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Joe Reilly Sings for the Solstice at FPL (video)

December 22nd 2011

Sing-a-long star Joe Reilly helped welcome the Winter Solstice on Dec. 20, 2011 with a special performance at the Ferndale Public Library along with Jillean McCommons (better known to the kids as Ms. Jillean). The Library was packed with kids and parents singing songs that got them moving, singing, and learning.

Blues Festival Looking for Sponsors and Venues

December 22nd 2011

The 11th Annual Ferndale Blues & Music Festival is in the planning stages, and organizers are seeking venues and sponsors to make this year’s event better than ever.

Max Fisher shares stories of being AIDS activist’s son

December 22nd 2011

Max Fischer is now all grown up, and running his own film company called Fish Soup Films. He came to Michigan last Wednesday as the keynote speaker for a luncheon at Michigan AIDS Coalition to help attract attention and funding to the cause. He shared news of a documentary that he has been working on for the past year, his way of carrying his mother’s work forward.

Kate Baker Ends Term on Council

December 22nd 2011

Baker’s last City Council meeting was Dec. 19, 2011. In her four years on City Council, Baker was involved in many aspects of the Ferndale life and politics

Chamber Hosts Annual Bowling Night Out (video)

December 21st 2011

The Ferndale Area Chamber hosted it’s annual Bowling Night Out on Dec. 15, 2011 at Luxury Lanes in Ferndale. Dozens of local businesspeople gathered to share in the fun. The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce hosts many events and offers services to help small business owners and managers connect.

Bruce Baron’s Holiday Light Walk

December 21st 2011

Last weekend he journeyed around his neighborhood to appreciate the holiday lights. “Most are from the west side of Woodward from Fielding in the south to Woodland in the north and Pinecrest in the West. A few are on the east side of Woodward but not many,” Baron said.

Owning the Stage: Burlesque and Beyond

December 19th 2011

“Whether it’s acting, dancing or public speaking, it’s all an exercise in risk taking, and in being able to be open and present in the moment of the performance,” Tann said to the class of eight. Attendees were ladies of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds and variation in experience. Each one left with more confidence and personalized suggestions for improving the way they move and share their bodies in the space that they are in.

Woman Grateful for Returned Wallet

December 19th 2011

On Friday,Dec 16, 2011 the Ferndale 115 News was contacted by a reader named Erlean Smith, who wanted to share the following message…

Treat Dreams offers Winter Break Ice Cream Camps for kids

December 18th 2011

Treat Dreams is offering two weeks of fun ice cream making Winter Break camps for kids. Students will learn the art of ice cream making and then work together to create two original ice cream flavors that will be sold the following day as part of Treat Dreams’ daily flavors.

Citizens for Quality Schools Meet Tonight to Discuss Bond Issue

December 18th 2011

A group of parents and voters in favor of the upcoming School Bond will be meeting at Drayton Avenue Presbyterian to discuss strategy for getting voters to approve a $22,825,000 bond which will be on the February 28, 2012 ballot. The meeting will be held Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 6:30pm.