Ferndale

RO: Crash Prompts Reader to Warn Against Distracted Driving

September 6th 2015

RO: Crash Prompts Reader to Warn Against Distracted Driving (compiled, Sept. 6, 2015) A chain reaction of rear-endings happened on Northbound Woodward at Catalpa Friday, leaving four cars damaged but no serious injuries. A pizza delivery driver’s car was crushed. Tommy Onyx, a passenger in the vehicle at the front of the chain, photographed the […]

Five Arrested for Vandalizing Over 40 Cars in South Oakland County

September 6th 2015

Five Arrested for Vandalizing Over 40 Cars in South Oakland County (Compiled, Sept. 6, 2015) Click on Detroit is reporting that five men have been arrested on suspicion of vandalizing cars in South Oakland County Sunday. Ferndale Police told the news source that over 40 cars have been found with spray paint damage and windows […]

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration

September 3rd 2015

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration (C. Proxmire, Aug. 23, 2015) A new school year begins in the Ferndale School District, with the community swimming strongly forward in the midst of Superintendent Blake Prewitt’s second wave. Prewitt came on last year after former Superintendent Gary Meier left the district in the middle […]

Interview: Dan Martin, Candidate for Ferndale… (video)

September 2nd 2015

Interview: Dan Martin, Candidate for Ferndale City Council Re-election (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 2, 2015) Incumbent City Councilperson (and current Mayor Pro Tem) Dan Martin is seeking re-election to the Ferndale City Council. If re-elected this will be Martin’s third term. Martin is one of three candidates running for two seats. Raylon Leaks-May and William […]

Ferndale: LGBT Parent Support Group Sept. 20

September 2nd 2015

Ferndale: LGBT Parent Support Group Sept. 20 Sunday, September 20 at 4:00pm – 5:30pm Nature’s Playhouse 318 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, Michigan 48220 www.naturesplayhouse.com LGBT Parenting Support Group meetup The purpose of the group is for LGBT families to have a monthly opportunity to get together to get to know one another and to […]

Do Unto Otters Author at Ferndale Library Sept. 17

September 2nd 2015

Do Unto Otters Author at Ferndale Library Sept. 17 (Kelly Bennett, Ferndale Area District Library)   The Ferndale Area District Library is pleased to announce our special program for toddlers and children during the 2015 Michigan Reads! program. Michigan Reads! is an annual early literacy program centered around one featured book and this year it’s […]

Art Opening Shares the Good Work of Paint a Miracle Program

September 1st 2015

Art Opening Shares the Good Work of Paint a Miracle Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015 ed.) Keith Holder was a painter and a guitar player before a stroke in 2007 took away his ability to use his right hand and left him reliant upon a wheelchair to get around. The loss could have […]

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why?

September 1st 2015

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why? (C. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015) As part of our new series of features on the 1st and 15th, we’ve asked readers: What charity do you most support and why? Here are 15 of the best responses selected from various online forums. Like us […]

Local Magic Love: Success is a Journey, Not a Destination!

September 1st 2015

Local Magic Love: Success is a Journey, Not a Destination! (Jacki Smith, Coventry Creations and Candle Wick Shop, Sept. 1, 2015) What does success mean to you? Success, in financial terms, is such an American concept.  It’s what our country was founded on – the right to come here, free of societal class restriction and […]

Gay Marriage Meets the Revocation of Paternity Act

September 1st 2015

Gay Marriage Meets the Revocation of Paternity Act (Attorney Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services LLC, Sept. 1, 2015)   The public face of the marriage equality movement has always been about the dignity and respect due to gay and lesbian couples. Behind the scenes, though, there are thousands of state and federal laws that are affected […]