Ferndale

Northland Mall Death Caused by Position, Compression, Asphyxia

March 12th 2014

Northland Mall Death Caused by Position, Compression, Asphyxia (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2014) The investigation into 25-year-old McKenzie Cochran’s death continues as the medical examiner’s report has been released, listing the cause of death as “accidental position, compression, asphyxia,” according to Local 4 News. On Jan.28 the man had a verbal confrontation with mall […]

Transition Ferndale: Think Spring, Think Community Mtg. March 19

March 12th 2014

Transition Ferndale: Think Spring, Think Community Mtg. March 19 (Art Myatt, March 12, 2014) Wednesday, March 19, 7:00 pm Ferndale Public Library, 222 East Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI This is Transition Ferndale’s regular “third Wednesday of the month” meeting for March. Ferndale’s Becky Hammond will talk about back yard and front yard gardens, and […]

Downtown Ferndale Shares Market Analysis

March 11th 2014

Downtown Ferndale Shares Market Analysis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2014) A market analysis for Downtown Ferndale revealed at Monday’s City Council meeting gives a view of what is happening and what could be happening in terms of business development.  The presentation fell on the same night that City Council considered which developer to select […]

Ferndale Council Picks 3-60 Group for Parking and Tech Development

March 11th 2014

Ferndale Council Picks 3-60 Group for Parking and Tech Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2014) After considering two development options, Ferndale City Council has decided to move forward with the more ambitious one. 3-60 Ferndale has been granted exclusive negotiating rights to the city-owned parking lots on W. Troy and Withington, where they hope […]

…Forum for 27th District House Candidates March 13

March 10th 2014

OP/HW Democrats Host Forum for 27th District House Candidates March 13 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2014) Democratic candidates for the State House of Representatives 27th District will have their first public forum on Thursday, March 13 at the Oak Park Community Center at 14300 Oak Park Blvd at 7 P.M. The forum is hosted […]

Carpentry Students See Value of Sprinkler Systems (video)

March 10th 2014

Carpentry Students See Value of Sprinkler Systems in Live Fire Demo (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2014) Another round of students from The Detroit Carpentry Apprentice Training School in Ferndale got a first-hand lesson in fire prevention on Thursday as they watched a side by side demo of two residential rooms in flames.  One […]

Ferndale State of the City Address March 25

March 10th 2014

Ferndale State of the City Address March 25 (Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce Press Release, March 10, 2014) Ferndale State of the City Address & Reception When: Tuesday, March 25 5:30 pm: Reception 7:00 pm: State of the City Address Where: Rust Belt Market, 22801 Woodward Ave, Ferndale (map) Join us for a special State […]

Companies Vie for the Potential to Develop in Downtown Ferndale

March 9th 2014

Companies Vie for the Potential to Develop in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 9, 2014) The time has come for the City of Ferndale to begin working with a developer to bring more parking and more business capacity to Downtown Ferndale.  Not only is there a developer ready to take the plunge, there are […]

Art and Literature Combine for Exhibit Opening at FPL (video)

March 8th 2014

Art and Literature Combine for Exhibit Opening at FPL (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2014) “It’s a natural fit for the library to explore ways that literature has inspired art,” said Ferndale Public Library Director Jessica Keyser at the March 6 reception for the “For the Love  of Reading” exhibition.  “The Ferndale Library in […]

Car on Tracks in Ferndale Stops Traffic

March 7th 2014

Car on Tracks in Ferndale Stops Traffic (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 7, 2014) A car stuck on the railroad tracks at E. 9 Mile Road near Hilton caused Ferndale Police to block westbound traffic for about half an hour Friday night. At approximately 7:30 P.M. a man who said he is from Farmington Hills turned […]