Ferndale

Ferndale Library: Ara Topouzian Middle Eastern Harp Music July 14

June 30th 2015

Ferndale Library: Ara Topouzian Middle Eastern Harp Music July 14 Summer Concert Series: Ara Topouzian Tuesday, July 14 @6:30pm Ferndale Public Library Community Room 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 248-546-2504 Free Open to All Ages Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/459819007527011/ The Ferndale Library’s Summer Concert Series has always strived to expose library visitors to music […]

Ferndale Housing Commission Stops Wilson Payment, Votes to Sell Dodge Charger

June 29th 2015

Ferndale Housing Commission Stops Wilson Payment, Votes to Sell Dodge Charger (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 29, 2015) As former Housing Director Deborah Wilson sits in a prison cell for 1-15 years for breaking into vulnerable resident’s apartments and stealing their prescription medications, the Ferndale Housing Commission (FHC) continues to unravel the mess left she left […]

Walkers to go from Detroit to Flint in Water Justice Journey July 3-10

June 29th 2015

Walkers to go from Detroit to Flint in Water Justice Journey July 3-10 (Michigan Coalition for Human Rights/People’s Water Board press release, June 29, 2015) Join us as we walk from Detroit to Flint demanding clean, affordable water for all.  July 3-10, 2015 The Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey will begin in Detroit on […]

Timeline of Ferndale Housing Commission’s Struggles and Progress

June 28th 2015

Timeline of Ferndale Housing Commission’s Struggles and Progress (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 28, 2015) After Ferndale Housing Director Deborah Wilson was arrested (and later convicted) of using her job to enter the homes of elderly and disabled residents and steal prescription medicine, a series of stories and investigations has begun to shed light on multiple […]

Ferndale: Wizard of Oz Playing for Movies on Vester Street July 16

June 28th 2015

Ferndale: Wizard of Oz Playing for Movies on Vester Street July 16 (event listing) Join us for our first outdoor movie of the summer! Wizard of Oz on the big screen! Movie starts at sundown. Bring chairs, or watch the movie from M-Brew or Valentine Distilling Co.. See you there! Thursday, July 16 at 7:00pm […]

Ferndale: Woman Organizing Tiny Living Community, Hosting Film Screening July 16

June 28th 2015

Ferndale: Woman Organizing Tiny Living Community, Hosting Film Screening July 16 (Debbie MacLean Rossman, June 28, 2015) About 4-5 years ago, Matt and I lost our house. I had some medical issues and quit working abruptly. Going to one income was not enough for us to make it and our income was too high for assistance. That […]

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]

Ferndale: Music in the Park Aug 7 – PanaMo with Obed Succari

June 26th 2015

Ferndale: Music in the Park Aug 7 – PanaMo with Obed Succari (World Latin Jazz) (event listing) On Fridays come to Gerry Kulick Center in Ferndale for Music in the Park presented by Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission. Aug 7 – PanaMo with Obed Succari (World Latin Jazz) Aug 21 – Jill Jack (Americana) Concerts […]

Ferndale Community Concert Band has Grand Debut

June 24th 2015

Ferndale Community Concert Band has Grand Debut (Crystal A. Proxmire and Sam Gurwin, Urban Gadfly, June 24, 2015) Let’s start a band. The idea grew from something once thrown around casually between the busy adults with musical talent that crossed paths around town, to the full-fledged Ferndale Community Concert Band that debuted Tuesday night. The […]

1-15 Years for Prescription-Stealing Former Housing Director

June 23rd 2015

1-15 Years for Prescription-Stealing Former Housing Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2015)   Deborah Wilson has been given a sentence of 1-15 years’ incarceration, but could be out on parole in as little as ten months, according to The Detroit News. Wilson had been given probation after entering a no contest plea on Jan. […]