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Porch Fire on Ardmore Reminder of Smoking Risk

May 7th 2013

“Had the police officer not put it out with an extinguisher it could have been much worse damage wise, even with us arriving 1 to 2 minutes behind PD,” said Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan. “Fires can double in size every 11 seconds.”

Upcoming Events for Bicyclists

May 7th 2013

Upcoming Events for Bicyclists

(Tom Regan, May 7, 2013)

Three events in the next two months for persons interested in improving cycling and walking in Southeast Oakland:

Kindness Cards at FHS

May 7th 2013

Ferndale High School has a new program to acknowledge students and staff who are caught doing an act of kindness.

Guest Column: Inner Ring Suburbs Built for Baby Boomers

May 7th 2013

hen we adopt changes to make cities more attractive to citizens of all ages, we must not forget to get community input and keep our older adults engaged. “Go to where people are comfortable, establish a relationship

Coming to Ferndale Twice: The Cliks, May 9 & June 1 (video)

May 7th 2013

First The Cliks will be at The Loving Touch on May 9, then back again June 1 as the headline band for Ferndale Pride.

Founded by front man Lucas Silveira in 2004, The Cliks have gone through the highs and lows that make an artist…

Musicians Making it in the Digital Age

May 6th 2013

Erickson moderated while musician Chris Adolf of Bad Weather California, Jesse VonDoon of CASH Music, activist musician Cavem Moetevation and Public Enemy beat-maker and Grammy-nominated producer Hank Shocklee discussed the evolution of the music industry.

Multi-car Accident Sends Minivan through Window

May 6th 2013

A multi-car accident sent a minivan through the window of the Hazel Park Adult Ed Center at 420 E. 9 Mile, near I-75.

Detroit Party Marching Band Surprises Downtown Ferndale (video)

May 5th 2013

When their set was over at the Ferndale Public Library, the Detroit Party Marching Band was far from finished with their Saturday night fun. So instead of packing up their instruments to head home, the eclectic group of musicians took their show on the road, playing along 9 Mile…

Memorial Mall Plans, New Parade Route for May 27

May 4th 2013

The Association is also involved with hosting the annual Memorial Day Parade. This year’s parade takes place on Monday, May 27 at 10am. Due to the West 9 Mile construction, the parade will go South down Woodward Avenue from Cambourne to W. 9 Mile, but will turn onto Allen and continue along W. Troy to the Memorial Mall.

Ferndale 115 News Gets Investigative Reporting Award

May 4th 2013

Crystal A. Proxmire, Editor & Publisher of The Ferndale 115 News took home a third place award for Investigative Reporting for an Online News publication from the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists.