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Feminism in Ferndale and Beyond: NOW’s New Discussion Group

October 1st 2011

The Love Your Mind discussion centered around a Huffington Post article called “Gloria to Liz Lemon: How Pop Culture is Producing Today’s Feminist Icons.” The article praised the author’s picks for contemporary feminist icons – including Tina Fey, Christina Aguilera, Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer, Gwen Stefani, Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres and Michelle Obama. NOW members and guests debated the writer’s choices.

Green Tuesday: Save Money and Stay Warm this Winter Oct 11

October 1st 2011

Are you interested in saving money and staying warm this winter? Then join the Ferndale Environmental Sustainability Commission for the Green Tuesday Seminar Series on Tuesday, October 11th, from 6:30-8:00pm at the Ferndale Library (222 E 9 Mile Rd in Ferndale) to learn more about how to weatherize your home for the winter and save money and electricity in the process.

Sex, Drag, and Rock & Roll: Ringwald Oct 14

October 1st 2011

Opening on Friday, October 14th, Hedwig and the Angry Inch will play for an exclusive 4 week run at Ferndale’s Ringwald Theatre (22742 Woodward).

Ready for Hilton Fall Festival – Oct 22

September 30th 2011

Hilton will be blocked off, and from 10 am to 6 pm along Hilton Road between I-696 & Lewiston, there will be carnival games, face painting, hayrides, pony rides, a costume contest, trick-or-treating, concession sales, an arts & crafts fair, rock climbing wall and more

Ferndale Post Office Status Meeting has Sparse Turnout

September 30th 2011

Moore began with an overview of the current financial situation of the USPS. First, he stated for those who were unaware of the fact that the USPS receives no tax dollars but must generate revenue to keep itself in business. He then proceeded with some statistics:

Ferndale Woman Shares Mom’s Journey

September 30th 2011

“My mother had opportunities to share her story, to be in books or documentaries, but she never did. And she didn’t like to talk about it. But I felt like it was important, especially for my own children, so they can have a sense of history and know about where there family came from.”

Ferndale Farmer’s Market Growing

September 30th 2011

For more information about the Ferndale Farmers Market, check them out at Or stop by the Kulick Community Center from 9am to 3pm on Saturdays through Oct. 15.

Man Dies of Meth Overdose at MCC Reverend’s Home

September 29th 2011

Between the Lines is reporting that a Lincoln Park man died of a meth overdose in the home of Metropolitan Community Church Rev. Mark Bidwell on Sept. 21. Reports say the man had met Bidwell online and the two injected meth

DTE Blames the Breaker at Latest Public Meeting

September 29th 2011

Representatives from DTE are blaming a failed breaker for the massive power outage that left many in Ferndale without power for three days beginning July 20, 2011.

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.