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Library Seeks Likes to Win 1,600 ‘Dummies’ Books

March 17th 2011

The Ferndale Public Library is in a contest that could win 1,600 “For Dummies” books for the community’s collection. They need to add “likes” on their “Ferndale Dummies” Facebook Page to win.

Snow Melt and Water Quality, Tips for Protecting our Water

March 14th 2011

In order to be a good steward of our lakes, rivers and streams as the snow begins to melt and springtime approaches, residents should take the following tips into consideration:

Jennifer’s Easy Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe

March 12th 2011

Jennifer is one of the friendly clerks in the Meat Department at Western Market. Ask her anytime about how to cook the meats and fish you purchase! This week Jennifer and her family enjoyed a delicious traditional Irish feast – first of Corned Beef with Cabbage, then Reuben sandwiches with the leftovers.

Let’s Talk Health: Garden Time! (March 19)

March 10th 2011

“Garden Time! Seedlings, Gardens and the Good Earth”….. what a sneaky way to talk about nutrition, exercise, sunlight and all the other benefits of creating a garden in your own backyard,” said FernCare Board President Ann Heler.

Ignite: Entrepreneurs to tell Success Stories this Thursday

March 9th 2011

As part of their monthly small Business Development workshops, Ignite will be presenting four entrepreneur success stories. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Go Comedy! at 261 E. 9 Mile from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

Coyote Sighted in Pleasant Ridge Today

March 8th 2011

A Coyote has been spotted traveling near Elm Park , Poplar Park ,

Oakland Park & in Memorial Park in Pleasant Ridge.

Please keep animals and small children inside until the animal is captured.

Houseplants that can Improve Your Health

March 1st 2011

When it comes to air quality, many homes and buildings today are built all wrong from the ground up. Builders start with man-made construction materials and then add synthetic flooring, laminated counter-tops, and wallpaper coated with plastic, not to mention the chemical adhesives that hold it all together. These materials “off-gas” pollutants into the air…

Woman Shares Wake Up Call…

February 26th 2011

When Angela Counts went to the emergency room with chest pain last May, she was 35 years old with no medical insurance. Although she said she “knew” something serious wrong, getting doctors to take her seriously was just the first of many uphill battles for the young mother of three.

Recall Petitions Filed

February 25th 2011

Ferndale Resident Robert Sinclair has filed a recall petitions against four members of City Council, for what he says is “financial mismanagement.” The petitions said only that, and gave no further details or explanations.

95 More Efficient Ferndale Homes

February 23rd 2011

A pilot energy savings program has wrapped up in a Ferndale test neighborhood, with 20% of the eligible homeowners taking advantage of grant-funded home upgrades. Homes located W. 9 Mile Road to Pearson and Pinecrest to Allen were eligible to participate.