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Dennis Says No to Parking Fees for Nonprofit Events

February 18th 2011

Dennis Says No to Parking Fees for

Nonprofit Events

(A Ferndale View by Dennis Hoeppner)

(Read at City Council Call to Audience Feb 14, 2011)

Understanding the Salton Sea

February 17th 2011

The Salton Sea, an ecologically troubled and culturally abandoned region in Southern California inspired Wheaton to work in color. From rust-red water, to orange and purple sunsets over murky gray-muck beaches crusted with white salt crystals, to the subtle brown and silver tones of rotting fish carcasses, her work reflects the beauty and tragedy of a place that humanity has forgotten.

Wyckhouse Announces Demo, Shares Recipe

February 17th 2011

Local nutrition coach Gail Wyckhouse will be at Western Market on Saturday, Feb. 26 to provide samples of healthy recipes and talk about her counseling service. In her most recent newsletter, Gail shared information about the health benefits of beans and legumes, including this recipe for Easy Beans and Greens.

Registration Open for Spring Soccer

February 17th 2011

Spring is in the air and Ferndale Recreation is ready to launch one of it’s most popular team activities, soccer! The Little Kickers league is for toddlers through three years old. Then there are teams for Under 6, Under 8, and Under 10. The coaches and referees are volunteers, mainly parents.

Ferndale Library to Reopen Monday

February 15th 2011

Ferndale, MI February 14, 2011 – On Monday, February 21, 2011 the Ferndale Public Library will reopen at 9:00 am after being closed for repairs.

Former Mayors See Coulter into Center Seat

February 15th 2011

Dave Coulter was sworn in as the 17th Mayor of the City of Ferndale at the City Council meeting of Feb. 14, 2011. He was surrounded by supporters from throughout the community, including previous Mayors Pamela McCullough (1994-1996), Charles (Chuck) Goedert (1996-2002), Robert (Bob) Porter (2002-2008), Craig Covey (2008-2010), and Kate Baker who served as Mayor Pro Tem during the weeks following Covey’s resignation.

Announcement of Mayor’s Reception Tonight

February 14th 2011

Announcement of Mayor’s Reception Tonight
(Dave Coulter, in-coming Mayor of Ferndale, 2/14/2011)

Police Report: Fleeing and Alluding

February 14th 2011

On Friday 02/11/11 at approximately 4:15 p.m. a Ferndale officer made a traffic stop on a Ford Explorer for defective equipment. The Explorer was driven by BRANDON LAMAR WILLIAMS (b/m, 19, Detroit resident) who had two passengers with him (a 19 and a 22 year old man). As the officer approached the vehicle, the driver took off at a high rate of speed from the area of 9 Mile and Romeo.

Music, Art & Love at AJs Café

February 14th 2011

The paintings on the wall at AJ’s Café through the month of February don’t stand out as Valentine-specific, however the details put into them by artist Karianne Spens-Hanna, and the story of how her work got there, is enough to give visitors to the café the warm fuzzy feelings of love.

Legal Observer Training…

February 14th 2011

On Feb. 12, 2011 the NLG hosted a Legal Observer Training class at the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit. Law students and citizens from around SE Michigan, including several from Ferndale, learned the ins and outs of this important volunteer job.