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School Board Picks New President, Appoints Other Positions

July 11th 2011

After over ten years, Chuck Moeser has stepped aside as President of the Ferndale Board of Education, with Keith Warnick stepping in. They also set the dates for future meetings, made appointments to Board committees and external committees, and handled other routine annual decisions.

City Considers New Noise Ordinance

July 11th 2011

Residents and business owners will have an opportunity to speak at tonight’s meeting, which is at 7:30pm at City Hall (300 E. 9 Mile). To view the proposed ordinance changes, and other documentation visit the City of Ferndale website at http://www.ferndale-mi.com/Services/Cable/CityCouncilVideo.htm.

FernCare Building Underway, Seeking New Director

July 11th 2011

Volunteers are pushing hard for a late summer opening of the FernCare Free Clinic’s long-term home at 459 E. Nine Mile, with renovation work going on daily. FernCare Board Member Dick Willcock is…

Council to Vote: Cell phone payments for parking

July 10th 2011

On Monday, July 11, 2011’s City Council consent agenda is a plan to contract with Parkmobile to allow a person parking in Downtown Ferndale to use their cell phones to pay for their spots instead of having to fumble for quarters to feed the meter.

AmeriCorps Team Celebrates Year of Service

July 10th 2011

“Every team takes on a collaborative personality,” Ryan said. “This team of all the teams I remember has required the least training and direction. They banded together from the beginning and I admire their long term vision.”

Beyond Ferndale: An 8 and Woodward Biking Blog

July 10th 2011

If there are two streets in Detroit an outsider can name, they’re likely to be Woodward Ave and Eight Mile Road. Woodward from the olden days (think baby boomers and Dream cruisers), and Eight Mile from that rapper fella… We could hardly wait to get there. Even if it was daylight. (check out guest writer Arthur Miller’s amusing observations as he looks for spelling errors and unique features of these well known city streets)

Armed Robbery Reported on Withington

July 8th 2011

On 07/08/11 at about 1:00 a.m. Ferndale Police investigated a reported armed robbery with a pistol that occurred near the intersection of 9 Mile / Pinecrest. The victim (27 yr. old man) said…

Christine’s Cuisine Makes Dining in the D

July 7th 2011

For years Christine’s Cuisine has been a favorite independent restaurant, run by Chrystyna Adams who brings traditional Eastern European food into a mix of other ethnic and American dishes. In the latest episode of Dining in the D, Adams explains the mix of food to host Chef Tom Keshishian by saying simply “I cook what I like.” Hence the name Christine’s Cuisine.

Bike Safety a Must in the City

July 4th 2011

…Incidents like this are easily avoidable if bicyclists follow the traffic laws, and if drivers learn to keep their eyes open for pedestrians and bicyclists…

Rev. Veska puts the Ferndale in First United

July 4th 2011

The church also reaches out through social media and maintains both a Facebook page and a website.

Veska also tries to raise the church’s community profile with special events such as an upcoming Blessing of the Bikes on July 17. Members and the public can bring motorcycles, bicycles, skate boards or “anything with wheels” to an outdoor service, weather permitting.

A Blessing of the Animals is also planned for August 14 as an outdoor service.