Ferndale

2017 Candidate Interview: Ferndale Councilperson Greg Pawlica

November 2nd 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Ferndale Councilperson Greg Pawlica (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 2, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Councilperson Greg Pawlica and Ferndale Mayor Pro Tem Melanie Piana are unopposed in the Nov. 7, 2017 election, as is Mayor Dave Coulter.  Yet the election will go on and the candidates continue to connect with voters about […]

Chili Cookoff in Ferndale to Support Police and Fire

November 1st 2017

Chili Cookoff in Ferndale to Support Police and Fire Nov. 4 Ferndale, MI – Come to the alley behind Dino’s Lounge and J’s Penalty Box from noon to 4pm on Saturday Nov. 4 for the 4th annual Chili Cook-off to benefit Detroit Firemens Fund and Detroit Police Benefit and Protective Association. Hosted by Charlie LeDuff, […]

Ferndale Woman’s Blood Alcohol Level One of Highest Grand Haven Judge Has Seen

November 1st 2017

Ferndale Woman’s Blood Alcohol Level One of Highest Grand Haven Judge Has Seen (compiled, Nov. 1, 2017) Grand Haven, MI – According to the Grand Haven Tribune, Kimberly Anne Elledge’s blood alcohol level was .37, more than four times the legal limit when she was arrested in Grand Haven on Sept. 11. .37 falls in […]

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11

October 28th 2017

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11 Join us for our first Oakland County AAPN Collaborative Family Conference! This event is open to all families building a community around student success. Parents and students Invited! We have an exciting line up to share with you … Social Media Secrets: Presented by Rasheda Williams, […]

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools

October 28th 2017

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students at Ferndale Elementary Schools will soon be learning to play golf as part of their physical education classes. With thanks to the First Tee organization, the program was announced in the Oct. 27 e blast from the […]

Ferndale Makes History with Installment of Rainbow Flag in Council Chambers

October 23rd 2017

Ferndale Makes History with Installment of Rainbow Flag in Council Chambers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – When Ferndale City Councilperson Greg Pawlica moved to Ferndale in 2002, the decision was very intentional. “At that time Ferndale was already a warm, welcoming community and it was known as a place that was […]

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board

October 23rd 2017

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board (Ferndale Schools, Oct. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools Board of Education Secretary Ms. Karen Twomey has announced she will resign from her position on the Board effective November 21st, 2017. In her letter of resignation Ms. Twomey stated: “I joined the Board in 2008 in order to […]

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Candidate Forum Oct. 29

October 21st 2017

Citizens For a Fair Ferndale Candidate Forum Oct. 29 On Sunday, October 29, 2017, Citizens for a Fair Ferndale (CFF) will hold a Candidate Forum at the Ferndale Area District Library (222 E. 9 Mile Rd.) from 1:00-2:30 p.m. CFF has invited all declared candidates. The public and the media are encouraged to attend.  This […]

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context

October 19th 2017

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2017) Pontiac, MI – A dozen Oakland County residents have been charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl, seven of whom were charged with distribution resulting in death, revealed Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard in a press conference Wednesday […]

Blumz Now Open in Holly

October 16th 2017

Blumz Now Open in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2017) Holly, MI – Blumz by JR Designs is now open for business in Downtown Holly!  This is the third location for floral and wedding/event planning experts Jerome Raska and Robbin Yelverton, who also own stores in Ferndale and Detroit. Located at 114 S. Saginaw […]