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City Sells Former Impound Space to Search Optics

November 26th 2012

With timing that Councilperson Melanie Piana called “serendipity,” Ferndale City Council agreed on Nov. 13 to sell a former impound lot to Search Optics at 1938 Burdette. The lot is right next to their current parking, in the recently remodeled building tucked away by the railroad tracks near East 9 Mile and Hilton.

End of Prohibition Party to benefit Ferndale Goodfellows ~ Dec. 1st

November 25th 2012

Ferndale’s downtown will commemorate again the anniversary of the day in December, 1933 that Congress and President Roosevelt enacted the 21st amendment ending prohibition. The annual event this year is December 1st, and funds will be raised for the Ferndale Good Fellows. Simply show up at any of the seven venues listed below on Saturday night to meet your favorite flappers, rum runners and gangsters.

Small Business Saturday Deals in Ferndale

November 23rd 2012

Come celebrate the Shop Small™ movement in Ferndale and Oak Park on Small Business Saturday, November 24th!

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Ferndale Businesses Light the Town (w/video)

November 22nd 2012

Downtown Ferndale businesses have decked their storefronts for the holidays, a season kicked off by the DDA’s Third Thursday “Light the Town” event. DDA volunteers gave away hot coco while the Chris Brass Band played carols on the West 9 Mile sidewalks.

Ferndale Recreation Newsletter

November 19th 2012

Come to the Kulick Community Center on Saturday December 1st from 9 am to 3 pm to get into the holiday season!

Alabama Greyhounds Get the Ferndale Treatment

November 18th 2012

Apalala, Cupid, Dorli, Hush Sarah, JA’s Sum, and Tristram are greyhounds that have been rescued from a harsh life of racing, that are now up for adoption. Motor City Greyhound Rescue picked up the emaciated pooches from one of their contacts down in Alabama. Underweight, bitten by ticks, and some noses rubbed raw from excessive muzzling, the creatures were clearly in need of care.

Entrepreneurial Spirit: Nicholas Schrock is In Good Hands

November 18th 2012

To learn more about Nick Schrock and his Allstate Insurance office, give them a call or stop in… 23225 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220, (248) 547-4010.

In the Dales, Talking Taft

November 17th 2012

…over 50 residents, including Digital Learning Center school staff, the school’s police liaison, and Mayor Dave Coulter, attended to hear presentations from Renee Hurd, school improvement Coordinator, Gary Meier, Ferndale school district representative, and Police Chief Tim Collins about school program changes and safety at the high school.

Seeing Red: The Power of Color in Art – Dec. 4

November 17th 2012

Learn about the various ways artists employ color—to grab attention and to evoke happiness, sadness, solemnness and awe, among other emotional responses. This one hour presentation is one of many educational and inspiring events…

OLHSA sells Ferndale Building

November 17th 2012

“The old building just wasn’t the best fit for us, but we can now focus on our strong community partnerships as a tool to better serve our community. Together we can look forward to what that future will bring.”