Ferndale

Tips to Avoid Crimes Targeting Seniors

January 8th 2014

Tips to Avoid Crimes Targeting Seniors (Troy Police Dept. Press Release, Jan. 8, 2014) Health Insurance Frauds Medical Equipment Fraud: Equipment manufacturers offer “free” products to individuals. Insurers are then charged for products that were not needed and/or may not have been delivered. “Rolling Lab” Schemes: Unnecessary and sometimes fake tests are given to individuals […]

Kitchen Fire in Ferndale Caused by Using Torch to Thaw Pipe

January 8th 2014

Kitchen Fire in Ferndale Caused by Using Torch to Thaw Pipe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2014) A homeowner on Pilgrim Street in Ferndale tried using a small torch to thaw a pipe under their kitchen sink Tuesday morning at about 9am. The choice led to a fire in the kitchen, which could have been […]

Doggie Playdate in Ferndale to Benefit Detroit Bully Corps

January 7th 2014

Doggie Playdate in Ferndale to Benefit Detroit Bully Corps (Canine to Five Press Release, Jan. 7, 2014) When: Thursday, January 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Where: Canine To Five Ferndale, 2141 Hilton Road 248-556-5675 What: Indoor Playdate, benefiting Detroit Bully Corps Who: Friendly, vaccinated dogs and their owners. We do have a small dog indoor area, and […]

Ferndale Opens Warming Center Tuesday and Wednesday

January 7th 2014

Ferndale Opens Warming Center Tuesday and Wednesday (City of Ferndale Press Release, Jan.7 , 2014) Southeast Michigan temperatures have now dropped to record lows, and people who have to be out in it have been warned to limit their time outdoors, wear several layers of clothing, and cover up as much as possible to avoid […]

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County

January 5th 2014

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County (City of Oak Park, Jan. 5, 2014) The City of Oak Park released the following information via email to help those in need of shelter during the cold.  For a printable pdf. go to http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1113800372963-61/OC+Warming+Centers.pdf. Please also call the Housing Resource Center at 248-928-0111 for additional specific information related […]

Winter Storm Update: Schools Closed, Snow Emergencies Declared

January 5th 2014

Winter Storm Update: Schools Closed, Snow Emergencies Declared (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2014) With low temperatures and high snowfall predicted, many cities have issued snow emergencies and school districts have taken the day off Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting snowfall of 3-7 inches tonight, and temperatures dropping to about 1 degree tomorrow, […]

Ferndale Blues Festival Seeking Volunteers

January 5th 2014

Ferndale Blues Festival Seeking Volunteers (Monica Mills, Ferndale Blues Festival Volunteer Coordinator, Jan. 5, 2014) Venues are checking in, we are gathering info about gigs for the program and the poster is in the works. We can’t wait to connect with our Blues Volunteer Friends again.  Our 9 day event will be Jan. 24 – Feb. […]

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced

January 3rd 2014

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced (Library of Michigan Press Release, Jan. 3, 2014) The Library of Michigan today announced the 2014 Michigan Notable Books – 20 books celebrating Michigan people, places and events. “Michigan is rich in talented writers, history, and resources,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Our Notable Books for 2014 express […]

School Closings and Snow Emergencies

January 2nd 2014

School Closings and Snow Emergencies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2014) There has been a lot of snow in SE Michigan, prompting many districts to cancel school and cities to declare snow emergencies.  In snow emergencies people must keep their vehicles off the street until the street is plowed, or they could face ticketing or […]

The Rose Bowl and Parade, Through the Eyes of a Spartan

January 1st 2014

The Rose Bowl and Parade, Through the Eyes of a Loyal Spartan (Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2014) Dedicated Spartan fan and former Michigan State student John Taylor was able to go to Pasadena, California for the 100th Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day.  There he watched his green-and-white-clad favorite team beat the Stanford Cardinals with […]