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Fizz…Boom…READ! Summer Kids Events at Ferndale Library Saturdays June 14 – July 26

June 10th 2014

Fizz…Boom…READ! Summer Kids Events at Ferndale Library Saturdays June 14 – July 26 (Jeff Milo, FPL, June 10, 2014) School’s out, sure, but we’ve gotta keep our youngsters brains a-buzzing. “Fizz…Boom…READ!” The Ferndale Library is the perfect partner for parents hoping to stave off “summer learning loss,” which is essentially a child’s academic charley-horse, slowing […]

Claws & Paws Fills Park with Pets

June 9th 2014

Claws & Paws Fills Park with Pets (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2014) After a two-mile dog walk and charity run, Claws & Paws participants met up at the Clawson Park Pavilion for a day of frolicking with pets and possibly meeting new ones. The annual event showcased cats and dogs available for adoption, as […]

Ferndale to Decide on E. 9 Mile Project…

June 9th 2014

Ferndale to Decide on E. 9 Mile Project After Higher than Expected Bids (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2014)   When the bids came in at the end of the day Friday for the E. 9 Mile construction project, the numbers caught Ferndale Department heads off guard. Whey they thought would be a $1.6 million […]

Art of the Cocktail Event for Downtown Ferndale Art June 19

June 9th 2014

Art of the Cocktail Event for Downtown Ferndale Art June 19 (DDA Press Release, June 9, 2014) The Ferndale DDA continues its efforts to raise funds for public art in the district with this year’s signature event – The Art of the Cocktail, exhibiting the creative blending talents of the district’s best bartenders. Attendees will […]

This Weeks Job Listings

June 9th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, June 9, 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 9th – June […]

Meet the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission at June 14 Event

June 9th 2014

Meet the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission at June 14 Event (C. Proxmire, June 9, 2014) The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission took a break in about 2009, and now they’ve returned with an all new board and new ideas. They’re having a “Coming Out” party on June 14 at Dino’s Lounge where they hope […]

One Dead and Three Wounded in Oak Park Shooting

June 9th 2014

One Dead and Three Wounded in Oak Park Shooting (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2014) Fox 2 News is reporting that one person is dead and three have been injured following a shooting at Village Green Townhomes in Oak Park on Saturday. According to the report, shots were heard around 2pm Saturday. Witnesses told Fox […]

Suicide in Commerce Township

June 9th 2014

Suicide in Commerce Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 9, 2014) INCIDENT: 1802 Hrs.  June 7    Death Investigation – Commerce Twp.  #  14- 86023 SUMMARY:  Deputies and the Commerce Twp. Fire Department were dispatched to the 500 block of Meadow Circle Drive for an unresponsive subject.  The mother-in law discovered the victim, cold and […]

Suicide in Independence Township

June 9th 2014

Suicide in Independence Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 9, 2014) INCIDENT:  8:45 hrs. – Independence Township- Death Investigation / Suicide by Firearm   #14-086360. SUMMARY:  At approximately 8:45 am June 8 deputies were dispatched to a home on the 6600 Block of Shelly Dr. for a family trouble.  The caller stated the ex-husband was parked […]

Investigation Continues… Ferndale Family of Five Homeless

June 8th 2014

Investigation Continues in Fire that Left Ferndale Family of Five Homeless (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2014) A mother and four children who had been living in Ferndale are homeless after a suspicious fire destroyed their home in the 2100 block of Hamata on May 17. Fire Marshal Brian Batten is investigating the fire, which […]