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Free Show at the Magic Bag

January 15th 2011

Fitz and The Tantrums drop by the Magic Bag for a night of greasy down home soul goodness on Friday, February 4. Admission is free! Check out http://www.themagicbag.com for more info!

VFW Hall Shooter Convicted of 1st Degree Murder

January 15th 2011

After a weeklong jury trial in Oakland County Circuit Court before Judge Sosnick, the jury came back convicting the murderer who used a shotgun at a “Sweet 16” birthday party for two girls at the Ferndale VFW Hall.

A TimeBank Tale, with upcoming events!

January 14th 2011

The Ferndale TimeBank is all about people coming together in the community to help each out. Less than a year after the service-swapping group formed, they are up to over 30 members who routinely take advantage of being able to do tasks that others need help with.

Financial Committee Makes Final Recommendations…

January 13th 2011

City Council will vote Jan. 24 if they will be placing a Headlee Override on the ballot for May. The Committee report provides language for limiting the tax increase:

Tools of the Trade in the Ferndale Fire Department

January 12th 2011

When Dennis Warrilow began working at the Ferndale Fire Department nearly 25 years ago, some of the equipment for rescuing people and putting out fires was not as advanced as it is today. But yet, many of the tools of the firefighter’s trade are basics that have saved lives for over a hundred years. At the FPD they use a combination of old school gear, new technology, manpower and a whole lot of water to keep homes and people safe.

Book Clubs Abound in Ferndale

January 12th 2011

While the Library’s ‘Tween Book Club and The Science Fiction Book Club have taken a temporary break, community book discussion continues. Book Parties at the Emory, a regular extra-library activity, is back on Thursday, Jan. 20. There is also the Nerdy Book Club at Detroit Comics on Jan. 21.And a new tradition is forming with the emergence of the GLBT Book Club which will meet at Como’s on Tuesday, Jan. 25.

Holiday Light Awards Announced

January 11th 2011

Ferndale Beautification Commission President Peggy Snow announced the winners of the 2010-2011 Holiday Light Awards. These awards are given each year to homes and businesses that have the most spectacular displays.

Extreme Fundraiser for an Extremely Hurting Haiti

January 10th 2011

On Tues, Jan 11, 2011 the Extreme Evening of Fun will take place at Boogie Fever. There will be a DJ, food, dancing and a cash bar. Just Baked will be providing the dessert. The event runs from 5pm – 10pm and costs just $10. Every penny collected will go directly to MMC for relief in Haiti.

Ferndalian of the Year Nominations Revealed

January 10th 2011

At the end of 2010 we asked those of us who follow The Ferndale 115 News on Facebook and Twitter to give their suggestions for Ferndalian of the Year.

Interim City Manager Interviews Done, Council to Vote on Monday

January 9th 2011

The Ferndale City Council held a special meeting on Jan. 6, 2011 to interview two candidates for Interim City Manager, who is expected to work for approximately six months while a permanent City Manager can be found.