Valentine’s Dinner for FernCare

February 1st 2011

ON FEBRUARY 14, 2011 from 6 – 10pm, Chef Stef and the Asiatic Acoustic Mobile Dinner Theatre will host a three-course dinner complete with live jazz music at Elegance By Design, 231 W. Nine Mile in Ferndale to benefit the FernCare free health clinic.

Marty O’Neill Set to Defend Rib Burn-Off Title

February 1st 2011

The State Farm Hogs, led by Boss Hog Marty O’Neill, are getting them psyched up to defend their title in the fourth annual Rib Burn Off that takes place on Sat. Feb. 5, 2011, as the grand finale of the Ferndale Blues Festival.

Proud Parent Shares All-City Experience

February 1st 2011

Audrey Langley is the proud parent of three young musicians in the Ferndale School District. She was one of hundreds who attended the All-City Concert and Extravaganza at Ferndale High School on Jan. 29. “Extravaganza and the All-City concerts are my favorite district event…

Tony Pelc of Allied Printing Company Named Person of the Year

February 1st 2011

The Michigan Printing Week Association, an organization of printing and graphic design professionals across the state, has named Tony Pelc of Ferndale-based Allied Printing Company, as its Person of the Year.

Downtown Ferndale by the Numbers

January 30th 2011

Christina Sheppard-Decius presented “Downtown Ferndale by the Numbers” to let council and residents know about the projects and developments over the past year.

Car Flipped Over on I-75

January 29th 2011

An accident on Southbound I-75 near Woodward Heights left a white compact car overturned, and traffic backed up as police and fire trucks waited for a wrecker.

Changes on Library Board

January 29th 2011

Ann Warner, Trustee of the Ferndale Library, resigned from the board effective January 23, 2011. The Board accepted the resignation at its January 27 regular meeting.

Police Involved in Two Gun Incidents

January 28th 2011


The Surveys are Coming

January 28th 2011

The Ferndale Public School District is working with a consultant from Oakland Schools, Dr. Lindson Feun of the Research, Evaluation, and Assessment Department, to design a statistically sound parent survey which will provide the district feedback on current elementary programming and learn about parents’ interests in future programs.

Free Prostate Cancer Screening Tests Jan. 29

January 28th 2011

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center and Kroger are teaming up to promote prostate cancer awareness and early detection with free prostate cancer screening tests from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Kroger store at 8920 Eight Mile Road in Ferndale. The event also includes free giveaways and prizes.