The Ferndale Fire Department and the Hazel Park Fire Department have long been discussing the idea of a merger. In order to make that happen, the cities have enlisted the help of SEMCOG (South East Michigan Council of Governments) and consultant Ray Riggs.
FernCare Free Health Series: Don’t Get up! Sit Down! Yoga Works! (Crystal A. Proxmire, 4/4/2011) As part of their on going “Let’s Talk Health” discussion series, FernCare is presenting a class on sit-down yoga, which is a healthy exercise for nearly anybody. This fun and easy activity is presented by Dewey Ames, a certified…
The Ferndale Pride 2011 Planning Committee is in full swing as over 20 volunteers gathered last week to flesh out details of the three day celebration. From June 3-5 Ferndale will be host to many LGBT community events designed to complement the Motor City Pride Celebration taking place in Hart Plaza. Shuttles will run between the two events.
The transgender community came out in force on Saturday for the third annual Transgender Empowerment Day, held at Affirmations and organized by Transgender Detroit and Transgender Michigan. Various inclusive groups set up informational tables and presentations were done by the Department of Justice, a panel of transgender allies, and a transgender town hall meeting.