Ferndale

Go! Comedy Hosting Performance and Workshop by Kevin McDonald

July 6th 2016

Go! Comedy Hosting Performance and Workshop by Kevin McDonald (Go Comedy, July 6, 2016) Ferndale, MI  – On July 10 Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall returns to Go Comedy (261 E. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220), with a completely original show – featuring standup, improv, and sketch! For information on his workshop July […]

FOIA Turns 50. Here is Why That Matters.

July 4th 2016

FOIA Turns 50.  Here is Why That Matters. (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2016) Washington DC – The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the law that requires the Federal Government to operate with transparency and to disclose information that is requested by the public (including the media). There are exemptions to what information can […]

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic

July 2nd 2016

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, July 2, 2016) We are all looking forward to a fun holiday weekend, I know I am.  One concern we share with you is about traffic.  Last weekend we heard from folks who got caught up in traffic northbound on I-75 north of […]

We Got This #1: Cheryl Salinas-Tucker, Owner of Rouge Makeup and Nail Studio in Ferndale

July 1st 2016

We Got This #1:  Cheryl Salinas-Tucker, Owner of Rouge Makeup and Nail Studio in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Women from around the world gathered in Washington DC on June 14 for the United States of Women Summit.   The event featured a series of speakers celebrating the successes of women […]

We Got This #2: Jaye Spiro, Owner of Mejishi Martial Arts in Ferndale

July 1st 2016

We Got This #2:  Jaye Spiro, Owner of Mejishi Martial Arts in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Women from around the world gathered in Washington DC on June 14 for the United State of Women Summit.   The event featured a series of speakers celebrating the successes of women while also […]

Job Listings July 1, 2016

July 1st 2016

Job Listings July 1, 2016 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 site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. Also, a great resource […]

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

July 1st 2016

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor […]

Clawson Skate Park, Hazel Park John R Plan Among Projects Vying for MML Award

June 30th 2016

Clawson Skate Park, Hazel Park John R Plan Among Projects Vying for MML Award (Michigan Municipal League, June 30, 2016) Clawson, MI – Thirteen projects, programs, and initiatives involving communities throughout Michigan are vying for the statewide Community Excellence Award (CEA)—the most prestigious Michigan Municipal League honor. The communities involved in this year’s competition are […]

Activist for Transgender Community Darnell Jones Dies of Cancer

June 30th 2016

Activist for  Transgender Community  Darnell Jones Dies  of Cancer (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The LGBTQ community lost an ally and an activist Wednesday as Darnell Jones, Vice President of Gender Identity Network Alliance, died due to complications from cancer. Jones was a pharmacist by day and an activist at night, […]

Ferndale Officer Charged with Assaulting Arrestee (video)

June 29th 2016

Ferndale Officer Charged with Assaulting Arrestee (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 29, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Ferndale Officer Jason White resigned in the midst of an investigation into use of excessive force against a man who was under arrest.  According to a statement by Ferndale Police Chief Timothy Collins, “In the early morning hours of […]