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Generations Concert Moves Kulick Center (video)

February 7th 2013

The bands performed several songs for the Seniors and the others who came to watch. Check out our other Blues Festival story and videos at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/01/27/the-ferndale-blues-festival-has-begun-videos/.

Christian Mueller Recognized as School Superhero (video)

February 6th 2013

A school superhero is someone who spends their days reaching out to young people and helping them lean and succeed. The United Way and General Motors recently partnered with the Madison Heights School District, and as part of their grant they are recognizing “School Superheros” like Madison High Assistant Principal Christian Mueller.

TIA Membership Renewed: What They Do For You

February 6th 2013

At the Jan. 14, 2013 City Council meeting, elected officials voted to renew membership in the Traffic Improvement Association with dues of $5,900 for the year. The renewal came highly recommend by the Police and the Department of Public Works, though the public may not realize what the organization does for the City.

TIA Executive Director Jim Santilli came to the meeting…

Crashing in Ferndale: Report Shows Accident Rates, Causes and More

February 6th 2013

In the three-year reporting period, there was a total of 1065 accidents. These included one reported fatality and 16 incapacitating injuries. There were 25 accidents involving bicyclists and 19 involving pedestrians

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

February 5th 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. This will be updated regularly on their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. Below are the most recent job listings:

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Seek Good Neighbor Award Nominees

February 5th 2013

Please join Citizens for a Fair Ferndale in celebrating the ongoing efforts of those who live, work and attend school in Ferndale who value the fair and equal treatment of others and are engaged in making this happen on a daily basis. The Good Neighbor Awards program identifies and honors individuals, organizations and businesses in our community who are outstanding examples of “good neighbors,”

2013 Rib Burn Off Rocks the Big Tent (video)

February 4th 2013

The Annual Rib Burn Off took place Feb. 2 with well over 1,000 people making their way to the big heated tent set up behind Dino’s Lounge. The event raised money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and Michigan AIDS Coalition. Eight teams of local business people competed for the hearts and taste buds of the crowd, serving up their own style of meaty BBQ ribs. Attendees paid $10 to sample ribs from each team, and voted for their favorite

Opening of The Body Eclectic at Lawrence St. Gallery (video)

February 2nd 2013

Lawrence St. Gallery was packed for the opening reception of their annual juried exhibition The Body Eclectic. This is the 13th year for the show, and there were 80 pieces selected out of over 150 submitted. The collection was juried by artist Edee Joppich, who selected works based on diversity in interpretation…

Ferndale 115 News Founder’s Interview on Art & Design

February 1st 2013

In this program, Proxmire explains why The Ferndale 115 News is important, not just to Ferndale, but to the overall profession of journalism. She discusses the risk of a corporate news monopoly, and how news has changed in the past three decades. Plus she talks about how the Ferndale community has been supportive of her work.

Ferndale Schools Move Ahead with Strategic Planning

February 1st 2013

Stakeholders included administration, school board members past and present, teachers, parents and others in the community.

“We’ve found that there are four central themes that came up over and over,” Fleetham said. Those topics, which are now the focus of the planning moving forward, are enrollment, race, trust and collaboration and achievement gaps between student groups.