Ferndale

Kennedy School’s Salmon All Grown Up and Set Free

May 18th 2014

Kennedy School’s Salmon All Grown Up and Set Free (Press Release, May 18, 2014) Sixth graders from John F. Kennedy Elementary released their classroom’s hand raised Chinook salmon at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday May 7, 2014 on the shore of the Huron River at Huroc Park in Flat Rock, MI. Mr. Williamson and his Ferndale […]

Clean the Ferndale Up Helps City Sparkle

May 18th 2014

Clean the Ferndale Up Helps City Sparkle (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 18, 2014)   Nearly 100 volunteers cleaned up over 8 cubic yards of trash from city parks and public spaces in Ferndale Saturday. Donning yellow tee shirts and plastic gloves, volunteers of all ages showed their community spirit and helped make the city sparkling […]

Naka in Ferndale Closing it’s Doors

May 18th 2014

Naka in Ferndale Closing it’s Doors (May 18, 2014) Naka, an indie botique known for selling items from local artists, is closing on June 8. The following was sent out to their email lists: “Farewell, and Thank You! After nearly 9 years of being in business, I’ve decided that it’s time for Naka to close […]

Ferndale High and Middle School on Lock-down Due to B&E Suspect

May 16th 2014

Ferndale High and Middle School on Lock-down Due to B&E Suspect (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 16, 2014) UPDATE: The suspect has been captured and the lock-down has been lifted. An alert sent out by Ferndale Schools at 11:13am notified parents that Ferndale High School and Middle School are locked and secured due to a breaking […]

Ferndale Library Roundup: BFF Roadtrip Edition

May 15th 2014

Ferndale Library Roundup: BFF Roadtrip Edition (Jeff Milo, FPL, May 15, 2014)   Here is part three in an ongoing bi-monthly feature where the Staff of the Ferndale Public Library takes turns presenting their personal recommendations. We figured this would be an ideal article for those of you out there searching, fruitlessly, for “What to […]

Youth Recognized at Recent FYA Awards Ceremony

May 14th 2014

Youth Recognized at Recent FYA Awards Ceremony (C. Proxmire, May 14, 2014) Linda Grand, DLC Teacher and Advisor to DLC Student Council, was teary-eyed while she watched two of her students receive awards at the recent Ferndale Youth Assistance Recognition Awards. “It as a wonderful program and well done,” she said, adding that she “appreciated […]

Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods

May 14th 2014

Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods (Sherry A Wells, May 14, 2014) Gardening is good for one’s mental health and nutrition but is also an excellent method of community building. There are two community gardens in southeast Oakland County. The Good Neighbors Community Garden is near the corner of Republic and Leroy […]

Summer Concert at Ferndale Library: Streetcorner June 10

May 14th 2014

Summer Concert at Ferndale Library: Streetcorner June 10 The Ferndale Library performs its annual magic act this month when it turns local baked goods into music. Their summer concert series, sponsored by the library’s fall bake sale, kicks off on Tue Jun. 10 with local five-piece vocal harmony group Streetcorner. This free concert begins at […]

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video)

May 13th 2014

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Over 900 people packed the Henry in Dearborn to listen to women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem talk about her lifelong fight for equality. For 80 years she has experienced patriarchy, and as she spoke to people of all ages at Planned […]

Ferndale Students Join in Police Week Flag Ceremony (video)

May 13th 2014

Ferndale Students Join in Police Week Flag Ceremony (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Students from Mrs. Darling and Mr. Peri’s third grade classes at Roosevelt Primary School led the Pledge of Allegiance and learned about the sacrifices made by police officers at the annual National Police Week Flag Ceremony in front of Ferndale […]