Ferndale

Galloway Not Seeking Fourth Council Term (video)

August 14th 2013

Galloway Not Seeking Fourth Council Term (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 14, 2013) As Ferndalians start to think of who they will vote for Nov. 5, one name they may notice missing from the ballot is that of Scott Galloway. The co-owner of Galloway and Collens Law Firm and 12-year city council veteran has decided […]

Marijuana Ordinance Goes to Nov. 5 Ballot

August 12th 2013

Marijuana Ordinance Goes to Nov. 5 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2013) Councilperson Dan Martin was the lone voice on City Council advocating for the adoption of the citizen’s petition for an ordinance to decriminalize marijuana for people over the age of 21 possessing less than an ounce on private property. The matter came […]

Council to Vote on Marijuana Ordinance Monday (video)

August 11th 2013

Council to Vote on Marijuana Ordinance Monday (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2013) Ferndale City Council is scheduled to take up the matter of marijuana permissiveness at the Monday night council meeting. Ferndale resident Andrew Cissell filed petitions requesting that the city change the code of ordinance to exempt persons over the age of […]

Which Sculptures Will Stay? Your Vote Helps DDA Decide

August 9th 2013

Which Sculptures Will Stay? Your Vote Helps DDA Decide (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2013) The ARTWN exhibit is coming to an end, but the Downtown Development Authority is taking votes now to see which of the 11 public art sculptures are going to remain permanent fixtures here in Ferndale. The sculptures were here as […]

Board of Appeals Hears Clinical Relief Case

August 9th 2013

Board of Appeals Hears Clinical Relief Case (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2013) The seven people cleared of drug-related offenses in conjunction with the Clinical Relief medical marijuana dispensary raid are not free and clear just yet, as they await the decision of the Court of Appeals. The dispensary was opened on Hilton Road in […]

TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video)

August 2nd 2013

TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video) (C. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2013) Advocating for better public transit and keeping the public informed has been the task of Transportation Riders United for the past 15 years. And with all the changes and discussions taking place, the nonprofit transportation advocacy group has been keeping very busy. […]

Record Number of Cities Get Main Street Accreditation (video)

July 10th 2013

Record Number of Cities Get Main Street Accreditation (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2013) With the flair of a fire-twirling roller-skater and the pep of the Clawson High School cheerleaders, members of Main Street programs from throughout Oakland County got together at Leon and Lulu on Wednesday to celebrate a number of Main Street […]

Flood Destroys Donations for Massive School Supply Nonprofit

July 10th 2013

Flood Destroys Donations for Massive School Supply Nonprofit (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2013) When volunteers arrived at the Operation Kid Equip. headquarters in Clinton Township on Wednesday, they expected to begin sorting the massive amounts of items for their various statewide programs that equip low income students with pens, paper, crayons, backpacks, books and […]

Teen Hospitalized After Car-Bike Accident on Woodward

July 9th 2013

Teen Hospitalized After Car-Bike Accident on Woodward (Crystal Proxmire, July 9, 2013) A 17-year-old male from Huntington Woods was struck by an SUV on Woodward Tuesday afternoon around 3:15pm near Sylvan in Pleasant Ridge while riding his bike. According to those who know him, the teen is hospitalized with serious injuries, including a head injury. […]

Ferndale Sets Fees, Holds Off on Credit Card Fees, for Now

July 9th 2013

Ferndale Sets Fees, Holds Off on Credit Card Fees for Now (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 9, 2013) Every two years Ferndale City Council votes on how much to charge for various city services, and the most recent round happened at Monday’s council meeting. Many of the changes in fees happened because of state-mandated fees, and […]