Ferndale

What do Low Voter Turnout Numbers Mean for Democracy?

September 1st 2016

    What do Low Voter Turnout Numbers Mean for Democracy? (Kurt Metzger, Sept. 1, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Does anyone care about Voter Turnout any more – especially in the primaries? While it is my hope (though I have grave doubts, especially with primary turnout) that voters realize how often primaries determine most […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – Sept. 1st edition

September 1st 2016

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Sept. 1st edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

August 31st 2016

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will […]

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger

August 31st 2016

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  GreenSpace Cafe in Downtown Ferndale is now open for lunch, so that’s where I picked for today’s meeting with a local development expert who’d not eaten there before.  I’d had Greenspace just once before and both […]

Voices of Transgender Pride: Dan Herrle (2 of 15)

August 31st 2016

Voices of Transgender Pride:  Dan Herrle  (2 of 15) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  The largest gathering of transgender people in Michigan happens every year in Ferndale with over 200 gender non-conforming individuals and supporters coming together for Transgender Pride in the Park. An unexpected downpour had nearly 100 people huddled […]

Artists from Near and Far Shine at Hazel Park Art Fair

August 29th 2016

Artists from Near and Far Shine at Hazel Park Art Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – Though his magic wands did not help keep rain away on Saturday, Westland-based artist Logan Frizzell said the Hazel Park Art Fair was a great experience.  “I love being able to talk to everybody […]

Berkley Counselors Offering Free Sessions for those Impacted by Ferndale Woman’s Murder

August 29th 2016

Berkley Counselors Offering Free Sessions for those Impacted by Ferndale Woman’s Murder (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2016) Berkley, MI – The death of Amy Brede sent shock and sadness through the Ferndale community where the 39 year old woman was strangled to death in her back yard by a male acquaintance.  The killer Matthew […]

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Sept. 16-17

August 28th 2016

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Sept. 16-17 (Event Page) ROYAL OAK, MI. – The Detroit Zoological Society and Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with more than 30 local animal welfare organizations, will host the fall 2016 Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Friday, Sept. 16, 1 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. […]

Eye on Oakland Features oc115 Publisher Crystal Proxmire

August 28th 2016

Eye on Oakland Features oc115 Publisher Crystal Proxmire (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 28, 2016) Bloomfield Township, MI – Oakland County 115 News Editor and Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire was recently the guest on Eye on Oakland, a public access program hosted by Dave Potts and Chuck Moss and produced by Bloomfield Public Television.  Apart from […]

Ferndale Library to Host Series on Parent/Teacher Enrichment Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 15

August 24th 2016

Ferndale Library to Host   Series on Parent/Teacher Enrichment Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 15 (Event Page) FERNDALE, Mich. (Aug 23, 2016)– Proactive collaboration between parents and school faculty can be crucial to assisting a child’s development. The Ferndale Library will begin hosting a three-part series on Parent/Teacher enrichment on Tues., Sep. 6, starting at […]