Ferndale Mayor and Police Chief Announce New Community Policing Model

Ferndale Mayor and Police Chief Announce New Community Policing Model (City of Ferndale Mayor David Coulter and Chief of Police Tim Collins) Ferndale, MI – What role does law enforcement play in our community? It’s a question being asked at the local and national level, by residents and municipalities alike. A 2015 national Gallup poll…

Donate Blood at Ferndale City Hall Aug. 1

Donate Blood at Ferndale City Hall Aug. 1 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Chamber Blood Drive Aug. 1  Ferndale City Council Chamber 300 E. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220 Take the Chamber Challenge and give blood to the American Red Cross! Sign up for a spot here: http://www.redcrossblood.org/rcbmobile/drive/chooseDonationTime.jsp For more information check out our…

Ferndale Council Reverses Prior Vote, Turns Away Medical Marijuana Act Grant Funds

Ferndale Council Reverses Prior Vote, Turns Away Medical Marijuana Act Grant Funds (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 25, 2016) Ferndale, MI – After unanimously voting to become a sub-grantee of a grant from LARA to The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Ferndale City Council revisited the issue with a 3-1 vote to decline up to $5,000 of…

Ferndale Library Evacuated, Lot Closed After Pocket of Flammable Gas Found During Testing

Ferndale Library Evacuated, Lot Closed After Pocket of Flammable Gas Found During Testing (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Firetrucks blocked the parking lot between Ferndale City Hall and the Ferndale Area District Library Thursday afternoon after workers taking a soil sample hit a pocket of flammable gas. The samples are being…

Community Mourns Loss of LGBT Rights Activist Jeff Montgomery

Community Mourns Loss of LGBT Rights Activist Jeff Montgomery (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 19, 2016) Detroit, MI – Jeff Montgomery, LGBT rights activist and longtime Executive Director for Triangle Foundation (now Equality Michigan) has died.  Sean Kosofsky, Executive Director of The Tyler Clementi Foundation and former Policy Director for Triangle Foundation, shared the news Tuesday…