Complete Streets advocates are carrying on with plans that span several cities in SE Oakland County, with a Bike Summit planned for 7pm on Dec. 12, 2012 at the Royal Oak Public Library (222 East 11 Mile Road, downtown Royal Oak)
The location at 21900 Woodward will be demolished and rebuilt first, from approximately March 2013 to June 2013. The construction at the 1045 West 9 Mile Road location is expected to begin in June when the Woodward location is complete.
So Piana and others decided to have a neighborhood meeting, which will take place at Taft/DLC on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6:30-8pm. Any interested resident can come out and meet with Police Chief Timothy Collins, Ferndale Schools Superintendent Gary Meier and members of the School Board to discuss any concerns
Community & Economic Development Director, Derek Delacourt stated that “we hope the demolition of this property and removal of the debris will improve the quality of life for residents impacted by this formerly blighted property.”
To learn more about Michigan’s requirements for conducting elections, visit the State’s page at http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_11976—,00.html, and specifically this guide at http://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/Managing_Your_Precinct_on_Election_Day_391790_7.pdf.
Customers are encouraged to vote for their favorite artist for a People’s Choice award. The winner receives a cash prize and offer to show again the next year, while the people who voted for the winner get a chance to win one of many donated handmade items.
“Fracking looms on our horizon. Each “frack” of each well needs up to 5 MILLION gallons of water. Wonder where that water will have to come from? Look at your favorite Great Lake, your beloved rivers and trout streams, off the end of your cottage’s dock.”
November 5th through December 17th we will be offering Drop in Basketball on Mondays from 6-8pm at the Kulick Center. November 7th through December 19th we will be offering Drop in Volleyball on Wednesdays from 6-8pm at the Kulick Center. Fee is $4/visit or a visit pass can be purchased- 5 visits for $10
“A lot can happen in one night when people are forced to spend it together. Love, laughter and tears are all part of eight people’s quirks and conflicts. Who ends up together and who does not will be answered by morning”
She went on to have a remarkable teaching career at Ferndale High School that spanned 48 years. She is truly a teaching legacy at that school. She was the former head of the National Honor Society and former member of the Rotary Club.
Each year on Nov. 11 at 11:11am members of the Ferndale Memorial Association, Ferndale Elks, Hangin’ with the Heroes and other residents gather at the Memorial Mall on Livernois to pay homage to United States Veterans, and those of allied nations as well.
Ferndale Schools Superintendent Gary Meier announced at the Monday Nov. 5, 2012 Policy Committee meeting that he had cancelled the contract between his own private consulting firm ICE and the school district.
The Ferndale Area Chamber held its 2012 Annual Awards and Recognition Gala at Shriners Silver Garden on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. The elegant event featured a strolling dinner, a vast silent auction, an “art concert,” and of course the presentation of several awards.
The Challenge launched in 2009 and emphasized energy efficiency projects in an effort to help local governments prepare for and make the best use of federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funds. Over the last year, a team of graduate students from the University of Michigan worked with Challenge participants and the staff of partner organizations to update the program.
On 11/05/12 at about 11:50 p.m. a Ferndale officer made a traffic stop on a motorcycle and found the woman rider was on a stolen bike.
There are several places where one can get more detailed election information. Find out more at:
City of Ferndale Election Results (keep in mind this shows only Ferndale’s numbers, not the entire vote for offices that extend beyond Ferndale) – http://www.ferndale-mi.com/Services/Elections/ElectionResults_121106.pdf
And thanks to the City’s investment in Economic Development, Ferndale’s industrial districts are now 90% full. Mayor Dave Coulter, who created a Mayor’s Business Council to focus on issues like industrial vacancy, announced the low rate at the recent Ferndale Seniors State of the City Address.
Forty years ago when Angela Davis visited Detroit, she addressed a crowd at the Michigan State Fair Grounds from behind a pane of bulletproof glass. The outspoken, big-haired, black, female activist for social justice was there to celebrate her release from jail after being acquitted of kidnapping, conspiracy and murder. Though she was free…
The Ferndale Seniors really know how to cook, and on Monday, Oct. 29 they showed off their talent at a Senior Taste Fest held at the Ferndale Public Library. The Taste Fest was to help promote their cookbook and the most recent addendum.
The issue of Meier’s contract has been debated in the candidate forums, and in candidate profiles, which can be found in The Ferndale 115 News Voter Information section.
We also gave each School Board member the opportunity to answer questions on the matter. Their responses are compiled into this downloadable PDF.