Tonight the City Council of Berkley is scheduled to vote on a contract with The City of Pleasant Ridge for Fire Protection services if needed to fill a gap in coverage as the cities consider a Public Safety merger along with Huntington Woods.
The week of May 16 is Poppy Week in Ferndale, a proclamation by City Council on May 9, 2011 makes it official….The Annual Memorial Day Parade will start at 10:00am on May 30.
…An alert reader noticed the connection, and suggested that we continue to follow Petty Officer Caswell and his experiences as he travels the world.
We asked Caswell some questions to get started, but we would like to know what things you would like to know from someone who is serving overseas. Join the discussion…
People, SPEAK UP!!! I just returned from the town hall meeting with my State Senator and Representative at the Ferndale Public Library and was the only teacher there. I came to the realization that regardless of what happens with my job security and respective rights, I will be okay, however I cannot say the same for my students. Today I spoke…
After six months of managing Affirmations as the Interim Executive Director, Kevin Howley says that the organization is on track with its financial recovery process and that the search for a new Executive Director is moving along.
An Evening Under the Poppy is a fabulous celebration and author talk hosted by Blumz by JR Designs and Queer for Books, featuring author Kathe Koja that takes place June 3, 2011.
In addition to providing free access to books, DVDs and other resources about health and fitness, The Ferndale Public Library is now bringing patrons events to help them get educated and feeling great.
The events are put on by multiple sources, making May and June extra health-class heavy. There are also many other events, so check out their website at www.ferndale.lib.mi.us to view a complete calendar.
The Board of Education held a special study session on Monday, May 9, 2011 to begin exploring two significant projects, a facilities improvement bond and the possible purchase of property.
Every year, the national organization, the Character Education Partnership recognizes schools for achieving its standard of excellence encompassing 11 Principles of Effective Character Education through its National Schools of Character program.
In 2011, Roosevelt Primary School has been recognized for being a school that brings out the best in everyone, including students, staff, parents and community members through its school-wide Brain-Smart Start program.
Downtown Ferndale will be buzzing next Third Thursday and into May’s third weekend with back to back activities that embrace two of the district’s best features – bikeability and walkability.
“The filing deadline for Library Board candidates expired at 4:00pm, today,” said Ferndale City Clerk Cherilyn Tallman in a statement released on May 10, 2011. “We will have no contests for any of the five open seats. That means we will not have an August Primary.”
Here is the official candidate list,
Sixteen year old Scott May was at school when his bike was stolen. “I was at soccer practice and I came out and it was gone,” he said. May was one of ten Ferndale youth who got to have their stolen bikes replaced thanks to a fundraiser organized by officers of the Ferndale Police Department.
Laura Mikulski’s crusade continues. On April 19 we brought you news of a young Ferndalian hoping to raise chickens in her backyard. …Now she is asking interested residents to sign an online petition asking for a change in the ordinance which would allow coops to be built near homes. (http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/support-backyard-chickens-in-ferndale/)….
“If I ever get hit, don’t wait for the ambulance. Take me in your car to the hospital yourself.”
That promise, exchanged early in his career with his partner back in Houston, Texas, re-emerged years later for Brian Czajkowski’s as he and the same partner, both working for Ferndale Police, came under fire after a car chase and a shoot-out.
Six students from Ferndale High School and another six from University High were honored at a Rotary Educational Achievement Award on May 10, 2001, with three of those students receiving a $2,000 scholarship towards college
Pete’s Place and Christine’s Cuisine are just two of the many Ferndale restaurants that will be featured on a new television program called Dining in the D.
On May 11 at 7:30 pm WTVS/Detroit Public Television/Channel 56 will air the show’s second episode, which includes an intimate look at…
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.
Once again, the talent around town astounds me. This past friday, Electric Lion Soundwave Experiment and Robin Goodfellow blew the doors off the library’s community room. Electric Lions were loud in every good way and Robin Goodfellow was poppy and so danceable, I thought I might realize my dream of a dance party in this joint. To top it all off, everyone in both bands was lovely. There are lots of good people in Detroit bands, and don’t let anyone tell you differently.
An opportunity has come up to recycle stuff for free, and not only that, the recycling company is offering an amazing 65% of the proceeds to the partnered charity, the Pediatric Speech and Language Disorders Scholarship Fund at Beaumont Children’s Hospital.
Simply bring your electronic junk to the C! Tech Solutions office at 2550 Hilton Road in Ferndale from 11AM to 7PM on Wednesday, May 11th. A full list of the acceptable electronic items can be found here.
It’s not every day that crowds of people stand around cheering on a cow as it decides where to take a dump. But for a lucky Moo Poo Plot owner, that cow’s pile will mean a prize of $1,000.