Ferndale

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Seeking DIY Volunteers

September 6th 2016

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Seeking DIY Volunteers (Kat Bruner James, Citizens for Fair Ferndale,  Sept.6, 2016) Ferndale, MI – LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR DIY! After two AWESOME years hosting a booth at DIY Street Fair, followed by one year off, we are ready to do it again! Here are some things we need help with: […]

Ferndale Library Celebrates Expanded Hours With ‘First Friday’ Festivities, Sep 9

September 4th 2016

Ferndale Library Celebrates Expanded Hours With ‘First Friday’ Festivities, Sep 9 (Event Page) FERNDALE, Mich. (Aug 29, 2016)– The Ferndale Area District Library staff is ecstatic to be back on Fridays, opening its doors again Sep. 9 at 10 am for the first time in more than two years. Ferndale citizens went to the polls […]

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham

September 3rd 2016

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham (Event Page) Birmingham, MI –   On Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7pm to 8:30pm transit activists will share information on the Regional Transit Plan that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.    The meeting is at First United Methodist Church of Birmingham This November, citizens […]

Woodward Travelers Can Avoid Transfer at 8 Mile as RTA Announces Reflex Bus Service

September 1st 2016

Woodward Travelers Can Avoid Transfer at 8 Mile as RTA Announces Reflex Bus Service (Regional Transit Authority, Sept 1, 2016) Detroit, MI  – The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) are partnering with The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) to launch a new service called […]

What do Low Voter Turnout Numbers Mean for Democracy?

September 1st 2016

    What do Low Voter Turnout Numbers Mean for Democracy? (Kurt Metzger, Sept. 1, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Does anyone care about Voter Turnout any more – especially in the primaries? While it is my hope (though I have grave doubts, especially with primary turnout) that voters realize how often primaries determine most […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – Sept. 1st edition

September 1st 2016

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Sept. 1st edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

August 31st 2016

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will […]

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger

August 31st 2016

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  GreenSpace Cafe in Downtown Ferndale is now open for lunch, so that’s where I picked for today’s meeting with a local development expert who’d not eaten there before.  I’d had Greenspace just once before and both […]

Voices of Transgender Pride: Dan Herrle (2 of 15)

August 31st 2016

Voices of Transgender Pride:  Dan Herrle  (2 of 15) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  The largest gathering of transgender people in Michigan happens every year in Ferndale with over 200 gender non-conforming individuals and supporters coming together for Transgender Pride in the Park. An unexpected downpour had nearly 100 people huddled […]

Artists from Near and Far Shine at Hazel Park Art Fair

August 29th 2016

Artists from Near and Far Shine at Hazel Park Art Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – Though his magic wands did not help keep rain away on Saturday, Westland-based artist Logan Frizzell said the Hazel Park Art Fair was a great experience.  “I love being able to talk to everybody […]