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Ferndale Group Selling Black Lives Matter Signs to Support Detroit Chapter

June 17th 2020

The signs cost $5 and can be delivered to Berkley, Detroit, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, and Royal Oak Township.

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

March for Our Lives Ferndale March 31

March 29th 2018

March for Our Lives Ferndale March 31 Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale version of March for Our Lives will take place on Saturday, March 31 from 3-5pm. The march will begin in front of Affirmations on 9 Mile in downtown Ferndale, and will end at Geary Park. The theme of the march will be “Where […]

Oak Park Student Arrested for Threats of School Violence

March 23rd 2018

Oak Park Student Arrested for Threats of School Violence (City of Oak Park, March 23, 2018)   Oak Park, MI – Oak Park Public Safety arrested a 14-year-old Oak Park School District student in connection with threats of school violence involving several schools within the Oak Park School District. On Tuesday, March 20, Public Safety […]

Oakland County Schools Impacted by Threats of Violence

March 22nd 2018

Oakland County Schools Impacted by Threats of Violence (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2018) Oak Park, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Novi, Farmington, Holly West Bloomfield, Hazel Park, Birmingham, South Lyon, MI- In the wake of the Valentine’s Day shooting deaths in Parkland, Florida, the nation has seen a rise of threats made against schools, mainly online.  […]

How YOU can Help HAVEN Save People from Abuse

August 27th 2017

How YOU can Help HAVEN Save People from Abuse (HAVEN, Aug. 27, 2017) As a nonprofit, we rely on the generosity of others to help us carry out our efforts. It’s that effort, however big or small, that goes directly to helping survivors. Without it, shelter would not be provided, wounds would not be healed, […]

County Sheriff, Chiefs from Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills Discuss Race

April 10th 2017

County Sheriff, Chiefs from Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills Discuss Race (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2017) Southfield, MI – What are the results of taking a proactive approach to community policing and addressing racial inequities?  Police Chiefs from through SE Michigan and Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard were among the speakers at the Race […]

Guest View: The Role of Righteousness in Orlando Shooting and Others

June 15th 2016

Guest View: The Role of Righteousness in Orlando Shooting and Others (Kathleen LaTosch, June 15, 2016) “We’ve reached no definitive judgment on the precise motivations of the killer.” “It’s a hate crime and an act of terror.” “We need tougher gun laws.” “We need more help for the mentally ill.” We are here again.  Another […]

Parenting Class: Skills for Violence Free Relationships March 22

March 4th 2016

Parenting Class: Skills for Violence Free Relationships March 22 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Youth Assistance will be hosting a parenting program, Skills for Violence Free Relationships, on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Ferndale High School Media Center, 881 Pinecrest Dr, Ferndale, MI 48220. This empowering program will focus on […]

Pontiac: Victim Struck by Gunfire on S. Anderson

June 29th 2015

Pontiac: Victim Struck by Gunfire on S. Anderson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 29, 2015)   INCIDENT: 01:11 hrs. – June 29 – City of Pontiac – Non-Fatal Shooting #15-101285   SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (Oakland) for the report of a victim seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. The victim who […]