School District Teachers and Employees of the Year

March 20th 2011

On Thursday, March 17, the district teachers and employee of the year were surprised by Superintendent Gary Meier!

First Stop Friday: Oblisk & Jura (April 1)

March 18th 2011

First Stop Friday is rolling again! March’s show was a big success and it looks like April’s is going to be a record-setting event. As of five minutes ago, the Facebook event showed that 48 people have said yes and 50 have said maybe. I can’t wait. Here’s a little about the bands who will blow your mind on April 1st.

Giant Leprechaun Loose in Ferndale

March 17th 2011

A giant leprechaun has been spotted running around Ferndale. Dean Bach, owner of Dino’s Lounge (22747 Woodward) stars in this fun holiday promotion that showcases Downtown Ferndale and some of the Irish places here.

Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back…Ferndale Relay for Life (June 11)

March 17th 2011

If you are not already participating in a Relay Event – please consider starting or joining a team to help make the Ferndale 2011 Relay the best ever.

Even though I now live in Florida and no longer chair of the Ferndale event – My heart still Relays in Ferndale and I will be in town for the event and I would love to see all of you there.

Two weeks before closing, American Pop! gets Til Tapped

March 17th 2011

As American Pop! (175 W. 9 Mile) prepares for their final Going out of Business Sale, the struggling novelty and collectibles store has been hit with another blow to the business. On Tuesday, March 15, three thieves orchestrated a “til tap” operation on an unsuspecting clerk, clearing the register of over $300.

Library Seeks Likes to Win 1,600 ‘Dummies’ Books

March 17th 2011

The Ferndale Public Library is in a contest that could win 1,600 “For Dummies” books for the community’s collection. They need to add “likes” on their “Ferndale Dummies” Facebook Page to win.

Family Business Was Choice for Ferndale Father and Son

March 16th 2011

What do you do when you’ve spent 30 years working as a dye maker only to loose your job to manufacturing job downsizing?

FEF Gets Ready to Boogie (March 24)

March 15th 2011

The Ferndale Education Foundation (FEF) is getting ready to host its annual fundraiser on March 24, 2011 at Boogie Fever. Tickets for the event are $30 per person and include hors d’oeuvres and a dessert table, dancing and a great opportunity to meet and mingle and a silent auction.

Your Answers Needed for Ferndale Family Feud

March 15th 2011

To come up with the answers, The Chamber is asking that Ferndale residents and business owners answer just a few short, fun questions about our City. For example: “What is the most popular type of business in Ferndale?” And “Where would you most likely find former-Mayor Craig Covey on a Friday night?”

Kitchen Fire on W. Hazelhurst

March 14th 2011

At approximately 8:30 am this morning the Ferndale Fire Department responded to house fire in the 700 block of W. Hazelhurst . A carelessly discarded cigarette ignited waste materials in a kitchen trash can