Ferndale

Ferndale Students Join in Police Week Flag Ceremony (video)

May 13th 2014

Ferndale Students Join in Police Week Flag Ceremony (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Students from Mrs. Darling and Mr. Peri’s third grade classes at Roosevelt Primary School led the Pledge of Allegiance and learned about the sacrifices made by police officers at the annual National Police Week Flag Ceremony in front of Ferndale […]

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

May 13th 2014

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for […]

Pride Prom at Ferndale Library May 30

May 12th 2014

Pride Prom at Ferndale Library May 30 (press release, May 12, 2014) Show your pride at Pride Prom in Ferndale Public Library! Part of this year’s Ferndale Pride Festival, Pride Prom is presented by Friends of the Ferndale Library and will feature dancing, a live DJ, formal photos by Nan Kerr Mueller, a crowning of […]

Good Neighbors Gather to Celebrate Ferndale GNAs

May 11th 2014

Good Neighbors Gather to Celebrate Ferndale GNAs (Crystal Proxmire, Nan Kerr Photography, May 11, 2014) The Ferndale Good Neighbor Awards (GNAs) were held on May 6 at The Local in Ferndale. Here members of the community were recognized for the role they play in making Ferndale a friendly city. The 2014 honorees include: Andrea Johns […]

Letter Writing Campaign for Newlywed Moms Adds to…

May 11th 2014

Letter Writing Campaign for Newlywed Moms Adds to their Ellen Experience (video) (Guest Column by Alyssa Atkinson, May 11, 2014) video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player On March 22, 2014 my parents Michele Riley and Christina Atkinson were finally able to be legally married after almost 17 years of dating. Considering that this wedding was of […]

Ferndale Schools Teacher Appreciation Stories Pour In

May 11th 2014

Ferndale Schools Teacher Appreciation Stories Pour In (Nan Kerr-Mueller and Crystal Proxmire, May 11, 2014) Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week and parents throughout Ferndale Schools shared stories of teachers and staff that have made an impact on their children’s lives. The Facebook Page “Teacher Appreciation Week Stories” got over 150 likes as the warm […]

DIY Festival Takes a Year Off

May 9th 2014

DIY Festival Takes a Year Off (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2014)   To the sadness of thousands of art, music and community lovers, the annual DIY Festival will not be taking place this summer. Chris and Krista Johnson made the difficult decision after learning that there would be construction on E. 9 Mile Road […]

Macaroni Kid Free Newsletter for Families Comes to Royal Oak

May 9th 2014

Macaroni Kid Free Newsletter for Families Comes to Royal Oak (Press Release, May 9, 2014) After her first child was born, local mom Karen Evans felt the way most new moms do: she wanted to do the best things for her new little boy. She started looking for local events and soon realized that, although […]

Affirmations Hosts LGBT Health and Wellness Fair May 17

May 9th 2014

Affirmations Hosts LGBT Health and Wellness Fair May 17 (press release, May 9, 2014) Saturday, May 17th 1-5 PM Affirmations Community Center Featuring Project Healthy Living This one-day event offers educational workshops and free and low-cost services, including screenings for height, weight, vision, dental, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and more: ~Free and low cost health […]

Over 60 Homes in Pleasant Ridge City-Wide Garage Sale May 10

May 8th 2014

Over 60 Homes in Pleasant Ridge City-Wide Garage Sale May 10 (Press Release, May 8, 2014)   The City of Pleasant Ridge will sponsor a City-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 10. 60+ houses will be participating in the daylong event. Individual houses will be selling their goods & treasures starting at 9:00 a.m. Maps […]