Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2104) The Royal Oak City Commission has not yet decided if they will waive building permit fees for residents impacted by the Aug. 11 flooding. Clawson, Ferndale, Huntington Woods and Oak Park have given windows of opportunities for residents to…

Ferndale Detective Brendan Moore Wins National Anthem Contest

Ferndale Detective Brendan Moore Wins National Anthem Contest (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2014) Ferndale Police Detective Brendan Moore won the Comerica Home of the Brave National Anthem Contest, earning the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at Saturday’s Detroit Tiger’s game. There’s also a $10,000 grant from Comerica Cares that will be given to…

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2014)  NOTE: An earlier version said Ferndale was the third highest in terms of trash.  This was an error and has been corrected. -cp SOCRRA (South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) has released the trash tally for the month of August, showing…

Northland Mall Security will not be Charged in Asphyxiation Death

Northland Mall Security will not be Charged in Asphyxiation Death (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014)   Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper has announced that the Northland Mall security guards that caused the death of 25-year-old McKenzie Cochran of Ferndale on Jan. 28 will not be criminally charged. A press conference on Thursday, Cooper said…

Northland Mall Security will not be Charged in Asphyxiation Death

Northland Mall Security will not be Charged in Asphyxiation Death (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014)   Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper has announced that the Northland Mall security guards that caused the death of 25-year-old McKenzie Cochran of Ferndale on Jan. 28 will not be criminally charged. A press conference on Thursday, Cooper said…

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11 (Pete Fellman, Sept. 19, 2014)   What: 30-Year Reunion, FHS Class of 1984 When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 (beginning at 5 PM) Where: Dino’s Lounge, 22740 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Details: Dinner and drinks can be purchased on an individual basis. No advanced tickets are needed. Please…

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11 (Pete Fellman, Sept. 19, 2014)   What: 30-Year Reunion, FHS Class of 1984 When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 (beginning at 5 PM) Where: Dino’s Lounge, 22740 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Details: Dinner and drinks can be purchased on an individual basis. No advanced tickets are needed. Please…

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick…

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick…

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2014) The Ferndale School District’s new administration team started the school year off with a nasty surphttp://oaklandcounty115.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=21551&action=editrise – costly technology troubles. When the Harding Administration Building lost power during the storm of Aug. 11, the batteries to the uninterruptable power supply…

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2014) The Ferndale School District’s new administration team started the school year off with a nasty surphttp://oaklandcounty115.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=21551&action=editrise – costly technology troubles. When the Harding Administration Building lost power during the storm of Aug. 11, the batteries to the uninterruptable power supply…

Hilton Fall Festival Returns to Ferndale October 11

Hilton Fall Festival Returns to Ferndale October 11 (City of Ferndale Press Release, Sept. 17, 2014) Every year, Ferndale’s Recreation Department brings the Hilton Fall Festival to the community, ushering in the best of the autumn season.  This year’s festival, presented by Garden Fresh Gourmet, will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 11:00 am…

In Ferndale School Board Race, Warnick Wants Old Seat Back

In Ferndale School Board Race, Warnick Wants Old Seat Back (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2014) Former School Board Trustee Keith Warnick is on the ballot against incumbents Karen Twomey, Nan Kerr-Mueller and Jennifer LaTosch for the Nov. 4 election. There are three spots up for election. LaTosch was appointed in 2013 after former President…

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 27

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 27 (TGMI Press Release, Sept. 14, 2014)   Transgender Michigan proudly presents: Transgender Health Fair, Saturday, Sept. 27 1-4pm at Affirmations, 290 W. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220   Come discover health resources available to the transgender communities . Exhibits…vendors….speakers….panels….FREE The only health fair in Michigan dedicated to the transgender community.…