Ferndale

Road Rally for Ferndale Relay for Life April 26

April 23rd 2014

Road Rally for Ferndale Relay for Life April 26 (Relay for Life Press Release, April 23, 2014) Gas up your cars! Check the air in your tires! Road Rally for Ferndale Relay For Life on Saturday, April 26 Start location: Digital Learning Center (Previously Taft Elementary School. 427 Allen Ferndale, MI Meet in parking lot […]

Oak Park & Hazel Park Get Pot Petitions Turned In, Berkley Next

April 22nd 2014

Oak Park and Hazel Park Get Pot Petitions Turned In, Berkley Next (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 23, 2014) City by city, pro-marijuana activists have been placing decriminalization ordinances on the ballot. On Tuesday Andrew Cissell and Debra Young turned in petitions in both Oak Park and Hazel Park, putting the issue on the ballot for […]

Former FHS Student, MMA Fighter, Found Murdered Near LA

April 22nd 2014

Former FHS Student, MMA Fighter, Found Murdered Near LA (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 22, 2014) A body found in a burning vehicle in the desert outside of Los Angeles on April 14 has been identified as former Ferndale resident Justin Neil Schalk, 40. Schalk is a former student of Ferndale High School who had been […]

Police Looking for DLC Assault Suspect

April 21st 2014

Police Looking for DLC Assault Suspect (Ferndale Police, April 21, 2014) Ferndale Police have two men in custody for assaulting a 16 year old student in class at Taft Digital Learning Center. A third suspect is still at large and police are asking that anybody with information as to his whereabouts phone the police department […]

Drayton Avenue Auction Carnival April 25

April 21st 2014

Drayton Avenue Auction Carnival April 25 (Drayton Avenue Press Release, April 21, 2014) Drayton Ave Silent Auction is upon us!! All welcome to enjoy this lovely adult only event! This event is our biggest fundraiser of the year and a crucial part to making our school a success. It is a silent auction and the […]

Ferndale Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

April 21st 2014

Ferndale Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested (Ferndale Police, April 21, 2014) Ray Slayton was arrested at about 4:15 a.m. on Easter Sunday Morning. Different agencies (including Ferndale Police, Detroit Police, and Oakland County NET). Police. Media coverage and resulting tips from the public helped in the apprehension of Slayton. The investigation led police to the M&M […]

Memoir Writing Workshop at Ferndale Library April 23

April 20th 2014

Memoir Writing Workshop at Ferndale Library April 23 (FPL Press Release, April 20, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library will be hosting a free memoir writing workshop Wed., Apr. 23 from 7 pm to 9 pm as part of its Ferndale Reads 2014 program celebrating the book Annie’s Ghosts, by Steve Luxenberg. Presenters Susan Carroll and […]

Spontaneous Combustion May Have Caused Van Fire in Ferndale

April 19th 2014

Spontaneous Combustion May Have Caused Van Fire in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2014) At about 8pm Friday night, a van caught fire in back of a house on W. Marshall Street near Farmdale. According to neighbor Michael Pierce, “It was started by polyurethane dust in a piece of work equipment that spontaneously combusted. […]

Reality Store Teaches FHS Students about Life Expenses

April 17th 2014

Reality Store Teaches FHS Students about Life Expenses (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 17, 2014)   Shock, awe and gratitude were among the responses by 11th graders at Ferndale High School as they tried to figure out a household budget at the school’s “Reality Store” on Thursday. The teens picked out a career and a roll […]

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #3 – Chicken Acrobatics

April 17th 2014

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #3 – Chicken Acrobatics (Jillian Bogater, orig. Chicken Scratch Fever, April 17, 2014) BACKGROUND: Jillian Bogater and Matt Greenberg are cooped up in Ferndale, which in 2012 legalized backyard chickens. This is their first time urban farming with hens. Jillian, a professional journalist, and Matt, a brownfield redevelopment consultant, added […]