This year’s Celebrity Reading Day is Friday, March 15. But there aren’t enough readers signed up. Principal Dina Rocheleau is hoping to recruit some more people to come in. Bring a children’s book from home, or they have a bunch that you can choose from. It generally takes about 20 minutes.
The winner’s artwork will appear on the cover of the 2013 Oakland County Directory, and the winner will also receive a $50 gift card. Entries must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 27, 2013. Entries must be …
From tales of how swampland got filled in to be the city’s east side, to the origins of street names, to bizarre historical finds, Andrew’s presentation took residents down memory lane and taught them new things about the city.
Ferndale City Council has voted to extend free parking until March 24th, and to revert rates back to 50 cents per hour until further study can be done on what rates would be appropriate.
Previch, along with 17 other artists, had works selected as part of the books and art themed exhibit. On March 8 she was able to share her work at the exhibit’s opening reception.
The well-attended event featured…
Dean Bach and his friends at Dino’s Lounge have done there own version of the Harlem Shake. What more do you need to know? Watch it below or at http://youtu.be/0QZ2x94Cff8.
County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. “I’m exceedingly proud of the progress Pontiac has made in bringing its downtown to life and Ferndale continues to amaze with the energy and passion it brings to the program. I congratulate both cities as well as the other winners for the contributions they make to create desirable and viable downtowns.”
“The court believes it could craft an opinion on this matter, but no matter what I did would not satisfy either side,” he said. “Hopefully the Supreme Court will give us some direction. I think it’s important for this case to move forward, but the court believes I should stay a decision until these decisions.”
While the DDA has urged the city to improve the system, it has also become a partner with the city as a member of the City’s Parking Management Team. The DDA advocates for increased capacity and better management with professional audits and ongoing vetting of best practices in downtown parking management.
As Barbara and I struggled with the question of whether I should run again, we focused on our belief that our country is at a crossroads that will determine our economic health and security for decades to come. We decided that I can best serve my state and nation by concentrating in the next two years on the challenging issues before us that I am in a position to help address; in other words, by doing my job without the distraction of campaigning for re-election.
In partnership with the School Improvement Team, the Strategic Plan Steering Committee is requesting that individuals from the community at-large (not district parents or employees) complete a survey on the school climate. The Community Survey is accessible via this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2Y5MY8Z.
Planning is well underway for the annual Ferndale Pride festival set for Saturday June 1st, 2013, with events all that week and weekend. The family-friendly event celebrates LGBT culture and activism, as well as the general diversity of the Ferndale community….Ferndale Pride is accepting volunteers, sponsors and booth rentals. Find out more at http://www.ferndalepride.com/.
The officers discussed the matter with Stanfield and gave him the opportunity to return to the restaurant rather than pay the bill. As the officers stood next to Stanfield, he put the car in gear, turned into the traffic lane (causing the officers to move or be run over), yell an obscenity at them, and sped off. Officers pursued as Stanfield fled at high rates of speeds through Detroit streets…
The discussion took place in West Bloomfield Township, a community that passed a moratorium on fracking last year after Township Supervisor Michele Economou Ureste sat in on a land auction where rights to Michigan’s resources were bid out to oil and gas companies.
With some of the land being in Oakland County, municipal and county officials like Economou Ureste had concerns about the potential for fracking so close to home. Northern Oakland County has several lakes…
This year the Ferndale Public Library is launching a fun, new way to participate in the program with their Get Caught Reading contest. Take your copy of Slaughterhouse-Five to any of the following locations: Chazzano, Java Hutt, Pinwheel Bakery, Affirmations, or Easy Like Sundae, order your treat of choice, and let the cashier know you’re there to read your book. They’ll give you a raffle ticket and you’ll be entered into our Get Caught Reading Contest.
The fight reportedly started as the result of students taunting each other. Administrators and staff in the school contained the fight; however it resulted in an injury to one administrator.
Councilperson Mike Lennon, a former police officer with the Ferndale PD empathized with Collins’ presentation. “I know these facilities well, and they are inadequate, and they have been for a really long time.”
In November Longo gave a presentation to City Council about the things he’d like to see in a remodel of the 43rd District Court building.
The lack of ADA compliant facilities is not the only problem with the 43rd District Courthouse, although it is the most heart-wrenching. Other issues Longo listed include:
In her 22 years of life, Melissa Sue Balogh was a beloved Ferndale resident. She was born on December 23, 1990 to John and Deann Blaogh, and had three sisters Vanessa, Crystal and Ashley. She passed away on Feb. 25, 2013 due to health issues possibly related to an asthma attack or food allergy. She is also lovingly remembered by classmates from Ferndale High School, and by her nieces Faith Thomason, Keara and Dravyn Fournier,
The Ferndale officer became suspicious and arrested LAWSON for not having a license on him. Further investigation showed that LAWSON is not nor ever was a police officer. When arrested LAWSON, the officer found a pair of handcuffs and hunting knife in the compartment on the side of the driver’s door.