Ferndale Area Chamber Gives 2012 Awards (video)

November 10th 2012

The Ferndale Area Chamber held its 2012 Annual Awards and Recognition Gala at Shriners Silver Garden on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. The elegant event featured a strolling dinner, a vast silent auction, an “art concert,” and of course the presentation of several awards.

Ferndale Recognized for Environmental Leadership

November 8th 2012

The Challenge launched in 2009 and emphasized energy efficiency projects in an effort to help local governments prepare for and make the best use of federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funds. Over the last year, a team of graduate students from the University of Michigan worked with Challenge participants and the staff of partner organizations to update the program.

Police Report: Woman on Stolen Motorcycle

November 8th 2012

On 11/05/12 at about 11:50 p.m. a Ferndale officer made a traffic stop on a motorcycle and found the woman rider was on a stolen bike.

Election Results

November 7th 2012

There are several places where one can get more detailed election information. Find out more at:

City of Ferndale Election Results (keep in mind this shows only Ferndale’s numbers, not the entire vote for offices that extend beyond Ferndale) – http://www.ferndale-mi.com/Services/Elections/ElectionResults_121106.pdf

Industrial Vacancy Down to 10%

November 5th 2012

And thanks to the City’s investment in Economic Development, Ferndale’s industrial districts are now 90% full. Mayor Dave Coulter, who created a Mayor’s Business Council to focus on issues like industrial vacancy, announced the low rate at the recent Ferndale Seniors State of the City Address.

Beyond Ferndale: Angela Davis Visits Detroit (video)

November 5th 2012

Forty years ago when Angela Davis visited Detroit, she addressed a crowd at the Michigan State Fair Grounds from behind a pane of bulletproof glass. The outspoken, big-haired, black, female activist for social justice was there to celebrate her release from jail after being acquitted of kidnapping, conspiracy and murder. Though she was free…

Seniors Promote Cookbook at Taste Fest 2

November 4th 2012

The Ferndale Seniors really know how to cook, and on Monday, Oct. 29 they showed off their talent at a Senior Taste Fest held at the Ferndale Public Library. The Taste Fest was to help promote their cookbook and the most recent addendum.

What is so Special About the Superintendent’s Contract?

November 3rd 2012

The issue of Meier’s contract has been debated in the candidate forums, and in candidate profiles, which can be found in The Ferndale 115 News Voter Information section.

We also gave each School Board member the opportunity to answer questions on the matter. Their responses are compiled into this downloadable PDF.

Four Years of Working It Through:

November 3rd 2012

Adoma said. “I’m speaking on behalf of a lot of people who didn’t make it. There’s something about validation. I feel good about all of this. All the work you’ve put into this, really sends a strong, powerful message, especially to someone like me who has seen all of this.”

Ferndale Businesses Truck Supplies Out East

November 3rd 2012

Once the trucks were full, Bach and his team headed East. “They delivered 2 loads, one to Howell, NJ and one to Hoboken, NJ and the police gave them an escort to Hoboken. He said NJ is ravaged, total devastation and very cold, especially with no power.