Ferndalians Contemplate Signing on to Compassionate Cities

Ferndalians Contemplate Signing on to Compassionate Cities (Jacki Smith, June 25, 2014) On June 24th Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter hosted an informative discussion about the International Compassionate Cities Initiative and how Ferndale can become a part of this grass roots movement that is connecting cities and groups all over the world. Mayor Coulter invited Jim…

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants

Initiative Seeks Public Space Projects for Crowdfunding and Grants (MEDC press release, June 24, 2014) The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) today announced a groundbreaking crowdfunding and matching grant initiative to help drive public space projects in Michigan communities. “Innovative placemaking efforts help create thriving, sustainable and unique places where workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses want…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Woman’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested for Madison Heights Arson

Woman’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested for Madison Heights Arson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 23, 2014) INCIDENT: 19:36hrs. June 20 – City of Madison Heights/Assist Fire Department – OCSO Fire Investigator Request / Arson  #14-93979 SUMMARY:  The Madison Heights Fire Marshall requested an OCSO Fire Investigator for a residential structure fire in the 800 block of E.…

14th Congressional Dist. Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills

14th Congressional District Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 14th Congressional District. The forum will take place on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7pm at Oakland Community College Orchard Ridge Campus, in the Smith Auditorium at…

27th District State Rep. Candidates… in their First Forum (video)

27th District State Rep. Candidates Face off in their First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2014)   Candidates for the 27th State House Seat faced off in their first forum on Wednesday night, thanks to the League of Women Voters.  The District covers Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge…

Ferndale’s Best Bartenders Rock the Art of the Cocktail

Ferndale’s Best Bartenders Rock the Art of the Cocktail (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2014) Thursday night’s Art of the Cocktail event featured two things Ferndale is known for: bartenders and public art. The ARTWN fundraiser featured bartenders from several establishments competing to see who could create the most delicious drink. The event also gave…