Ferndale

Hazel Park Pot Petition Gets Start, Other Cities Too

April 9th 2014

Hazel Park Pot Petition Gets Start, Other Cities Too (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 9, 2014) The push is on to spread marijuana decriminalization ordinances to as many municipalities as possible, with Oak Park and Hazel Park among those likely to have initiatives on the ballot for the August primary. Hazel Park City Councilperson Andy LeCureaux was […]

Cissell Gets Probation, Suspended Jail Time, in False Statement Case (video)

April 8th 2014

Cissell Gets Probation, Suspended Jail Time, in False Statement Case (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2014) Andrew Cissell, who was convicted of making a false statement on an initiative petition in connection with the Nov. 2013 ballot initiative to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana under Ferndale ordinance, was sentenced in 43rd District Court in […]

2014 CFF Good Neighbor Awards Announced

April 8th 2014

2014 CFF Good Neighbor Awards Announced (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2014) Citizens for a  Fair Ferndale has announced its 2014 Good Neighbor Award Winners.  The winners were nominated by others in the community for their dedication to making Ferndale a better place. The 2014 honorees include: Andrea Johns and Rachel Heller; Angela Lippard and […]

Rainbow Run Registration Open, Sponsorship Spots Still Available

April 8th 2014

Rainbow Run Registration Open, Sponsorship Spots Still Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2014) Planning for the Rainbow Run is off to a great start as the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce works to secure sponsorships and sign up runner for the beautifully messy, diversity-celebrating run on May 31 to help usher in Ferndale Pride. […]

Ferndale Police Identify Armed Robbery Suspect, Seek Help Locating Him

April 6th 2014

Ferndale Police Identify Armed Robbery Suspect, Seek Help Locating Him Ferndale Police are looking for the following suspect in the armed robbery case. Thanks to media help in broadcasting the security video footage and public input, police are searching for the RAY SLAYTON. Anybody with information should contact Ferndale Police or call Crime Stoppers (1 […]

Crash Damages Electrical Pole at 8 Mile and Allen

April 6th 2014

Crash Damages Electrical Pole at 8 Mile and Allen (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 6, 2014)   At around 3 P.M. April 5 an accident at 8 Mile and Allen sent a vehicle crashing into a telephone pole, according to a witness.  Reader Molly Van Nest submitted the photos.  It did not appear that anyone was […]

Forging Ahead: Family Business Reviving Large Industrial Site

April 5th 2014

Forging Ahead: Family Business Reviving Large Industrial Site (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 5, 2014) Jeff Denha was 27 years old when his family bought and put him in charge of a failing metal forging company tucked away in the industrial area of Ferndale’s east side. “I was young and ignorant when I decided to take […]

Volunteer of the Year and More at the Ferndale DDA Awards

April 5th 2014

Volunteer of the Year and More at the Ferndale DDA Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 5, 2014) “The first time you meet our volunteer of the year, you might think ‘Well, she’s a feisty little thing.’  And that first impression is exactly right,” said Downtown Development Authority Board Director Jay McMillan as he introduced the […]

Arson Destroys Six Cars in Royal Oak Township

April 5th 2014

Arson Destroys Six Cars in Royal Oak Township (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 5, 2014) Six cars were set aflame in a Royal Oak Township salvage yard on April 1, bringing firefighters to the scene and destroying the vehicles. The fire began around 7:30 P.M. at the end of Galaxie in Royal Oak Township, according to […]

Ferndale Tackles Budget, Aims for More Transparency

April 4th 2014

Ferndale Tackles Budget, Aims for More Transparency (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 3, 2014) Facing a million-dollar deficit, Ferndale City Council and staff set to work in an all-day budget workshop Saturday, combing through department finances and searching for ways to cut costs.  In spite of continuous striving towards economic development and saving money, shortfalls continue. […]