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Six Candidates to be Considered for FPS Superintendent Position

June 6th 2014

Six Candidates to be Considered for FPS Superintendent Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) The process for hiring a new Superintendent for Ferndale Schools is moving along steadily as the Board of Education has sorted through 45 applications and narrowed the field down to six. The six will now be doing public interviews with […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

A Survivor Story: Why Michelle Ruth is Ready to Relay on June 14

June 6th 2014

A Survivor Story: Why Michelle Ruth is Ready to Relay on June 14 (Michelle Ruth, Relay for Life Ferndale, June 6, 2014) Below is the story of a survivor. She is taking part in Relay for Life Ferndale, a 24 hour walk to raise money for the American Cancer Society. There is still time to […]

FernCare Garage Sale & Recreation Trunk and Treasure Sales June 14

June 6th 2014

FernCare Garage Sale & Recreation Trunk and Treasure Sales June 14 (Kate Baker, June 5, 2014) It’s now officially an annual tradition – the FernCare Garage Sale is back! The big sale in the FernCare parking lot is June 14 from 9am to 4pm. FernCare is located at 459 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, Michigan […]

Royal Oak, Madison Hts. &Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center

June 5th 2014

Royal Oak, Madison Heights and Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, June 5, 2014) While climbing costs of health care continue to be a major concern nationwide, the cities of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Madison Heights are optimistic the creation of a health and wellness center for government employees […]

E. 9 Mile Construction Info Sessions CANCELLED

June 5th 2014

Construction Coming to E. 9 Mile, Info Sessions June 9 E. 9 Mile Construction Info Sessions  CANCELLED (Ferndale DDA Press Release, June 5, 2014)   UPDATE:  The East Nine Mile Resurfacing Project Open House meetings originally scheduled for Monday, June 9th have been cancelled due to the bid review process. Bids for the project have […]

Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop in Royal Oak June 22

June 5th 2014

Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop in Royal Oak June 22 (press release, June 5, 2014) The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board in conjunction with Michigan Rain Barrel is hosting a Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop at the Woodwardside Neighborhood Garden on June 22 from 2-3 PM. The garden is at 2665 Bembridge Rd. At the […]

Another Radio Shack Robbed, This One in Royal Oak

June 5th 2014

Another Radio Shack Robbed, This One in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2014) The Royal Oak Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of the Radio Shack at 29160 Woodward Avenue on June 4 at about 6:30pm. The Radio Shack in Madison Heights was robbed on June 2. According to a Lt. David […]

Ferndale Bike Rodeo June 7

June 5th 2014

Ferndale Bike Rodeo June 7 (compiled, June 5, 2014) The Ferndale Bike Rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 7 from 10AM to 2 PM at Geary Park. All kids will be properly fitted with new helmets. (must bring bike to receive helmet). Be sure to bring your bike and join your friends for a […]

Second Graders Help Ferndale’s Arbor Day Forest Grow

June 4th 2014

Second Graders Help Ferndale’s Arbor Day Forest Grow (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2014) “Why are trees so important?” It’s the simple question that sparked the interest and imagination of the second graders of Ms. Bruner and Ms.Hayden’s classes from Roosevelt School at the 12th annual Tree City USA Arbor Day Tree Planting at Ferndale’s Oppenheimer […]