Community Strengthens Bonds in Honor of Dominic Geskey

Community Strengthens Bonds in Honor of Dominic Geskey By Alissa Malerman   HUNTINGTON WOODS –  Friends, family and classmates are planning a slew of remembrances in honor of Dominic Geskey, a constant smiling face and beloved community member, after he died unexpectedly at home March 13. Dominic Geskey, 15, of Huntington Woods, was born July…

Ferndale Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Ferndale Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications The Ferndale Community Foundation is now accepting grant request applications for the organization’s 2017 grant cycle. According to Foundation Chairperson and Ferndale City Councilman Dan Martin, grants are available to nonprofit groups and organizations for projects that provide opportunities for public art, cultural or music events, health programs, and/or…

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos)

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students in Ferndale Upper and Ferndale Lower Elementary Schools had special guest visitors Friday in celebration of National Reading Month. State Representative Robert Wittenberg of the 27th District read to two classes on Friday and had several other…

Nine Candidates to be Interviewed for Ferndale School Board

Nine Candidates to be Interviewed for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  Nine candidates have applied to fill the vacancy on the Ferndale School Board left by the recent resignation of Trustee Amy Butters. Stacey Walters, Brad Dahlhofer, Michael J. Gordon, Andrew Cissell, Sandra Dukhie, Joseph Scott, Cheryl Yapo,…

Open House Explores Potential for Southfield Road Project

Open House Explores Potential for Southfield Road Project (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2017) Lathrup Village, MI – Major road projects take years, if not decades, of planning before a shovel even goes into the ground.  Southfield Road may eventually get a facelift and road diet, a proposal in the works for over 25 years. …

Common Ground Seeking Volunteers for 24-hour Crisis Helpline

Common Ground Seeking Volunteers for 24-hour Crisis Helpline (Common Ground, March 7, 2017) PONTIAC, Mich., – Common Ground is seeking new crisis helpline volunteers at the Resource and Crisis Center in Pontiac, Michigan. The organization’s volunteer program offers several benefits including: free certification and training courses, experience in a mental health environment, career development and…