Police: Suspect Wanted in Charter One Robbery

December 6th 2011

Today, 12/06/11, at about 11:00 a.m. the Charter One Bank at 23011 Woodward in Ferndale was robbed.

End of Prohibition Party Raises Money for Goodfellows

December 5th 2011

The woman, who did not want to be identified, never forgot the Winter of 1959 or the warmth the Goodfellows brought to her home.

She and a dozen other volunteers hit the Ferndale bars for a night of fun and fundraising, with The End of Prohibition Party as the theme

Quartette Art Show Opens at Level One

December 5th 2011

Four artists. One show. That was the idea behind the Quartette Art Show, which opened at Level One Bank’s Gallery (922635 Woodward) on Dec.2. Four artists from the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC) took part in the whimsical show, which will remain up through the end of the year.

Santa Visits the Holiday Showplace

December 5th 2011

The Annual Holiday Showplace is a large craft fair that takes place at the Kulick Community Center and benefits Ferndale Seniors. The event is never fails to attract an eclectic variety of artists and crafters, each of whom brings not only their products, but also their smiles and holiday cheer.

Community Meetings on School Bond Issue

December 5th 2011

The Ferndale School District is moving forward with plans to put a $22,825,000 bond on the February ballot. The bond is an extension of current bonds with the taxes collected to be used for improvements to the School’s multiple buildings and property. There will be several meetings over the next two months to discuss the needs of the District with members of the public. Superintendent Gary Meier will be on hand to share information about the District moving forward.

FernCare Bowl-A-Thon Tops $4,000

December 4th 2011

The money raised goes towards operation of the FernCare clinic, which currently provides free medical care to over 50 patients. The clinic has a paid medical supervisor and a team of volunteers, including a pharmacist and security, to provide basic medical care to those who cannot afford it.

Get Your Motorcyle Ready for Winter with Class

December 4th 2011

The classes are a new way for the creative experts who use Paper Street to share knowledge about whatever they do that is useful. On Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 it will be Todd Ethridge teaching “Intro to Motorcycle Maintenance, Care & Winterizing Your Bike.” Ethridge is the owner of McBee’s Motorcycles, located in Paper Street. The class runs from 6:30pm-8:30pm and costs $30. The class is appropriate for beginners and even though with years of experience can benefit from a refresher and tips from a pro. More information and tickets at http://welovepaperstreet.com/#classes.

Vigil, Film & Quilt Panels Remember Those Lost to AIDS

December 4th 2011

Heck’s red rose was back in the Detroit area on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 as part of Affirmations AIDS Memorial. Four 12 x 12 sections were on display in the community center in Downtown Ferndale, containing panels that originated in the Metro Detroit Area.

Rainboots at Stella

December 4th 2011

Who knows when the snow is coming, but one thing we’re getting a lot of is rain. Fortunately those who want to keep their feet dry have an inexpensive and fashionable option thanks to Stella (263 West 9 Mile) in Downtown Ferndale.

Max Fisher to speak at free luncheon for MAC

December 2nd 2011

The talk will be a donation-based lunch, with the first 60 to RSVP enjoying food from the Matt Prentice Restaurant group. The lunch will be held at the MAC headquarters at 429 Livernois in Ferndale on Dec. 15 at noon. There is no charge, but donations are suggested.