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…

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…

Protesters Meet Protesters at Planned Parenthood in Ferndale

Protesters Meet Protesters at Planned Parenthood in Ferndale (C. Proxmire, photos: Deb Young, Aug. 22, 2015) The Planned Parenthood location on Woodward in Ferndale is no stranger to protests, but Saturday when a group of people stood in the median with signs against the reproductive healthcare provider, others showed up with signs of their own.…

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…