Ferndale

Fire on E. Troy in Ferndale Brings out Multiple Departments

March 5th 2014

Fire on E. Troy in Ferndale Brings out Multiple Departments (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 5, 2014) A mid day fire is consuming the home at 518 E. Troy Street. Firefighters from Ferndale, Hazel Park, Madison Heights and Royal Oak are on the scene, with responders working together to make sure the fire does not spread […]

FEF Dinner March 14 to Help Ferndale Schools

March 5th 2014

FEF Dinner March 14 to Help Ferndale Schools (FEF, March 5, 2014) The Ferndale Education Foundation dinner is on March 14, Club Venetian, from 6pm to 11pm. Dinner tickets cost $40, and raffle tickets are $10. 20’s Attire Encouraged but not mandatory Proceeds support Ferndale Public Schools. FHS Jazz Band will perform CASA Dancers will […]

Demonstrators Try to Stay Warm, While State’s Case Runs Cold

March 5th 2014

Demonstrators Try to Stay Warm, While State’s Case Runs Cold by Crystal A. Proxmire News spread quickly Sunday that over 100 Detroit-based pastors would be convening at the Federal Courthouse Monday to protest marriage equality.  Rumors put expected turnout as high as 600.  The Detroit Police stood ready with extra officers in the area and […]

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 […]