Divorce and Families pt 2 of 4: How do Elementary Age Children React to Divorce?

Divorce and Families pt 2 of 4:  How do Elementary Age Children React to Divorce? (Guest Series Part 1 of 4, Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services, March 25, 2015)   Divorce can be hard on children at any age. But for elementary age children, the process can cause developmental delays and significant emotional distress. This…

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License (Compiled, March 23, 2015) Ferndale City Council is considering which businesses they will recommend not having their liquor licenses renewed. The decision, to be made at tonight’s city council meeting, normally comes from businesses that owe back taxes. But one club owner could face the…

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License (Compiled, March 23, 2015) Ferndale City Council is considering which businesses they will recommend not having their liquor licenses renewed. The decision, to be made at tonight’s city council meeting, normally comes from businesses that owe back taxes. But one club owner could face the…

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services

Picketers Oppose Privatization of Ferndale Schools Custodial Services (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2015) With red shirts and yellow signs, members of UAW, AFSCME, and FAES/FEA marched back and forth in front of the Ferndale Schools Administrative Building on March 16 in protest of the School Board’s decision to get proposals to privatize maintenance in…

The Rundown of Changes in Ferndale Schools Restructuring Plan

NewThe Rundown of Changes in Ferndale Schools Restructuring Plan (Ferndale Schools, March 18, 2015) As  a result of a comprehensive analysis of its buildings, an extensive engagement to determine the needs of the community, and a review of the most efficient and effective use of the School District’s resources moving forward, the Ferndale Schools Board…

The Rundown of Changes in Ferndale Schools Restructuring Plan

NewThe Rundown of Changes in Ferndale Schools Restructuring Plan (Ferndale Schools, March 18, 2015) As  a result of a comprehensive analysis of its buildings, an extensive engagement to determine the needs of the community, and a review of the most efficient and effective use of the School District’s resources moving forward, the Ferndale Schools Board…

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills.…

Ferndale Settles Water/Sewer Bill Lawsuit, Checks to be Mailed to Residents

Ferndale Settles Water/Sewer Bill Lawsuit, Checks to be Mailed to Residents (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2015) Some Ferndale homeowners will be getting a refund on their water bills after the City of Ferndale has reached a $4,250,000 settlement with attorney Kickham Hanley who represented Lawrence Wolf in a suit over fees the city had…

Ferndale Settles Water/Sewer Bill Lawsuit, Checks to be Mailed to Residents

Ferndale Settles Water/Sewer Bill Lawsuit, Checks to be Mailed to Residents (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2015) Some Ferndale homeowners will be getting a refund on their water bills after the City of Ferndale has reached a $4,250,000 settlement with attorney Kickham Hanley who represented Lawrence Wolf in a suit over fees the city had…