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Beware of “Water Department” Scam

June 5th 2012

After the victim provided $70 change from his drawer in the bedroom, one suspect asked him to go to the basement to check the pipes. The second suspect was upstairs while they were checking the pipes, and after the suspects left the victim noticed money missing from his drawer.

Driver Rams into Ren Cen, Ferndale 115 is there

June 3rd 2012

A witness said the man told the guard that if he was going to jail for hitting the building that he may as well drive right through it, and a similar remark was heard while listening to police tell the incident to other police who arrived after the crash.

Light the Night Seeks Groups to Stand Up Against Hate

June 3rd 2012

To get involved with Light the Night, contact Cary Watkins at For more information on Ferndale Pride, check out

Ten Years as a Tree City USA

June 2nd 2012

A new sign was added to the park this year, this one in commemoration of Ferndale being a Tree City USA for ten years. 2012 marks the tenth consecutive year for Ferndale, though in the 1970s Ferndale was among the first cities to recognize Arbor Day

Boy Killed by Train, FHS Class Gathering Donations to Send

June 1st 2012

FHS Class of 1981 is seeking donations in support of the family, to assist them with the cost of the funeral, which is Saturday at 3pm

Ferndale Recreation Newsletter

June 1st 2012

Information about Ferndale Recreation events, activities, classes and more!

Art is Everywhere in ARTWN

June 1st 2012

And if the multiple galleries, murals, sculptures, festivals, and art-related stores and activities are not enough, the next two years are going to be even more full of art as the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority launches ARTWN.

Rotary Gives 2012 Scholarships

June 1st 2012

Over a dozen students were honored for their hard work and dedication towards good citizenship with a reception by the Ferndale Rotary on May 24, 2012. Three students, Tirzah Ashmore, Jonah Meltzer and Jade McCord were also rewarded with $2,000 scholarships.

Jennifer Roosenberg’s Speech to Rotary Scholarship Recipients

June 1st 2012

As a former entrepreneur myself, I know how hard each of them work to make their business not only a success for themselves, but also for their families and any employees they may have. These men and women take on many risks and play such an integral role in our region’s economic development.

It Happened in Bath: The Story Behind the Song

June 1st 2012

The incident inspired Ferndale songwriter Kris McLonis and fellow writer David Moody from Detroit to write a song about Bath and the lives that were lost there. Together with John Sase of Royal Oak and producer Mike Canjar, Michigan Minstrel Music created a song and music video that she says “reminds people that there was always evil in the world, and this generation was not the first to face violence.”