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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.

Entrepreneurial Spirit: Dean Bach

May 1st 2012

Now, many years later, Bach is the owner of Dino’s Lounge at 22740 Woodward. The “upscale but not uptight” restaurant/bar has been a Ferndale favorite since 2002, and Bach is well-known for his involvement in the community and for the events he takes part in.

Parking Permit Pilot Program Public Meeting Wednesday

April 24th 2012

An informational meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 25 from 6pm-7pm at City Hall. Residents are welcome to come and ask questions and sign up for their permits.

High School Filmmaker Needs Votes to Win Scholarship

April 24th 2012

To see Berger’s video and vote to help her get a scholarship, go to http://www.mi2020video.com/videos/3xyw.

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