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District-Wide Art on the Town May 21, Gallery Night June 4

May 12th 2011

The Ferndale Schools is proud to announce a district-wide visual arts event, Art on the Town. Organized by parent volunteers and visual arts teachers, Art on the Town brings 1,000 pieces of student-created art to businesses in downtown Ferndale. On Saturday, May 21, from 12-4 pm, artwork will be on display and for sale for all to enjoy. The district invites the public, parents and friends to embark on an artistic adventure as you visit student exhibitions at local merchants along both 9 Mile and Woodward Avenue.

Retiring After 25 Years in The Ferndale PD

May 12th 2011

“If I ever get hit, don’t wait for the ambulance. Take me in your car to the hospital yourself.”

That promise, exchanged early in his career with his partner back in Houston, Texas, re-emerged years later for Brian Czajkowski’s as he and the same partner, both working for Ferndale Police, came under fire after a car chase and a shoot-out.

SouthEast Oakland Arts & Crafts Fair (May 21)

May 11th 2011

The Ferndale Secondary PTSA is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual SouthEast Oakland Arts & Crafts Fair, Saturday, May 21, 2011, 10 am – 5 PM at Ferndale High School.

Rotary Awards Recognize Exceptional Students

May 11th 2011

Six students from Ferndale High School and another six from University High were honored at a Rotary Educational Achievement Award on May 10, 2001, with three of those students receiving a $2,000 scholarship towards college

Pete’s Place & Christine’s Cuisine to be Featured…

May 10th 2011

Pete’s Place and Christine’s Cuisine are just two of the many Ferndale restaurants that will be featured on a new television program called Dining in the D.

On May 11 at 7:30 pm WTVS/Detroit Public Television/Channel 56 will air the show’s second episode, which includes an intimate look at…

Doggie With Shaved Legs Found on Hazelhurst

May 10th 2011

On the evening of May 10, 2011 a dog was found lingering in the yard of 506 W. Hazelhurst. The family living there has been sitting outside with the dog, hoping that the owner will come along.

First Stop Friday Recap from FPL

May 9th 2011

Once again, the talent around town astounds me. This past friday, Electric Lion Soundwave Experiment and Robin Goodfellow blew the doors off the library’s community room. Electric Lions were loud in every good way and Robin Goodfellow was poppy and so danceable, I thought I might realize my dream of a dance party in this joint. To top it all off, everyone in both bands was lovely. There are lots of good people in Detroit bands, and don’t let anyone tell you differently.

Recycle Electronics and Help Children’s Charity

May 9th 2011

An opportunity has come up to recycle stuff for free, and not only that, the recycling company is offering an amazing 65% of the proceeds to the partnered charity, the Pediatric Speech and Language Disorders Scholarship Fund at Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

Simply bring your electronic junk to the C! Tech Solutions office at 2550 Hilton Road in Ferndale from 11AM to 7PM on Wednesday, May 11th. A full list of the acceptable electronic items can be found here.

Are You Ready for Moo Poo?

May 9th 2011

It’s not every day that crowds of people stand around cheering on a cow as it decides where to take a dump. But for a lucky Moo Poo Plot owner, that cow’s pile will mean a prize of $1,000.

Valentine Vodka Celebrates Grand Opening

May 8th 2011

The long-anticipated Grand Opening of Valentine Vodka, at 161 Vester Street, has arrived. On Friday, May 20, the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce will host a public ceremony and ribbon cutting at 4:30pm for the Valentine Vodka Martini Bar and Metro Detroit’s only micro-distillery. Afterward, guests are invited to imbibe on a selection of specialty cocktails and infusions throughout the evening.