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Ferndale Firefighers Show W. Maplehurst a Good Time

September 27th 2011

Firefighters from the Ferndale Fire Department blocked off the street at Pinecrest for a neighborhood fire truck party. The party was purchased collectively by three families on the block, at a silent auction for Drayton Avenue Co-op Preschool.

Police Report: Taser Used to Prevent Suicide

September 27th 2011

Officers arrived in the area and encountered the 52 year old man on Silman St. near Wanda. The man was sharpening the knife blade on the sidewalk. When an officer approached, the man faced the officer and refused to drop the knife…

City Incentivises Garden Fresh Expansion

September 27th 2011

But support for Garden Fresh, as one of the City’s largest employers, was strong. Mayor Dave Coulter explained further that the tax abatement is one of the many ways that cities are able to compete to bring investment into their community. “This is a selective and strategic tool that we use,” he said.

Como’s Employee Recognized for Pursuit of Thief

September 27th 2011

Como’s employee Miles Vanmeter was recognized Ferndale’s City Council meeting on Monday, September 26, 2011 for his efforts in stopping a thief.

Sept 2011 Beautification Awards Announced

September 26th 2011

Each winner has the sign placed on their property, and will be presented with a certificate at the Sept. 26, 2011 Ferndale City Council meeting.

Commercial Property Showcase Brings Information & Optimism..

September 26th 2011

The Fifth Annual Commercial Property Showcase took place on Thursday, Sept. 22 and featured 25 available retail, commercial, office and industrial spaces available throughout the city. There were also two guest speakers, along with Ferndale Area Chamber Director Jennifer Roosenberg who talked about how to best present a property to prospective buyers.

Bosch’s Woodward Dream Cruise Video Shows History

September 25th 2011

Bosch Auto Parts, one of the sponsors of the Annual Woodward Dream Cruise, has put together a fun, 3 minute video giving a history of the event. Larry and Monica Mills and Dennis Emmi were featured in the video, sharing their memories.

Ferndale Companies Work on Fire Station Doors

September 24th 2011

In the beautiful sunshine of a September Saturday afternoon, two Ferndale business owners were hard at work the Ferndale Fire Department’s Headquarters and main fire station at 1635 Livernois, cutting out sections of the building’s front wall to increase the openings for the garage doors so the new fire truck can fit.

How Our Gardens Grow: Ferndale’s Perennial Exchange

September 24th 2011

How Our Gardens Grow: Ferndale’s Perennial Exchange (Crystal A. Proxmire, Ferndale 115 News, 9/24/2011) There aren’t many places where Mother Nature has a good return policy, but here in Ferndale the annual Perennial Exchange gives residents a chance to dig up the plants they don’t want and trade them with other gardeners for some they […]

Fern Care Free Clinic Opens Doors This Weekend, Open House Oct 8

September 24th 2011

Today they will see their first patients in their own offices at 459 E. 9 Mile. The official grand opening will be October 8 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house from 10am to 4pm. The public is encouraged to attend.