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Oswald and Cadbury, Bunnies on a Mission

August 25th 2012

“We can go anywhere and it makes people smile,” Miron said. “Earlier today someone stopped us on the street and said ‘thank you, I was having a bad day and this made a difference.'”

The pair even has their own Facebook Page where fans can follow them on their adventures.

Police Report: Officer Hit by Drunk Driver

August 25th 2012

One officer was walking across Breckenridge when a Dodge Durango turned from n.b. Woodward onto e.b. Breckenridge. The Durango headed for the officer who signaled and yelled for the vehicle to stop. The Durango continued and struck the officer.

DPW Director Byron Photiades Retires After 39 Years of Service

August 23rd 2012

“The City appreciates his 39 years of service,” said City Manager April Lynch. “Byron had a lot of pride for the City of Ferndale, and you knew it as soon as you hit our borders. We will be looking at the same quality in our next DPW Director”.

More Room to Revel at DIYSF 2012

August 23rd 2012

“DIYSF, as an event, hit the ground running 5 years ago with threads crisscrossing through it that caught more and more momentum in each passing year. Just as the artists hone their skills we are consistently doing the same,” said Chris Johnston, event founder and co-owner of Woodward Avenue Brewers, The Emory and The Loving Touch establishments near the event site. “I think we’re going to show a lot of people a great time in Ferndale again this September.”

Car Thief Speeds Off, Crashes and Flees with Baby in His Arms

August 22nd 2012

After bringing the car to a stop at 8 Mile / San Juan, Reed then accelerated and sped though Detroit side streets to escape the officer. Reed ran through stop signs, sped, and lost control and crashed at Pennington / Pembroke. When Reed emerged from the car, he was carrying a 21 month old baby boy in his arm. Reed ran from police while carrying the baby.

City Manager Issues Reminders about Political Signs

August 22nd 2012

City Manager April Lynch has released a statement reminding people about the rules for election signs. Candidates should take note of the following:

“As the election season heats up, staff wanted to put out some important facts about Political Signs:

Ferndale from 1350 Feet Above

August 21st 2012

This weekend The Ferndale 115 News got a special view of our fair city, from 1350 feet above in a Cessna airplane thanks to retired Ferndale Police Chief Mike Kitchen and his pals at the Warren Flying Club.
Here are some of the best pictures taken from inside the tiny airplane. In the coming weeks we will also post our pictures from Detroit and St. Clair, plus Dream Cruise photos from our neighbors to the north.

2012 Dream Cruise Video and Pictures

August 20th 2012

The 18th annual Woodward Dream Cruise took place Aug. 17, 18 and 19, 2012. It’s one big party in celebration of cars and the cruising culture that attracts over a million people to the Woodward Avenue suburbs. Find out more about this tradition at www.ferndaledreamcruise.com. Watch the video below:

Come Geek Out at the Library on September 15

August 20th 2012

The awareness campaign (launching Saturday, Sept. 15 inside the Ferndale Library from 12 – 4 pm) features social networking elements, various Geek-propping paraphernalia (Geek Portraits/Geek Temporary Tattoos/personalized Geek Buttons), a What-Do-You-Geek sign-up-board and grassroots community initiatives aimed at drawing attention to the need for increased library support.

Beautiful Day to Open a Salon School: Ferndale Welcomes P & A Scholars

August 17th 2012

Lawton came from the Redford campus and said she’s impressed with Ferndale so far. “Look at this neighborhood, this whole area,” she said. “And people have been so welcoming. People stop in to wish us well, the Chamber, the City. It’s nice.”