Ferndale

Atty. General Denied Special Hearing in Marriage Case

April 29th 2014

Attorney General Denied Special Hearing in Same Sex Marriage Case (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2014) While over 300 legally-married same-sex couples wait in limbo for their marriages to be recognized, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that that the appeal must go through the traditional appeals process. Attorney General Bill Schuette petitioned […]

Commission to Vote Wednesday on SMART Funding

April 29th 2014

Commission to Vote Wednesday on SMART Funding (Sherry A. Wells and Crystal Proxmire, April 29, 2014) Tomorrow morning, Wednesday, April 30 at 9:30 AM, the Oakland County Commission votes on whether to join Wayne and Macomb County Commissions for a vote to keep the SMART bus system running in the midst of vastly reduced property […]

JFK Elementary Students Star in “Pop! The Musical” May 3-4

April 29th 2014

JFK Elementary Students Star in “Pop! The Musical” May 3-4 (JFK Press Release, April 29, 2014) Students from Ferndale’s John F. Kennedy Elementary will perform their biggest musical production ever May 3 and 4 in two shows at the Ferndale High School Auditorium. Proceeds support the JFK PTA. In the original production “Pop! The Musical,” […]

John Gallagher, “Reimagining Detroit” at PR Book Club May 20

April 28th 2014

John Gallagher, “Reimagining Detroit” at PR Book Club May 20 (compiled, April 28, 2014) On May 20th, John Gallagher, Free Press columnist and author, will come to Pleasant Ridge to discuss his book, Reimagining Detroit. This is the Pleasant Ridge book club selection for the month and Jason Kryziak, City Commissioner and book club founder, […]

Democrats Pack Cobo for Fmr. President Bill Clinton Speech (video)

April 27th 2014

Democrats Pack Cobo for Fmr. President Bill Clinton Speech (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2014) Raising over $500,000 for the Michigan Democratic Party, the 2014 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner at Cobo Hall featuring Former President Bill Clinton was considered “a rousing success” by Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson. Johnson and others took time to share their […]

8 Mile Luncheon Inspires Vision of Collaboration

April 27th 2014

8 Mile Luncheon Inspires Vision of Collaboration (A guest column by Sheryl Mitchell, April 27, 2014) I had the opportunity to attend the Leadership Luncheon on April 25th that was held at Cobo by the Eight Mile Boulevard Association (8MBA) and witnessed an unexpected show of regional collaboration that was so powerful that it almost […]

FernCare Annual Dinner May 8

April 27th 2014

FernCare Annual Dinner May 8 (FernCare Press Release, April 27, 2014) FernCare proudly announces our upcoming Annual Dinner in May. Our sixth! Can you believe it? We are so thankful to all of our supporters over the years. Your help–whether through volunteering your time, your financial support, or both–has allowed us to help so many […]

What Once Was Winezilla, Now Birmingham Wine

April 25th 2014

What Once Was Winezilla, Now Birmingham Wine (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2014) Winezilla once graced Downtown Ferndale with $15 bottles of wine, a no-snobs approach to wine-tasting, and the colorful artwork of local artist Daniel Cascardo. However in a town ripe with mead, craft beer, restaurants and bars even the business’s fun Godzilla theme […]

BlowOut Just One of the Ways Ferndale Library Rocks May 2-3

April 25th 2014

BlowOut Just One of the Ways Ferndale Library Rocks May 2-3 (Jeff Milo, FPL, April 25, 2014) Next week marks the second year Ferndale Public Library joins the ranks of Metro Detroit’s popular bars and nightclubs in co-hosting impressive line ups of local bands performing live for 17th annual Metro Times Blowout music festival. Just […]

Suspects Plead Not Guilty in Schalk Murder

April 24th 2014

Suspects Plead Not Guilty in Schalk Murder (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2014) Major Allen, 31, and Sean Allen Briskey, 30, appeared in court on Tuesday to plead not guilty to charges of suspicion of murder in the death of Ferndale native Jusin Schalk. According to the Daily Press, a preliminary hearing will be held […]