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Two Mayors in a Row Have Homes Broken Into

October 9th 2011

As if the string of coincidences in Dave Coulter’s life with those of former Mayor Craig Covey’s are not enough, the current Mayor can now add the unsettling experience of being victim of a home invasion to the list. Covey was burglarized just over two years ago when he was serving as Mayor, and Coulter’s home was similarly trespassed upon last week.

FernCare Free Clinic Opens (with video)

October 8th 2011

The FernCare Free Clinic (459 E. 9 Mile) had its ribbon cutting ceremony and open house today, after three and a half years of fundraising and planning by hundreds of volunteers, donors and supporters.

2011 Elementary Parent Survey Responses on Web

October 7th 2011

In the Spring of 2011, the Ferndale Schools commissioned a survey of families of elementary age children for the purpose of gathering information about current elementary programming and possible future elementary programming.

Ferndale Denied Storm Cleanup Funds

October 7th 2011

The City of Ferndale was among four cities denied storm cleanup funds for the damaged caused by high winds and fallen trees over Labor Day Weekend. On September 8, 2011 Mayor Dave Coulter signed a declaration calling the cleanup efforts a state of emergency, which is one of the requirements for a Homeland Security natural disaster grant.

Eagles Pledge Presents U of M Glee Club Concert Oct 22

October 7th 2011

The Ferndale Public Schools Eagles Pledge is hosting its first fundraiser on Saturday, October 22, 2011. The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club subgroup, the Friars, are performing on the Ferndale High School auditorium stage (881 Pinecrest) at 7:30 pm. This is a family-friendly concert, and includes an opening act by the Ferndale High School choirs.

Car Loses Control and Hits Courthouse

October 6th 2011

At just before 8pm on Thursday, October 06, 2011 a man with a medical condition lost control of his vehicle, which hit the front of the 43rd District Courthouse at 305 E. 9 Mile.

The Unwanteds is Wanted Here: Oct 15

October 6th 2011

McMann, who is originally from Holland Michigan, will be signing books and reading to the youngsters. Boot Beat, an independent bookseller in Oak Park, is co-sponsoring the event and will have copies of The Unwanted available for purchase.

FernCare’s Biggest Losers

October 6th 2011

“No Jaegermeister. No late night meals. Eat healthier food. Lots of riding my bike, 10 mile ride 5 days a week. Walk, walk, walk every chance I got.” That’s Bach’s secret for slimming down.

Career Center Workshop Can Help Felons Find Jobs

October 5th 2011

“Once you check that box, it doesn’t matter how long it’s been.” The biggest fear of many with a criminal record is that once they admit having been convicted of a crime they are automatically over-looked as potential employees. “I’ve been free for twenty years, and I’ve done my best to be a good citizen. I coach sports. I have a family. I work hard. But it doesn’t matter. If there is a stack of people to choose from, why pick someone with a record?”

Conscious Discipline, Free Class for Parents

October 4th 2011

On Wednesday, Oct. 12 Rocheleau will be presenting a free parenting workshop called “Conscious Disciple” at Roosevelt Primary (2610 Pinecrest) from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The workshop is geared towards parents of elementary school aged children