Ferndale

Ritual in Ferndale to Spread Love to Hazel Park Couple Sunday

March 1st 2014

Ritual in Ferndale to Spread Love to Hazel Park Couple Sunday (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2014) In support of the Deboer and Rowse family going to court for the right for Second Parent Adoption and marriage equality, Jacki Smith of Candle Wick Shoppe will be leading the Ferndale community in a ritual to transform […]

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated

February 28th 2014

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) Reading test scores for Michigan fourth graders improved for the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today. Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) are reflective of what children had learned the previous […]

Fatal Accident on Woodward Tuesday in Ferndale

February 27th 2014

Fatal Accident on Woodward Tuesday in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 27, 2014) The Daily Tribune is reporting that there was single-car fatal crash on Woodward at 11:25 am Tuesday. A 58-year-old Oak Park man driving a 2006 Jeep SUV struck a light pole in front of McDonald’s near Albany Street.  An investigation is on-going […]

Police Report Ferndale Man Found Passed Out on Stranger’s Floor

February 25th 2014

Police Report Ferndale Man Found Passed Out on Stranger’s Floor (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Feb. 25, 2014) This morning (02/25/14) at about 5:30, a man who lives in an apartment on Leland woke up to find strange cloths strewn about his bathroom floor. The resident noticed an unknown man (JAGGER) sleeping on his […]

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 […]