Ferndale

Ferndale Pride Offering Commitment Ceremony, Part of May 31 Event

May 25th 2014

Ferndale Pride Offering Commitment Ceremony, Part of May 31 Event (Ferndale Pride Press Release, May 25, 2014) Ferndale Pride proudly presents the return of Ferndale commitment ceremonies. Until marriage is legal Ferndale Pride intends to offer commitment ceremonies to participants. Revered Kevin Kinsel of Community of Christ the Good Shepherd and Ferndale Mayor David Coulter will perform the ceremony from the […]

300 Needed to Carry Signs for Ferndale’s Foot Float Monday

May 22nd 2014

300 Needed to Carry Signs for Ferndale’s Foot Float Monday (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2014) Michigan’s Fallen Foot Float is a solemn tradition in Ferndale. Each year people walk in the Memorial Day Parade holding signs of Michigan service people who lost their lives while serving in the military. The mile and a half […]

A Quicker Departure for Ferndale Superintendent Gary Meier

May 20th 2014

A Quicker Departure for Ferndale Superintendent Gary Meier (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 20, 2014) After learning about a potential investigation into his side consulting work, Ferndale Schools Superintendent Gary Meier gave notice Monday night that he would be retiring immediately. Meier had been scheduled to retire June 30, and the board had been in the […]

Dog Census to Check for License Compliance in Ferndale June 2

May 20th 2014

Dog Census to Check for License Compliance in Ferndale June 2 (City of Ferndale, May 20, 2014) On June 2, 2014, Oakland County Animal Control Division Census Team workers will begin going door to door to bring dog owners into compliance with the Michigan State Dog Law. All dogs over 4 months of age are […]

Ferndale Library Cuts Two Positions, Closes on Fridays Due to Funding

May 19th 2014

Ferndale Library Cuts Two Positions, Closes on Fridays Due to Funding (FPL Press Release, May 19, 2014) Ending the year with an $85,000 deficit and facing a similar one in the coming fiscal year, which begins on July 1, the library has been forced to significantly reduce expenditures. With a unanimous vote on Thursday, May […]

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale

May 19th 2014

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2014) Hundreds of representatives from Downtowns across the country converged in Ferndale Saturday for the Great American Main Street Conference Kick Off called Get In Gear. The conference in Detroit focuses on downtown development with speakers, classes and tours throughout SE […]

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 […]