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2012 Holiday Light Award Winners

December 22nd 2012

Each December, The Ferndale Beautification Commission takes nominations and selects the winners of the Holiday Light Awards. One winner from each quadrant of the city is selected, plus one business. Earlier this week Beautification Commission Chairperson Peggy Snow delivered letters to the homeowners and invited them to the first City Council meeting in January, where they will be presented with their certificates.

The Art of Holiday Flower Delivery

December 21st 2012

Owners Robbin Yelverton and Jerome Raska have shared the following tips to help make holiday floral orders as simple as possible:

Christmas Decorations Destroyed, But Not the Spirit

December 19th 2012

“If I could say anything it would be: To the vandals, I hope you got something out of it and it made you happy to try to ruin our spirit. But guess what? You didn’t. Upset? Yes, ruin our Xmas? Nope!”

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

December 19th 2012

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. Below are the most recent job listings:

City Unveils Logo and Website Design

December 18th 2012

Joseph Gacioch, Project & Grant Coordinator has worked with Artemis Technologies and Skidmore Studios to develop a new website that would be “audience centric, minimalistic, efficient, and modern in design and function,” according to the presentation to City Council on Dec. 17, 2012.

Garden Fresh Receives County Proclamation

December 17th 2012

the Oakland County Board of Commissioners recognize and salute Jack and Annette Aronson for promoting Michigan business, for supporting our local economy, for generous giving to charities, for creating healthy new products and for providing jobs for hundreds of our residents in the greatest traditions of the American entrepreneurial spirit and philanthropy.

Three Car Pileup on 9 Mile Near Livernois

December 16th 2012

A rear-ending chain reaction happened on W. 9 Mile near Liverniois at about noon on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. It appeared that none of the occupants were severely hurt. Christine Ordell Stokes captured the image of the three-car pileup just after police and fire arrived on the scene.

Superintendent Sends Letter About Connecticut School Shooting

December 14th 2012

Regarding supporting our children: It is essential to listen to their concerns and answer honestly and age appropriately. They need to know they can trust us to tell them the truth. Here are some excellent resources for preparing to talk to children about today’s tragedy. Including:

Police Report: 15 lbs of Pot in Fed Ex Package, Suspects Arrested

December 14th 2012

The caller said that this suspicious activity occurred repeatedly

over past months. He believed drug activity was taking place. Ferndale police responded to the complaint and an officer

spotted the suspect vehicle driving away from the area.

Police Report: Woman Attacked After Leaving Bus

December 14th 2012

She walked north on Livernois for several blocks, then was attacked by the same man she had seen earlier. He grabbed her from behind and began to drag her. The victim had keys in her hand and used them to defend herself by hitting the attacker with the keys.