Celebration of Good Police Work Turned Bittersweet

May 9th 2012

“Due to the actions of all the officers involved, the teamwork of the surrounding agencies, and the immediate, professional response by officers, a habitual offender and parolee Cornelius Maddox was taken into custody and removed from the streets.”

Oakland County Auction Has Awesome Items, Public Invited May 12

May 7th 2012

Some of the more interesting finds on the list include a pallet jack, Nobles floor scrubber/cleaner, 25 autographed baseballs, a generator, a Seal-A-Meal system, Cartier glasses, a riding lawnmower, a brown bag containing misc. tools, a red bag containing misc. tools, a Barry Sanders framed autographed jersey and a pallet of 29 misc. VCRs.

Spring Into Health Festival May 12th

May 4th 2012

It’s that time of year again! This Saturday, May 12th, Claddagh Chiropractic is having their third annual Spring Into Health Festival from 10am to 1pm. There will be many activities and fun for the whole family, including vendor tables and a silent auction. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society via Relay for Life.

Education in Michigan Conversation May 8

May 3rd 2012

This time out, they are focusing their attention on pre-K – 12 education in Michigan. What’s working in your community? What needs reform? What ideas can you bring to the table? They are especially interested in talking with the CUSTOMERS of our education system: students, parents and families, and employers.

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Seeks Members

May 2nd 2012

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Seeks Members (Ferndale Schools E Blast, http://www.ferndaleschools.org/districtnews/documents/Ferndale_eNews_Apr27_2012.pdf, Ferndale 115 News, May 1, 2012 ed) The Board’s Operations Committee is compiling a list of interested citizens who would like to serve on the 2012 Citizens Bond Oversight subcommittee. The group will meet monthly starting in May prior to each Operations Committee meeting […]

Jill Manchik Hired as Recreation Director

May 2nd 2012

“We are excited and confident in the skills and abilities that Jill brings to the table, and we look forward to her representing our community as the new Recreation Director,” said April McGrath, City Manager.

Downtown Ferndale Bike Shop on Mode Shift

May 2nd 2012

Powered by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Mode Shift offers valuable news and information on topics ranging from urban planning and public health, to street design, biking safety, social equality issues, and transportation legislation

Women Arrested After Chase w/Stolen Car

May 2nd 2012

The driver fled the wrong way / one way on Livernois, sped through residential streets, drove through a residential yard, and drove into the park. After a three minute high speed chase, the two female occupants bailed out of the car

Saturday is free Comic Book Day

May 1st 2012

“It helps get people excited about reading comics. I love to see parents bring in their kids and say ‘see, Spiderman’s not just some actor on a screen, he’s here in comic books. This is where superheroes come from.”

Day of Books and Roses

May 1st 2012

The event brought together musicians, artists, booksellers, poets and other writers. Attendees each received a used book from the Library’s bookstore and a rose.