Ferndale

Ferndale’s Roosevelt School Kindergarten Kick Off May 29

May 27th 2014

Ferndale’s Roosevelt School Kindergarten Kick Off May 29 (Ferndale Schools Press Release, May 27, 2014) On May 29, 2014 Roosevelt is holding our annual Kindergarten Kick Off evening for all incoming Kindergarten students and families. The event is scheduled from 6:00 – 8:00 at Roosevelt Primary. Please bring your Kindergarten student with you and they […]

Pride Prom at the Library Cancelled

May 27th 2014

Pride Prom at the Library Cancelled (Friends of Ferndale Library Press Release, May 27, 2014) It is with deep regret that the Friends of the Ferndale Library cancels the Pride Prom which was to kick-off Ferndale Pride on May 30.  A special thank you to all those that bought advanced tickets.  Your show of support […]

Ferndale Memorial Day Parade Honors Fallen Soldiers (video)

May 26th 2014

Ferndale Memorial Day Parade Honors Fallen Soldiers (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2014) In December of 1950, a 24-year-old man named Jesse Brown died on the side of a mountain in North Korea. His story was spoken at the 2014 Memorial Day Observance in Ferndale, where dozens of teary-eyed neighbors mourned the loss of […]

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

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 […]