Ferndale

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11

October 28th 2017

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11 Join us for our first Oakland County AAPN Collaborative Family Conference! This event is open to all families building a community around student success. Parents and students Invited! We have an exciting line up to share with you … Social Media Secrets: Presented by Rasheda Williams, […]

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools

October 28th 2017

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students at Ferndale Elementary Schools will soon be learning to play golf as part of their physical education classes. With thanks to the First Tee organization, the program was announced in the Oct. 27 e blast from the […]

Ferndale Makes History with Installment of Rainbow Flag in Council Chambers

October 23rd 2017

Ferndale Makes History with Installment of Rainbow Flag in Council Chambers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – When Ferndale City Councilperson Greg Pawlica moved to Ferndale in 2002, the decision was very intentional. “At that time Ferndale was already a warm, welcoming community and it was known as a place that was […]

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board

October 23rd 2017

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board (Ferndale Schools, Oct. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools Board of Education Secretary Ms. Karen Twomey has announced she will resign from her position on the Board effective November 21st, 2017. In her letter of resignation Ms. Twomey stated: “I joined the Board in 2008 in order to […]

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Candidate Forum Oct. 29

October 21st 2017

Citizens For a Fair Ferndale Candidate Forum Oct. 29 On Sunday, October 29, 2017, Citizens for a Fair Ferndale (CFF) will hold a Candidate Forum at the Ferndale Area District Library (222 E. 9 Mile Rd.) from 1:00-2:30 p.m. CFF has invited all declared candidates. The public and the media are encouraged to attend.  This […]

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context

October 19th 2017

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2017) Pontiac, MI – A dozen Oakland County residents have been charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl, seven of whom were charged with distribution resulting in death, revealed Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard in a press conference Wednesday […]

Blumz Now Open in Holly

October 16th 2017

Blumz Now Open in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2017) Holly, MI – Blumz by JR Designs is now open for business in Downtown Holly!  This is the third location for floral and wedding/event planning experts Jerome Raska and Robbin Yelverton, who also own stores in Ferndale and Detroit. Located at 114 S. Saginaw […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Oct. 15 edition

October 15th 2017

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Oct. 15 edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]

Ferndale Seniors Spaghetti Dinner Oct. 19

October 14th 2017

Ferndale Seniors Spaghetti Dinner Oct. 19 Ferndale, MI –  All you can eat spaghetti with salad and rolls plus bake sale goodies from the senior ladies. This annual fundraiser takes place Thursday Oct. 19 from 5-7pm at Kulick Community Center in Ferndale and helps to fund programming for Ferndale’s older adult community. $10 for adults […]