In its second year, Clean the Ferndale Up brought over 80 residents out to do various clean up projects around the city. Focusing mainly on parks and major streets, teams picked up trash, raked leaves, and put mulch around trees.
Mommy Issues: Lesbian Moms and Adoption in Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, orig. Between the Lines, May 9, 2013) In a state like Michigan, which fails to treat families fairly, Mothers’ Day can be a hard reminder that some mothers are considered legal strangers to the children they love and are raising. The push to…
Seniors from the world History & Geography classes at University High School spent a gorgeous spring day exploring and “scavenger-hunting” artwork displayed at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Being on top of what technology is available can help news organizations adapt more quickly. While major networks show up at events with satellite vans and bulky cameras, tech-savvy independents can get right in the middle of fast-moving, close-quartered events. With the right technology they can even do it live.
The Ferndale Schools Strategic Plan Steering Committee is inviting all community members to participate in the following important “town hall” meetings to help define the future of Ferndale Schools.
Participants will have a chance to share their opinions, views, ideas and give feedback
The main event takes place June 8-9 2013, 10am-10am at Ferndale High School. Several teams walk through the day and night to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Cancer victims, survivors and caretakers are honored.
Leading up to the big day are several small fundraisers.
“Had the police officer not put it out with an extinguisher it could have been much worse damage wise, even with us arriving 1 to 2 minutes behind PD,” said Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan. “Fires can double in size every 11 seconds.”
Upcoming Events for Bicyclists
(Tom Regan, May 7, 2013)
Three events in the next two months for persons interested in improving cycling and walking in Southeast Oakland:
Ferndale High School has a new program to acknowledge students and staff who are caught doing an act of kindness.
hen we adopt changes to make cities more attractive to citizens of all ages, we must not forget to get community input and keep our older adults engaged. “Go to where people are comfortable, establish a relationship
Erickson moderated while musician Chris Adolf of Bad Weather California, Jesse VonDoon of CASH Music, activist musician Cavem Moetevation and Public Enemy beat-maker and Grammy-nominated producer Hank Shocklee discussed the evolution of the music industry.
A multi-car accident sent a minivan through the window of the Hazel Park Adult Ed Center at 420 E. 9 Mile, near I-75.
When their set was over at the Ferndale Public Library, the Detroit Party Marching Band was far from finished with their Saturday night fun. So instead of packing up their instruments to head home, the eclectic group of musicians took their show on the road, playing along 9 Mile…
Crystal A. Proxmire, Editor & Publisher of The Ferndale 115 News took home a third place award for Investigative Reporting for an Online News publication from the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists.
Members of the community were honored with an awards ceremony on May 1 recognizing them as Good Neighbors. The awards program is hosted by Citizens for Fair Ferndale, a group dedicated to promoting kindness, fairness and civility in the community.
In order to keep business owners and the public informed about progress on the W. 9 Mile project, the DDA will be giving updates on their website, www.downtownferndale.com, and they’ve created a Facebook Page called “How the West was One.”
It’s garage sale season in Ferndale! If you are conducting a garage sale please remember these regulations:
Scores of fans will gather at the Ferndale High School football field on June 8, not to cheer their beloved Eagles on to victory, but in hopes that a cow will defecate in a lucky place.
Curry went through industry arguments about fracking, refuting them one-by-one, often with DEQ [Department of Environmental Quality] documentation. DEQ representative Hal Fitch came to a discussion with Curry previously…
For complete budget details, including an easy-to-follow guide, download the City’s Budget Report here – http://oaklandcounty115.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Final-2014_2015-Budget-Book.pdf. Information can also be found on the City of Ferndale website at http://www.ferndale-mi.com/.