M-Brew, Dino’s and 7-Eleven Offers Help Support Schools

M-Brew, Dino’s and 7-Eleven Offers Help Support Schools Other Businesses Invited to Help (C. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2015) 7-Eleven $500 Contest and Slurpees for Good Grades With her store sitting on the border of Hazel Park Schools and Ferndale Schools, 7Eleven owner Shellie Hancasky gets to see her fair share of kids and parents. She also…

M-Brew, Dino’s and 7-Eleven Offers Help Support Schools

M-Brew, Dino’s and 7-Eleven Offers Help Support Schools Other Businesses Invited to Help (C. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2015) 7-Eleven $500 Contest and Slurpees for Good Grades With her store sitting on the border of Hazel Park Schools and Ferndale Schools, 7Eleven owner Shellie Hancasky gets to see her fair share of kids and parents. She also…

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video)

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2015) There are several balancing acts in play as the Detroit Zoo figures out how to provide the right blend of entertainment and fundraising with their mission of providing a good home to animals, and how to be good neighbors with the Royal…

Ferndale Woman Comes Home to Man Ransacking Her House

Ferndale Woman Comes Home to Man Ransacking Her House (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept, Feb. 13, 2015) On 02/12/2015 at approximately 2236 hours Ferndale cars were dispatched to the 1500 block of Woodward Heights to investigate a Home Invasion in progress. After setting up a perimeter officers located Sean Patrick Masterson W/M 12/11/86 on…

Early College Comes to Ferndale Schools in 2015-2016

Early College Comes to Ferndale Schools in 2015-2016 (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Feb. 13, 2015) Early College is a program within a school that allows for students to earn both high school and college credit at the same time (up to 60 total transferable credits and/or an Associate’s Degree) and includes a “fifth year” of…

Native Detroiter Darrious Hilmon to Lead Affirmations as its Next Executive Director

Native Detroiter Darrious Hilmon to Lead Affirmations as its Next Executive Director (Affirmations Press Release, Feb. 11, 2015) Affirmations, metro Detroit’s community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender people and its allies (LGBTA), is pleased to announce Darrious Hilmon as its selection for the organization’s next Executive Director. The selection of Hilmon was the…

Native Detroiter Darrious Hilmon to Lead Affirmations as its Next Executive Director

Native Detroiter Darrious Hilmon to Lead Affirmations as its Next Executive Director (Affirmations Press Release, Feb. 11, 2015) Affirmations, metro Detroit’s community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender people and its allies (LGBTA), is pleased to announce Darrious Hilmon as its selection for the organization’s next Executive Director. The selection of Hilmon was the…

Ferndale Schools Considering Custodial Outsourcing (video)

Ferndale Schools Considering Custodial Outsourcing (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2015) Though “it is not a foregone conclusion,” as School Board Trustee Karen Twomey said at their Feb. 9 special meeting, Ferndale Schools is considering whether they might outsource custodial positions in the district. The Board voted unanimously to direct the Clark Hill Law…

Ferndale Schools Considering Custodial Outsourcing (video)

Ferndale Schools Considering Custodial Outsourcing (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2015) Though “it is not a foregone conclusion,” as School Board Trustee Karen Twomey said at their Feb. 9 special meeting, Ferndale Schools is considering whether they might outsource custodial positions in the district. The Board voted unanimously to direct the Clark Hill Law…

Angel Kisses Hosting Fundraiser for Perinatal Loss Programs Feb. 21 in Royal Oak

Angel Kisses Hosting Fundraiser for Perinatal Loss Programs Feb. 21 in Royal Oak (Angel Kisses Press Release, Feb 10, 2015) Angel Kisses; a nonprofit organization, supports Michigan-based groups and hospitals that seek to improve bereavement care for families who experience pregnancy loss, with a focus on babies delivered during the second and third trimester. Angel…