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AmeriCorps Team Celebrates Year of Service

July 10th 2011

“Every team takes on a collaborative personality,” Ryan said. “This team of all the teams I remember has required the least training and direction. They banded together from the beginning and I admire their long term vision.”

Beyond Ferndale: An 8 and Woodward Biking Blog

July 10th 2011

If there are two streets in Detroit an outsider can name, they’re likely to be Woodward Ave and Eight Mile Road. Woodward from the olden days (think baby boomers and Dream cruisers), and Eight Mile from that rapper fella… We could hardly wait to get there. Even if it was daylight. (check out guest writer Arthur Miller’s amusing observations as he looks for spelling errors and unique features of these well known city streets)

Armed Robbery Reported on Withington

July 8th 2011

On 07/08/11 at about 1:00 a.m. Ferndale Police investigated a reported armed robbery with a pistol that occurred near the intersection of 9 Mile / Pinecrest. The victim (27 yr. old man) said…

Christine’s Cuisine Makes Dining in the D

July 7th 2011

For years Christine’s Cuisine has been a favorite independent restaurant, run by Chrystyna Adams who brings traditional Eastern European food into a mix of other ethnic and American dishes. In the latest episode of Dining in the D, Adams explains the mix of food to host Chef Tom Keshishian by saying simply “I cook what I like.” Hence the name Christine’s Cuisine.

Bike Safety a Must in the City

July 4th 2011

…Incidents like this are easily avoidable if bicyclists follow the traffic laws, and if drivers learn to keep their eyes open for pedestrians and bicyclists…

Rev. Veska puts the Ferndale in First United

July 4th 2011

The church also reaches out through social media and maintains both a Facebook page and a website.

Veska also tries to raise the church’s community profile with special events such as an upcoming Blessing of the Bikes on July 17. Members and the public can bring motorcycles, bicycles, skate boards or “anything with wheels” to an outdoor service, weather permitting.

A Blessing of the Animals is also planned for August 14 as an outdoor service.

Ferndale Schools Offers FREE Summer Food Program

July 3rd 2011

Ferndale Public Schools is pleased to announce a Summer 2011 in-school food service program. Working with the USDA, United Way, and the Michigan Dept. of Education, Ferndale Public Schools will be providing every child 18 years and under, a free nutritious breakfast and lunch throughout the summer.

TP Trouble on Ardmore

July 3rd 2011

For the second time this year a family on Ardmore Drive had to clean up after vandals toilet papered their yard in the night.

On the night of June 30 the culprits left a large willow tree tangled with streams of white paper, and threw debris – including oats, toilet paper, olives and olive oil, and cat litter with feces – along the walkway

Blues Festival Gives Money, Recognizes Volunteers

July 3rd 2011

Volunteers for the Ferndale Blues Festival were recognized at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Organizers also presented a check for $4,000 to one of the event’s benefactors, Ferndale Youth Assistance.

Ryan Dillaha Ready to Rock the Rust Belt (July 10)

July 3rd 2011

He’s shared the stage with local favorites like Chris Brantley, and Moe Hollis of the Howling Diablos. On Saturday, July 10 it will be Chris Degnore of Jill Jack and Tim Rios joining him at the Rust Belt Market to play from 3-5pm.