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April 14th is Clean & Green Day for JFK

April 1st 2012

John F. Kennedy Elementary School’s Annual Earth Week event is on Saturday, April 14. It’s a three-parter: multi-family garage sale; electronics/appliance recycling drop-off; and native plant sale.

Police Report: 13 Cars Broken into on SE Side of Ferndale

March 29th 2012

It appears that none of the vehicles targeted were locked. The thief (thieves) merely opened unlocked doors and stole loose items from inside the cars.

There are no suspects at this time.

Anybody with information should phone Ferndale Police (248-541-3650)

A regular reminder: People should not leave their parked vehicles left unlocked. Most often, thieves pass by locked vehicles and steal only from vehicles with easy access.

Three Thursday Night Choices in Ferndale

March 27th 2012

Thursdays are exciting in Ferndale. This week there are three big events to choose from:

Ferndale Gets Oakland County’s First Planned Parenthood

March 26th 2012

On April 2, 2012, Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan (PPMSM) will open a new health center in Ferndale, Michigan. Located at 23338 Woodward, the new facility is Planned Parenthood’s first in Oakland County.

DDA Wants Your Thoughts on Food Carts

March 26th 2012

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has been asked by City Council to give their input on having mobile food vendors in the city….The DDA is asking folks on Linked In to give their input…

Ferndale 115 Shares New Opportunities…

March 22nd 2012

Since 2009 we’ve been Ferndale’s locally owned online news site. We are offering ongoing, fun, low-coast promotions in addition to our typical sponsorship rate. We are also doing training workshops to help small businesses learn how to maximize their online presence. The web offers small business owners many opportunities for free or low cost marketing, and people with any skill level can benefit from understanding these tools. Plus we offer low-cost communications support services for businesses in the Ferndale area.

Street Eats Wednesday – March 21

March 20th 2012

The Michigan Mobile Food Vendors Association (MMFVA) will bring Street Eats Wednesday to Ferndale tomorrow, Wednesday, March 21 from 4pm-9pm at the Rust Belt Market at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Nine Mile Road.

Extra Special Street Signs

March 15th 2012

Observant Ferndale residents and visitors may have noticed the new street sign at Allen and W. Troy and wondered just how it got the name “Cupples Corner.” The white sign with blue lettering is affixed above the traditional green street signs that are standard throughout the city. Only in a few locations can the special white and blue ones be found.

Original Tuskegee Airmen Honored by Oakland County

March 15th 2012

Hatchett did some research and found that many of the original Tuskegee Airmen are from the Metro Detroit Area. She then teamed up with Oakland County Commissioners Liaison Julia Ruffin to prepare a resolution in their honor and to host a reception for the heroes before the March 7, 2012 County Commission meeting.

Cowgirl Pub Crawl to Benefit Camp Casey March 24

March 15th 2012

This year’s Crawl kicks off at The Loving Touch (22634 Woodward) on Saturday, March 24, and it takes cowgirls (cowboys are welcome too!) on a tour through some of Downtown Ferndale’s most popular party spots.