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Sarah Sudol Lights Path for FernCare Patients

July 29th 2012

Sudol, who moved to Ferndale from Clinton Township two years ago, always knew that she wanted to help people and feel good about her work. She went to Western Michigan University for pre-med, but an Alternative Spring Break in Colorado sent her on a slightly different course.

Easy Like Sundae Opens in Downtown Ferndale (video)

July 28th 2012

You can sit inside, in a spacious tropical blue and green room with sunshine-colored accents and whitewashed beach-furniture tables. Or relax outside under spring green umbrellas in the sidewalk-seating area in front of the store. Either way there is a generous view of W. 9 Mile, with Java Hutt and the Library Bookstore across the street.

Ferndale Increases Recycling Rates, Huntington Woods Tops 21%

July 28th 2012

According to Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority, Ferndale’s rate of recycling increased to 9.03% from last years’ 8.55%. Huntington Woods residents had the highest rate, with 21.87%.

Oakland County Public Transportation Millage… Aug. 7

July 24th 2012

Residents of some Oakland County communities, including Ferndale and Hazel Park, will be able to vote on the Oakland County Public Transportation Millage Renewal on Aug. 7, 2012.

Senator Gregory Presents FHS Graduate Natalie Berger…

July 24th 2012

“My inspiration for the video is what the face of a young person’s mind might look like—putting together images, music and colors that come to mind when I think of the embodiment of a young, starry-eyed mind with dreams for the future,” said Ferndale High School graduate

Ferndale Fur Trading Company is the New Pet Connection

July 24th 2012

“The Ferndale Fur Trading Company was started because the citizens began expressing a need for a rescue group in town,” Johns said. We saw an opportunity to bring these folks together in a citywide effort to help pets find homes and to help citizens find pets!

DIA Millage Facts – Vote is Aug 7

July 23rd 2012

The millage vote takes place on August 7, 2012.

The millage would provide $23 million per year: $10 million in Oakland, $8 million in Wayne and $5 million in Macomb.

In 2009 the DIA reduced its workforce by nearly 20% (more than 60 full and part time positions), and reduced its total operating budget by $9 million

Help Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Fan Carry on Web Show

July 23rd 2012

The negative reaction to the series led her to create her own as a way to dispel the myths about her fandom. “I do not eat pizza every day,” she says in her introductory video to Cowabunga Corner. …And while her collection and videos may attract some haters, Ivey is past the point of caring what anybody else thinks, recognizing the power of fictional characters to inspire and bring people together.

CERT Tackles Disaster Psychology, Closer to Full Certification

July 22nd 2012

Over 50 residents have stepped forward to join the team, which is just two more lessons away from the first round of certifications.

On July 21 fourteen of them met at the fire station on Livernois to learn about disaster psychology.

Council Imposes Distance…

July 22nd 2012

Councilperson Melanie Piana, who is the council liaison to the Planning Commission, was the only “no” vote, arguing that current zoning is sufficient and pointing out the irony of In-Flight, a similar store located in Oak Park, being about 200 feet from a Ferndale church already. In-Flight and Apostolic Faith Tabernacle have peacefully co-existed since In-Flight opened in 2005.