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County Commission Candidate Forum: Two Incumbents, One Seat

July 11th 2012

The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum at Ferndale City Hall on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 7pm, where County Commission candidates will be able to talk about the issues in an objectively-moderated forum.

Police Reports: Shots Fired Outside 711, Suspects at Large

July 11th 2012

On Sunday July 8, 2012 at about 2:40 a.m. men armed with a semi-automatic rifle fired shots at two men outside of the 7/11 Store located at 1040 W. 9 Mile road in Ferndale, at Pinecrest.

Pig and Whiskey Returns

July 11th 2012

Pig & Whiskey will showcase 10 or more of Southeast Michigan’s best barbecue restaurants while highlighting unique and delicious pork, beef and barbecue dishes. Furthermore, there will be over 40 varieties of bourbon, scotch, and whiskey brands available to sample. There will also be a beer tent for those seeking an alternative to whiskey. Food and beverage will be available for cash purchase.

Residents Seek Help Rescuing Maltese in Pleasant Ridge/Ferndale

July 10th 2012

The search is one for a small white Maltese that has been wandering around Pleasant Ridge since late last week. The dog is afraid of humans who have been trying to help, and residents suspect that it may be a dog featured in a Craig’s List ad looking for one that was taken in a burglary.

Former Hazel Park Teacher Dies in Car-Bike Crash

July 10th 2012

A beloved retired Hazel Park High school teacher was struck by a car while riding his bike in Burns Township, and did not survive. 62-year-old Clyde Baker, who often went by CJ, had revved up his interest in both bicycle riding and country singing since taking early retirement from Hazel Park High School in 2003.

Meet the New Lady in Charge: FHS Principal Lisa Williams

July 9th 2012

Ferndale High School’s new Principal Lisa Williams knows the value of a good education. She grew up in an inner city home with four siblings and limited resources, attending Detroit Public Schools and getting pregnant at age 18.

CFF’s “Civility Project” Kick Off – July 10

July 9th 2012

Citizens for Fair Ferndale has received funding to sponsor The Civility Project – a community wide conversation to consider how to best create and promote our own culture of civility. The goal is to strengthen the capacity of our community to engage in fair, honest, inclusive, and constructive conversations.

Clean Streets and Smooth Sidewalks

July 9th 2012

Ferndale keeps its streets clean and its sidewalks straight by having money in the annual budget to keep up equipment and sidewalk inspections. Both have come up at a recent City Council meeting.

Governor Snyder Vetoes Three Election-Related Bills, Signs 11 Others

July 9th 2012

Snyder did sign into law 11 other bills, including those that establish more stringent requirements before a political party will be recognized in Michigan, and requirements that Independent committees must file quarterly spending reports with the State. Other bills require all ballot or petition language must be submitted to the Secretary of State prior to circulation.

Re-Creation Unveiled at Affirmations (video)

July 9th 2012

I am an ally for humanity. I use my art as a vehicle to engage people in the art making process, inspire creativity and bring awareness to their cause. In addition to the Affirmations Spring Bash, I was involved with