Ferndale

Ferndale & Others Get “On Board” with Suburbs Alliance Program

February 5th 2014

Ferndale & Others Get “On Board” with Suburbs Alliance Program (Emily Thompson, Michigan Suburbs Alliance, orig. michigansuburbsalliance.com, Feb. 5, 2014) Today, after months of hard work, we launch On Board (OnBoardMI.org). What’s On Board? For local officials, it’s a secure database they can use to more easily manage information about local boards and commissions. For […]

Details Emerge in Ferndale Murder Case

February 5th 2014

Details Emerge in Ferndale Murder Case (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2014) 67-year-old Douglas Morehead was described as a friendly man who “scooted along” as he walked.  He drove himself to his job at Toys R Us and would give money to those who wanted to test his generosity. And, testified a manager from the […]

Cissell Found Guilty of False Address on Petition

February 4th 2014

Cissell Found Guilty of False Address on Petition (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2014) Did Andrew Cissell, 25, knowingly give a false address when he turned in petitions to legalize personal amounts of marijuana in Ferndale?  That was the determination made by a six-member jury Tuesday who found him guilty of making a false statement […]

Ferndale Announces Extended Snow Emergency

February 4th 2014

Ferndale Announces Extended Snow Emergency (City of Ferndale Press Release, Feb. 4, 2014) The Director of Public Works has declared a snow emergency for the City of Ferndale starting Tuesday 2/4/14 at 8p.m. The snow emergency shall remain in effect until Friday 2/7/14 at 4p.m. or until declared ended by the DPW Director. The extended […]

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Seeks Good Neighbor Nominations

February 3rd 2014

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Seeks Good Neighbor Nominations (CFF Press Release, Feb. 3, 2014) Please join Citizens for a Fair Ferndale in celebrating the ongoing efforts of those who live, work and attend school in Ferndale who value the fair and equal treatment of others and are engaged in making this happen on a daily […]

Mode Shift’s Road Map To Understanding SEMCOG

February 2nd 2014

Mode Shift’s Road Map To Understanding SEMCOG (David Sands, Mode Shift, Feb. 2, 2014, orig. wearemodeshift.org/mode-shifts-road-map-understanding-semcog) It was a noteworthy 2013 for the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. The organization not only helped jumpstart the new Regional Transit Authority, but it’s been busy developing a regional non-motorized transportation plan and conducting an analysis of rapid transit […]

Ferndale Seniors Support Bedside Healers with Cookie Sale Proceeds

February 2nd 2014

Ferndale Seniors Support Bedside Healers with Cookie Sale Proceeds (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2014) Virgina Saxon was touched when she heard about a local man’s quest to provide stuffed animals to children in the hospital.  That’s why she and fellow Ferndale Seniors had a massive cookie sale during the Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival […]

Center for Michigan Community Conversation Feb. 12

February 2nd 2014

Center for Michigan Community Conversation Feb. 12 (FPL Press Release, Jan. 10, 2014) Join the Ferndale Public Library as we host The Center For Michigan’s Community Conversation. The Community Conversations are taking place all over the state of Michigan. The information will be complied and given to the government officials elected in November. Topics include: […]

Fire on E. Saratoga in Ferndale Leaves Duplex Damaged

February 2nd 2014

Fire on E. Saratoga in Ferndale Leaves Duplex Damaged (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2014) The Ferndale Fire Marshal is investigating a fire on E. Saratoga Street in Ferndale near Woodward after a fire around 3am this morning. “Everyone got out safe. There was heavy damage to the upper flat. The fire marshal is investigating […]

2014 Rib Burn Out Photos

February 1st 2014

2014 Rib Burn Out Photos (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2014) Dino’s Lounge has pulled it off again – another successful Rib Burn Out!  The annual event raises money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and Michigan AIDS Coalition.  Plus it brings hundreds of people from out of the snow into a warm heated tent full of […]