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Girl Scout Collecting Donations Saturday for Wounded Warriors

July 27th 2013

McDonald has also teamed up with Dino’s Lounge and Treat Dreams in her collection effort. Both local businesses are now drop-off sites for donations through the weekend.

University High School Enrollment Info Nights Coming Up

July 27th 2013

At UHS, college admission and success are primary goals of every teacher and student. Two special staff members help every student with college applications, scholarships and financial aid, and once UHS graduates begin college; the UHS College Success Advisor guides them…

Senate’s Solution to Student Loan Rates Makes Potential Even Higher

July 27th 2013

That would cause 2013 rates to jump to 3.9% this year, higher than last year’s 3.4%. Rates are then projected to steadily increase each year, with rates hitting 7.25% by 2018.

Ferndale Pride Numbers In, May 31, 2014 Date Set

July 26th 2013

The Ferndale Pride Committee has announced the date for next year’s Ferndale Pride as May 31, 2014. Though the date falls just outside of the traditional June month of Pride, it keeps the event from conflicting with the Motor City Pride which will be held June 7-8, 2014.

Friday Fuzzy: Sugar Needs a Good Home

July 26th 2013

The Ferndale 115 is helping to promote animal adoption in our community by showcasing an adoptable animal each week in a new section called “Friday Fuzzy.” This week’s lovable critter is a six year old Basset Hound/Beagle Mix named Sugar.

Rhonda Walker Foundation Youths Get Spa Treatment

July 26th 2013

Lillie D’or Salon and Spa located in Ferndale on Woodard Avenue between 8 and 9 mile opened its doors to 17 Detroit inner city youths of the Rhonda Walker Foundation for a day filled with complementary spa services.

Another Successful Pig & Whiskey Festival

July 25th 2013

Ferndale’s famous Pig & Whiskey festival took place last weekend, with people from all over SE Michigan packing into the area behind the WAB and the Emory for three days’ worth of music, food and drink.

Meijer at 8 Mile and Woodward Now Open

July 25th 2013

Inside shoppers can find Michigan-grown produce, Detroit-themed apparel, and other local products like Atwater Brewery’s State Fair Pale Ale. Many Ferndale residents found coupons on their door in the past few days…

Retiring Pleasant Ridge City Manager Sherry Ball Shares Memories (video)

July 25th 2013

A commitment to learning is a big part of what made Ball an asset to Pleasant Ridge. Things changed quickly in the quarter of a century since she first started.

Martin Road Park Hill Renamed for DPW’s Don Gattes

July 25th 2013

At their July 22 meeting, Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to honor Gattes by re-naming the hill the “Don Gattes Sledding Hill.”