Miss Representation at Ferndale High School, Oct. 28

Miss Representation Screening at Ferndale High School- Monday, Oct. 28 (Citizens for Fair Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 21, 2013) Last year, CFF coordinated carpooling to a screening of Miss Representation at Oakland University. We also donated two copies of the film to the Ferndale Public Library. Ferndale High School and Ferndale Youth Assistance are sponsoring…

Hazel Park Couple’s Adoption and Marriage Case Gets Feb Trial Date

Hazel Park Couple’s Adoption and Marriage Case Gets Feb Trial Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 2013) Despite the high hopes of dozens of supporters in front of the Federal Courthouse in Detroit, and couples waiting to marry at county clerk’s offices around the state, Judge Bernard Friedman did not issue a summary judgment in…

Ferndale’s Grant School Seeks Votes for Special Needs Tools

Ferndale’s Grant School Seeks Votes for Special Needs Tools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2013) Grant teacher Kristy Kuhn is taking part in an online voting contest that can help her classroom get a student ball chair, Boardmaker Plus computer software and a membership to Starfall.com, a website that helps teach reading. The contest is…

Families Enjoy Ferndale All-District Fall Festival

Families Enjoy Ferndale All-District Fall Festival (Crystal Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2013) Ferndale Schools held their annual All-District Fall Festival at Kennedy School in Oak Park on Oct. 12.  Children and grown-ups of all ages packed the halls and lawn to enjoy various fall-themed activities.  The Haunted Hallway had kids shrieking in delight, while others laughed…

Forum Gives Ferndale Candidates Chance to Talk Business (video)

Forum Gives Ferndale Candidates Chance to Talk Business (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 11, 2013) On a foggy Thursday morning four Mayoral candidates and one City Council Candidate came before members of the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce to talk about what they would do for business if elected. Councilperson Melanie Piana is running for her…