Winter’s Tale Comes to Michigan Actors Studio Dec. 7-31

Winter’s Tale Comes to Michigan Actors Studio Dec. 7-31 (Press Release, Nov. 22, 2014) Slipstream Theatre Initiative proudly presents the debut of the first show in their inaugural season! This made in Detroit company kicks off a season of 8 shows with Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. Slipstream pairs with the Ruth Ellis Center in Detroit…

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States…

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States…

End of Prohibition Party to Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec. 6

End of Prohibition Party to Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec. 6 (Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) Saturday, December 6 at 5:00pm – 2:00am at several locations in Downtown Ferndale, including: Danny’s Irish Pub, Dino’s, Howe’s Bayou, New Way Bar, Sneakers Pub, Soho, Tony’s Sports Bar, The Twisted Tavern Patrons and venue staff dressed as 1930’s gangsters,…

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of…

…Dec. 6 Rochester School of Rock, Champion of Heat Resistance

Ferndale Library Concerts Keep on Rockin’ Sat. Dec. 6 with Rochester School of Rock and Champion of Heat Resistance (Kelly Bennett, Nov. 16, 2014) Genuine live, loud rock music inside a library is no longer a novel concept thanks to Start HERE Saturdays, the Ferndale Public Library’s popular monthly concert series. This month’s two performers…

Ferndale Area Chamber Honors 2014 Award Winners

Ferndale Area Chamber Honors 2014 Award Winners (Crystal A. Proxmire, Photos: Bernie Laframboise, Nov. 14, 2014) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce and Oak Park Alliance Celebrated some of the community’s favorite businesses at their annual awards gala on Nov. 13. Held in the new Twist Night Club, the event featured several tables of auction items…

“Flag Still Waves” As Ferndale Honors Veterans

“Flag Still Waves” As Ferndale Honors Veterans (Sherry A. Wells, Nov. 11, 2014) The Ferndale Memorial Association, which carefully plans the annual Memorial Day parade and program each May, also presented the Veteran’s Day ceremony. Retired Master Sgt. Tim Brennan, of the Ferndale Memorial Association, opened the ceremony and later on played Taps. Rev. Clare…

Garden at JFK Grows Vegetables and Community Spirit (video)

Garden at JFK Grows Vegetables and Community Spirit (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2014)   The last of the kale has been harvested. The samples of farm fresh foods have all been consumed by curious and hungry children. And the Friday afternoon produce stand has been packed away for the winter as the community…