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Mayor Gives Senior Town Hall Speech

November 1st 2010

Ferndale Mayor Craig Covey continued his annual tradition of joining The Ferndale Seniors for a Town Hall Meeting and luncheon on Oct. 27, 2010.

Waggs & Wishes Pet Picks for Nov. 1, 2010

November 1st 2010

Waggs and Wishes Animal Rescue, located at 521 E. Cambourne, has many dogs and cats that need fostering and/or permanent adoption. The organization stepped up in 2010 after the City eliminated animal control services, and has been saving lives ever since. Not only do they rescue and take in animals, they care for them and work hard to find them loving homes. For more information contact Angie Potter at 734-658-1268 or visit waggsandwishes.org.

Police Report – Nov. 1, 2010

November 1st 2010

The following are press releases sent out by Lt. William Wilson of the Ferndale Police Department. Due to our small staff size, items appear as submitted by the FPD or edited for length and grammar. Suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Blogging for Business

November 1st 2010

Blogging for business was the topic of an enrichment class earlier this month at the Ferndale Career Center. Job seekers, entrepreneurs and those considering the places they already work got together to talk about how posting online content can help them with their goals.

City Recognizes Retiring Auxiliary Officers

November 1st 2010

City Hall was full of Auxiliary Police Officers on the night of Oct. 25, 2010 when two retiring officers were given their retirement badges.

Complete Streets Ordinance Passed

November 1st 2010

Ferndale City Council passed an ordinance on Oct. 25, 2010 that requires Complete Streets planning for the City. According to the Ordinance introduction memo, “Complete Streets is a best practice with growing national and state support that calls for cities to rethink how they design or redesign road infrastructure projects to accommodate all users, not just cars.

Affirmations Steps Back

November 1st 2010

An era of growth and expansion has come to a halt at Affirmations, where new leadership has taken a look at the organization’s books and greatly reduced the hours that the doors of the recently-constructed community center will be open to serve the public, and the scope of services they will be able to provide, for at least the next year while the organization regroups.

More Charter Change Information Now Available Thanks to CFF Forum

November 1st 2010

The forum, held Oct. 23, 2010 at the Ferndale Public Library, gave representatives from each side of the issue an opportunity to present their sides. Citizens for a More Responsive City Government is a group of residents organized to encourage voters to support the change. Approximately 90 residents have formally and publically committed to voting “yes” on the change. They were represented by Councilperson Scott Galloway at the forum. Tom Gagne, who led the petition drive to repeal the change when Council approved it earlier this year, spoke on behalf of those opposed.

Sarah Parmelee, Library Trustee Resigns, Relocates

November 1st 2010

Sarah Parmelee, Ferndale Library Board Trustee and the board secretary, has submitted her resignation to the board, effective October 28, 2010. Ms. Parmelee and her family are relocating to Huntington Woods. The board’s bylaws require trustees to be Ferndale residents.

Waggs & Wishes Gets University of Phoenix Gifts

November 1st 2010

(Sherry Kennedy)

It all started with one man wanting to do something good.

David Rosentrater of University of Phoenix found Waggs and Wishes and Angie Potter on Facebook and decided that is the organization he was going to help out. He teamed up with Neil Hunter, another Enrollment Counselor at University or Phoenix, and came up with a contest that would net Waggs and Wishes the haul of a lifetime!