Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Nov. 21, 2013) ROBBERY ARREST: TAURUS RICHARDSON was arrested at about 1:00 this morning by Detroit police. He was passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for committing a traffic violation. Largely because of the extensive media coverage, RICHARDSON surrendered and confessed…

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Nov. 21, 2013) ROBBERY ARREST: TAURUS RICHARDSON was arrested at about 1:00 this morning by Detroit police. He was passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for committing a traffic violation. Largely because of the extensive media coverage, RICHARDSON surrendered and confessed…

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested

Ferndale Police Report: Third 7-11 Robbery Suspect Arrested (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Nov. 21, 2013) ROBBERY ARREST: TAURUS RICHARDSON was arrested at about 1:00 this morning by Detroit police. He was passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for committing a traffic violation. Largely because of the extensive media coverage, RICHARDSON surrendered and confessed…

Ferndale and Oak Park Police Searching for Robbery Suspect

Ferndale and Oak Park Police Searching for Robbery Suspect (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Nov. 20, 2013) NOTE: Correct suspect name spelling: Tarus Richardson Ferndale Police and Oak Park Police are combining investigative efforts to locate one of three suspects who is still at large. He is wanted in connection with a violent, Home…

End of Prohibition Celebration, Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec.7

End of Prohibition Celebration to Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec.7 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 20, 2013) Every year bars and restaurants in Downtown Ferndale join a group of dedicated residents in celebrating the anniversary of the end of prohibition.  With 1930s style gangsters and flapper girls hanging out at favorite hotspots, the group collects donations for…

Salmon in the Classroom Comes to Ferndale’s Kennedy School

Salmon in the Classroom Comes to Ferndale’s Kennedy School (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 19, 2013) The sixth graders in Greg Williamson’s class at Kennedy School in Ferndale have some company in their classroom this year as they get to raise nearly 200 fish until they are large enough to be set free. The Salmon in…

Affirmation’s Executive Director Announces Departure

Affirmation’s Executive Director Announces Departure (Affirmations Press Release, Nov. 19, 2013) Antonio David Garcia, Executive Director of Affirmations, has announced his resignation, effective February 1, 2014, in order to allow time for the Center to transition to new leadership. Dave advised the Board of Directors at its monthly board meeting that: “I have been fighting…

A Super Saturday in Downtown Ferndale

A Super Saturday in Downtown Ferndale (Ferndale DDA, Nov. 18, 2013) Downtown Ferndale will be jamming this Saturday, November 23 with its first annual Holiday Hoof Obstacle Run, One-Eyed Betty’s FestivALE  and its annual traditionally non-traditional Woodward Avenue Tree Lighting.  With three great events and 300+ businesses ready for the holidays, it will definitely be…

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6 (FPL Press Release, Nov. 18, 2013) Amy Saari and Bobby McManus to Play Friday, December 6, 7pm Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/484839361629856/ The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday,  is going…

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6 (FPL Press Release, Nov. 18, 2013) Amy Saari and Bobby McManus to Play Friday, December 6, 7pm Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/484839361629856/ The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday,  is going…

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6 (FPL Press Release, Nov. 18, 2013) Amy Saari and Bobby McManus to Play Friday, December 6, 7pm Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/484839361629856/ The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday,  is going…

From Barnes and Noble to a Bar, Royal Oak Commission to Decide

From Barnes and Noble to a Bar, Royal Oak Commission to Decide (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) UPDATE:  The developer has withdrawn their request. Please read our updated story about the property at https://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/11/20/royal-oak-barnes-and-noble-safe-for-now/. The Royal Oak City Commission is considering a liquor license transfer to the current location of Barnes and Noble, for…

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings, Several Cities in Dec.

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings in Several Cities in December (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) is hosting a series of community meetings so people can learn more about the potential for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Woodward Avenue. Information that will be presented includes: ~Proposed Alignments: What…