Suspects Arrested After 7-Eleven Robberies in Ferndale, Oak Park & Madison Heights

Suspects Arrested After 7-Eleven Robberies in Ferndale, Oak Park & Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2017) Ferndale, Oak Park, and Madison Heights, MI – According to Ferndale Police St. Baron Brown there were four 7-Eleven robberies on Tuesday, that ended with the arrest of two suspects in Madison Heights. According to St. Brown…

Ferndale School Board Secretary Twomey Shares View on Advocacy Conference

Ferndale School Board Secretary Twomey Shares View on Advocacy Conference (Karen Twomey, Feb. 5, 2017) Ferndale School Board Secretary Karen Twomey traveled to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 28-31 for the National School Board Association Advocacy Conference. Here is her account from the trip. When our district sends me to a conference I always feel this…

Drought, B. Nektar, Campbell Fresh and Hodges Subaru Honored

Drought, B. Nektar, Campbell Fresh and Hodges Subaru Honored (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  The Mayor’s Business Council, an initiative led by Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter, held their annual awards event Tuesday at the community’s newest restaurant Otus Supply.   The event celebrated the spirit of entrepreneurship in Ferndale, and recognized the…

Ferndale Police Launch Hope Not Handcuffs to Assist Addicts with Recovery

Ferndale Police Launch Hope Not Handcuffs to Assist Addicts with Recovery (City of Ferndale, Feb. 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Residents suffering from addiction will have better access to treatment without fear of jail time with the launch Tuesday of the Hope Not Handcuffs program. The program is being implemented across Macomb County and through…

Demonstrations Show Support for Refugees and Immigrants

Demonstrations Show Support for Refugees and Immigrants (Leslie Ellis, Jan. 29, 2017) Hamtramck and Detroit, MI  – Shouts of “No hate! No fear! Refugees are welcome here!” rang out Sunday in Hamtramck and at Detroit Metropolitan Airport as thousands of people protested President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on refugees and immigrants from seven mainly…

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers (Ferndale Schools, Jan. 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Blessings in a Backpack, a program that feeds students on free/reduced lunch in the district every weekend during the school year, is looking for more help! We are reaching out to staff and the community to encourage people to join…