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2010 Police Department Annual Report Released

July 12th 2011

The Ferndale Police have released their 2010 Annual Report. It was announced at the June 13, 2011 City Council meeting, and is now available online. In it you will find information about crime in the City, as well as budget, personnel, and historical information. The report also compares Ferndale crime to past years

Bridge Project’s First Performance Packs Library

July 12th 2011

An unfortunate prediction for rain moved the Bridge Project’s first public performance of big band jazz inside from the Library’s courtyard, but that didn’t stop them from having a grand performance. It was standing room only as they introduced Ferndale to a side of big band they may have never seen before, with a focus on Michigan-made music.

Police Report: Armed Robbery Ends in Chase, Injuries & Arrests

July 11th 2011

Lt. William Wilson of the Ferndale Police gave initial news of an armed robbery and subsequent chase that occurred at approximately 7pm

School Board Picks New President, Appoints Other Positions

July 11th 2011

After over ten years, Chuck Moeser has stepped aside as President of the Ferndale Board of Education, with Keith Warnick stepping in. They also set the dates for future meetings, made appointments to Board committees and external committees, and handled other routine annual decisions.

City Considers New Noise Ordinance

July 11th 2011

Residents and business owners will have an opportunity to speak at tonight’s meeting, which is at 7:30pm at City Hall (300 E. 9 Mile). To view the proposed ordinance changes, and other documentation visit the City of Ferndale website at http://www.ferndale-mi.com/Services/Cable/CityCouncilVideo.htm.

FernCare Building Underway, Seeking New Director

July 11th 2011

Volunteers are pushing hard for a late summer opening of the FernCare Free Clinic’s long-term home at 459 E. Nine Mile, with renovation work going on daily. FernCare Board Member Dick Willcock is…

Council to Vote: Cell phone payments for parking

July 10th 2011

On Monday, July 11, 2011’s City Council consent agenda is a plan to contract with Parkmobile to allow a person parking in Downtown Ferndale to use their cell phones to pay for their spots instead of having to fumble for quarters to feed the meter.

AmeriCorps Team Celebrates Year of Service

July 10th 2011

“Every team takes on a collaborative personality,” Ryan said. “This team of all the teams I remember has required the least training and direction. They banded together from the beginning and I admire their long term vision.”

Beyond Ferndale: An 8 and Woodward Biking Blog

July 10th 2011

If there are two streets in Detroit an outsider can name, they’re likely to be Woodward Ave and Eight Mile Road. Woodward from the olden days (think baby boomers and Dream cruisers), and Eight Mile from that rapper fella… We could hardly wait to get there. Even if it was daylight. (check out guest writer Arthur Miller’s amusing observations as he looks for spelling errors and unique features of these well known city streets)

Armed Robbery Reported on Withington

July 8th 2011

On 07/08/11 at about 1:00 a.m. Ferndale Police investigated a reported armed robbery with a pistol that occurred near the intersection of 9 Mile / Pinecrest. The victim (27 yr. old man) said…