Ferndale

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

December 10th 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Dec. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Girls Share Whiskey at Ferndale Sleepover, Sending One to Hospital

December 10th 2013

Girls Share Whiskey at Ferndale Sleepover, Sending One to Hospital (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 10, 2013) Three fourteen-year-old girls are in trouble after sharing a fifth of Canadian Club Whiskey at a sleepover on E. Breckenridge in Ferndale Friday night.  According to The Daily Tribune, police were called to the home at about 11:45 pm […]

Finnegan’s Monsters are Invading Ferndale!

December 7th 2013

Finnegan’s Monsters are Invading Ferndale! (Jacki Smith, owner of Candle Wick Shop, Dec. 7, 2013) Home by home, room by room, child by child, monsters are invading!   Finnegan’s Monsters!   Don’t worry, these adorable, handmade plush monsters by Finnegan Mueller are the kind of monster Ferndale, MI likes.   He is making a special, friendly batch that […]

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Fest, Dec.14

December 7th 2013

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Fest, Dec.14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2013) The Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Fest returns this year for a day of seasonal fun, community and commerce.  Store will feature ice sculptures done by World Champion Tajana Rakaur, this year with a superhero theme.  Rakaur will also do live demos through the […]

Ferndale Considering Council Meeting Time Change

December 7th 2013

Ferndale Considering Council Meeting Time Change (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2013) The Ferndale City Council is considering moving meetings to earlier in the evening, and is looking for public input on that potential change.  The City’s website now has a survey where residents can chose between 6:30pm, 7pm, and 7:30pm for their preferred meeting […]

SEMCOG Approves I-94, I-75, US-23 Amendment to Expand

December 7th 2013

SEMCOG Approves I-94, I-75, US-23 Amendment to Expand (David Sands, SEMCOG, Dec.7, 2013, orig. http://wearemodeshift.org/node/1055) Although plans to widen the I-94 and I-75 expressways have been generating a bit of a buzz this week, dissenting voices seemed to have little sway over the bulk of the Southeast Michigan Council of Government’s Executive Committee. At a Friday meeting, the […]

Transgender Day Of Remembrance Lists 242 Killed

December 6th 2013

Transgender Day Of Remembrance Lists 242 Killed (Crystal A. Proxmire, orig. Between the Lines, Dec. 6, 2013) 242. That is the number of transgender individuals whose murders and suicides have been reported in the past year around the world. Groups like Gender Identity Network Alliance (formerly Transgender Detroit) know that this number is low due […]

Ferndale’s UHS Partners with Wayne State University

December 6th 2013

Ferndale’s UHS Partners with Wayne State University (Wayne State University Press Release, Dec. 6, 2013) A group of more than 100 Detroit-area high school students are learning firsthand how to navigate the college experience thanks to a newly formed partnership between Wayne State University’s College of Education (COE) and the Ferndale Public Schools’ University High […]

Reckless Driving: MDOT’s Lead Foot on Freeway Projects

December 4th 2013

Guest Column: Reckless Driving: MDOT’s Lead Foot on Freeway Projects (Richard Murphy, Michigan Suburbs Alliance, December 4, 2013) The public appeals to delegates entering SEMCOG’s June meeting. The sign in back, “No new gas tax, Snyder — We don’t need our freeways wider,” demonstrates our trust problem. Over the past few years, Governor Snyder’s Lansing […]

Meet the Mayor: Kurt Metzger of Pleasant Ridge (video)

November 30th 2013

Meet the Mayor: Kurt Metzger of Pleasant Ridge (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2013) With less than a month on the job, Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger has one main goal on his mind – how to get people more involved in a more transparent government.  The 66-year-old data specialist is part of a […]