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Tools of the Trade in the Ferndale Fire Department

January 12th 2011

When Dennis Warrilow began working at the Ferndale Fire Department nearly 25 years ago, some of the equipment for rescuing people and putting out fires was not as advanced as it is today. But yet, many of the tools of the firefighter’s trade are basics that have saved lives for over a hundred years. At the FPD they use a combination of old school gear, new technology, manpower and a whole lot of water to keep homes and people safe.

Resources for the Struggling in Ferndale

December 25th 2010

Ferndale is a town well-known for its numerous community groups and nonprofits. But for those who are struggling to make ends meet in this tough economy, it can be hard to know where to turn for help. Here are some of the resources available in the city for those in need. If you know of more we can add to the list, please e mail us at editor@ferndale115.com.

Behind the Ballot

November 1st 2010

But for the team of City employees and poll workers behind the scenes, Election Day means two and a half months of meticulous planning and work, all building up to a dawn-to long after dusk in day full of dealing with people, machines, bureaucracy and immense pressure to do everything right.

Mayor Gives Senior Town Hall Speech

November 1st 2010

Ferndale Mayor Craig Covey continued his annual tradition of joining The Ferndale Seniors for a Town Hall Meeting and luncheon on Oct. 27, 2010.

Blogging for Business

November 1st 2010

Blogging for business was the topic of an enrichment class earlier this month at the Ferndale Career Center. Job seekers, entrepreneurs and those considering the places they already work got together to talk about how posting online content can help them with their goals.

The Story of Olive and Oliver

October 19th 2010

…The Story of Olive and Oliver…(read more)

Trying the New Painting w/a Twist (Ferndale View)

October 15th 2010

On October 6, 2010 I decided to try out a new Ferndale experience – Painting with a Twist…..(read more)

Ferndale Mayor Speaks at U of M Dearborn

October 15th 2010

Members of the University of Michigan Dearborn Gay Straight Alliance wanted to know everything they could about Craig Covey’s experience as the first openly gay Mayor in Michigan. That’s why they invited him to speak at their Oct. 7, 2010 meeting…. (read more)

Monitor Landscapes: Sengbusch’s Lemberg Opening

October 6th 2010

…“Monitor Landscapes” opened Oct. 1, 2010 at Lemberg Gallery, and was also featured as part of the Art Detroit Now’s North Woodward Gallery Crawl the following day. The paintings, which vary in size and shape, were inspired by computer consoles where “visions of other worlds are stripped of information to simplify form or enhanced by adding layers of detail around areas of interest.”… (read more)

Sonically Speaking: Book About MC5 Sells out New Way Signing

October 5th 2010

…In MC5: Sonically Speaking, Callwood follows the band from it’s 1960s beginnings in Detroit, to their 1972 break up and more recent reunion. The book was released in London in 2007, but has just been re-released through Wayne State University Press. (http://wsupress.wayne.edu/books/1180/MC5).

The book launch party was held at New Way Bar (23130 Woodward) in Ferndale on Friday, October 1st. …(read more)

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