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Ferndale Library’s Lost Revenue Causes Budget Cuts

June 26th 2013

Ferndale Library’s Lost Revenue Causes Budget Cuts (FPL Press Release, June 26, 2013) On Thursday, June 20th, the Ferndale Public Library Board of Trustees approved several revisions to the library’s 2014 budget, which included using $80,000 from the reserve fund. This followed a June 4th special meeting held to discuss their options after learning that […]

Library’s Lost Revenue Causes Budget Cuts

June 26th 2013

Several board members and citizens present at the June 4th meeting expressed a strong desire to see those funds returned to the library as the voters intended when they approved a dedicated library millage in 2007.

Kids Help Plant Trees in Arbor Day Forest (video)

June 25th 2013

Campers from the Kulick Center Summer Program joined the Department of Public Works and the Beautification Commission for the annual tree planting in the Arbor Day Forest at Oppenheimer Park on Tuesday. Two dozen youngsters aged 5-12 listened as Parks and Forestry Supervisor Shaun Slocum explained tree-planting basics. Then they dug in themselves, taking turns shoveling in the dirt needed to support the two trees they were adding to the forest.

Kids Help Plant Trees in Arbor Day Forest (video)

June 25th 2013

Kids Help Plant Trees in Arbor Day Forest (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2013) Campers from the Kulick Center Summer Program joined the Department of Public Works and the Beautification Commission for the annual tree planting in the Arbor Day Forest at Oppenheimer Park on Tuesday. Two dozen youngsters aged 5-12 listened as Parks […]

Ferndale Launches New Website

June 25th 2013

Mayor Dave Coulter stated, “The successful launch of the new website is a symbol of our continual commitment to reinventing how our city communicates and does business.”

Food Blog: The Perfect Steak Without a Grill

June 25th 2013

After years of experimentation and failure, I’ve found a recipe for steak that I can make in the house, without a grill. Be warned, it’s not exactly healthy. But it is delicious.

The method comes from The Two Recipes Blog

Beautification Awards Given

June 24th 2013

A summertime tradition in Ferndale is the giving of Beautification Awards to homes and businesses that been improved. June’s awards were given at the Ferndale City Council Meeting on June 24. Winners are Adam and Carrie Riemerof 395 W. Cambourne, Mark and Emilie Macklenborg of 281 College. The business winner is Autometric Collision of Ferndale at 23222 Woodward.

The Move is On: Police and Court Begin Remodeling

June 24th 2013

While the construction takes place, police business will be split between City Hall and the Hazel Park Police Station, which is where detainees will be held. City Hall will also be the temporary home of the court, with cases being held in Council Chambers. Some court staff will also be located in a separate office building up the street.

POW: New Environmental Organization Formed

June 24th 2013

A new, not-for-profit organization has been formed in Oakland County by Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, and others, to provide educational programs and events supporting protection and preservation of our natural water resources.

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

June 24th 2013

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area.