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Hijinx & Hilarity Concert

November 16th 2010

October 28th The 2nd annual Hijinx and Hilarity Concert was presented by the FHS choirs and orchestras to a packed auditorium.

Ferndale Neighborhood Picked for Better Buildings Grants

November 2nd 2010

A section of Ferndale has been selected to be the first in the State to receive Federal Funding for the Better Buildings for Michigan Program. The program gives homeowners access to incentives, affordable loans and improvements at a reduced cost to help bring down energy consumption community-wide.

Cooking for Health is Her Bag

November 1st 2010

Ferndale resident Gail Wyckhouse bounces around at her cooking classes like a butter in a mixer. She’s lean and full of energy, clear-headed and organized – all characteristics that she attributes to healthy eating and healthy living.

Zumba: Getting Ferndale Movin’

November 1st 2010

A new six week class starts Nov. 4, and meets every Thursday at 6:00pm at the Kulick Community Center at 1201 Livernois. Although online registration is closed, those interested in taking the class can sign up in person or by phone at (248) 544-6767. More information about Ferndale Recreation Activities can be found at www.ferndalerecreation.org.

Behind the Ballot

November 1st 2010

But for the team of City employees and poll workers behind the scenes, Election Day means two and a half months of meticulous planning and work, all building up to a dawn-to long after dusk in day full of dealing with people, machines, bureaucracy and immense pressure to do everything right.

Film Festival rolls out Red Carpet – Nov. 4-7

November 1st 2010

The Ferndale Film Festival is rolling out the red carpet for filmmakers in its second year, celebrating independent film with screenings of a catalog of films including features, shorts, and documentaries from Australia, England, Germany, Canada, and the United States at diverse locations all over Ferndale. Thursday, November 4th marks opening night at the Magic Bag Theatre and the awards ceremony and final screening rounds up the weekend on Sunday November 7th.

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.