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Police Report: Driver Faces Sixth Time Drunk Driving Charge

February 1st 2013

PETWAY has 5 prior similar convictions. He was stopped after running a red light on northbound Woodward at Marshall.

PETWAY’s license was suspended from prior OWI convictions and he has previously been convicted of Driving While License Suspended.

Youth Playing for the Seniors at Blues Fest Feb. 6

January 31st 2013

On Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., The Ferndale High School and Ferndale Middle School Jazz Bands will be performing in a special “Grand Finale” concert at The Gerry Kulick Center, 1201 Livernois, Ferndale, Michigan!

Low Enrollment in DLC, Deficit Budget, Lost Jobs for Teachers

January 31st 2013

“From a background perspective, the district experienced a significant enrollment shortfall, primarily at the Digital Learning Center, that resulted in a loss of approximately $3.5-million in state aid. More specifically, the district experienced a loss of 449.21 full-time equivalent students from the number projected for this year.”

Police Report: Gun Threat at Motorama

January 30th 2013

Officers recovered a .44 magnum semi-auto pistol believed to be the weapon Parker held when he confronted the victim. Officers also recovered a Remington Model 700 rifle from the hotel room.

Library Seeks Local Artists for Literature Inspired Exhibition

January 30th 2013

Art inspired by books, including illustrations, character portraits, re-imagined book covers and more will be included in the show. Submissions in any variety of medium are encouraged, including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints, and sculpture.

Cellos Aplenty Thanks to OrchSupport!

January 30th 2013

In 4th grade this year there are 12 cello players at Kennedy and Coolidge . Fifth grade has 10 cello players at Kennedy and Coolidge. Sixth grade has seven cello players at Kennedy and Coolidge.

The Ferndale Blues Festival has Begun (videos)

January 27th 2013

The Ferndale Blues and Music Festival is off to a grand start. With ten days of concerts at 27 venues there is more than enough music to chase away the winter blues. The festival raises money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and Michigan AIDS Coalition. For a complete schedule and more information…

Ferndale Recreation Newsletter

January 27th 2013

Here are some of the events and services offered through Ferndale Recreation, including the Sweetheart Date Night, Princess Party and Spring Soccer registration. Learn more at

2013 Extravaganza Showcased Student Skills (video)

January 26th 2013

Ferndale High School was packed as students, teachers, parents and supporters in the community for the annual All-City Extravaganza. This event showcased the talents of youth from all grades in the district. There was a district-wide choir, band and orchestra concert as well as multiple presentations and information booths.

Council to Set Goals & Objectives for 2013 ~ Feb. 4

January 25th 2013

“This is a great opportunity for staff and City Council to come together to discuss what our focus should be in 2013”, said City Manager April Lynch. The City will move on to budget workshops in March with a final budget presentation in April. “This is a busy time of year for the City, both the goals and the budget are extremely important for setting the tone for 2013.”