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Ferndale Library Roundup: Who Needs Hogwarts?

June 3rd 2014

Ferndale Library Roundup: Who Needs Hogwarts? (Jeff Milo, June 3, 2014) Hello from the Ferndale Public Library. We’re happy to continue our contributions of bi-monthly recommendations for the community; particularly to anyone yearning for something fresh and exciting in their recreational reading. Monqiue Herzog is a member of our Board of Trustees. Herzog has been […]

Natural Gas Leak Closes Hilton Road in Ferndale

June 3rd 2014

Natural Gas Leak Closes Hilton Road in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2014) An early morning gas leak caused authorities to close Hilton Road Tuesday morning.  According to Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan, a call came in at 5:29 AM of natural gas bubbling up through the ground.  The leak occurred on Hilton south of […]

This Weeks Job Listings

June 3rd 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, June 3, 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. New jobs! Posted for the week of June 2nd – June […]

Madison Hts. Police Seek Suspects in Radio Shack Armed Robbery

June 2nd 2014

Madison Hts. Police Seek Suspects in Radio Shack Armed Robbery (Madison Hts. Police press release, June 2, 2014)   The Radio Shack located at 200 West Twelve Mile in Madison Heights was robbed on June 2, 2014 at approximately noon. Three black males wearing black hoodies, faces covered with nylon masks, armed with pistols entered […]

Ferndale Pride’s Gay in May Kicks Off Festival Season

June 1st 2014

Ferndale Pride’s Gay in May Kicks Off Festival Season (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1,2014) Ferndale Pride took place May 31, kicking off the summertime festival season with a “Gay in May” theme. The festival celebrates diversity and raises money for The Ferndale Community Foundation and Michigan AIDS Coalition.  With booths for organizations and businesses, a […]

2014 Rainbow Run as Colorful as Ever

June 1st 2014

2014 Rainbow Run as Colorful as Ever (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2014) The Annual Rainbow Run took place on May 31, with brightly powdered paint being flung about as participants walked and ran through the streets of Ferndale in support of various causes.  The Run is hosted by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce […]

Former Hazel Park Mayor Wallace Francis Cormier Passed Away

May 31st 2014

Former Hazel Park Mayor Wallace Francis Cormier Passed Away (Hopcroft Funeral Directors May 31, 2014) Wallace Francis Cormier, age 84, of Hazel Park, MI passed away May 28, 2014. He was born in Detroit, MI on July 14, 1929 to the late Alfred and Helen Cormier. Beloved husband of Doris for 61 years. Dear father […]

New Charter School Enrolling at St. James School Building

May 31st 2014

New Charter School Enrolling at St. James School Building (Sherry A. Wells, May 31, 2014) The Frederick Douglass International Academy is now accepting enrollments for the fall, 2014 as it fills the former St. James School building at 22111 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale. It is open for preschool to sixth grade and will offer music and […]

Eagle Pride Shows in FHS 2014 Commencement

May 30th 2014

Eagle Pride Shows in FHS 2014 Commencement (compiled, May 30, 2014) Ferndale High School seniors held their commencement ceremony on May 28 at Ultimate Soccer in Pontiac.  Ferndale graduates have secured over $2 million in scholarships this year. School Board Trustee Karen Twomey took photos of the event to share.  Congratulations Class of 2014. For […]

Pleasant Ridge Home & Garden Tour… June 7

May 30th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Home & Garden Tour to Fund Museum Improvements June 7 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2014) In Pleasant Ridge there are beautiful homes, carefully decorated, with fantastic gardens and landscaping to match. And part of the joy of a community like Pleasant Ridge is inviting neighbors in for a peek. The Home and […]