Accelerants Detected at Mandaean Association Fire Scene…

Accelerants Detected at Mandaean Association Fire Scene, Investigation Continues (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug.1, 2014) A crime log released by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department today states that “The Ferndale Fire Marshall requested a Fire Investigator for a fire in the 800 block of Hilton… An OCSO Fire Investigator and OCSO Arson K-9 responded to the…

Suspect Sought for Identity Theft in Birmingham

Suspect Sought for Identity Theft in Birmingham (Birmingham Police, July 31, 2014)   The Birmingham Police Department is asking for help from the community with identifying an identity theft suspect who has charged in excess of $13,000 at several locations in the tri-county area. The suspect is a light skinned black female, 5’2”-5’4”, 140-160 pounds…

Ferndale Schools Big Change: Superintendent Blake Prewitt (video)

Ferndale Schools Big Change: Superintendent Blake Prewitt (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 30, 2014) There’s a new Superintendent in town, an almost all new administration in fact. When students return to Ferndale Schools in the fall they may notice a nearly complete change in leadership as the new administration takes over. Blake Prewitt, a former…

Ferndale Schools Big Change: Superintendent Blake Prewitt (video)

Ferndale Schools Big Change: Superintendent Blake Prewitt (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 30, 2014) There’s a new Superintendent in town, an almost all new administration in fact. When students return to Ferndale Schools in the fall they may notice a nearly complete change in leadership as the new administration takes over. Blake Prewitt, a former…

Suspect Caught After…Fleeing into Madison Hts. Neighborhood

Suspect Caught After Fighting with Police and Fleeing into Madison Heights Neighborhood (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2014) A Madison Heights neighborhood was blocked off by police at about 2pm Tuesday after a suspect ran away from the scene of a traffic stop. Lt. Anderson of the Madison Heights Police Department said that the man…

Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8

Ferndale Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8 (FPL Press Release, July 29, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library, located at 222 E. 9 Mile, is seeking animal-themed art for an upcoming exhibit called Menagerie. Submissions in any variety of medium are encouraged, including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints and sculpture. The display case will…

Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8

Ferndale Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8 (FPL Press Release, July 29, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library, located at 222 E. 9 Mile, is seeking animal-themed art for an upcoming exhibit called Menagerie. Submissions in any variety of medium are encouraged, including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints and sculpture. The display case will…

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward…

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward Sale of Saratoga Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2014) The process has begun for the possible transformation of Saratoga Park to a parking lot or other industrial development. Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to decommission the park, freeing it up for potential a sale. “I…

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward…

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward Sale of Saratoga Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2014) The process has begun for the possible transformation of Saratoga Park to a parking lot or other industrial development. Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to decommission the park, freeing it up for potential a sale. “I…