Ferndale

Citizen Award Turns to Talk of Transgender Respect (video)

February 25th 2014

Citizen Award Turns to Talk of Transgender Respect (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2014) When Victor Walker called the Ferndale Police to report a suspected purse thief back in January, he referred to the suspect as a woman.  Yet when police arrived they addressed the suspect as a man in spite of their feminine […]

Parents Rock Out to Raise Money for FernCare (video)

February 23rd 2014

Parents Rock Out to Raise Money for FernCare (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2014) Charity shows at local bars are one of the ways that the grown-ups of Ferndale teach the youngsters about civic responsibility and community love.  Among the neighborhood favorites are 3d Invisible, Jawbone and The Grateful Dads, made up of parents […]

Ferndale to Hire Parking System Management Company

February 23rd 2014

Ferndale to Hire Parking System Management Company (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2014) Ferndale City Council is expected to approve a three-year contract with Republic Parking System to manage the city’s new multi-space parking meters.  Over the past year Ferndale launched a Park Plus system to replace quarter-operated machines.  This enabled them to increase parking […]

Winter Warm-Up to Benefit FernCare and Rotary March 6

February 23rd 2014

Winter Warm-Up to Benefit FernCare and Rotary March 6 (Ferndale Rotary Press Release, Feb. 23, 2014) Ferndale Rotary Club and FernCare are partnering with local restaurants to bring you a delicious mid-winter break – the Winter Warm Up! Proceeds will support the Ferndale Rotary’s educational and medical outreach work as well as FernCare. The best […]

First Stop Friday Featuring…

February 21st 2014

First Stop Friday Featuring The Heaven & Hell Cotillion and Juniper Baby,  March 7 (Ferndale Public Library Press Release, Feb.21, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday, will feature all emerging female musicians at its Mar. 7 show. The Heaven & Hell Cotillion, a gothic do-wop quartet with old country […]

Ferndale Schools Take Advocacy Trip to Lansing (video)

February 19th 2014

Ferndale Schools Take Advocacy Trip to Lansing (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 19, 2014) Dozens of concerned parents, teachers, students, administrators and Ferndale School Board Trustees gathered in front of Ferndale High School for an early morning rally and photo opportunity Wednesday, and to send a caravan off on an advocacy trip to Lansing. Armed […]

$800,000 Bequest Left to Affirmations

February 19th 2014

$800,000 Bequest Left to Affirmations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 19, 2014) Affirmations Community Center has been named the beneficiary of an anonymous bequest of nearly $800,000, reports Between the Lines. A press release by Affirmations did not disclose the amount, but did state that the gift was “transformational.”  Reports suggest that money will be used […]

How Are Michigan Schools Funded… (video)

February 18th 2014

How Are Michigan Schools Funded: Kevin Deegan-Krause Explains (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 18, 2014) How Michigan schools are funded is a complicated subject, but one that Ferndale School Board Trustee Kevin Deegan-Krause hopes to help the public better understand.  Deegan-Krause, who is also a political science professor at Wayne State University, gave two presentations […]

Fashion for FernCare at Mother Fletchers Feb. 22

February 18th 2014

Fashion for FernCare at Mother Fletchers Feb. 22 (FernCare Press Release, Feb. 18, 2014) Please join us for a night of fashion, music, cocktails and shop for a cause! MF Vintage by Mother Fletcher’s 210 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Sat. Feb. 22 from 8pm to midnight Admission is free, but donations appreciated! […]

Oak Park and Ferndale Declare Snow Emergencies

February 18th 2014

Oak Park and Ferndale Declare Snow Emergencies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 18, 2014) Oak Park and Ferndale are among the communities that have established a Snow Emergency to begin at 7am on Feb. 18.  This means that vehicles must be removed from the streets so that plows can get through. Those who do not move […]