…Area peace and human rights activists are joining labor union members and other activists in Michigan leaving on buses to be part of “One Nation Working Together” this weekend in Washington, DC…(read more)
…The Way finding project includes designs for many levels of signage throughout the city, but mainly in the Downtown area…(read more)
The School Board, which is an independent governing body, has not moved the election to November, so City Council has turned over responsibility for administering the election to the County – which is expected double the cost to the District, but eliminate the cost to the City.
Police Report: Marijuana Grow House Busted, CVS Has CD Stolen… (read more)
…We want to hear your ideas for how the City should cover the $3 million deficit left by declines in property values and state revenue sharing. We will be collecting ideas from readers and if we get enough good ones (ie, suggestions that are practically applicable to decreasing the deficit), we’ll present them to the committee – and to other readers – to consider. …(read more)
…Maybe there are a lot of former teachers in this group. A balanced ‘f’ is a rare thing,” said handwriting expert Gina Glassgold at the Sept. 22, 2010 Ferndale Seniors meeting….(read more)
“I think my art is about dreams, spirituality and existence – you know, life,” says Oak Park artist Steven Gamburd whose paintings have graced the walls of the Pittman-Puckett Gallery at Affirmations (290 W. 9 Mile) since August 13, 2010. (read more)
…Dr. Farkas will be giving a presentation on the ways that chiropractic care can benefit AIDS patients on October 11, 2010 at 7pm at his office at 22540 Woodward. Members of the HIV/AIDS advocacy group Higher Ground will be treated to refreshments and have an opportunity to ask questions. …(read more).
Art is Normal says Steven Gamburd (Crystal A. Proxmire) “I think my art is about dreams, spirituality and existence – you know, life,” says Oak Park artist Steven Gamburd whose paintings have graced the walls of the Pittman-Puckett Gallery at Affirmations (290 W. 9 Mile) since August 13, 2010. His exhibit, called “The New Frontier”…
The Ferndale TimeBank has been busy signing up new members and banking hours that can be traded for some exciting new offers for services! Monthly meetings continue, and a Lunch and Learn session is planned for November 20th. (read more)
Police Report: Man with Multiple Warrants Attempts to Bribe Officer (Lt. William Wilson) Yesterday evening at approx. 5:30 p.m. police acted on information supplied by a citizen that he was just assaulted by a man who pointed a gun at the informant. He further stated that the suspect was wanted on several warrants. Police verified…
Two men are in custody for breaking into vacant homes and stealing copper piping. (read more)
Motorcycle accident closes Woodward Avenue. (read more)
Susanne Hilberry Gallery Opening for Patrick Hill’s DIRTY LITTLE STONES TO BE SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 The Susanne Hilberry Gallery (700 Livernois) is pleased to announce Dirty Little Stones, an exhibition of new sculpture, wall works and prints by Los Angeles based artist Patrick Hill. The exhibition will open with a reception for the artist Friday…
City Council held a special meeting on Monday, Sept 20, 2010 to discuss the noise ordinance.
A petition circulated by West Troy Street resident Sherry Wells and other residents in the Downtown Area calling for a new noise ordinance was submitted to the City Clerk last week, but it had too many invalid signatures to make it to City Council. There were 267 signatures on 25 sheets handed in, and 53 were not valid, mainly because people who had signed were not registered voters.
A rainy Saturday afternoon was made brighter for the Dejaeghere family, as about two dozen friends, family and new Ferndale neighbors huddled around the counter of the Woodward Avenue Candy Shop for an indoor ribbon cutting celebrating the new store opening on Sept. 11, 2010.
…The young people involved in Affirmations’ Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) were treated like divas Saturday night as they walked a red carpet lined with photo-hungry paparazzi on their way to a glitzy awards program in honor of the brightest stars at the community center – them!…(read more)
An angry girlfriend arsonist was convicted Tuesday in Oakland County Circuit Court of setting her boyfriend’s home on fire on July 8, 2009.