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Protestors in Ferndale Oppose President’s State of Emergency, Border Wall

February 18th 2019

Protestors in Ferndale Oppose President’s State of Emergency, Border Wall (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 18, 2019) Ferndale, MI – As part of protests held around the country Monday, over fifty people gathered at Nine Mile and Woodward in Downtown Ferndale with signs and chats opposing President Donald Trump’s declaration of a state of emergency at […]

Renew for the Zoo Offering Free Animal Themed Signs to Promote Detroit Zoo Millage

July 20th 2016

Renew for the Zoo Offering Free Animal Themed Signs to Promote Detroit Zoo Millage (Renew for the Zoo, July 20, 2016) ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Penguins, frogs and tigers are staking out their territory on lawns across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties to encourage support of the Detroit Zoo millage renewal.  The signs read, “Renew […]

MML #1: Cities Reviewing Sign Ordinances in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling

March 22nd 2016

MML #1: Cities Reviewing Sign Ordinances in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2016) Lansing, MI – The Town of Gilbert, Arizona stuck to their guns on a signage ordinance and now communities across the country are taking a good hard look at their signage ordinances. The June 2015 decision in […]

Protesters Urge Word of Faith Church Not to Drill in Southfield (video)

January 17th 2016

Protesters Urge Word of Faith Church Not to Drill in Southfield (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2016) Southfield, MI – As hundreds of parishioners flocked to the Word of Faith Church at 9 Mile and Evergreen they drove past groups of protesters huddling in the cold, urging them not to move forward with plans […]

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Peace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21

December 12th 2015

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Edit Edit visibilityPeace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21 (EVENT page, DAPNJ) Ferndale, MI – At last week’s Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network (DAPJN) meeting it was decided to hold a rally in support of refugees, our Muslim neighbors, and democracy itself. The best time for this was Monday […]

Graffiti Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak

January 30th 2015

Graffiti Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, Jan. 30, 2015)   On January 29, 2015, at 1:46 a.m., Royal Oak officers arrested, Carson Matlock, a 19-year-old homeless man, for drawing graffiti on city property. While patrolling the Central Business District officers saw Matlock crouched down near a utility pole at Washington and Lincoln. […]

City Manager Issues Reminders about Political Signs

August 22nd 2012

City Manager April Lynch has released a statement reminding people about the rules for election signs. Candidates should take note of the following:

“As the election season heats up, staff wanted to put out some important facts about Political Signs:

Kennedy Kids Take Historical Tour

May 23rd 2012

Kennedy students got a special tour of Downtown Ferndale as part of learning about history from a hands-on approach. The second and third graders took a bus to the Ferndale Public Library where they did research about historic locations in Ferndale and Detroit.

Extra Special Street Signs

March 15th 2012

Observant Ferndale residents and visitors may have noticed the new street sign at Allen and W. Troy and wondered just how it got the name “Cupples Corner.” The white sign with blue lettering is affixed above the traditional green street signs that are standard throughout the city. Only in a few locations can the special white and blue ones be found.

Pioneer Gets Historical Marker, More to Get Theirs Soon

January 15th 2012

It is currently owned by Pearlman, who has his property management office there. Now known as the Ferndale Arts Building, its home to creative Ferndale businesses like Candle Wick Shop, Boston Tea Room, Digital Lane Photography, and Peace Action Michigan.