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Ferndale has been Cleaned Up (video)

May 12th 2013

In its second year, Clean the Ferndale Up brought over 80 residents out to do various clean up projects around the city. Focusing mainly on parks and major streets, teams picked up trash, raked leaves, and put mulch around trees.

World History lesson at DIA for UHS seniors

May 9th 2013

Seniors from the world History & Geography classes at University High School spent a gorgeous spring day exploring and “scavenger-hunting” artwork displayed at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Public Invited to CFF Civility Project May 16

May 7th 2013

Now CFF is specifically seeking participation from those who did not have the opportunity to attend in 2012.

The next event is on May 16, 2013 from 5:30 until 7:30 in the evening at the Kulick Center(registration and a light dinner begin at 5:00 p.m.).

Livestreaming for Journalists (video)

May 7th 2013

Being on top of what technology is available can help news organizations adapt more quickly. While major networks show up at events with satellite vans and bulky cameras, tech-savvy independents can get right in the middle of fast-moving, close-quartered events. With the right technology they can even do it live.

Ferndale Schools Holding Four More Strategic Planning Meetings

May 7th 2013

The Ferndale Schools Strategic Plan Steering Committee is inviting all community members to participate in the following important “town hall” meetings to help define the future of Ferndale Schools.

Participants will have a chance to share their opinions, views, ideas and give feedback

Upcoming Relay for Life Fundraisers

May 7th 2013

The main event takes place June 8-9 2013, 10am-10am at Ferndale High School. Several teams walk through the day and night to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Cancer victims, survivors and caretakers are honored.

Leading up to the big day are several small fundraisers.

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

May 7th 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 Below are the most recent job listings:

Porch Fire on Ardmore Reminder of Smoking Risk

May 7th 2013

“Had the police officer not put it out with an extinguisher it could have been much worse damage wise, even with us arriving 1 to 2 minutes behind PD,” said Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan. “Fires can double in size every 11 seconds.”

Upcoming Events for Bicyclists

May 7th 2013

Upcoming Events for Bicyclists

(Tom Regan, May 7, 2013)

Three events in the next two months for persons interested in improving cycling and walking in Southeast Oakland:

Kindness Cards at FHS

May 7th 2013

Ferndale High School has a new program to acknowledge students and staff who are caught doing an act of kindness.