Ferndale Library Now Loans Out WiFi HotSpots

Ferndale Library Now Loans Out WiFi HotSpots (FADL Press Release, Feb. 1, 2016) FERNDALE, MI – This February, the Ferndale Library will bring one of its most popular and valuable services, internet access, into library patrons’ homes. Ferndale Area District Library recently joined T-Mobile’s WiFi HotSpot Pilot Program, lending devices for internet access to Ferndale…

Holiday ProTip: Celebrate Blumz Forget Me Not Friday This Year for Valentine’s

Holiday ProTip:  Celebrate Blumz Forget Me Not Friday This Year for Valentine’s (Guest blog by Blumz, Feb. 1, 2016) Every year on February 14th we celebrate Valentine’s Day. People send flowers and candies to show their love and appreciation for their partners, friends, and family.  We love Valentine’s Day and we love celebrating love. In…

Tough Conversations, Deep Commitments Come Out at Affirmations Board Meeting

Tough Conversations, Deep Commitments Come Out at Affirmations Board Meeting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2016) Ferndale, MI – It’s no big secret that Affirmations, the LGBTQ community center in Downtown Ferndale, has some issues. But it also has a mix of people who care enough to continue being part of discussions and solutions, even…

Ferndale Artist in You Program Seeks Funding for Student Art

Ferndale Artist in You Program Seeks Funding for Student Art (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) WHAT IT IS: Ferndale High School and CASA student artists compete to have their artwork converted into public art. The three top scoring students will be eligible for a $500 scholarship.   Six students’ work will be selected to be enlarged,…

Ferndale Garden Club: Stop Deer and Rabbits Feb. 11

Ferndale Garden Club: Stop Deer and Rabbits Feb. 11 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI  – Ferndale Garden Club: Presentation on “Taking Back Your Garden: Stop Browsing Deer and Rabbits from Devouring Your Garden” by Julia Hofley. Thursday, February 11, 7 p.m. Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 248-541-6427. For more…

Ferndale Students Get Visit from The Profit’s Marcus Lemonis

Ferndale Students Get Visit from The Profit’s Marcus Lemonis (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Teachers have a special way of calling on kids and making them squirm but also helping them grow. That is the same skill that Marcus Lemonis brought to the auditorium of Ferndale High School on Tuesday when…

Interview: Carole Kimbrough, First Black Female Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy (video)

Interview: Carole Kimbrough, First Black Female Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 22, 2016) Ferndale, MI – It was 1974 when Carole Kimbrough first took a job as a Deputy with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, working in Oakland County Jail. Over the course of two decades she moved up the ranks…

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video)

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 21, 2016) Roseville, MI – “There is a stereotype of librarians as being quiet and meek. I hope that our presence today helps to debunk that stereotype. And if they want to throw us in jail for sharing…

Suspected of Several Larcenies, Teen Tries Selling Stolen Property to PR Cop

Suspected of Several Larcenies, Teen Tries Selling Stolen Property to PR Cop (Pleasant Ridge Police, Jan. 13, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Rhyonn Lee Eggen was arraigned on Jan. 3, 2016 on several charges related to larcenies from buildings and vehicles. His pre exam conference is scheduled in 45th District Court for 1 p.m. tomorrow…