Ferndale

Artists Roundtable: Woodcut Prints w/Patrick Dengate Jan 23

January 20th 2014

Ferndale Library Artists Roundtable: Woodcut Prints w/Patrick Dengate Jan 23 (FPL Press Release, Jan. 20, 2013) The Ferndale Public Library’s Artists Roundtable, Thursday Jan. 23, 7:30 pm at Ferndale Public Library. Exchange ideas, meet other local artists and creators, share works-in-progress. Bring business cards, show flyers, call for art, resources 7:30 – Pat Dengate: a […]

Details of UAW Contract with Ferndale Schools

January 20th 2014

Details of UAW Contract with Ferndale Schools (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Jan. 20, 2014) EDITOR’S NOTE:  Ferndale Schools is currently negotiating with all unions in hopes of wage concessions.  Read a letter from School Board President Jim O’Donnell at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/01/19/letter-from-ferndale-school-board-president-jim-odonnell-on-budget/, and a story on picketing at the School Board meeting at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/01/14/proposed-pay-cuts-to-teachers-and-staff-spark-protest-at-ferndale-schools/.  The union agreement […]

Promises Kept: Because I Said I Would (video)

January 19th 2014

Promises Kept: Because I Said I Would (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 19, 2014) Are promises more meaningful than resolutions? That’s the idea behind the Because I Said I Would project that came to several cities on New Year’s Eve, including Dino’s Lounge in Ferndale. Over 200 people made promises they posted on the Because […]

Letter from Ferndale School Board President Jim O’Donnell on Budget

January 19th 2014

Letter from Ferndale School Board President Jim O’Donnell on Budget (Jim O’Donnell, Jan. 19, 2014) (EDITOR’S NOTE:  This letter was submitted by School Board President Jim O’Donnell and also appeared in the Ferndale Schools e-blast.  This is in response to public questions about ongoing negotiations with district employees, discussed in this article:  http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/01/14/proposed-pay-cuts-to-teachers-and-staff-spark-protest-at-ferndale-schools/) Ferndale Public […]

Oakland County Beyond Coal Kickoff Meeting Jan. 21

January 19th 2014

Oakland County Beyond Coal Kickoff Meeting Jan. 21 (Beyond Coal Press Release, Jan. 19, 2014) DTE is one of the largest contributors to coal pollution here in Michigan, getting 75% of all energy they produce from dirty coal. Michigan can be a leader in clean energy, but by resisting the transition to cleaner energy sources, […]

Ferndale Library Announces Blues Festival Show Jan. 31

January 19th 2014

Ferndale Library Announces Blues Festival Show Jan. 31 (FPL Press Release, Jan. 19, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library is partnering once again with the Bud Light Ferndale Area Blues Festival to showcase two Michigan bands; the funky, bluesy Bastion and The Free Life, a quirky, proto-punk outfit from Kalamazoo. The show will take the place […]

Update: Suspect in Ferndale Murder Arraigned

January 17th 2014

Update: Suspect in Ferndale Murder Arraigned (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2014) Ferndale Police Lt. William Wilson released the following statement: “On 01/17/14, William Thomas Goad (homeless white male, DOB 01/22/1976) was arraigned and charged with Homicide-Open Murder, Unlawfully Driving Away Motor Vehicle and Larceny In A Building. Judge Charles G. Goedert denied bond. Goad’s […]

FernCare Seeks Help Cleaning Up After Flood

January 17th 2014

FernCare Seeks Help Cleaning Up After Flood (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) Water ran freely for over three hours inside the FernCare Free Clinic last week after a pipe burst due to the cold.  An emergency cleanup crew was called in and volunteers also spent hours sopping up water and cleaning up.  The quickness […]

Ferndale Police Arrest Suspect in Devon Square Murder (video)

January 15th 2014

Ferndale Police Arrest Suspect in Devon Square Murder (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) When they learned of a body found at Devon Square Apartments around noon on Tuesday, Ferndale Police acted quickly to investigate and capture their suspect in less than a day and a half. The victim’s identity has not yet been […]

Homicide in Ferndale Apartment Building

January 15th 2014

Homicide in Ferndale Apartment Building (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2014) Police responded to a report of a homicide on Jan. 14, 2014 at the Devon Square  Apartments at 1225 Orchard St. (near Hilton), according to public documents reviewed by The Oakland County 115 News.  The call was logged at 12:10 pm. According to neighbors, […]