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Trivia Night to Benefit Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund Jan. 11

December 1st 2018

  Trivia Night to Benefit Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund Jan. 11 Pleasant Ridge, MI  -The Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club presents an evening of fun to benefit the Scholarship Fund Friday, January 11 Pleasant Ridge Rec Center 7 p.m. – Check in • 7:30 p.m. – Game on! Get some friends together to make […]

We’ve Passed the 150,000 Mark. Now What?

July 1st 2018

We’ve Passed the 150,000 Mark. Now What? (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2018) Ferndale, MI – In June the Oakland County Times achieved a milestone. We passed the 150,000 mark reaching 157,344 unique readers for the month.  With 4,244,437 hits and an average of 12,186 visits per day, it’s clear that our grassroots community news […]

Springtime: Sink or Swim for Local Journalism

May 10th 2018

Springtime: Sink or Swim for Local Journalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2018) Ferndale, MI- Memorial Day kicks off several busy months here in Oakland County. With nearly every city and village bustling with events, lots of great community service happening, the wheels of local government turning, and election season beginning – there is a […]

Bowling Fundraiser for Citizens for Fair Ferndale Feb. 11

February 1st 2017

Bowling Fundraiser for Citizens for Fair Ferndale Feb. 11 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Join Citizens for a Fair Ferndale at Luxury Lanes for bowling, food, and FUN! Saturday, February 11 at 2 PM – 4 PM Luxury Lanes 600 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, Michigan 48220 $25 for advance registration; $30 at the door. […]

Ferndale Schools Talent Shows April 16, 30, and May 1

April 4th 2016

Ferndale Schools Talent Shows April 16, 30, and May 1 (EVENT page) Ferndale Elementary Stars Take the Stage This Month Coolidge Elementary – Saturday April 16th Kennedy Elementary – Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st If your idea of an elementary talent show is a few songs, some juggling and a piano duet performed […]

RO: Walk for the Future Supports Boys & Girls Clubs June 11

March 26th 2016

RO: Walk for the Future Supports Boys & Girls Clubs June 11 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – The 2016 Buffalo Wild Wings & Bagger Dave’s Walk For The Future presented by Image One supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland & Macomb Counties will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 9 […]

Ferndale Artist in You Program Seeks Funding for Student Art

January 28th 2016

Ferndale Artist in You Program Seeks Funding for Student Art (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) WHAT IT IS: Ferndale High School and CASA student artists compete to have their artwork converted into public art. The three top scoring students will be eligible for a $500 scholarship.   Six students’ work will be selected to be enlarged, […]

A Last Appeal: Onwards Towards Denver!

March 17th 2013

The National Conference for Media Reform is less than three weeks away! Thanks to advertising purchases by readers and local businesses I’ve raised almost enough money to be able to make it.

FEF Ides of March Dinner is March 15

February 25th 2013

The Ferndale Education Foundation is having its annual fundraising dinner on March 15th, with an Ides of March theme, including a toga party! The cost is $40 and the event takes place at Club Venetian in Madison Heights. Guests should wear business attire or toga costumes.

FernCare’s Resources for Low Income Healthcare

January 23rd 2013

FernCare has updated their list of places where people can get health care and other assistance. Currently the Ferndale-based free health clinic is operating at capacity and is not accepting new clients at this time. However, they are dedicated to providing information to help connect people with the care they need. The list below is shared off of their Resources Page at http://ferncare.org/resources/.