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A Terrier’s Cautionary Tale

March 1st 2012

What can be more fun for a dog than a road trip up north with your family and the chance to run free in the woods of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula? For 13-year-old Eva, the frolicking came to an abrupt end when the 40-pound terrier mix impaled herself on a sharp stick that happened to be jutting out of the ground.

A Hero’s Welcome and Another Send Off

March 1st 2012

Sibula shared his war stories at the Hangin’ with the Heroes event on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Hangin’ with the Heroes is Ferndale’s way of celebrating the sacrifices made by the men and women of the armed forces. A party is held to recognize send offs and homecomings, complete with honors and recognition, plus a delicious spread of food shared with community members.

Rotary Presents Winter Warm Up

March 1st 2012

Up to ten local, well known restaurants will battle it out for the Golden Ladle Award, wowing us with the best they have to offer. The reason they are doing this to help support The Ferndale Rotary Club and Capuchin Soup Kitchen

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Issues Public Call for Artists

March 1st 2012

…submissions from Michigan artists for a variety of artwork to be approved and considered for future purchase or commission for the Pontiac-based hospital’s new South Patient Tower scheduled to open in 2014. Selected artwork will be used to enhance the healing environment of the new tower.

Plan Your Own Business So You Can Make the Rules

March 1st 2012

Tom Nardone is one of those guys. The ones who walk around happy as hell, no cares in the world, while constantly accomplishing great things. Like starting a company that specializes in delivering products to adults in a private way, a volunteer group that mows the grass at inner-city parks, and achieving national fame as a pumpkin carving extraordinaire. Plus he’s got a wife and kids – a full and happy life. Why? Because he does what he wants. And because he does it in an organized way.

Oakland County’s Most Wanted

March 1st 2012

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department has released their most current list of Oakland County’s Most Wanted. Their website has this information available. According to the website “The persons listed below are among the Most Wanted felons in Oakland County. If you have seen them…

Police Report: Cell Phones and Park Benches Stolen- UPDATED

March 1st 2012

Officers responded to Radio Shack on Woodward near 9 Mile on a report that a former employee stole 20 cell phones valued at over $11,000.

Time to Plan Prides

March 1st 2012

Pride planning is now under way around Southeastern Michigan as Hotter Than July and Ferndale Pride both held their first organizational meetings Feb. 23. Both groups had higher than expected turnout and anticipate growing the events this year. HTJ will hold its 17th annual event in Palmer Park beginning Tuesday, July 24 through Sunday, July 29. Ferndale Pride, now in its second year, will take place over Father’s Day weekend beginning Saturday, June 16 through Sunday, June 17.

Torch This March 4

March 1st 2012

On Sunday evening, March 4, two local businesses, Rouge MakeUp & Nail Studio and Via Vintage, will present Torch This! musical review at Cliff Bell’s jazz club in Detroit.

City Unhappy with Fliers, Revokes Handbill License

March 1st 2012

Ferndale City Council has voted to revoke the license of a handbill distribution company that has repeatedly given fliers to homes with No Solicitation signs. Petros Distribution of Sterling Heights, owned by Wisam Petros, was approved to distribute fliers for Glory Markets and Happy’s Pizza in the City…