Ferndale Student Seeks Votes for Toyota Anti-Texting and Driving Contest

Ferndale Student Seeks Votes for Toyota Anti-Texting and Driving Contest (Lara Mossa, April 18, 2019) Ferndale, MI –  Dressed in yellow and strumming a happy-faced ukulele, Adelaide Wilson sang “Put That Phone Away.” Wilson created the one-minute video for the Toyota TeenDrive 365 Scholarship Contest. The light-hearted film encourages drivers to put down their phones…

Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Promotes Access, Support for Moms

  Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Promotes Access, Support for Moms (Jennifer Day, Chair of Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition, April 17, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message…

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind…

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind a Billboard in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Like many roadways across the county, Woodward Avenue is lined with billboards.  As people make their way along such roads, their journey is dotted with images of attorneys promising to fight for their clients. With…

Students are the First to Receive Jerry Olli Scholarship through Ferndale Elks

Students are the First to Receive Jerry Olli Scholarship through Ferndale Elks (Oscar Renautt, April 9, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Established this year, the Jerry Olli Scholarship will honor Jerry Olli, a Ferndale Elk and a former Chairman of Michigan State Drug Awareness program, South Oakland Coalition, and Ferndale Youth Assistance board member of many…

FernCare Volunteers and Donors Make Sure Uninsured Have Access to Healthcare

FernCare Volunteers and Donors Make Sure Uninsured Have Access to Healthcare (Michael Kruger, April 9, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Ferndale,…

Ferndale Garden Club Has Deep Roots, Various Ways to be Involved

Ferndale Garden Club Has Deep Roots, Various Ways to be Involved (Dominic Scappaticci, April 4, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Ferndale,…

Ferndale Proves that “Libraries Rock” with Resources, Events, and More

Ferndale Proves that “Libraries Rock” with Resources, Events, and More (Ferndale Area District Library, April 2, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea.…

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale Evaluating Walking and Biking on Woodward, Survey Available

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale Evaluating Walking and Biking on Woodward, Survey Available (City of Ferndale, City of Pleasant Ridge, March 30, 2019) How is the experience of walking and biking along Woodward Ave.? That’s precisely what the Cities of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge aim to find out with a new grant-funded safety audit. The cities…