FCC Moves Forward With… Undermining Net Neutrality

FCC Moves Forward With Two-Tiered Internet Plan Undermining Net Neutrality (Free Press Press Release, May 15, 2014)   On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to propose a new “open Internet” rule that may let Internet service providers charge content companies for priority treatment, relegating other content to a slower tier of service. Hundreds of…

Youth Recognized at Recent FYA Awards Ceremony

Youth Recognized at Recent FYA Awards Ceremony (C. Proxmire, May 14, 2014) Linda Grand, DLC Teacher and Advisor to DLC Student Council, was teary-eyed while she watched two of her students receive awards at the recent Ferndale Youth Assistance Recognition Awards. “It as a wonderful program and well done,” she said, adding that she “appreciated…

Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods

Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods (Sherry A Wells, May 14, 2014) Gardening is good for one’s mental health and nutrition but is also an excellent method of community building. There are two community gardens in southeast Oakland County. The Good Neighbors Community Garden is near the corner of Republic and Leroy…

Ferndale Students Join in Police Week Flag Ceremony (video)

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

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…

Letter Writing Campaign for Newlywed Moms Adds to…

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…

Most Wanted Fugitives from Troy’s 52/4 District Court

52/4 District Court’s Most Wanted  (Oakland County, May 11, 2014) Please click on the link below each picture for further identifying details: Video: Find out how you can help keep your community safe Click here view previously captured or surrendered fugitives. Sawson Alghazali Michael Christopher Bindschatel Padro Donte Brown Arjet Ceno Deon Levert Chambers Joseph Kenyatta Cohen…

Ferndale Schools Teacher Appreciation Stories Pour In

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…