Ferndale

Roaring 20s Dinner Raises Money for Ferndale Education Foundation

March 15th 2014

Roaring 20s Dinner Raises Money for Ferndale Education Foundation (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2014) The Ferndale Education Foundation had it’s annual dinner Friday with a Roaring 20’s Theme.  With feathers, fringe and furs the fine ladies of Ferndale mingled with dapper gentlemen in suits.  They enjoyed a delicious meal, watched dance, band and acting […]

Savvy Senior Avoids Getting Tricked by Scam

March 13th 2014

Savvy Senior Avoids Getting Tricked by Scam (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2014) When Jeannie Davis got a phone call saying that she had won $1.4 million she figured that something was wrong. The retired real estate appraiser and President of the Ferndale Seniors group knows that “if something sounds too good to be true, […]

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

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 […]