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Tree Removal Project Begins in Oak Park’s Victoria Park

December 22nd 2015

Tree Removal Project Begins in Oak Park’s Victoria Park (City of Oak Park Press Release, Dec. 21, 2015) Oak Park, MI – Today, Michigan Department of Transportation, or MDOT, began tree removal in Victoria Park. Victoria Park is located east and west of Church Street just north of 10 Mile Road in Oak Park. The […]

Keeping Safe on Carnival Rides

June 19th 2015

Keeping Safe on Carnival Rides (LARA, June 19, 2015) With the first official day of summer approaching, the more than 40 million of us who will travel Michigan to enjoy carnival and amusement rides this season are urged to make safety a priority, especially with the kids. “Carnival rides in Michigan are held to the […]

Ferndale Bike Rodeo June 6

May 19th 2015

Ferndale Bike Rodeo June 6 (event listing, May 19, 2015) The Ferndale Bike Rodeo is being held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 9am to 1pm at Ferndale High School. Bring your bicycle up to the Bike Rodeo to receive: -Free bike inspection -Free bike skills test -Free bike helmet -Free fire safety house tour […]

Cyber Safety for Parents Presentation at FHS Jan. 21

January 13th 2015

Cyber Safety for Parents Presentation at FHS Jan. 21 (Ferndale Youth Assistance Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative, Ferndale High School and Ferndale Youth Assistance will be hosting an Internet Safety Presentation for parents and adults on Wednesday, January 21st from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the FHS Media Center. This presentation […]

Ferndale PD Gives Away Gun Locks for Safety

January 15th 2013

Some Ferndale residents own guns, and the Ferndale Police would prefer it if those guns were stored safely. That’s why they have partnered with Project Child Safe to provide free gun locks to residents who request them.

The locks have been provided to the department though Project Child Safe at no cost to the department, according to Sgt. Barron Brown. The program began several years ago, but the department has not given away very many, most likely because the public hasn’t been aware of it.

ASPCA Releases Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Parents

October 22nd 2012

Attention, animal lovers, it’s almost the spookiest night of the year! The ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet saying “trick or treat!” all the way to November 1.

Bike Safety a Must in the City

July 4th 2011

…Incidents like this are easily avoidable if bicyclists follow the traffic laws, and if drivers learn to keep their eyes open for pedestrians and bicyclists…