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Police Report: Gun Threat at Motorama

January 30th 2013

Officers recovered a .44 magnum semi-auto pistol believed to be the weapon Parker held when he confronted the victim. Officers also recovered a Remington Model 700 rifle from the hotel room.

Library Seeks Local Artists for Literature Inspired Exhibition

January 30th 2013

Art inspired by books, including illustrations, character portraits, re-imagined book covers and more will be included in the show. Submissions in any variety of medium are encouraged, including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints, and sculpture.

Cellos Aplenty Thanks to OrchSupport!

January 30th 2013

In 4th grade this year there are 12 cello players at Kennedy and Coolidge . Fifth grade has 10 cello players at Kennedy and Coolidge. Sixth grade has seven cello players at Kennedy and Coolidge.

The Ferndale Blues Festival has Begun (videos)

January 27th 2013

The Ferndale Blues and Music Festival is off to a grand start. With ten days of concerts at 27 venues there is more than enough music to chase away the winter blues. The festival raises money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and Michigan AIDS Coalition. For a complete schedule and more information…

Ferndale Recreation Newsletter

January 27th 2013

Here are some of the events and services offered through Ferndale Recreation, including the Sweetheart Date Night, Princess Party and Spring Soccer registration. Learn more at

2013 Extravaganza Showcased Student Skills (video)

January 26th 2013

Ferndale High School was packed as students, teachers, parents and supporters in the community for the annual All-City Extravaganza. This event showcased the talents of youth from all grades in the district. There was a district-wide choir, band and orchestra concert as well as multiple presentations and information booths.

Council to Set Goals & Objectives for 2013 ~ Feb. 4

January 25th 2013

“This is a great opportunity for staff and City Council to come together to discuss what our focus should be in 2013”, said City Manager April Lynch. The City will move on to budget workshops in March with a final budget presentation in April. “This is a busy time of year for the City, both the goals and the budget are extremely important for setting the tone for 2013.”

DNR Hunting Incidents & Fatalities for 2012 & Prior

January 25th 2013

“We continue to emphasize the importance of the hunter orange law, knowing your target and safe firearm handling, and how they all are key factors in having a safe season,” said DNR Law Enforcement Division Chief Gary Hagler. “We also continue to encourage mentors to work closely with youth hunters to teach them safe firearm handling skills. One incident this year involved a hunter under the age of 10.”

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

January 24th 2013

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:

Fifth Republican Appointed to Zoo Authority

January 23rd 2013

Bipartisan spirit did not prevail at the Jan. 9, 2013 County Commission meeting when Republican Commissioners refused to consider discussion on the appointment of a new member to the Oakland County Zoological Authority, and instead approved a fifth Republican to hold the seat.