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Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase

October 13th 2014

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2014) Competition from other cities is one of the reasons Ferndale has struggled to attract people to work the polls on Election Day, said City Clerk Cherilynn Brown in a memo to City Council. That’s why Brown and the […]

Giving Back and Building HOPE: Michael Mirto

October 13th 2014

Giving Back and Building HOPE: Michael Mirto (Crystal A. Proxmire) Michael Mirto could have been a farmer, but the universe had other plans. Instead of growing strawberries, the 37-year-old Development Director cultivates support for SE Michigan’s LGBT population through his volunteer efforts at The HOPE Fund, which is part of the Community Foundation for Southeast […]

Fido Does Ferndale is Thursday Oct. 16

October 13th 2014

Fido Does Ferndale is Thursday Oct. 16 (Compiled, Oct. 13, 2014) Fido Does Ferndale is a chance for dog owners to bring their beloved pet to Downtown Ferndale. There will be contests for the dogs, including best dressed and best trick. There will also be booths with animal-loving vendors, and a pet parade. Those who […]

Downtown Ferndale Trick-or-Treat & Library Party Oct 25

October 13th 2014

Downtown Ferndale Trick-or-Treat and Library Party Oct 25 (Heatherleigh Navarre, Oct. 13, 2014) 6th Annual Downtown Ferndale Trick-or-Treat! When: Saturday, October 25th, from 4-7pm What: Join us in downtown Ferndale for Trick-or-Treating throughout the downtown at your favorite shops and businesses Who: All Ferndale-area elementary school-aged children and their parents*. Look for the orange flyer […]

This Weeks Job Listings

October 13th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compilied, Oct. 13, 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. This week also features listings from Downtown Clawson. Check out […]

Gubernatorial Candidates… Watch the Forum Online

October 12th 2014

Gubernatorial Candidates Spar with Soundbites: Watch the Forum Online (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2014) On Sunday, Republican Governor Rick Snyder and challenger Congressman Mark Schauer faced off in the only forum of the 2014 campaign season. The hour-long forum, set at Wayne State University and live-streamed on several websites, gave a quick back and […]

2014 Hilton Fall Festival a Treat for Families

October 12th 2014

2014 Hilton Fall Festival a Treat for Families (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2014)   Ferndale Recreation hosted their annual Hilton Fall Festival Saturday, with families from far and near coming to share in the Halloween spirit at Martin Road Park. Kids in colorful costumes enjoyed a hayride, pony rides, a bounce house and a […]

Oak Park Chief Warns of FEMA Scams

October 12th 2014

Oak Park Chief Warns of FEMA Scams (Oak Park Public Safety Chief Steve Cooper, Oct. 12, 2014) Oak Park Residents: Please take extra caution in responding to people who contact you regarding follow-up to the August floods. Several residents have reported receiving phone calls from subjects posing as representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]

Leadership and Lessons Take Center Stage in Trans Health Fair

October 12th 2014

Leadership and Lessons Take Center Stage in Trans Health Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2014) For some the annual Transgender Health Fair is a place to get information before making a decision to transition. For others it is a way to find businesses, organizations and service providers that welcome the trans community. For some […]

Lawsuit against Ferndale Historical Society Dismissed

October 11th 2014

Lawsuit against Ferndale Historical Society Dismissed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 11, 2014) A lawsuit brought by a former Mayor against the Ferndale Historcal Society has ended with a dismissal and his responsibility for half of the Society’s legal fees. In April, former Mayor Robert McGee, who served from 1992-1994, filed suit against the Ferndale Historical […]