Ferndale

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway UPDATED

February 2nd 2015

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Nov. 17, 2014) While the official start of winter is still a month away, many parts of the state are feeling the full effects of winter weather. The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the […]

Trees, Poles and Rust Belt Railing Places to Give Free Scarves in Ferndale

February 1st 2015

Trees, Poles and Rust Belt Railing Places to Give Free Scarves in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) Ferndale has joined in the trend of leaving free scarves around town for people who may be cold. Whether it’s picked up by an under-dressed teenager, a homeless person, or someone walking who lost theirs –  […]

2015 Rib Burn Out Rocks Ferndale

February 1st 2015

2015 Rib Burn Out Rocks Ferndale (C. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) The 8th Annual Rib Burn Out left hundreds of Ferndalians and visitors with full bellies and barbecue-sauce lined smiles, while making the coffers of Michigan AIDS Coalition and Ferndale Youth Assistance more full as well. The tradition happens each year towards the end of […]

Dog Park Plans in Progress for Ferndale

February 1st 2015

Dog Park Plans in Progress for Ferndale (C. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) Due to popular demand, Ferndale is getting a dog park. City Council established a Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee nine months ago to specifically look for ways to improve parks – and to seek creative ways of funding those improvements. Apart from wanting […]

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Public Meeting Feb. 17

January 29th 2015

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Design Public Meeting Feb. 17 (City of Pleasant Ridge, Jan. 29, 2015) Please join us at the Community Center on Tuesday, February 17 at 4:30pm or 7:30pm to review draft concepts for improvements to the Woodward/I-696 area. The City is participating in a study being led by the […]

Ferndale Schools Tackling Challenges with Discussions on Restructuring

January 28th 2015

Ferndale Schools Tackling Challenges with Discussions on Restructuring (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 28, 2015) You could take every single resident student in the Ferndale School District, and move them to the High School/Middle School, close all the other buildings, and still have room left over. While that is not an option that the district would […]

Ferndale Hears Parking Study Results

January 27th 2015

Ferndale Hears Parking Study Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2015) On Monday night Ferndale City Council heard the results of the parking study done by Republic Parking and Carl Walker that looked at current use of the parking system and projected use based on the 3-60 Project being considered by the City, which would […]

Southfield City Council Passes Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance

January 27th 2015

Southfield City Council Passes Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2015) Southfield can now be added to the list where people have legal protection against discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender expression. City Council voted unanimously to amend their human rights ordinance on Monday, nearly a year after it […]

2015 Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Starts off Strong

January 25th 2015

2015 Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Starts off Strong (C. Proxmire, Photos: Larry Mills, Jan. 25, 2015) Note: Photo captions say Monica Mills, but they were actually taken by her husband – and awesome Blues and Music Festival volunteer Larry Mills. Photos will be updated later this week. The Ferndale Blues and Music Festival is […]

Clothing Swap Night at Loving Touch in Ferndale Feb. 7

January 25th 2015

Clothing Swap Night at Loving Touch in Ferndale Feb. 7 (Krista Johnston, Jan. 25, 2015)   A clothing swap is a great way to liven up your wardrobe on the cheap, have a fun Girls Night Out and it all benefits local kids. The event will be held Saturday February 7th at The Loving Touch […]

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