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The Life of Ferndale Chickens #5 – Hey, That’s My Foot! (video)

June 17th 2014

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #5 – Hey, That’s My Foot! (video) (Jillian Bogater, orig. Chicken Scratch Fever,  June 17, 2014) BACKGROUND: Jillian Bogater and Matt Greenberg are cooped up in Ferndale, which in 2012 legalized backyard chickens. This is their first time urban farming with hens. Jillian, a professional journalist, and Matt, a brownfield […]

Cashier Arrested for Embezzlement at Western Market in Ferndale

June 16th 2014

Cashier Arrested for Embezzlement at Western Market in Ferndale (Ferndale Police, June 16, 2014) On June 10, 2014, Ferndale Police arrested Tracy WINDHAM for embezzlement. Officers were called to Western Market after owners noticed unusual money transactions in their records. Investigation showed that Windham had been regularly stealing money from cash registers since December of […]

This Weeks Job Listings

June 16th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, June 16, 2014) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. Prince of Glory Lutheran Church and Preschool Position: Preschool Director/Teacher (Part-time) New! Location: […]

Ferndale Relay for Life Raises Money for American Cancer Society

June 16th 2014

Ferndale Relay for Life Raises Money for American Cancer Society (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2014) This weekend was the annual Relay for Life event at Ferndale High School.  The event honors cancer survivors, celebrates caretakers, gives hope to those fighting the disease, and remembers lives that have been lost.  Community members raise money for […]

Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble Receives Top Honor, Only in State

June 16th 2014

Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble Receives Top Honor, Only in State (Berkley Schools, June 16, 2014) The Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble has received the highest honor the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) can award to a school. The Jazz Ensemble was invited to perform at the 2015 Michigan Music Conference (MMC) on […]

Woman Rescued from Kidnapper at Citgo in Ferndale

June 16th 2014

Woman Rescued from Kidnapper at Citgo in Ferndale (Ferndale Police, June 16, 2014) On Wednesday June 11, 2014 at about 5:40 a.m. Ferndale Police rescued a 21 year old woman from a kidnapper with a gun. Police received a 911 call from the clerk working at the Citgo gas station at 8 Mile / Pinecrest. […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Relay For Life Ferndale Live Events Schedule

June 14th 2014

Relay For Life Ferndale Live Events Schedule (press release, June 14, 2014) Relay for Life starts at 10am on June 14th at Ferndale High School. Here is a list of live performances. More information can be found at http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14LS?pg=entry&fr_id=59453.   Ferndale Middle School Choir 10am Silent Auction 10:30am-1pm The Fine Line 11:30am and 11pm Zumba […]

Ferndale Schools Selects Blake Prewitt for Superintendent Job

June 13th 2014

Ferndale Schools Selects Blake Prewitt for Superintendent Job (Adapted from FPS Press Release, June 13, 2014) At a special meeting Friday, following a fast-tracked search process that began in March, the Ferndale Public Schools (FPS) Board of Education performed their most important duty as board members. After much careful deliberation and discussion, they selected Ferndale’s […]

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Rep. June 18

June 13th 2014

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Representative June 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum on June 18 at Ferndale City Hall for candidates running for the 27th District House of Representatives position. The forum begins at 7pm. The 27th District includes […]