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Garden Club Looking for Growth – Event Aug 4

July 31st 2012

Since 1931 the Ferndale Garden Club has been connecting people through the love of horticulture. The long-standing group met on July 28 for a membership drive meet and greet, and they will be busy again on August 4 as they host their annual Plant Exchange.

Helen Hicks Departs MAC to Run Macomb County Habitat for Humanity

July 30th 2012

“In spite of my efforts and those of my team, few too many people in metro Detroit understand the challenges facing AIDS-service organizations such as MAC, HELP, CHAG, APM and others. As I depart, I hope the folks reading this article will consider making a donation to any of these charities so that prevention work can continue and more young people especially, can be educated.

Chris Hughes Talks About ARTWN on Art Design Show

July 30th 2012

Ferndale Downtown Development Authority Communications Manager Chris Hughes did a half-hour long interview about the ARTWN project for the regional public television show Art Design, hosted by artist and curator John Sauvé.

Sarah Sudol Lights Path for FernCare Patients

July 29th 2012

Sudol, who moved to Ferndale from Clinton Township two years ago, always knew that she wanted to help people and feel good about her work. She went to Western Michigan University for pre-med, but an Alternative Spring Break in Colorado sent her on a slightly different course.

Easy Like Sundae Opens in Downtown Ferndale (video)

July 28th 2012

You can sit inside, in a spacious tropical blue and green room with sunshine-colored accents and whitewashed beach-furniture tables. Or relax outside under spring green umbrellas in the sidewalk-seating area in front of the store. Either way there is a generous view of W. 9 Mile, with Java Hutt and the Library Bookstore across the street.

Ferndale Increases Recycling Rates, Huntington Woods Tops 21%

July 28th 2012

According to Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority, Ferndale’s rate of recycling increased to 9.03% from last years’ 8.55%. Huntington Woods residents had the highest rate, with 21.87%.

Oakland County Public Transportation Millage… Aug. 7

July 24th 2012

Residents of some Oakland County communities, including Ferndale and Hazel Park, will be able to vote on the Oakland County Public Transportation Millage Renewal on Aug. 7, 2012.

Senator Gregory Presents FHS Graduate Natalie Berger…

July 24th 2012

“My inspiration for the video is what the face of a young person’s mind might look like—putting together images, music and colors that come to mind when I think of the embodiment of a young, starry-eyed mind with dreams for the future,” said Ferndale High School graduate

Ferndale Fur Trading Company is the New Pet Connection

July 24th 2012

“The Ferndale Fur Trading Company was started because the citizens began expressing a need for a rescue group in town,” Johns said. We saw an opportunity to bring these folks together in a citywide effort to help pets find homes and to help citizens find pets!

DIA Millage Facts – Vote is Aug 7

July 23rd 2012

The millage vote takes place on August 7, 2012.

The millage would provide $23 million per year: $10 million in Oakland, $8 million in Wayne and $5 million in Macomb.

In 2009 the DIA reduced its workforce by nearly 20% (more than 60 full and part time positions), and reduced its total operating budget by $9 million