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Police Report: Two Chases

February 14th 2012

On 2/13/12 at 0052 hours a Ferndale Officer was patrolling west on W Eight Mile passing Laprairie when he saw a black Jeep Liberty approaching Eight Mile. He slowed and pulled to the curb just west of Laprairie. The driver of the Jeep drove over the center median and fled east on Eight Mile and south on Woodward where the officer caught up to the car. The vehicle was reported as stolen…

Fall in Love with Fashion – A Pop-Up Art Experience!

February 11th 2012

Alvita Lozano is hosting a fundraiser for FernCare! Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, Tuesday, 6 – 9 pm at Salon Rehe, 205 E. 9 Mile Rd (across from the library) in Ferndale.

Ferndale & Pleasant Ridge to Consider Shared Fire Services Agreement

February 9th 2012

The City of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge are one step closer to continuing shared fire services. The City of Ferndale will be bringing forward a request to approve a contract with Pleasant Ridge for a continuation of the current agreement to provide fire protection and ambulance service at the Ferndale City Council meeting on Monday, February 13, 2012 and Pleasant Ridge will follow the day after on Tuesday, February 14 at their commission meeting.

Upcoming Forums for Bond Issue

February 9th 2012

On February 28, 2012 voters in the Ferndale School District will be asked to vote on a School Bond. There are still opportunities to come out and talk with neighbors about the issue.

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Carries on Tradition of Human Rights

February 9th 2012

Chapp is a member of Citizens for Fair Ferndale, an organization with a rich history of social justice and fairness-related work. At a recent get together, CFF members discussed their perspectives of fairness in the city, what they have accomplished so far, and where they might want to head.

Police Report: Same Robber Hits Huntington Again

February 8th 2012

In less than a month, Huntington Bank at 306 W. 9 Mile was robbed for the second time yesterday. The robbery occurred at about 4:40 p.m. when the same person who robbed the bank on January 13th presented a teller with a note demanding money. The teller gave the man some cash and he left through the back door into the Withington parking lot.

Police Report: Busy Drunk Driving Weekend

February 7th 2012

The report for the weekend is that Ferndale was generally quiet, but for more drunk driving arrests than usual. From the early morning hours of Saturday morning until 12:55 this morning, Ferndale Police arrested 8 people for drunk driving. Two of the arrests were for Felony Drunk driving. Both felony arrestees had extremely high blood alcohol levels and extensive driving records.

Rib Burn Off Sizzles with Success

February 5th 2012

The Fifth Annual Rib Burn Off was a sizzling success, serving a record-breaking 848 people over 1,500 lbs of ribs all in the name of charity! The Rib Burn Off is part of the Ferndale Blues and Music Festival, which raises money for Michigan AIDS Coalition and Ferndale Youth Assistance.

Ann Hubbarth’s Blues Festival Pics

February 4th 2012

Ann Hubbarth’s Blues Festival Pics (Feb 15, 2012 ed) The Bud Light Ferndale Blues and Music Festival goes on through Sunday, with plenty of concerts and fun, including tomorrow’s Rib Burn Out. Volunteer Ann Hubbarth took pictures of events earlier in the week.  Check out the schedule, or learn more at  Look for more […]

Local Music Collection Growing at Library

February 2nd 2012

I heard a lot of great music that night, and it amazed me how good they were. I saw them again and then I picked up on other local music that I liked. I thought, hey, I like these songs a lot better than any national band. So I found a way to make it fit with library stuff.”