ferndale Police acted quickly to investigate and capture their suspect in less than a day and a half. The victim’s identity has not yet been […]

Homicide in Ferndale Apartment Building

January 15th 2014

Homicide in Ferndale Apartment Building (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) Police responded to a report of a homicide on Jan. 14, 2014 at the Devon Square  Apartments at 1225 Orchard St. (near Hilton), according to public documents reviewed by The Oakland County 115 News.  The call was logged at 12:10 pm. According to neighbors, […]

2014 Bud Light Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Schedule

January 15th 2014

2014 Bud Light Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Schedule (MAC Press Release, Jan. 15, 2014) Jan. 24 to Feb. 1, 2014 Get your Blues on! The Ferndale Metro Blues Festival has been a hugely popular and wildly successful event. In fact, it was an official sanctioned event of Super Bowl XL in 2006. The Ferndale […]

Bob Bruner to Leave Birmingham City Manager Position

January 15th 2014

Bob Bruner to Leave Birmingham City Manager Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2013) “Don’t believe everything you read,” said Birmingham City Manager Bob Bruner about news reports and internet rumors of strife between himself and the City Commission. After weeks of negotiations the Commission decided not to offer Bruner an extension on his contract. […]

Changing Things on Ferndale City Council

January 14th 2014

Changing Things on Ferndale City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 14, 2014) Change was in the air at Ferndale’s first City Council meeting of 2014. Newly elected Councilman Greg Pawlica was sworn in along with Melanie Piana who was elected to her second term, and returning Mayor Dave Coulter.  Dan Martin was appointed Mayor Pro-Tem […]

Jennifer LaTosch Gets Vacant School Board Seat (video)

January 14th 2014

Jennifer LaTosch Gets Vacant School Board Seat (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 14, 2013) Attorney Jennifer LaTosch was sworn in Monday night to begin a one-year term on the Ferndale School Board.  The position was left vacant by 20+ year veteran and longtime past President Chuck Moeser when he resigned to focus more on retirement. […]

Proposed Pay Cuts to Teachers and Staff Spark Protest at Ferndale Schools

January 14th 2014

Proposed Pay Cuts to Teachers and Staff Spark Protest at Ferndale Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 14, 2014) Dozens of union members – teachers, secretaries, bus drivers and maintenance workers – held signs and chanted about fair wages as they looped around Burdette Street in front of the Ferndale Schools Administration Building before Monday night’s […]

Barbara Mahan Passes Away

January 13th 2014

Barbara Mahan Passes Away (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13) At the age of 84, Ferndale resident Barbara Mahan has passed away. Mahan was incredibly supportive of Ferndale Schools, joining her husband Joe in many activities.  Joe, who passed away last March, was known as “The Voice of the Eagles” because he was a regular announcer […]

Ferndale Police Report: Most Crime Down but Spike in Drunk Driving

January 13th 2014

Ferndale Police Report: Most Crime Down but Spike in Drunk Driving (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept, Jan. 13, 2014) Many of you have been making requests for news, indicating you have not been getting much from local jurisdictions, including Ferndale. Happily, criminal incidents have been down recently in Ferndale and there has been little […]