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…

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…

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection…

Older Adults and Older Animals Have Special Zoo Day Sept. 9

Older Adults and Older Animals Have Special Zoo Day Sept. 9 (Detroit Zoo press release) Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seniors 62 and older and a caregiver will receive…

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18 (event listing) At Local Kitchen & Bar 344 W. Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale, MI 48220 Friday, September 18, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Join us as the Heritage Conference hits the road this year and in 2016, following the route of the…

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off (Mark Houston, various contributors) Dream Cruise 2015 has kicked off officially with The Mayor of Ferndale Dave Coulter standing alongside Butch Patrick, who is famous for his role as Eddie Munster on The Munsters, a television program of the 1960s, to cut the ribbon opening the event. The Ferndale Golden…

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy!

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy! (C. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) It’s Dream Cruise time again, and our friends at Go Comedy have revived a game that was started last year to make the event more interesting for spectators. Simply keep your eyes peeled for these common Dream Cruise sightings, and share the…

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15 (event listing, cp) Birmingham is getting ready for the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise. It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to celebrate the automobile. The Birmingham Cruise Event, scheduled for…

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12 (event listing)   State Representative for the 27th District Robert Wittenberg will be hosting a “Town Hall” on Wednesday, August 12th at the Berkley High School Collaborative Center (2325 Catalpa Dr.). This event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will cover topics including redistricting, gerrymandering and proposals…

Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice…