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Meet The People Who Represent You

March 12th 2011

Officials at various levels of government are having events to reach out to Ferndale residents this month. State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton, State Senator Vincent Gregory and Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter all have upcoming events scheduled.

Jennifer’s Easy Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe

March 12th 2011

Jennifer is one of the friendly clerks in the Meat Department at Western Market. Ask her anytime about how to cook the meats and fish you purchase! This week Jennifer and her family enjoyed a delicious traditional Irish feast – first of Corned Beef with Cabbage, then Reuben sandwiches with the leftovers.

Let’s Talk Health: Garden Time! (March 19)

March 10th 2011

“Garden Time! Seedlings, Gardens and the Good Earth”….. what a sneaky way to talk about nutrition, exercise, sunlight and all the other benefits of creating a garden in your own backyard,” said FernCare Board President Ann Heler.

Assembly Line Third Shift (March 18)

March 10th 2011

The concert will begin at 5 pm on Saturday, March 19 and run continually for 360 non – stop hours, through April 3rd. For more information see http://assemblylineconcerts.com

DNA Gears up for 3rd Meeting, Learning About TimeBank

March 10th 2011

There is no cost for being part of DNA. And though Wells envisions it as a group for people in the Downtown Area, everyone is welcome. To be added to the contact list for DNA, email Sherry Wells at sherwells@tm.net or call 248-543-5297.

Ignite: Entrepreneurs to tell Success Stories this Thursday

March 9th 2011

As part of their monthly small Business Development workshops, Ignite will be presenting four entrepreneur success stories. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Go Comedy! at 261 E. 9 Mile from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

Fat Tuesday Among Friends: A Taste of Ferndale

March 9th 2011

This year over 200 people packed Via Nove restaurant where they listened to jazz music and sampled food from a dozen Ferndale restaurants and businesses. Garden Fresh Salsa, which is made here in Ferndale, was the main sponsor of the event. Mardi Gras was the theme.

Downtown Ferndale Full of Main Street Award Winners

March 9th 2011

The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was given a Special Achievement Award for winning the 2010 Great American Main Street Award, which spotlighted Ferndale at a National level. Other Awards included:

Ferndale Schools Joins Other Districts in Injunction

March 9th 2011

The request for injunction was filed by Ferndale Public Schools, Kalamazoo Public Schools, Lansing School District and Middle Cities Education Association. A broad coalition of other organizations filed in support of the injunction, including: the American Federation of Teachers – Michigan, Macomb Intermediate School District, the Michigan Association of School Boards, and the Michigan Education Association.

Coyote Sighted in Pleasant Ridge Today

March 8th 2011

A Coyote has been spotted traveling near Elm Park , Poplar Park ,

Oakland Park & in Memorial Park in Pleasant Ridge.

Please keep animals and small children inside until the animal is captured.