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Groups Can Apply for Active Lifestyle Minigrants…

February 18th 2018

Groups Can Apply for Active Lifestyle Minigrants through Brooksie Way (Brooksie Way, Feb. 18, 2018) ROCHESTER, MI – Not-for-profit organizations and community groups whose programming is designed to promote active lifestyles for Oakland County residents have until March 9 to apply for a Brooksie Way Minigrant. The program has helped support nearly 150 projects throughout […]

Cities Want State to Reform Funding, Public Info. Session Aug 9, 10 & 15

July 31st 2017

Cities Want State to Reform Funding, Public Info. Session Aug 9, 10 & 15 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, Ferndale, MI – In partnership with the cities of Pleasant Ridge, Berkley, Ferndale, Oak Park, and Hazel Park, we invite you to attend an upcoming SaveMICity presentation by the Michigan Municipal League. Find out why as the […]

Person Over 60 Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee

January 27th 2017

Person Over 60 Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee (Oakland County Commission, Jan. 27, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is seeking an older adult representative to serve on the Oakland County Area Agency on Aging Subcommittee. Interested individuals must be at least 60 years of age and reside […]

Ferndale Community Foundation Awards Grants to Local Groups

August 9th 2016

Ferndale Community Foundation Awards Grants to Local Groups (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Several community projects are getting a boost in funding thanks to grants given by the Ferndale Community Foundation.  The grants were announced at the July 25 City Council meeting (sorry we got behind due to the elections), with […]

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available

May 27th 2016

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2016) Troy, MI – Southfield Police Officer Mark Zacks used to have trouble asking the question “Do you think about hurting yourself?” or “Have you thought about suicide?” With 28 years on the force including 15 on the special entry and […]

MML #3: Cities Want their Share, Tool Shows Funding Loss by Community

March 26th 2016

MML #3: Cities Want their Share, Tool Shows Funding Loss by Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2016) Lansing, MI – Only four states have reduced the amount of tax dollars going to municipal governments, and of those Michigan has decreased funding the most.  Robert Kleine of Great Lakes Economic Consulting spoke about the subject […]

College-Bound Seniors in Oakland County Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship

March 16th 2016

College-Bound Seniors in Oakland County Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship (Compiled, March 16, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – High School Seniors throughout Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb Counties are invited to apply for the Robert A. Schuele Scholarship through Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties. The scholarship provides one recipient with […]

Hazel Park Names Dr. Amy Kruppe New Superintendent

May 26th 2015

Hazel Park Names Dr. Amy Kruppe New Superintendent (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, May 26, 2015) Hazel Park Schools Board of Education has announced that Dr. Amy Kruppe (pronounced Kroup-E), from the Niles (IL) Elementary School District 71 (a northwest Chicago suburb), has been selected and is expected to be named Superintendent of Hazel Park […]

Help the Ferndale 115 With Year-End Expenses

December 31st 2012

The answer is community-funded news, with small-priced ads so multiple individuals (readers) can give their support.

That’s why we are asking for any reader who is able, to please purchase a $15 Thank You ad. These ads are custom-designed with your name on them, and they are featured in an article, on our Thank You page, and on our Facebook page.

Sarah Sudol Lights Path for FernCare Patients

July 29th 2012

Sudol, who moved to Ferndale from Clinton Township two years ago, always knew that she wanted to help people and feel good about her work. She went to Western Michigan University for pre-med, but an Alternative Spring Break in Colorado sent her on a slightly different course.