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Levin Launches Women’s History Month Essay Competition

March 13th 2011

Students are invited to submit essays between 250 and 500 words by March 28 through Congressman Levin’s congressional Web site (www.house.gov/levin/womenshistory.shtml). Students are asked to submit an essay identifying a woman that inspires them. They are welcome to write on a historical figure, a contemporary figure or someone in their own families.

Tools of the Trade in the Ferndale Fire Department

January 12th 2011

When Dennis Warrilow began working at the Ferndale Fire Department nearly 25 years ago, some of the equipment for rescuing people and putting out fires was not as advanced as it is today. But yet, many of the tools of the firefighter’s trade are basics that have saved lives for over a hundred years. At the FPD they use a combination of old school gear, new technology, manpower and a whole lot of water to keep homes and people safe.

Quilts of Valor Given to Ferndale Vets

November 16th 2010

Three Ferndale Veterans were honored on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 with presentations of handmade quilts by the Quilts of Valor Foundation on behalf of The Ferndale Rotary.

Former Mayor Goedert Appointed to Hazel Park Court

October 4th 2010

…Goedert began hearing cases September 13, but his official investiture ceremony is later this month. As District Court Judge he makes rulings in civil and criminal cases, as well as ruling in traffic court. …(read more)

New Signs are on the Way

September 30th 2010

…The Way finding project includes designs for many levels of signage throughout the city, but mainly in the Downtown area…(read more)

Old Stories Notice

January 1st 1901

In 2011 the oc115 went through an upgrade and not all stories have been integrated into the new site. Someday we hope to do this, but in the meantime if you are looking for something specific please contact editor@oc115.com with your inquiry.  Thanks!