For over thirty three years, Jerry enjoyed his work as a teacher and principal for Ferndale Public Schools. Jerry and Pauline raised their family of three boys in the Farmington area and moved to Commerce Township after Jerry’s retirement in 1991.
After over a year of pushing for changes at the Oakland County Pet Adoption Center, citizens in the group Oakland Pet Advocates have turned up the heat by transforming their group into a political action committee taking aim at elected officials who do not support their demands for animal control policy.
Following the budget presentation, the Board of Commissioners Finance Committee will hold budget hearings at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 25; Thursday, Aug. 8; and Thursday, Aug. 22. The board vote to adopt the budget will take place at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19.
“In some communities there is a certain romanticism to jail. You think going to jail makes you tough. But going and not only seeing it, but smelling it, what it’s like to be in there, seeing people who are meaner and tougher than you, it can give you pause,”
The next step is for the House and the Senate to work on a compromise between the bills each passed before sending a final bill to the White House. President Barack Obama has already said he would veto a bill that did not include SNAP funding…
Heat stroke is the most severe form of heat illness. It is a life-threatening condition because the body loses its ability to cool itself. Symptoms vary, but usually include red, flushed skin; a rapid, strong pulse; throbbing headache, nausea, seizures, difficulty speaking, confusion and unconsciousness.
the Kulick Community Center has been opened as a public cooling center for Tuesday, July 16th between the hours of 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Wednesday, July 17th between the hours of 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Kulick Community Center is located at 1201 Livernois, Ferndale MI 48220. You may contact the center at 248-582-3366.
The ordinance also includes multiple “review procedures” and “review factors.” including zoning requirements, certification by the director of public safety that the Licensee is of “good moral character,” input from readers and surrounding business owners, the number of similar Licenses in the city, size of bar area, and “overall benefit of the plan to the City of Oak Park.”
The library’s tax revenues have decreased by $300,000 since 2009. Determined not to cut hours or staff, the library is stepping up fundraising efforts to make up for lost property tax revenue. The library hopes you will come and Rock for Books on August 3rd at the Loving Touch!
…she’d hoped to be able to get enough support for a bill that would roll back student loan interest rates from 6.8% to 3.4%. But the vote never happened, as it was blocked by a Republican filibuster. With 60 votes needed to break the filibuster, a total of 51-49 was as close as Democrats finally came.
Tacos and BBQ were among the selections that drew crowds to the corner of 9 and Woodward. Michael McShane snapped pictures for the 115, and a delicious time was had by all.
Know anyone that needs a school bus? The Ferndale School District has two for sale.
Sealed bids are being accepted now through July 31st on two buses formerly used to transport students
Record Number of Cities Get Main Street Accreditation (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2013) With the flair of a fire-twirling roller-skater and the pep of the Clawson High School cheerleaders, members of Main Street programs from throughout Oakland County got together at Leon and Lulu on Wednesday to celebrate a number of Main Street…
The event gave Main Street participants a chance to celebrate and network. Though downtowns have similar features, such as walkability, diversity of small businesses, and a sense of history and place, there are differences that make each downtown unique.
Insurance will only cover furniture and fixtures, not donations, he said. In addition to figuring out how to clean up the space, he’s setting his sights on how to replace the supplies that are needed for the quickly-approaching school year.
Flood Destroys Donations for Massive School Supply Nonprofit (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2013) When volunteers arrived at the Operation Kid Equip. headquarters in Clinton Township on Wednesday, they expected to begin sorting the massive amounts of items for their various statewide programs that equip low income students with pens, paper, crayons, backpacks, books and…
When over a thousand runners filled the streets of Ferndale last month for the Rainbow Run, it wasn’t just about a test of endurance and getting covered with multicolored cornstarch paints. The event also raised $6,600 that got divided among three charities.
Teen Hospitalized After Car-Bike Accident on Woodward (Crystal Proxmire, July 9, 2013) A 17-year-old male from Huntington Woods was struck by an SUV on Woodward Tuesday afternoon around 3:15pm near Sylvan in Pleasant Ridge while riding his bike. According to those who know him, the teen is hospitalized with serious injuries, including a head injury.…
A 17-year-old male from Huntington Woods was struck by an SUV on Woodward Tuesday afternoon around 3:15pm near Sylvan in Pleasant Ridge while riding his bike.
Ferndale Sets Fees, Holds Off on Credit Card Fees for Now (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 9, 2013) Every two years Ferndale City Council votes on how much to charge for various city services, and the most recent round happened at Monday’s council meeting. Many of the changes in fees happened because of state-mandated fees, and…