Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12 (event listing) The Woodward Avenue Action Association invites you to Experience the Future of Woodward  a first of its kind two-day event to celebrate the past and learn about the future of the Woodward Corridor, presented by the DTE Energy Foundation. Register for 1 or…

Empowering Parents of Different Learners Class Sept 30

Empowering Parents of Different Learners Class Sept 30 (event) FERNDALE YOUTH ASSISTANCE PRESENTS: EMPOWERING PARENTS OF DIFFERENT LEARNERS FOR ACADEMIC, EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL SUCCESS Presented by Judith E. Lipson, M.A., LPC DATE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 PM LOCATION: FERNDALE HIGH SCHOOL,  881 PINECREST, FERNDALE MI 48220 COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION Learn when to…

RO: Crash Prompts Reader to Warn Against Distracted Driving

RO: Crash Prompts Reader to Warn Against Distracted Driving (compiled, Sept. 6, 2015) A chain reaction of rear-endings happened on Northbound Woodward at Catalpa Friday, leaving four cars damaged but no serious injuries. A pizza delivery driver’s car was crushed. Tommy Onyx, a passenger in the vehicle at the front of the chain, photographed the…

Five Arrested for Vandalizing Over 40 Cars in South Oakland County

Five Arrested for Vandalizing Over 40 Cars in South Oakland County (Compiled, Sept. 6, 2015) Click on Detroit is reporting that five men have been arrested on suspicion of vandalizing cars in South Oakland County Sunday. Ferndale Police told the news source that over 40 cars have been found with spray paint damage and windows…

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration (C. Proxmire, Aug. 23, 2015) A new school year begins in the Ferndale School District, with the community swimming strongly forward in the midst of Superintendent Blake Prewitt’s second wave. Prewitt came on last year after former Superintendent Gary Meier left the district in the middle…

Interview: Dan Martin, Candidate for Ferndale… (video)

Interview: Dan Martin, Candidate for Ferndale City Council Re-election (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 2, 2015) Incumbent City Councilperson (and current Mayor Pro Tem) Dan Martin is seeking re-election to the Ferndale City Council. If re-elected this will be Martin’s third term. Martin is one of three candidates running for two seats. Raylon Leaks-May and William…

Do Unto Otters Author at Ferndale Library Sept. 17

Do Unto Otters Author at Ferndale Library Sept. 17 (Kelly Bennett, Ferndale Area District Library)   The Ferndale Area District Library is pleased to announce our special program for toddlers and children during the 2015 Michigan Reads! program. Michigan Reads! is an annual early literacy program centered around one featured book and this year it’s…

Introducing Hazel Park’s New Principal Dr. Carla Postell (video)

Introducing Hazel Park’s New Principal Dr. Carla Postell (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015) The Hazel Park Vikings are heading strong into the 2015-16 school year with some new leaders at the helm, a new financial plan, and a resilient community of parents, teachers and students with them. In addition to the recent hiring…

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season (Michigan DNR Press Release, Aug 28, 2015) This year marks the second year of Michigan’s experimental early teal hunting season. The season runs Sept. 1-7. These small ducks, especially blue-winged teal, are some of the earliest duck species to migrate each fall. This statewide teal-only season…

Satanic Temple Joins in Planned Parenthood Demonstration… (video)

Satanic Temple Joins in Planned Parenthood Demonstration, Sent Away by Police (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2015) A video has surfaced from Saturday’s protests against Planned Parenthood showing a theatrical protest performance by Detroit Satanic Temple actors being broken up by Ferndale Police.  The video was made by the organization. The Aug. 22 protest was…