Ferndale

Investigation Continues in Northland Mall Death (video)

February 10th 2014

Investigation Continues in Northland Mall Death (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2014) Southfield Police continue to investigate the death of a 25-year-old Ferndale man who was pepper-sprayed and restrained by private security guards on Jan. 28.  The man’s death was captured on cell phone videos where he could clearly be heard telling the security […]

With Love from the Oak Park/Ferndale Daddy Daughter Dance

February 9th 2014

With Love from the Oak Park/Ferndale Daddy Daughter Dance (Jennifer Howard, Feb. 9, 2014) Recreation Departments from Oak Park and Ferndale combined for a fantastic Daddy Daughter Dance on Feb. 7.  Shawnie Stamper from Oak Park Recreation reported that attendance for the dance last night was 123 people, combined between Oak Park and Ferndale Recreation […]

Southfield, Ferndale and Royal Oak Urge State to Restore Funding

February 9th 2014

Southfield, Ferndale and Royal Oak Urge State to Restore Funding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) Elected officials in Southfield, Ferndale and Royal Oak have a message for the legislature in Lansing: restore municipal funding. At the most recent Council and Commission meetings, each City passed a nearly identical resolution calling on state leaders to […]

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts

February 9th 2014

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts (Crystal Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) Bridge Magazine looked at public school districts and public charters and compared them based on performance weighted by economics to determine how schools are performing compared to expectations.  The publication used three years’ worth of data and ranked the schools.  A score of 100 […]

Ferndale Schools State of the District Address Feb. 12

February 9th 2014

Ferndale Schools State of the District Address Feb. 12 (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Feb. 9, 2014) Wednesday, February 12, 2014 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 5:30-7:00 Meet the Board | 7:00 Address (Free and open to the public) Local Kitchen and Bar, 344 W. Nine Mile Rd, Ferndale The Reception will feature an opportunity to […]

Dirty Politics in Ferndale, Historical Society Presentation Feb. 12

February 9th 2014

Dirty Politics in Ferndale, Historical Society Presentation Feb. 12 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) This Wednesday, Feb 12, Garry Taylor, Pres. of the Ferndale Historical Society, will be speaking at the Kulick Center at 11:00 am at a meeting of the Ferndale Seniors.  The meeting is open to everyone. The topic will be “Past […]

Alfred Meyer to Discuss Nuclear Power in Ferndale Feb. 15

February 9th 2014

Alfred Meyer to Discuss Nuclear Power in Ferndale Feb. 15 (Art Myatt, Feb. 9, 2014) Nuclear Power:  What You Need to Know about Price, Pollution and Proliferation Sat., Feb. 15, 3:00-5:00pm, Ferndale Public Library, 222 E. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, MI Speaker:  Alfred Meyer is a social activist who serves on the board of directors […]

Ferndale & Others Get “On Board” with Suburbs Alliance Program

February 5th 2014

Ferndale & Others Get “On Board” with Suburbs Alliance Program (Emily Thompson, Michigan Suburbs Alliance, orig. michigansuburbsalliance.com, Feb. 5, 2014) Today, after months of hard work, we launch On Board (OnBoardMI.org). What’s On Board? For local officials, it’s a secure database they can use to more easily manage information about local boards and commissions. For […]

Details Emerge in Ferndale Murder Case

February 5th 2014

Details Emerge in Ferndale Murder Case (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2014) 67-year-old Douglas Morehead was described as a friendly man who “scooted along” as he walked.  He drove himself to his job at Toys R Us and would give money to those who wanted to test his generosity. And, testified a manager from the […]

Cissell Found Guilty of False Address on Petition

February 4th 2014

Cissell Found Guilty of False Address on Petition (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2014) Did Andrew Cissell, 25, knowingly give a false address when he turned in petitions to legalize personal amounts of marijuana in Ferndale?  That was the determination made by a six-member jury Tuesday who found him guilty of making a false statement […]