Ferndale

Ferndalians Channel Leaders Past, Spread Love…

March 2nd 2014

Ferndalians Channel Leaders Past, Spread Love in Hopes for Equality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 3, 2014) Blowing bubbles, singing a freedom song, and breathing in the cleansing scent of burning sage were all part of a “love ritual” held at Affirmations on Sunday in honor of April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the Hazel Park […]

Love and Logic Parenting Program March 11

March 2nd 2014

Love and Logic Parenting Program March 11 (FYA, March 2, 2014) Ferndale Youth Assistance is sponsoring a Family Education Program, “Love & Logic”.  This is a parenting program that is geared towards assisting parents by teaching them practical parenting techniques.  The facilitator is prepared to provide real-life examples of how to handle these stressful communications […]

Opponents to Equality Make Big Showing…

March 2nd 2014

Opponents to Equality Make Big Showing in Support “Biblical Marriage” (C. Proxmire, March 2, 2014, see also Between the Lines) Mike Grant of Ypsilanti believes that because of his personal religious beliefs, other individuals should be denied the right to get married.  He spent several hours Tuesday pacing in front of the Federal Courthouse in […]

For the Love of Reading Art Exhibit, Reception March 6

March 1st 2014

For the Love of Reading Art Exhibit, Reception March 6 (Ferndale Public Library Press Release, March 1, 2014) Celebrating reading and literature’s ability to inspire, “For the Love of Reading, Volume 2” is an art exhibition at the Ferndale Public Library, running from Monday, March 3 – Saturday, April 12. Artworks drawn from beloved stories, […]

Ritual in Ferndale to Spread Love to Hazel Park Couple Sunday

March 1st 2014

Ritual in Ferndale to Spread Love to Hazel Park Couple Sunday (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2014) In support of the Deboer and Rowse family going to court for the right for Second Parent Adoption and marriage equality, Jacki Smith of Candle Wick Shoppe will be leading the Ferndale community in a ritual to transform […]

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated

February 28th 2014

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) Reading test scores for Michigan fourth graders improved for the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today. Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) are reflective of what children had learned the previous […]

Fatal Accident on Woodward Tuesday in Ferndale

February 27th 2014

Fatal Accident on Woodward Tuesday in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 27, 2014) The Daily Tribune is reporting that there was single-car fatal crash on Woodward at 11:25 am Tuesday. A 58-year-old Oak Park man driving a 2006 Jeep SUV struck a light pole in front of McDonald’s near Albany Street.  An investigation is on-going […]

Police Report Ferndale Man Found Passed Out on Stranger’s Floor

February 25th 2014

Police Report Ferndale Man Found Passed Out on Stranger’s Floor (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Feb. 25, 2014) This morning (02/25/14) at about 5:30, a man who lives in an apartment on Leland woke up to find strange cloths strewn about his bathroom floor. The resident noticed an unknown man (JAGGER) sleeping on his […]

Citizen Award Turns to Talk of Transgender Respect (video)

February 25th 2014

Citizen Award Turns to Talk of Transgender Respect (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2014) When Victor Walker called the Ferndale Police to report a suspected purse thief back in January, he referred to the suspect as a woman.  Yet when police arrived they addressed the suspect as a man in spite of their feminine […]

Parents Rock Out to Raise Money for FernCare (video)

February 23rd 2014

Parents Rock Out to Raise Money for FernCare (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2014) Charity shows at local bars are one of the ways that the grown-ups of Ferndale teach the youngsters about civic responsibility and community love.  Among the neighborhood favorites are 3d Invisible, Jawbone and The Grateful Dads, made up of parents […]