Blog Archives

Andrea Johns takes the Leash for Thursday’s Fido Does Ferndale

July 17th 2011

The proceeds from this year’s Fido Does Ferndale event will be used to install a doggie drinking fountain in Schiffer Park. For more information visit the Fido Does Ferndale Facebook Page.

Fire on E. Chesterfield, Two Cats Rescued

June 26th 2011

At 21:54 hrs. on 6-25-2011 the Ferndale Fire Department responded to a house fire on the 1500 block of E. Chesterfield . The second floor of the one and half story bungalow was fully involved…

Galloping Around Ferndale (VIDEO)

June 26th 2011

Local musician Dr. Z encountered an uncommon site last weekend as he spotted a horseback rider trotting through the streets of Ferndale.

Doggie With Shaved Legs Found on Hazelhurst

May 10th 2011

On the evening of May 10, 2011 a dog was found lingering in the yard of 506 W. Hazelhurst. The family living there has been sitting outside with the dog, hoping that the owner will come along.

Oak Park Puppy Missing

May 5th 2011

…If you have found a puppy matching that description, please call Lisa at 248.730.1109. Note that this picture is a couple months old and Piper is bigger now.

Chicken Coops in Ferndale

April 20th 2011

Mikulski has researched backyard chicken movements across the county and in the area, and put together the website www.ferndalechickens.com to explain why she feels the City should change its policy. The site addresses common concerns such as smell, noise and safety. It also gives examples of major cities already allowing chicken coops,

City Accepts Animal Control, Waggs has 30 days to find home…

March 29th 2011

After city leaders in Ferndale discovered that Oakland County had been providing animal control for free to some municipalities, while charging others for the service, the Oakland County has reshaped its Animal Control program and is now offering free service to any city.

City Council voted on March 28, 2011 to accept the service, and also to end an agreement with nonprofit group Waggs and Wishes

Salon Owner’s Run-in with Florida Alligator

March 25th 2011

The alligator encounter is embedded below. Remember kids, DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME… or in Florida. And be sure to check out Dye Salon at 262 W. 9 Mile Road in Downtown Ferndale

Coyote Sighted in Pleasant Ridge Today

March 8th 2011

A Coyote has been spotted traveling near Elm Park , Poplar Park ,

Oakland Park & in Memorial Park in Pleasant Ridge.

Please keep animals and small children inside until the animal is captured.

The Story of Olive and Oliver

October 19th 2010

…The Story of Olive and Oliver…(read more)