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One Arrested, Two Sought for Burglary

August 14th 2012

Ferndale police arrested a man for burglary of a residential garage and are looking for two more suspects for the crime.

FESC Green Tips: Water Conservation

August 14th 2012

Although we are lucky enough to live in a state with plenty of water it is still important to make sure to use it properly to save resources. Here are some figures on water usage that may surprise you, along with tips on how to cut down on usage:

Vaughn Gittin Jr. at Ferndale Dream Cruise Aug. 17

August 14th 2012

Meet this iconic racer at the Official Ferndale Dream Cruise Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, August 17, 2012, 5:00 pm on East Nine Mile at Woodward. Learn more about the entire weekend’s worth of events at http://www.ferndaledreamcruise.com/.

Detroit Tiger’s Max Scherzer Trains Kids

August 14th 2012

On August 4, 2012, Detroit Tigers, Starting Pitcher, Max Scherzer and Biking for Baseball collaborated to host a baseball clinic during the 2012 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit Annual Summer Picnic, held at Martin Road Park for the third consecutive year.

Bikes Abound in 2012 Green Cruise (w/video)

August 13th 2012

The annual Sierra Club Green Cruise was held Aug. 11, 2012 with dozens of people coming to Downtown Ferndale to celebrate non-motorized transportation. The event is an ecofriendly alternative to the Dream Cruise event which will be the following weekend.

Ferndale’s Parkour Ninja (w/video)

August 11th 2012

He said parkour “helps you get through on an everyday basis. Every time you confront an obstacle. The big question every day is ‘how do I do this?’…The self-esteem boost you get when you land a move, your self-esteem goes through the roof. I’ve been happy all week because of a new move. It feels so good. And yes you do get an adrenaline boost from it.

Library Trustee John Sterritt Resigns, Board Seeks Applicants…

August 10th 2012

John Sterritt, Trustee and former President of the Ferndale Public Library Board, announced his resignation at a recent library board meeting. His resignation is effective on August 23, 2012 at 11:00, following the board’s regular August meeting.

Primer for the Improv Festival

August 9th 2012

Just in time for Go Comedy’s Detroit Improv Festival to throttle to us faster than a zop to a zap.

It’s going to be a big weekend full of big names, out of town amaze-a-tron groups, and local super stars.

In order to prepare out of towners for what they will encounter. I’ve put together a general description, otherwise called a stereotype of a Detroit improviser

Struggles, Pride and Support all shared at Trans Pride

August 9th 2012

Bonnie Gibson doesn’t usually “do the whole group thing,” but she did make the trek across the border from London, Ontario to attend her first Transgender Pride in the Park, which took place Aug. 4th at Geary Park in Ferndale.

Credit scores and car insurance: if you don’t succeed, try again

August 9th 2012

The bill, H.R. 6129, titled the Ban the Use of Credit Scores in Auto Insurance Act, would amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act so that reports on consumer credit can’t be used in the underwriting process.