The bill makes it harder for workers to organize and fight for workplace rights. Unions represent workers in negotiations with employers and in disputes between employees and their bosses. They also negotiate contracts with employers, establishing employee wages and benefits. And they protect workers from being fired without good cause. They are funded by dues paid by union members, which are often a condition of employment…
So, in order to raise money for these public documents, The Ferndale 115 News is asking readers to step up and help with this expense. We have a Reader Support Program though which readers can buy a $15 Thank You ad. Anyone who contributes $15 or more through our PayPal site gets a one-of-a-kind ad thanking them for their support.
Clifford was the runt of a litter of puppies and was chosen by a city child named Emily Elizabeth as her birthday present. No one expected him to grow, but Emily’s love for her tiny red puppy changed him dramatically. Before long, he was over 25 feet
There are several Kindergarten options in the Ferndale Schools. You’ll have several opportunities to visit and meet with our principals and teachers to determine the best fit for your child…
As holiday parties and gift-giving approaches, SOCRRA has released a flyer to remind people about some of the common holiday items which can be recycled. The organization collects recycling from several South Oakland communities which benefit from the sale of the recycled materials.
The Ferndale Rotary held their annual pancake breakfast on Dec. 8, 2012. The event helped raise money for the many projects Rotary does. In addition to pancakes, breakfast-goers enjoyed a spinach quiche from Dino’s Lounge, sausage from Howe’s Bayou, and strawberry-banana cheesecake from Peteet’s Cheesecake.
Check out some of the great activities happening through Ferndale Recreation!
With activities on both East and West 9 Mile, including a ferris wheel, ice sculptures, a vendor tent, carnival food, the festival is a great way to chase away the rainy day blues. Plus there are many shopping opportunities, which can be a great reminder to support local businesses.
In addition, Judge Roberts found that the police misconduct at the CAID was not an isolated incident, but was in fact part of “a widespread practice” and “custom” by the Detroit Police Department of unconstitutionally “detaining, searching, and prosecuting large groups of persons” and impounding their cars based on their mere presence at a raid location.
The money raised goes to the Ferndale Goodfellows, a longstanding organization that helps needy families in Ferndale at Christmastime. Organized through the Ferndale Fire Department, gifts are collected or purchased for children, including toys and clothing. Families are given food, and Seniors are also presented with presents by the firemen.
Oak Park is one of only four cities in Michigan that are do not permit the sale of liquor in a glass, three of which are in Oakland County according to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission’s Nov. 2012 report.
At around midnight on Dec. 8 a collision with a Subaru Imperza caused a Ford Fusion to flip over on Woodward in front of Pizza Hut. The Fusion landed upside down, with airbags deployed and only one of their windows broken. The Imperza ended up…
Oakland Schools Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch spoke to over 250 people at Coolidge Intermediate School on Dec. 6 about proposed changes to the State’s education system, the legislation for which is being modern taxpushed quickly through by conservatives in Lansing.
For additional details on Holiday Ice & Winterfest Market, please visit www.downtownferndale.com or find the event on facebook via Downtown Ferndale.
If there was something in the water, Loyd Cureton would know about it. The new Department of Public Works Director cannot explain exactly what causes it, but he can see from his experiences as interim DPW Director that there is something special about the community.
It’s about making room for what you value. Year end is a good time to take stock of what you want, and don’t want, in your personal and business life. Are there some things you may want to let go of to make room for something else that will better serve you? There are many ways we can utilize this principle
Motown Macdown is a macaroni and cheese throwdown amongst Detroit’s finest chefs benefiting Justin’s Vision.
Set amidst the front room of One-Eyed Betty’s in Ferndale on the evening of Wednesday, December 5th, seven of Detroit’s legendary chefs will demonstrate their culinary prowess…
Parking meters in Ferndale have had the money stolen from them at least four times so far this year. Other local communities have been experiencing the same problem. Early on Sunday morning (12/02/12) at about 5:00 a.m. Ferndale Patrol Sgt. Daniel Simon noticed a suspicious person…
Since September a group of Oakland County residents has been coming to the Oakland County Commission meetings and speaking about changes they would like to see in the Animal Control Program. The core group is called Oakland Pet Advocates (OPA) and their goal is to increase rates of return to owner and adoptions, and to decrease the rates of euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals.
Top Ten Reasons to Support Local Business
The following comes from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (www.ilsr.org), a national nonprofit organization working to strengthen independent businesses and local economies, and is reprinted here with permission.