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Library Seeks Local Visual Artists & Photographers…

July 21st 2012

Local artists and photographers seeking to make fresh connections with the community in vibrant, lively spaces will have the opportunity to exhibit at the Ferndale Public Library in its first group exhibition this coming September. The Ferndale Public Library Arts and Exhibitions Committee is seeking artists…

16th Annual Ferndale Pub Crawl – Friday July 27, 2012

July 20th 2012

This event began 16 years ago with 36 people walking to the half dozen bars in downtown Ferndale. Created then by a group called FANS of Ferndale, the event grew every year with more people and more clubs and venues, as the renaissance of Ferndale took place. This year the crowds will visit 22 establishments. All funds raised go to four local tax-deductible charities, including the Ferndale Police Auxiliary, FernCare, Ferndale Community Foundation, and the Michigan AIDS Coalition.

Can Ferndale Be Any More Civil? (video)

July 20th 2012

None of this stuff was any new to the participants, but giving them an opportunity to discuss it with changings faces at the tables should help them broach these kinds of conversations with others in the community.

County Commission Candidates Face Questions in Forum

July 20th 2012

All three candidates attended at Candidate Forum held by the League of Women Voters on July 12th. The forum took place in Ferndale City Hall, where candidates were asked about a variety of topics important to local residents, including mass transit, medical marijuana prosecution, budgeting, diversity, jails, seniors, online accessibility, and financial priorities.

City Distances Itself from Water Resource Letters

July 20th 2012

This City of Ferndale does not endorse this organization or the program.

The City Manager’s Office encourages residents who are curious about their responsibilities as a homeowner to contact their homeowners’ insurance provider for more information.

Former Ferndale Teacher Passes Away

July 20th 2012

Al taught at Ferndale Public Schools for over 40 years until his retirement in 2008 and had attended the First Presbyterian Church of Tecumseh. In his youth, he was involved with the Boy Scouts and 4H then in college Al was a member of the fencing team and the Tri Beta Science Honorary.

Pig & Whiskey Gets Ferndale Full!

July 18th 2012

With the lure of great local bands, multiple styles of BBQ, and plenty of booze to wash it down, The Pig & Whiskey festival brought over 10,000 people to Downtown Ferndale on Saturday alone. Sizable crowds attended Friday and Sunday as well. The massive event, put on by Metro Times, The Woodward Avenue Brewers and The Emory, took place July 13, 14, and 15, 2012.

It’s Okay to Fail…

July 18th 2012

By celebrating failures rather than criticizing them, we encourage more people to try new things, learn from their mistakes, and try again. So, how do we turn failure into a badge of honor rather than a mark of shame? That’s the hard part.

County Commission Candidate Forum: Two Incumbents, One Seat

July 11th 2012

The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum at Ferndale City Hall on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 7pm, where County Commission candidates will be able to talk about the issues in an objectively-moderated forum.

Police Reports: Shots Fired Outside 711, Suspects at Large

July 11th 2012

On Sunday July 8, 2012 at about 2:40 a.m. men armed with a semi-automatic rifle fired shots at two men outside of the 7/11 Store located at 1040 W. 9 Mile road in Ferndale, at Pinecrest.