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Jewish Ferndale Celebrates Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting

December 21st 2017

Jewish Ferndale Celebrates Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting (Sam Gurwin, Dec. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A celebration of light and faith was shared with the community Monday at Jewish Ferndale hosted their annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony in honor of Hanukkah. Rabbi Herscel Finman and his wife Chana run the organization, which offers a community center […]

Ferndale Council to Hear Parking Structure Update

March 12th 2017

Ferndale Council to Hear Parking Structure Update (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2017) Ferndale, MI – As the City of Ferndale moves forward with plans for a mixed use parking structure in the W. Troy Parking Lot, there will be an update at the March 13 City Council meeting. Research and plans for a deck […]

Ferndale EggStravaganza April 8

March 5th 2017

Ferndale EggStravaganza April 8   (EVENT page)   Ferndale, MI -Come on out and enjoy an Egg Hunt at one of our local Ferndale parks on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 1-3:30pm. Each hunt will feature two separate areas for toddlers ages 0-3 and children ages 4-12. If a child finds a golden egg, his […]

Funding Approved for Ferndale Apartments, Design Changes Made

February 16th 2017

Funding Approved for Ferndale Apartments, Design Changes Made (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After criticism from the Planning Commission about the lack of ground level features, developer Wolf River has revised plans for the Ferndale Apartments and gotten approval for Brownfield Redevelopment Funding. The four-story apartment building will be constructed at […]

Couple Terrarium and Wine Class at Blumz Feb. 21

February 4th 2017

Couple Terrarium and Wine Class at Blumz Feb. 21 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the experience seeker in your life? How about attending a class together? Blumz by JRDesigns is holding a couples only terrarium + wine class Feb. 21st at 7 pm for all the couples […]

15 Goals from Ferndale’s New Master Plan

January 20th 2017

15 Goals from Ferndale’s New Master Plan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  What does the future hold for the City of Ferndale?  On Wednesday the Planning Commission approved a Master Plan that sets over 180 goals for the next five years, covering everything from land use, recreation, city services and economic […]

Ferndale Passes Resolutions on Pipeline Protest and Being Bat-Friendly

December 20th 2016

Ferndale Passes Resolutions About DAPL Protests and Bats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 20, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Fendale City Council passed two resolutions Monday night. One proclaims the city to be bat-friendly and establishes Oct. 31 as “The Night of the Bat.” The other resolution “proclaims support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to […]

Ferndale and U of M Present Civic Tech Exposition Dec. 6 at Rust Belt

November 23rd 2016

Ferndale and U of M Present Civic Tech Exposition Dec. 6 at Rust Belt (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Students from University of Michigan’s Citizen Interaction Design Program have partnered with City of Ferndale to develop new information tools that foster citizen engagement. The current projects are Leaf Collection, Recycling, Pied Piper (dealing with rats), […]

Berkley Counselors Offering Free Sessions for those Impacted by Ferndale Woman’s Murder

August 29th 2016

Berkley Counselors Offering Free Sessions for those Impacted by Ferndale Woman’s Murder (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2016) Berkley, MI – The death of Amy Brede sent shock and sadness through the Ferndale community where the 39 year old woman was strangled to death in her back yard by a male acquaintance.  The killer Matthew […]

We Got This #2: Jaye Spiro, Owner of Mejishi Martial Arts in Ferndale

July 1st 2016

We Got This #2:  Jaye Spiro, Owner of Mejishi Martial Arts in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Women from around the world gathered in Washington DC on June 14 for the United State of Women Summit.   The event featured a series of speakers celebrating the successes of women while also […]