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Downtown Ferndale Audio & Video Tours Now Available

March 21st 2013

The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has come out with a new way to explore and enjoy Downtown Ferndale. Their new Downtown Ferndale Tours page of their website features three tours that visitors can view online, watch and listen to on their mobile devices, or print in pdf. form

…Best Communities for Music Education, Again

March 20th 2013

Ferndale Schools were named one of the 2013 Best Communities in the Nation for Music Education for the third year in a row by the NAMM Foundation. Ferndale is one of 11 communities in Michigan to receive this designation.

Welcoming The Heart of Darkness & More: Schramm’s Mead…

March 20th 2013

The opening is dependent on the complex licensing process, including having bottling labels approved, but they are aiming for Memorial Day. City Council approved a resolution in support of Schramm’s license at their March 11th council meeting.

From Ferndale Schools: Helping children cope with grief

March 20th 2013

Remember, although these are tips geared toward young people, all of us, especially the adults who taught and coached Mario throughout his years in the Ferndale Schools, will benefit from these support strategies.

Hazel Park High School Drama Presents Cinderella, March 21-23

March 20th 2013

Hazel Park High School Drama students will be presenting Rogers And Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Performances are March 21st, 22nd, and 23rd at Hazel Park High (23400 Hughes).

The Voice of The Eagles Passes On: Joe Mahan

March 20th 2013

It was just on Feb. 15 that Joe Mahan was honored at a Ferndale basketball game with the dedication of a scoreboard in his honor. “Joe Mahan, Voice of the Eagles,” reads the board, honoring over 60 years of youth mentorship and support of local sports programs.

On March 19, at age 86, Mahan passed away…

Rust Belt Makes Goal, Gets Ready for Remodel

March 19th 2013

Chris and Tiffany Best of The Rust Belt Market have reached their $20,000 Kickstarter goal to help them remodel their large artists’ market. Now the real work begins, as they prepare to create an event space that will allow them to host events during the week without worrying about the security of the artists who have booth areas at the market.

City Releases Video to Help People Learn the New Parking System

March 18th 2013

The City of Ferndale has released a video to teach people how to use the multi-space parking meters which are expected to be back online March 25.

Ides of March Toga Party Raises Money for FEF

March 17th 2013

The Ferndale Education Foundation had its annual fundraiser on March 15, this year in the form of a toga party! Celebrating the Ides of March, supporters of student extracurricular activities and educational opportunities gathered for a feast where there wore bedsheets and leafy crowns and participated in a raffle drawing.

A Last Appeal: Onwards Towards Denver!

March 17th 2013

The National Conference for Media Reform is less than three weeks away! Thanks to advertising purchases by readers and local businesses I’ve raised almost enough money to be able to make it.