Ferndale

Sixth Grade Hazel Park Dancer Hit by Car, Suffers Broken… (updated)

October 3rd 2014

Sixth Grade Hazel Park Dancer Hit by Car, Suffers Broken Legs and Ankle (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2014) A sixth grade student at Hazel Park Jr. High is in the hospital after being hit by a car Thursday afternoon while walking home from school. The accident occurred on Highland one block south of 9 […]

GLSEN’s Fall LGBT Youth Summit Oct. 18 at Affirmations

October 3rd 2014

GLSEN’s Fall LGBT Youth Summit Oct. 18 at Affirmations (GLSEN of SE Michigan Press Release, Oct. 3, 2014)   Get excited! Our Fall Youth Summit is coming up Saturday, October 18th, at Affirmations in Ferndale. The event runs from 10-4 so come one, come all! SCHEDULE 10:00-10:15—- Registration 10:15-10:25—- Introductions 10:25-10:35—- Ice Breaker 10:35-10:45—- Break […]

Girl Struck by SUV Outside Ferndale’s Kennedy School

October 2nd 2014

Girl Struck by SUV Outside Ferndale’s Kennedy School (Compiled, Oct. 2, 2014) A first grade student was injured Wednesday when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street outside Kennedy School in Oak Park, which is part of the Ferndale School District. Ferndale School Superintendent Blake Prewitt sent the following statement to parents […]

Ferndale Library Picks: Jeff’s Picks, Lately

October 2nd 2014

Ferndale Library Picks: Jeff’s Picks, Lately (Jeff Milo, FPL Circulation Specialist)   People tell me, “If I worked in a library, I’d probably want to bring home ALL the books…” Yep. What I’m sharing with you, here, is just the latest six-pack that’s piled up on my night stand. I usually try not to pass […]

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]

Ferndale Chief Responds to Report on Traffic Tickets and Race

September 30th 2014

Ferndale Chief Responds to Report on Traffic Tickets and Race (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) After receiving complaints from multiple people who felt they may have been racially profiled, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) researched the demographics of people issued traffic tickets in the City of Ferndale. What they found was that in […]

Perennial Exchange Helps Ferndale Spirit Grow

September 29th 2014

Perennial Exchange Helps Ferndale Spirit Grow (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2014) The Ferndale Beautification Commission teamed up with Blumz by Design and the Ferndale DPW to make this year’s annual perennial exchange one of the best ever. Switching from the Kulick Center to Blumz gave the event a central location and flower-filled ambiance. The […]

Ferndale Goes All Out for Homecoming, Oct.3

September 28th 2014

Ferndale Goes All Out for Homecoming, Oct.3 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 27, 2014)   “What makes homecoming special is that it’s a great opportunity for all our student and their family to take part in all the event surrounding homecoming.” That’s why Ferndale Eagles Football Coach Eric Royal and his team are looking forward to […]

Pontiac Pushes for Downtown Parking Program, Town Hall Oct. 15

September 27th 2014

Pontiac Pushes for Downtown Parking Program, Town Hall Oct. 15 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.27, 2014) Months of planning and negotiating hang in the balance as the City of Pontiac and the Downtown Pontiac Business Association wait to see if the Pontiac Receivership Transition Advisory Board will allow them to move forward with plans for a […]

Legal Aid Clinics: Ferndale Oct 7, Lake Orion Oct 14, Sfld Oct 20

September 25th 2014

Free Legal Aid Clinics: Ferndale Oct 7, Lake Orion Oct 14, Southfield Oct 20 (Oakland County Bar Association Press Release, Sept. 25, 2014)   Not everyone can afford to hire an attorney to answer their legal questions. That is why the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), in partnership with Oakland County Youth Assistance, will host […]