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“No Air, Not Fair,” Ferndale Housing Residents and Advocates Chant (video)

June 19th 2015

“No Air, Not Fair,” Ferndale Housing Residents and Advocates Chant (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2015 Assistant City Manager Joe Gacioch seemed surprised when a group of senior citizens and activists came into City Hall on Tuesday with signs chanting “No air, not fair.” The group was a blend of folks from Detroit Eviction […]

Oakland County Residents Among Finalists for 2015 Governor’s Service Awards

May 26th 2015

Oakland County Residents Among Finalists for 2015 Governor’s Service Awards (Adapted from press release, May 26, 2015) Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the 40 finalists for the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards. The finalists have been selected from more than 160 individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations statewide for their commitment to volunteer service. Among them are […]

Downtown Ferndale and Director Cristina Sheppard-Decius Part Ways

May 14th 2015

Downtown Ferndale and Director Cristina Sheppard-Decius Part Ways (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 14, 2015)   The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) announced that a change in leadership is coming, and that Cristina Sheppard-Decius will be leaving the position May 27. According to a press release: “The Ferndale DDA Board of Directors and Executive Director Cristina […]

Ferndale Friends of Different Learners to Host Expert on Children with IEPs April 15

April 10th 2015

Ferndale Friends of Different Learners to Host Expert on Children with IEPs April 15 (press release, April 11, 2015) FERNDALE FRIENDS OF DIFFERENT LEARNERS MEETING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015, 6.30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. John F. Kennedy Elementary School Media Center 24220 Rosewood, Oak Park, MI 48237 We welcome Cathy Schmidt, Transition/Post-High Consultant from Oakland […]

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility

April 1st 2015

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2015) “Expression is a human right,” said Rachel Weisserman who hosted the Transgender Day of Visibility at Five15 Royal Oak on Tuesday night. About 50 transgender people and allies joined together to celebrate expression and camaraderie for Transgender Day of Visibility. With […]

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates

April 1st 2015

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates (Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer, April 1, 2015) Message From the Mayor Change is difficult for many of us to embrace, and accepting innovative ideas sometimes disturbs the tranquility and peace of simply continuing with the familiar. When the Gregorian calendar was introduced in 1582, many […]

Divorce and Families pt 4 of 4: How Do Teens React to Divorce?

March 31st 2015

Divorce and Families pt 4 of 4: How Do Teens React to Divorce? (Guest Series Part 1 of 4, Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services, March 31, 2015)   How Do Teens React to Divorce? Teens are notoriously temperamental, especially when there is conflict in the family. This last in a four part series will help you […]

Royal Oak Police & Fire to Drop Puck for ‘Guns & Hoses’ Charity Hockey Game April 18

March 30th 2015

Royal Oak Police & Fire to Drop Puck for ‘Guns & Hoses’ Charity Hockey Game (City of Royal Oak Press Release, March 30, 2015) The hockey teams of the Royal Oak Police and Fire departments are set to square-off in the fifth-annual Royal Oak ‘Guns & Hoses’ Charity Hockey Game on Saturday, April 18 at […]

NCRC#1: Diversity and Prosperity Integrate Well in Oak Park, Illinois

March 29th 2015

NCRC#1: Diversity and Prosperity Integrate Well in Oak Park, Illinois (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2015) This is part of our series of stories from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference in Washington DC from March 25-28, 2015. Learn more at www.ncrc.org. As part of the National Coalition Reinvestment Coalitions Annual Conference in Washington DC, […]

Divorce and Families pt 3 of 4: How Do Tweens React to Divorce?

March 29th 2015

Divorce and Families pt 3 of 4: How Do Tweens React to Divorce? (Guest Series Part 1 of 4, Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services, March 29, 2015)   How Do Tweens React to Divorce? Later elementary aged children or “Tweens” pose special problems for parents going through divorce. This third in a four part series will […]