Ferndale

Ferndale: DIY Street Fair Sept 25-27 #DIYSF

September 25th 2015

Ferndale: DIY Street Fair Sept 25-27 #DIYSF (event listing) DOWNTOWN FERNDALE ON THE EAST SIDE OF WOODWARD BETWEEN EAST 9 MILE ROAD AND EAST TROY ST. BEHIND WAB AND THE EMORY. FRIDAY, SEPT 25     6pm – Midnight SATURDAY, SEPT 26   11am – Midnight SUNDAY, SEPT 27   11am – 11 pm For the most information about […]

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student

September 25th 2015

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Sept. 25, 2015) On 09/24/15, Ferndale police investigated a report from a 13 year old girl walking home from school that she was followed by vehicle. The girl reported that she was in the area of Burdette and Mapledale when she noticed a […]

Open House Connects Ferndalians to Volunteer Opportunities

September 24th 2015

Open House Connects Ferndalians to Volunteer Opportunities (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2015) “Volunteering helps people be part of something bigger than themselves. Twenty years ago we all didn’t have these little boxes, these cell phones and computers, that made us feel connected, so people got involved in things. Now it’s harder to find volunteers. […]

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives

September 22nd 2015

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking the community to take preventative measures to protect wild birds from window strikes, which occur when a bird collides with a window and dies. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an estimated […]

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

Ferndale/Detroit: Blumz Boss Wins Mayesh Design Star Competition

September 21st 2015

Ferndale/Detroit: Blumz Boss Wins Mayesh Design Star Competition (C. Proxmire, Sept 21, 2015) Jerome Raska is ready for his close up. The co-owner of Blumz by JRDesigns Floral & Event Professionals is looking forward to the limelight after being selected as one of only two Mayesh Design Stars for 2016. Mayesh is known throughout the […]

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]

Free Legal Clinic at Ferndale Library Sept. 23

September 16th 2015

Free Legal Clinic at Ferndale Library Sept. 23 (event) Ferndale Youth Assistance, in conjunction with Hazel Park Youth Assistance and The Oakland County Bar Association, are holding a FREE LEGAL AID CLINIC on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Ferndale Public Library located at 222 East Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, […]

Ferndale: Details of the Dog Park

September 15th 2015

Ferndale: Details of the Dog Park (C. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2015) The Dog Park at Wilson Park in Ferndale is just about complete, with the public getting an update at Monday night’s council meeting. Department of Public Works Director Loyd Cureton touted some of the park’s features, including a key fob lock system and separate […]