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Nominate Your Neighbor: Holiday Light Awards

December 2nd 2011

As the snow begins to fall, Ferndalians are getting ready for the holiday season by decorating their homes with lights, garland, wreaths and other traditional décor. The tradition is encouraged by Ferndale’s Beautification Commission, who gives out holiday light awards each year.

Holiday Festivities in Ferndale

November 29th 2011

There is plenty to do in Ferndale this holiday season. Here are some events. If we’ve missed yours, please send us the info – editor@ferndale115.com.

Silent Night of the Lambs

November 29th 2011

As she sits in the hole topped with blocks of ice, rubbing ice cream on her skin, Macy Penny, played by Genevieve Jona, cries about how her mother, JC Penny, has the money to give her captor anything they want.

But what does this madman, er, mad snowman, really want? Why have girls who sell matches and boys with crutches been going missing? And what do the ladies with the beaver fur jackets know about it?

Texting Pepsi if You Want Band Funding

November 29th 2011

FHS Marching Band Director says, “For us to continue to grow the program, bring student fees down, and hopefully take it to yet another level of excellence, we need new sources of funding. We are currently pursuing corporate sponsorship, but are also going after the Pepsi Refresh Everything grant.”

Dollar Club Owner’s Murder Still Unsolved (video)

November 26th 2011

After 1 year, police are still looking for help from citizens with any information they may have regarding the murder of 64 year old store owner KARIM KHAMARKO. Mr. Khamarko was shot to death while working at the Dollar Club Plus located at 2750 Hilton in Ferndale.

Chief Kitchen: Flying High and Laying Low in Retirement

November 26th 2011

As retired Ferndale Police Chief Michael Kitchen and his wife Meri prepared to head south to Florida for the winter, the 56 year old life-long Ferndale resident sat down with The Ferndale 115 News to talk about his years in the department and his views about how the City has changed.

Granholm Visits AJs in Ferndale for Booksigning

November 26th 2011

Sally Fedus of Plymouth was excited to see former Governor Jennifer Granholm and her husband Dan Mulhern again. She’d been volunteering for Granholm’s campaigns since she first became impressed with her back in 2000. But an even more exciting surprise came at the Nov. 25th book signing at AJ’s Café in Ferndale when she realized that her picture had made it in

Local Comedian Seeks Las Vegas Dream, Your vote could help

November 25th 2011

Thompson recently retired from being Executive Director of Affirmations Community Center and is now working hard on her comedy career. She is taking part in a national contest to win a dream gig in Las Vegas. Visit www.improvcc.com to watch Leslie Thompson’s video. Vote if you would like to help her win. You can vote every day.

What Do You Think of My Children’s Birth Mothers?

November 25th 2011

I have come to realize that I love my children so much that I would make an adoption plan for them if I felt it was best for them. That is how much I believe in adoption.

Now, maybe it is hard for me to imagine how bad my circumstances would have to get for me to be driven to such a decision. But, thinking about what those extreme circumstances might help me to understand a little bit better just what factors go into such a decision for the women and families who do make the decision.

Multi-City Bike Route Mapping Meeting Dec. 7

November 25th 2011

The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board is inviting cyclists from Royal Oak, Birmingham, Berkley, Huntington Woods, Ferndale, and Pleasant Ridge to tell them what routes they use…The meeting takes place Dec. 7