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End of Prohibition Party Got Jugs Full of Money for Charity

December 8th 2012

The money raised goes to the Ferndale Goodfellows, a longstanding organization that helps needy families in Ferndale at Christmastime. Organized through the Ferndale Fire Department, gifts are collected or purchased for children, including toys and clothing. Families are given food, and Seniors are also presented with presents by the firemen.

Thirsty for Change: Could Oak Park’s Dry Days Be Numbered?

December 8th 2012

Oak Park is one of only four cities in Michigan that are do not permit the sale of liquor in a glass, three of which are in Oakland County according to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission’s Nov. 2012 report.

Accident Flips Vehicle on Woodward

December 8th 2012

At around midnight on Dec. 8 a collision with a Subaru Imperza caused a Ford Fusion to flip over on Woodward in front of Pizza Hut. The Fusion landed upside down, with airbags deployed and only one of their windows broken. The Imperza ended up…

Ferndale Career Center’s Job Flash

December 7th 2012

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website at Below are some of December’s jobs:

Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch Presents Information

December 7th 2012

Oakland Schools Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch spoke to over 250 people at Coolidge Intermediate School on Dec. 6 about proposed changes to the State’s education system, the legislation for which is being modern taxpushed quickly through by conservatives in Lansing.

Holiday Ice and Winterfest Market Dec 7, 8 & 9

December 5th 2012

For additional details on Holiday Ice & Winterfest Market, please visit or find the event on facebook via Downtown Ferndale.

New DPW Director Makes Himself at Home

December 5th 2012

If there was something in the water, Loyd Cureton would know about it. The new Department of Public Works Director cannot explain exactly what causes it, but he can see from his experiences as interim DPW Director that there is something special about the community.

Clear your plate

December 5th 2012

It’s about making room for what you value. Year end is a good time to take stock of what you want, and don’t want, in your personal and business life. Are there some things you may want to let go of to make room for something else that will better serve you? There are many ways we can utilize this principle

Motown Macdown Tonight

December 5th 2012

Motown Macdown is a macaroni and cheese throwdown amongst Detroit’s finest chefs benefiting Justin’s Vision.

Set amidst the front room of One-Eyed Betty’s in Ferndale on the evening of Wednesday, December 5th, seven of Detroit’s legendary chefs will demonstrate their culinary prowess…

Police Report: Potential Parking Meter Break Ins

December 4th 2012

Parking meters in Ferndale have had the money stolen from them at least four times so far this year. Other local communities have been experiencing the same problem. Early on Sunday morning (12/02/12) at about 5:00 a.m. Ferndale Patrol Sgt. Daniel Simon noticed a suspicious person…