March 2011 Pet Picks

March 3rd 2011

Waggs and Wishes Animal Rescue, located at 521 E. Cambourne, has many dogs and cats that need fostering and/or permanent adoption.

The Other Side: Films of Ferndale Reads

March 3rd 2011

Each Monday from 7-9 pm visitors will be swept away with stories nearly as dark and enchanting as Connolly’s featured work. The films have been chosen for their story-telling properties and, hopefully, their ability to inspire the child inside us all to touch base with our own imaginations – and maybe even pick up a book!

Police Arrest Youth Involved in Car Attack

March 2nd 2011

The next day, a Hazel Park police officer spotted the suspect vehicle and notified Ferndale PD. A Ferndale officer then located the car and stopped it. The vehicle was driven by 18 year old…

Houseplants that can Improve Your Health

March 1st 2011

When it comes to air quality, many homes and buildings today are built all wrong from the ground up. Builders start with man-made construction materials and then add synthetic flooring, laminated counter-tops, and wallpaper coated with plastic, not to mention the chemical adhesives that hold it all together. These materials “off-gas” pollutants into the air…

Police looking for green car used in attack

March 1st 2011

On 02/28/11 at about 4:20 p.m. Ferndale Police responded to a report of a man intentionally struck by a car in the area of Martin and Chestnut. The 21 year old victim said he was walking northbound on Martin near Chestnut when he observed an older (early 1990’s) model, green, Mercury Cougar driving s.b. on Martin. The victim was stepping from the street onto the curb when the Cougar headed toward him.

Ferndalers to Meet Up in Florida – March 13

February 26th 2011

Now there is one in the works for March 13, 2011 to take place at the Bradenton, Florida Coquina Beach Gulfside North Pavilion from 10am to 7pm.

Woman Shares Wake Up Call…

February 26th 2011

When Angela Counts went to the emergency room with chest pain last May, she was 35 years old with no medical insurance. Although she said she “knew” something serious wrong, getting doctors to take her seriously was just the first of many uphill battles for the young mother of three.

Citizen Receives $2,000 for Testimony

February 26th 2011

Earlier this week, Fire Marshal Brian Batten presented Ferndale resident Terry Bowlus an award of $2,000 from the Michigan Arson Prevention Committee for his testimony that led to the conviction of an arsonist.

Ferndale business treats kids with leukemia right

February 26th 2011

Scott Moloney, owner of Treat Dreams in Ferndale, and the Childrens Leukemia Foundation of Michigan have put together a fabulous program that started a few weeks ago and runs through this weekend: Treat Dreams is selling cupcakes and flavors of ice cream created by two young patients, donating $1.00 from each sale to CLF.

Recall Petitions Filed

February 25th 2011

Ferndale Resident Robert Sinclair has filed a recall petitions against four members of City Council, for what he says is “financial mismanagement.” The petitions said only that, and gave no further details or explanations.