Blog Archives

Housing Needs & Placemaking at Forefront of 8 Mile & Woodward Collaborations

August 6th 2020

“We’re trying to build something here that lasts, that is consistent, and that will be effective in responding to the actual conditions.”

Video Interviews with Candidates for Ferndale City Council 2 Year Term

October 22nd 2019

Rolanda Kelley, Laura Mikulski, Maryanne Wessels, and Dennis G. Whitttie are vying for that position.

Fire Destroys Fitness Center/Warehouse in Oak Park

May 28th 2019

Fire Destroys Fitness Center/Warehouse in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2019) Oak Park, MI – A fire broke out Tuesday evening at a building that appears to house a fitness studio and a vinyl wrap warehouse.   13321 Northend Avenue, Oak Park, MI is listed as the address for Performance 80 Fitness Studio, and […]

Ferndale Makes Joe Gacioch City Manager

May 2nd 2019

Ferndale Makes Joe Gacioch City Manager (City of Ferndale, May 2, 2019) Ferndale, MI—The City of Ferndale is pleased to announce that Interim City Manager Joseph Gacioch has been offered the position permanently after City Council unanimously voted to name him as Ferndale’s new City Manager. “Joe’s deep knowledge of Ferndale government operations and our […]

Several Pull Petitions in Ferndale, Still Time to Run for Mayor or Council

April 29th 2019

Several Pull Petitions in Ferndale, Still Time to Run for Mayor or Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Since Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter announced that he would not be running for another term, the Ferndale community has been abuzz with speculation about who will be running for the Mayor’s seat and […]

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference

March 21st 2019

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference (C. Proxmire, March 21, 2019) Lansing, MI- Officials and city administrators from across the state gathered in Lansing this week for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference. MML provides educational and networking opportunities, including classes on topics that are important to local […]

Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks Leaving for Madison Heights Position

March 15th 2019

Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks Leaving for Madison Heights Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale DDA Director Barry Hicks will be leaving his position as Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Director to work as the Community & Economic Development Director for Madison Heights. Hicks came to Ferndale in 2015 after […]

Dave Garcia to Return as Affirmation’s Director

March 13th 2019

Dave Garcia to Return as Affirmation’s Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Former Affirmations Executive Director Dave Garcia is returning after five years of working for Los Angeles LGBT Center in California.  Garcia left affirmations early in 2014 to take the lead of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, which has six […]

Ferndale Chamber of Commerce Coffee at American House March 5 

February 28th 2019

Ferndale Chamber of Commerce Coffee at American House March 5 Hazel Park, MI –  Join us at our next coffee Connection with American House Senior Living Communities 3/5/02019 at 8am. -Are you a member & would like to schedule a coffee connection? – Send in: Name of organization Date (Every 1st Tuesday or 3rd Thursday […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Film/Discussion: Angst Feb. 6

January 5th 2019

Ferndale Youth Assistance Film/Discussion: Angst Feb. 6 Ferndale, MI – “ANGST is a 56-minute documentary that explores the causes and effects of anxiety and what we can do about it. The film features interviews with children and adults who suffer or have suffered from anxiety and what they have learned from their experiences.” Film Screening […]