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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

Commissioner Covey Introduces Resolution Against Fracking

October 4th 2011

And on Sept. 22, 2011 County Commissioner Craig Covey, representing the 25th District introduced a resolution to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners calling for a moratorium “until…

Candidates Have First Forum

October 4th 2011

There will be one Mayor elected between Willis and Coulter. Among Wells, Martin and Lennon, two will be elected to Council. The election will be held November 8, and there are several more opportunities to meet the candidates before the election. See Candidate Forums to get you Informed for all the dates and locations. Complete 2011 Election coverage can be found at…

Homecoming 2011 ~ A Film by Natalie Berger

October 4th 2011

The 2011 Ferndale High School Homecoming Dance was memorialized by student filmmaker Natalie Berger, who manages her own brand PyxisFILMS. Berger previously created a film about the student production of Oalahoma!, as well as several other videos about things she and her friends get to experience as Ferndale High School students.