Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Peace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Edit Edit visibilityPeace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21 (EVENT page, DAPNJ) Ferndale, MI – At last week’s Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network (DAPJN) meeting it was decided to hold a rally in support of refugees, our Muslim neighbors, and democracy itself. The best time for this was Monday…

Affirmations, State’s Largest LGBT Center, Ends Helpline Program

Affirmations, State’s Largest LGBT Center, Ends Helpline Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 10, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Where can LGBT people, and those seeking information about LGBT issues, turn when they need someone to talk to about the unique problems faced by being in the queer community? For the last 27 years, that answer has…

Ferndale Has a Happy Holiday Showplace & Santa Breakfast

Ferndale Has a Happy Holiday Showplace & Santa Breakfast (C. Proxmire, Dec. 9, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Holiday crafts and kids sharing their Christmas wishes with Santa. What more could you expect from a festive Holiday Showplace in Ferndale? The tradition helps fund Ferndale Recreation programs, and gives families the chance to connect with neighbors…

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Ferndale Beautification Accepting Nominations for Holiday Light Awards

Ferndale Beautification Accepting Nominations for Holiday Light Awards (Ferndale Beautification Commission, Dec. 8, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Holiday Lights!!! Celebrate the season and Join in the fun!! Nominations for the Holiday Lights Award are open until 12/15.  Have a neighbor with festive lights, nominate them, or even nominate yourself! Its easy and you don’t even…

Ferndale Schools Seeking New Board Member

Ferndale Schools Seeking New Board Member (C. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2015) Ferndale, MI – With Raylon Leaks-May being elected to City Council, a vacancy on the Ferndale School Board will be coming open at the beginning of the year. Residents who live in the Ferndale School District (which includes part of Ferndale, part of Oak…

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to…

Ferndale Community Concert Band Hometown Holiday Dec. 13

Ferndale Community Concert Band Hometown Holiday Dec. 13 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Please join us as we celebrate the holiday season! The Ferndale Community Concert Band will play a collection of holiday tunes, including a piece that will be conducted by the Farmington Community Band conductor and our guest, Damien Crutcher. We are thrilled…

Race in Community Project Asks: What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean?

Race in Community Project Asks:  What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean? (Guest View by Kathleen LaTosch, Dec. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Everyone says diversity is good for us. Business leaders expound upon the economic benefits of having a diverse workforce – the creativity, the increased problem-solving ability. Liberals say it’s “the right thing to…

Bridging 8 Mile Program Dec 5

Bridging 8 Mile Program Dec 5 (EVENT page) Bridging 8 Mile Program Hosting Day-Long Program Dec 5   Dec. 5 Community Challenge Day scheduled in Detroit DETROIT – The Association for Youth Empowerment, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing transformational programs to schools and communities in southeast Michigan, will host a Community Challenge Day from 9 a.m.…