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Reclaimed Art, Beer Hall Feel, Oysters and Brews

February 16th 2012

Forget everything you know about 175 W. Troy Street. The old Rosie’s is gone. Cantina Diablo’s is gone. And with cool gray walls, DIA-exhibited reclaimed art, English pub style tables, 44 available beers, and a menu touting oysters, Sweaty Bettys, and bacon with a side of bacon, the newly opened One-Eyed Betty’s is nothing like Ferndale has seen before.

Democrats Win Redistricting Case, Appeal Expected

February 16th 2012

According to a Press Release by L. Brooks Patterson, the Ingham County Circuit Court has ruled against Public Act 280 of 2011 which reduces the number of Oakland County commissioners to 21 from 25 and allows the elected commissioners to draw the new county commission districts. The Act was signed by Governor Snyder, but Oakland County Democrats quickly sued to stop it’s implementation.

The Night Ferndale Fell in Love with Fashion

February 15th 2012

Curator and artist Alvita Lozano put together the exhibit as a fundraiser for the FernCare Free Health Clinic which opened its official location in Ferndale last year.

Breakfast Celebrates Student Success

February 15th 2012

She added that the support she gets in Ferndale is “amazing,” and said “It’s awesome to come back to school after a big weekend and have everybody being proud of you, saying ‘great job’ in the halls and stuff. It feels good.”

School Bond Debated at CFF Forum

February 15th 2012

For the Feb. 12, 2012 forum on the school bond, Citizens for Quality Education Treasurer Bob Borkram discussed why he thinks people should vote for the school bond. Resident and occasional political candidate Tom Gagne spoke against the bond.

100 Chamber Members and the Ladies Will Go Blonde

February 15th 2012

I wanted to come up with something to inspire our members while giving them something they could all get behind. I read a book of ideas on how to get members to help recruit. One of the ideas mentioned having one of your leaders offer to do something extreme if you met the stated goal.

Ferndale Garden Club Learns How to Create Fairy Gardens

February 15th 2012

Carol Czechowski of the Herb Society of America gave a whimsical presentation about the connections between fairies and gardens. Weaving traditional lore with practical gardening suggestions, Czechowski had the audience of plant connoisseurs making big plans about little things.

30 Days in the Dark for 52 for Mom Founder

February 15th 2012

So far his experiments with the blindfolds have not gone perfectly. “ I did walk into a wall, almost brushed my teeth with Neosporen, and…

2012 Ferndale Blues and Music Festival with Photos by Larry J. Mills

February 15th 2012

The Bud Light Ferndale Blues and Music Festival took place January 27 to February 4, 2012 with record turnout at over 20 venues. The money raised goes towards Michigan AIDS Coalition and Ferndale Youth Assistance.

Hangin’ with the Heroes Welcomes Home Ryan Krebiehl

February 15th 2012

In March 2011 he married his high school sweetheart Margaret. “God has blessed me with countless great people in my life who have all helped me, taught me and pushed me to keep me motivated. I continue to meet great new people every day who I will always be blessed to call close friends. My dream in live is to have a small town life in Northern Michigan and raise a family with Wife,” he said.