Ferndale

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November

November 3rd 2014

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November (SOCRRA Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) SOCRRA and its 12 member communities are pleased to offer a special sale on recycle bins during the month of November, 2014. Residents of Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak and Troy […]

Robber Tackled & Held by Witnesses, Arrested… UPDATED

November 3rd 2014

Robber Tackled and Held by Witnesses, Arrested by Police in Ferndale (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Nov.3, 2014) On Saturday morning (Friday night) 11/01/14, Ferndale police arrested a man for Armed Robbery after he was captured and detained by citizens. According to the victim and witnesses, shortly before 1:00 a.m. a 49 year old woman […]

Fundraiser for Just 4 Us Owner Kevin Rogers Nov. 14

November 2nd 2014

Fundraiser for Just 4 Us Owner Kevin Rogers Nov. 14 (press release, Nov. 2, 2014) Kevin Rogers, longtime proprietor of Just 4 Us in Ferndale and beloved member of the community is battling Stage IV Melanoma. Kevin has generously supported the community. Now he needs our help. Kevin is struggling with mounting debt and medical […]

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

November 2nd 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered […]

Ferndale Library Picks: Griffin’s Choices

November 1st 2014

Ferndale Library Picks: Griffin’s Choices (Jeff Milo, FPL, Nov. 1, 2014) Griffin Bray is local teen who works part time here at the Library as a Page. It’s Griffin’s responsibility to make sure this place is, above all, orderly! That’s thousands and thousands of books and DVDs that he (and our team of Pages) are […]

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and… (video)

November 1st 2014

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and other Crimes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper does not like seeing kids on a professional basis, whether it’s because they have gotten in trouble or because they are a victim. The internet and cell phones make it easy for young […]

Hazel Park Vikings Make it to State Marching Band Competition

October 31st 2014

Hazel Park Vikings Make it to State Marching Band Competition (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) The 58 students of the Hazel Park Viking Marching Band started the beginning of the year with the end in mind, full of focus and directed toward the goal of putting on a fantastic show. With a new sense […]

Police Chase Starts in Ferndale, Ends in Highland Park with a Crash

October 31st 2014

Police Chase Starts in Ferndale, Ends in Highland Park with a Crash (Michigan State Police Press Release, Oct. 31, 2014) The Michigan State Police arrested two suspects following a police pursuit that occurred on October 30, 2014 at approximately 5:20 PM. Troopers from the Metro Post attempted to perform a traffic stop at 9 Mile […]

Ferndale Historical Society Seeks Homes to be Part of Home Tour on Dec. 13

October 29th 2014

Ferndale Historical Society Seeks Homes to be Part of Home Tour on Dec. 13 (Garry Taylor, Ferndale Historical Society, Oct. 29, 2014) MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! The time is coming up! Join us December 13th 2014 for the Ferndale Historical Society’s “Holiday Home Tour” Do you have an interesting home, perhaps a funky or special way […]

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

October 29th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, orig. Aug. 26, 2014, republished Oct.29 ) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting (gerrymandering) process more sophisticated. […]