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George Williams Passes Away

December 30th 2012

Viewing is at Haley’s Funeral Home, 24 524 Northwestern Highway, Southfield. 248 356-4800. Visitation is Sunday from 2-7 and the Funeral is Monday at First Baptist Church in Detroit.

2012 Thank You Ads Retired

December 30th 2012

2012 Thank You Ads Retired

In 2012 The Ferndale 115 News began raising money through the sale of $15 Thank You Ads. The ads below are being retired to make room for 2013. To start of f the year we have a very ambitious goal of selling 100 Thank You ads by the end of February so that Editor & Publisher Crystal Proxmire can go to the Media Reform Conference in April.

Sledding at Martin Road Hill

December 27th 2012

Sledding at Martin Road Hill is a time-honored tradition in Ferndale, enjoyable by children and adults. The snow and sunshine made for a perfect sledding day on Dec. 27, with many kids home on vacation from school.

Stuff to Know for the Snow

December 27th 2012

It’s snowing in Ferndale! That means time for sledding and warm fuzzy sweaters. But it also means time to be responsible neighbors. Here is what you need to know when it snows.

Library Bookstore Raises Money for Programming

December 26th 2012

The Friends of the Library Bookstore inside the Ferndale Public Library not just a place to get gently used books from multiple genres for prices that are typically just 50 cents to $2.

It’s also a funding mechanism for things like

Red Ram Removed in Charlevoix

December 23rd 2012

VanDyke is upset about the Red Ram’s departure, stating in his Vimeo video “They’ve taken it upon themselves to determine what is and what isn’t socially acceptable as art…Although some feel the Red Ram is the sign of the apocalypse…

2012 Holiday Light Award Winners

December 22nd 2012

Each December, The Ferndale Beautification Commission takes nominations and selects the winners of the Holiday Light Awards. One winner from each quadrant of the city is selected, plus one business. Earlier this week Beautification Commission Chairperson Peggy Snow delivered letters to the homeowners and invited them to the first City Council meeting in January, where they will be presented with their certificates.

The Art of Holiday Flower Delivery

December 21st 2012

Owners Robbin Yelverton and Jerome Raska have shared the following tips to help make holiday floral orders as simple as possible:

Christmas Decorations Destroyed, But Not the Spirit

December 19th 2012

“If I could say anything it would be: To the vandals, I hope you got something out of it and it made you happy to try to ruin our spirit. But guess what? You didn’t. Upset? Yes, ruin our Xmas? Nope!”

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

December 19th 2012

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website at Below are the most recent job listings: