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Public Asked to Reduce Gas and Electric Usage During Extremely Cold Weather

January 30th 2019

Public Asked to Reduce Gas and Electric Usage During Extremely Cold Weather (DTE, Jan. 30, 2019) In response to the extremely cold weather across much of the country, DTE Energy is asking its customers to help safeguard the reliability of the regional energy grid by voluntarily reducing electricity usage. “We know how important it is […]

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 2019 Oakland County, MI – Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more. This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

Ferndale Opens Warming Center, Gives Tips for Winter Safety

December 15th 2016

Ferndale Opens Warming Center, Gives Tips for Winter Safety (City of Ferndale, Dec. 15, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The City of Ferndale will provide the Kulick Community Center as a temporary shelter from the cold temperatures, which are expected to be in the single digits today and tomorrow. The center will be open to the […]

Trees, Poles and Rust Belt Railing Places to Give Free Scarves in Ferndale

February 1st 2015

Trees, Poles and Rust Belt Railing Places to Give Free Scarves in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) Ferndale has joined in the trend of leaving free scarves around town for people who may be cold. Whether it’s picked up by an under-dressed teenager, a homeless person, or someone walking who lost theirs –  […]

Take Precautions During Cold Weather

January 23rd 2013

“While anyone can be affected by extreme cold, infants and elderly are particularly at risk, as are people with diabetes because of impaired circulation,” said Kathy Forzley, Health Division manager/health officer. “Proper precautions need to be taken to avoid serious health problems caused by cold weather.”

Green Tuesday: Save Money and Stay Warm this Winter Oct 11

October 1st 2011

Are you interested in saving money and staying warm this winter? Then join the Ferndale Environmental Sustainability Commission for the Green Tuesday Seminar Series on Tuesday, October 11th, from 6:30-8:00pm at the Ferndale Library (222 E 9 Mile Rd in Ferndale) to learn more about how to weatherize your home for the winter and save money and electricity in the process.