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What Can ELAvated Sundays Do?

July 16th 2011

…The next ELAvated Sunday will be at AJ’s Music Café MI (240 W 9 Mile Road) from 4pm-7pm on August 14, 2011.

Coral Reefer Mac McAnally & Ilo to Play Rare Benefit

July 16th 2011

…To show his support for the troops, he has pledged his artist royalties from the hit single to the Wounded Warriors Project, whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors.

Cape Verde artist Ilo will join Mac on the Dino’s stage. Ilo was discovered by Buffet and signed to Buffett’s Mailboat Records…

Ferndale Adoption Network Grows with Family Potluck

July 16th 2011

…There are couples who have open adoptions where the birth mother is involved in the child’s life. There are those whose children come from overseas, and those from closer to home. There are families with same-sex parents, families with single parents and parents-to-be who are in various stages in the adoption process…

Bond Committee Gets Tour of FHS Troubles

July 14th 2011

Troubles lurk above and below at Ferndale High School, as multiple repairs and projects have the School District exploring the possibility of asking voters to approve a 7 mil bond extension. The public vote is expected to be in February 2012. If approved it would extend the taxpayers’ obligation from 2023 through 2033, and would generate approximately $26.5 million for the District to use on multiple infrastructure projects.

SEOC’s New Chairperson Hosting Open House July 31

July 13th 2011

The SE Oakland Coalition will be hosting an open house on July 31 to introduce the community to their drug and alcohol prevention programs and their new Chairperson of the Board Mishelle Y. Kennedy. The SEOC works to…

Albert- Einstein Gymnasium Symphony Orchestra Visits Ferndale High

July 13th 2011

STUDENT REVIEW and PARENT REVIEW: We were fortunate to have both a parent and a student independently send us articles on the Albert Einstein Gymnasium Symphony Orchestra at Ferndale High School on June 11, 2011. Thank you Clara Strzalkowski and Dawn Migan for sending in your stories, and to Brian R. Douglas for doing the photography!

Candles Cause Fire on Rosewood

July 12th 2011

The Ferndale Fire Department responded this morning at 3:20 am to a house fire
in the 1000 block of Rosewood. Upon arrival firefighters were met with flames
venting from the living room windows. The fire …

2010 Police Department Annual Report Released

July 12th 2011

The Ferndale Police have released their 2010 Annual Report. It was announced at the June 13, 2011 City Council meeting, and is now available online. In it you will find information about crime in the City, as well as budget, personnel, and historical information. The report also compares Ferndale crime to past years

Bridge Project’s First Performance Packs Library

July 12th 2011

An unfortunate prediction for rain moved the Bridge Project’s first public performance of big band jazz inside from the Library’s courtyard, but that didn’t stop them from having a grand performance. It was standing room only as they introduced Ferndale to a side of big band they may have never seen before, with a focus on Michigan-made music.

Police Report: Armed Robbery Ends in Chase, Injuries & Arrests

July 11th 2011

Lt. William Wilson of the Ferndale Police gave initial news of an armed robbery and subsequent chase that occurred at approximately 7pm