Ferndale Library Picks: Susan’s Picks for Teen Read Week

Ferndale Library Picks: Susan’s Picks for Teen Read Week Happy Teen Read Week, everybody! (Jeff Milo, FPL, Oct. 18, 2014) Now that we’re well into the 21st century…we are seeing the maturation of a new generation, entering their teens and young adulthood, who have been raised with the Internet. The ability to read and process information…

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the…

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2014) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $51.8 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Michigan survivors of the Aug. 11-13 storms and flooding. According to a FEMA press release, as of close of business Oct.…

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2014) Competition from other cities is one of the reasons Ferndale has struggled to attract people to work the polls on Election Day, said City Clerk Cherilynn Brown in a memo to City Council. That’s why Brown and the…

Giving Back and Building HOPE: Michael Mirto

Giving Back and Building HOPE: Michael Mirto (Crystal A. Proxmire) Michael Mirto could have been a farmer, but the universe had other plans. Instead of growing strawberries, the 37-year-old Development Director cultivates support for SE Michigan’s LGBT population through his volunteer efforts at The HOPE Fund, which is part of the Community Foundation for Southeast…

Downtown Ferndale Trick-or-Treat & Library Party Oct 25

Downtown Ferndale Trick-or-Treat and Library Party Oct 25 (Heatherleigh Navarre, Oct. 13, 2014) 6th Annual Downtown Ferndale Trick-or-Treat! When: Saturday, October 25th, from 4-7pm What: Join us in downtown Ferndale for Trick-or-Treating throughout the downtown at your favorite shops and businesses Who: All Ferndale-area elementary school-aged children and their parents*. Look for the orange flyer…

Lawsuit against Ferndale Historical Society Dismissed

Lawsuit against Ferndale Historical Society Dismissed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 11, 2014) A lawsuit brought by a former Mayor against the Ferndale Historcal Society has ended with a dismissal and his responsibility for half of the Society’s legal fees. In April, former Mayor Robert McGee, who served from 1992-1994, filed suit against the Ferndale Historical…

Lawsuit against Ferndale Historical Society Dismissed

Lawsuit against Ferndale Historical Society Dismissed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 11, 2014) A lawsuit brought by a former Mayor against the Ferndale Historcal Society has ended with a dismissal and his responsibility for half of the Society’s legal fees. In April, former Mayor Robert McGee, who served from 1992-1994, filed suit against the Ferndale Historical…

Ferndale School Board Candidates Forum Oct. 25

Ferndale School Board Candidates Forum Oct. 25 (CFF Press Release, Oct. 10, 2014) Citizens for a Fair Ferndale is hosting a candidate forum for Ferndale School Board Trustee Candidates on Oct. 25 from 1:30pm to 3pm at the Ferndale Public Library  The forum is open to the public. Former School Board Trustee Keith Warnick is…