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Ferndale Schools Stand up to Bullying

November 20th 2011

“We’re all different, but I believe we all deserve respect. …This will show victims of bullying I have their back if they need help and send a message to their bullies that I will not encourage or accept their behavior with my silence.

Lessons in Leaf Pick Up, What You Need to Know

November 20th 2011

Though the service is a nice convenience for residents, it does come with some responsibility.

Help Goodfellows with their Christmas Mission, No Child Goes Without

November 19th 2011

Donations to Goodfellows go directly to help Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge families in need, and the organization relies on the charity and generosity of those in the community who can space a little to help their neighbors.

FHS Senior Receives Full-Ride Athletic Scholarship

November 19th 2011

On November 14, Kelsey Wilson, FHS Senior, signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball with Akron University. In addition to playing for Akron, Wilson received a full athletic scholarship for tuition, room and board, books and supplies.

City Honors Norm VanSparrentak (1959-2011)

November 19th 2011

Norm joined the Ferndale Fire Department in June of 1994 and retired in June of 2010. He served as a firefighter, paramedic, and hazardous materials technician for 16 years and was Firefighter of the Year in 2002…

Community Input Mtg. Monday to Discuss N. Woodward

November 19th 2011

The community input meeting takes place on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 from 6:30pm-8pm at Woodward Avenue Candy Shop (23337 Woodward). Cristina Shepard-Decius announced the event at last Monday’s council meeting, saying “We want to find out business needs for Woodward Avenue. How do you interface with businesses that are along there?”

Professor Roth to talk about Pearl Harbor and effects of attack

November 18th 2011

With the Library’s Meet the Professor Series you can listen to Roth talk about Pearl Harbor and its Lasting Effects and get involved in the discussion. The talk will be on Wednesday, December 07, 2011 from 7-9 pm at the Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile).

Downtown Ferndale Lights the Night (video)

November 18th 2011

One of the season’s first chilly nights was made merry by the Downtown Ferndale’s Third Thursday Light the Night Event. Businesses along 9 Mile and Woodward got decked in a way they haven’t for years, with an abundance of lights and festive window displays.

Affirmations Moves Ahead…(video)

November 16th 2011

Affirmations was packed to capacity as the David Garcia, the new Executive Director, spoke about his vision for the community center and its role in connecting those interested in moving Michigan towards equality.

Pay by Phone Parking System Launches Thursday

November 16th 2011

A big change will eliminate the need for small change in Downtown Ferndale when the district officially launches Parkmobile, a pay-by-phone parking system this Thursday, November 17.