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DIY Street Fair This Weekend

September 10th 2013

DIYSF hosts local charities raising funds through the sale of lemonade, popcorn, and cotton candy (provided by fair organizers), through tips from beer and cocktail service, and through parking proceeds.

Police Report: Beer Stolen from Outdoor Bars

September 10th 2013

Two different bars in Ferndale have been attacked by thieves three times in three days during the late night / early morning hours.

The Orchid bar on W. 9 Mile was victimized on Sept. 6th and 9th. Como’s Bar / Restaurant was attacked on Sept. 9th.

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video)

September 9th 2013

“The cats may very well haven given him one of their nine lives to him,” Sullivan said as he shared the story at Monday’s city council meeting.

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video)

September 9th 2013

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 10, 2013) Last weekend a man was spared a potentially fiery fate as he came home early Sunday morning and chased two cats that ran out of his back door. When he returned the home was in flames and firefighters were at work putting […]

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide

September 7th 2013

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide (Oakland Co. Press Release, Sept. 7, 2013) The Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force is launching a year-long prevention and awareness campaign during National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 8-14. It will include messages on billboards and buses about what signs to look for to prevent suicide and […]

Shore 2 Shore Equality Ride Kicks Off

September 7th 2013

Ferndale 115 News Editor and Publisher is tagging along on the ride (in a van, not on a bike), providing support to the riders and documenting the experience, so check back in next week for updates!

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide

September 7th 2013

“Suicide is a major public health issue, but it is preventable,” said George Miller, Director of Oakland County Department of Health and Human Services. “It is important for everyone to recognize the warning signs and risk factors for suicide to prevent the loss of lives.”

Governor’s Council Endorses The DIY 5k “Art on the Run”

September 6th 2013

“In the end we will have 7 communal masterpieces! It’s wonderful getting people together for the run and doing art to benefit the art programs in the Ferndale School District. It’s all about community and fun and everyone wins”, said Krista Johnston, co-organizer of the event.

Detective Needs Votes to Sing National Anthem, Grant for Police Dept.

September 4th 2013

Ferndale Detective Brendan Moore is the finalist in a National Anthem Singing Contest being held by Comerica Bank, with a chance to sing in front of an upcoming Detroit Tiger’s Game.

The prize also includes a Ticket package and a $10,000 grant for the Ferndale Police if Moore wins.

Vehicle Smashes through Basement Wall, Driver Still at Large

September 3rd 2013

The witness described the driver as a white female in her 20s or 30s who appeared to be intoxicated. The vehicle was said to be a gold-colored Buick Century or a similar model that now has quite a bit of damage to the front of it.