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Honoring the Car Wash Bears

June 6th 2011

The Motor City Bears are also a happy social circle, with frequent get togethers and even camping trips across the state. Their motto is “fun, fur and friends,” and some of their activities include movie nights, bowling, dinner parties, canoeing, Tiger baseball games, going to the zoo…(read more)

We Are Family March Kicks off Pride Weekend in Ferndale

June 4th 2011

Marsack and Winslow were among about 200 individuals who came together to further mark Ferndale’s place in history as a city where everyone is welcome, regardless of gender expression or sexual preference.

See the Love at Ferndale Pride this Weekend

June 2nd 2011

A passionate group of volunteers quickly got together to create events that celebrate Ferndale’s diversity on Pride Weekend, while not conflicting with the larger Detroit event.

Off the bat there were over 20 volunteers, led by…

P.R. to Contract w/Berkley Fire, Break w/Ferndale Possible

May 16th 2011

Tonight the City Council of Berkley is scheduled to vote on a contract with The City of Pleasant Ridge for Fire Protection services if needed to fill a gap in coverage as the cities consider a Public Safety merger along with Huntington Woods.

Poppy Week to Support Vets, Memorial Day Parade Coming

May 16th 2011

The week of May 16 is Poppy Week in Ferndale, a proclamation by City Council on May 9, 2011 makes it official….The Annual Memorial Day Parade will start at 10:00am on May 30.

Update from Afghanistan

May 16th 2011

…An alert reader noticed the connection, and suggested that we continue to follow Petty Officer Caswell and his experiences as he travels the world.

We asked Caswell some questions to get started, but we would like to know what things you would like to know from someone who is serving overseas. Join the discussion…

VIEW: Be an Elephant for your kids… SPEAK UP!

May 15th 2011

People, SPEAK UP!!! I just returned from the town hall meeting with my State Senator and Representative at the Ferndale Public Library and was the only teacher there. I came to the realization that regardless of what happens with my job security and respective rights, I will be okay, however I cannot say the same for my students. Today I spoke…

Affirmations Fundraising Update

May 15th 2011

After six months of managing Affirmations as the Interim Executive Director, Kevin Howley says that the organization is on track with its financial recovery process and that the search for a new Executive Director is moving along.

Fmr. FHS Clarinetist Erik S. Johnson to perform May 20

May 15th 2011

As a youth, Johnson participated in the Ferndale High School music program, the Northwestern University National High School Music Institute, Oakland Youth Orchestra, and the Detroit Symphony Civic Jazz Band. He was also the 2007 winner of the Oakland Youth Philharmonic Orchestra Solo and Concerto Competition.

An Evening Under the Poppy June 3

May 15th 2011

An Evening Under the Poppy is a fabulous celebration and author talk hosted by Blumz by JR Designs and Queer for Books, featuring author Kathe Koja that takes place June 3, 2011.