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Holiday Shopping: Modern Natural Baby

November 18th 2018

Holiday Shopping: Modern Natural Baby (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2018) Ferndale,  MI – As the holiday shopping season begins, we’re giving readers a peek inside our retail advertisers’ stores for some great local shopping ideas! Modern Natural Baby is located at 200 W Nine Mile Rd in Downtown Ferndale.  This fun store is packed […]

Drop-in Genealogy Workshops at Hazel Park Library 7/22, 8/11, 8/12

July 21st 2017

Drop-in Genealogy Workshops at Hazel Park Library  7/22, 8/11, 8/12 (EVENT page) Hazel Park, MI – Have questions researching your family history?  No matter where you are in your research – just starting out, stumped at a missing name, or expanded to new generations, we invite you to bring your questions to your library for […]

15 Pictures from the Ferndale Hilton Fall Festival 2016

October 10th 2016

15 Pictures from the Ferndale Hilton Fall Festival 2016 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The changing of the seasons is the perfect time for donning costumes and going on a quest for candy, hayrides, pony rides, games and other adventure. The Hilton Fall Festival is Ferndale’s version of trick or treat […]

Independence Day Fireworks in Oakland County 2016

June 25th 2016

Independence Day Fireworks in Oakland County 2016 (Oakland County Blog, republished with permission, June 22, 2016) America the Beautiful. It’s time to celebrate freedom – grab a blanket and the family and head to one of the many celebrations taking place throughout Oakland County. Celebrations and events take place on varying days (and times), however most […]

Ferndale Announces Paid Paternity Leave for Employees

January 12th 2016

Ferndale Announces Paid Paternity Leave for Employees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 12, 2016) Ferndale, MI – At their Jan. 11 meeting, Ferndale City Council voted to add paid paternity leave to the benefits package for employees, giving new moms and dads time off when a new kid comes. The idea is that offering paternity time […]

Berkley Daddy/Daughter Dance Jan. 23

January 1st 2016

Berkley Daddy/Daughter Dance Jan. 23 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – Daddy/Daughter Dance Date: January 23 Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm or 7:00 – 8:30 pm (choose one) Cost: $7 per couple, $3 per additional person Tickets go on sale January 4 Berkley Recreation – 2400 Robina Ave, Berkley, MI 48072 (248) 546-2450 Put on by Berkley Parks […]

Troy: Four Session Class for Boys about Anger, Begins Jan. 26

December 30th 2015

Troy: Four Session Class for Boys about Anger, Begins Jan. 26 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – From Frustration to Anger Presented by Chandler Fleming, LMSW Through Troy Youth Assistance A four session workshop for boys aged 10-13. Includes discussion and instruction on positive ways to handle frustration before it turns to anger. Youth Session: January […]

Divorce and Families pt 1 of 4: How does an Infant React to Divorce?

March 22nd 2015

Divorce and Families pt 1 of 4:  How does an Infant React to Divorce? (Guest Series Part 1 of 4, Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services, March 22, 2015) Sometimes a new child can push a strained relationship to the breaking point. Other times the divorce was in the works long before the child was born. […]

After Years of Searching, Ferndale Father and Son Finally Meet

June 17th 2012

It wasn’t until 26 years later that Jason finally tracked down the man who helped make him, with a shot in the dark Facebook post and a group of tight-knit Ferndale alumni providing the critical piece to the puzzle.

Conscious Discipline, Free Class for Parents

October 4th 2011

On Wednesday, Oct. 12 Rocheleau will be presenting a free parenting workshop called “Conscious Disciple” at Roosevelt Primary (2610 Pinecrest) from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The workshop is geared towards parents of elementary school aged children