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Weather Poster Contest, Savings Bond Prize

December 26th 2011

The National Weather Service is having a contest for fourth and fifth graders in Michigan. First Prize is a $200 US Savings Bond.

Self-Enhancement Day at the Ferndale Career Center

December 26th 2011

On Self-Enhancement Day, clients are provided with free salon and spa treatments as well as interview clothing. Additionally, local business leaders and speakers present motivational seminars.

Medical Emergency Blocks W. 9 Mile

December 22nd 2011

Medical Emergency Blocks W. 9 Mile (Crystal A. Proxmire, 12/22/2011) West 9 Mile was blocked for about 20 minutes as a fire engine, a police car, and an ambulance responded to reports of a man passed out in the back of a gray Dodge Durango.  The rescue happened at about 4:30 in the evening. Traffic […]

Police Report: Man on Roof was not Santa

December 22nd 2011

Ofcs. met with the caller who explained what he heard and the approximate area where he heard it. While searching the area, an officer heard the sound of someone moving on the roof of 504 Livernois (Ken’s Market)

Joe Reilly Sings for the Solstice at FPL (video)

December 22nd 2011

Sing-a-long star Joe Reilly helped welcome the Winter Solstice on Dec. 20, 2011 with a special performance at the Ferndale Public Library along with Jillean McCommons (better known to the kids as Ms. Jillean). The Library was packed with kids and parents singing songs that got them moving, singing, and learning.

Blues Festival Looking for Sponsors and Venues

December 22nd 2011

The 11th Annual Ferndale Blues & Music Festival is in the planning stages, and organizers are seeking venues and sponsors to make this year’s event better than ever.

Max Fisher shares stories of being AIDS activist’s son

December 22nd 2011

Max Fischer is now all grown up, and running his own film company called Fish Soup Films. He came to Michigan last Wednesday as the keynote speaker for a luncheon at Michigan AIDS Coalition to help attract attention and funding to the cause. He shared news of a documentary that he has been working on for the past year, his way of carrying his mother’s work forward.

Kate Baker Ends Term on Council

December 22nd 2011

Baker’s last City Council meeting was Dec. 19, 2011. In her four years on City Council, Baker was involved in many aspects of the Ferndale life and politics

Chamber Hosts Annual Bowling Night Out (video)

December 21st 2011

The Ferndale Area Chamber hosted it’s annual Bowling Night Out on Dec. 15, 2011 at Luxury Lanes in Ferndale. Dozens of local businesspeople gathered to share in the fun. The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce hosts many events and offers services to help small business owners and managers connect.

Bruce Baron’s Holiday Light Walk

December 21st 2011

Last weekend he journeyed around his neighborhood to appreciate the holiday lights. “Most are from the west side of Woodward from Fielding in the south to Woodland in the north and Pinecrest in the West. A few are on the east side of Woodward but not many,” Baron said.