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Perspectives on the Pride Move

February 21st 2011

Within a week of the announcement that Motor City Pride is moving from Downtown Ferndale to Hart Plaza in Detroit, Ferndalians are engaging in constructive dialogue about the move. Some hope for alternative events in Ferndale, some are calling for a boycott of the event, while others speak of ways to share the Pride throughout the area. Event organizers and City Leaders have come forward with their explanations of the change as they take in the reactions of those who are affected in the community.

Treat Dreams Announces 115th Flavor

February 20th 2011

To try The Ferndale 115 Brain Freeze, or any of their other crazy ice cream flavors, stop in at 22965 Woodward. You can also find them online at http://www.treatdreams.com.

Library Opening, Announces New Board Member

February 20th 2011

On Monday, February 21, 2011 the Ferndale Public Library will reopen at 9:00 am after being closed for repairs. “We’re truly looking forward to this event,” said Douglas Raber, the Library Director. “The new building had been open just long enough for us to see what kind of potential it had before we had to close because of the flood.”

Affirmations Makes Progress…

February 19th 2011

“The plan for 2011,” Howley said…

Ferndale Schools Join in Injunction

February 18th 2011

Ferndale Schools Joins Other Districts in Injunction against MDE MI-SAAS Accreditation System (Ferndale Public Schools Fanout, orig. 2/11/2011, http://www.ferndaleschools.org/districtnews/documents/Ferndale_eNews_Feb11_2011.pdf) The Ferndale Schools has joined with other Michigan school districts and organizations in seeking an injunction to stop the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) from implementing a new accreditation and accountability system. The injunction, if issued […]

A Thousand Thank Yous from Ann Heler

February 18th 2011

These wonderful people saw a problem, rolled up their sleeves and solved the problem. Where else but in Ferndale? Where else would you see such support? This is so Ferndale….I am humbled, thankful and absolutely awed.

New Year-Round Tax Center in Oakland County

February 18th 2011

Eligibility for Accounting Aid’s free tax preparation services is based on annual household income,
regardless of age, and is for families with incomes $50,000 or less and individuals with incomes
of $25,000 or less. For details, maps, and a list of documents to bring, visit www.accountingaidsociety.org

Sweetheart Date Night Memories

February 18th 2011

Ferndale Recreation hosted this year’s Sweetheart Date Night on Friday, February 11 at the Gerry Kulick Community Center. The recreation department paired up with the Emory to offer guests a special, Sweetheart Date Night menu for a delicious dinner prior the dance. Many couples took advantage of the special and enjoyed a wonderful dinner beforehand.

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.