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City Spotlight: “Rediscover Oak Park”

July 31st 2013

City Spotlight: “Rediscover Oak Park” (Alyssa Smith, Michigan Suburbs Alliance, re-posted with permission, July 31, 2013) On July 16, Oak Park City Council lifted the citywide ban on liquor licenses, a law that has been in place for almost 70 years. With no bars, and no liquor licenses distributed to restaurants since 1954, Oak Park […]

Ferndale Schools Improvements Being Made Thanks to Bond

July 30th 2013

The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee toured the Summer 2013 school bond construction projects at University High School, Roosevelt Elementary, and Ferndale High School on Thursday, June 25.

Cissell and Covey Turn in Pro Pot Petition for Ferndale (video)

July 30th 2013

If passed, the ordinance would reduce possession from a misdemeanor to a civil infraction in the city, and removes the requirement of fines, which can be up to $1,000 and up to a year in jail. The ordinance would apply to adults 21 and over, and only for marijuana in amounts of one ounce or less on private property.

Governor Snyder and Other Republicans at Lincoln Day Dinner (video)

July 30th 2013

Congressman Candice Miller, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, Attorney General Bill Schuette and Supreme Court Justice David Viviano were also on hand to celebrate the GOP platform and rally the nearly 700 guests to be ready for the 2014 elections.

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

July 30th 2013

The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area.

Ferndale Voters Could Decide on Pot Decriminalization

July 29th 2013

According to the article, Ferndale and Jackson are both likely to have the issue of pot decriminalization up for public vote in November. The Ferndale 115 News will update this story as more information is available.

OLHSA & DTE Replacing Fridges for Low Income Homes

July 27th 2013

Only one refrigerator replacement rebate is available per DTE Energy electric account.

Date of manufacture (from intact label) must be prior to 12/2000, including model and serial number.

Free and Reduced Meals Guidelines Released

July 27th 2013

Adults, children, or foster children who are recipients of various programs such as Michigan’s Family Independence Program, Food Assistance Program, Medicaid, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, or who are enrolled in Head Start, an At-Risk afterschool center, or an emergency shelter automatically qualify for free meals

Girl Scout Collecting Donations Saturday for Wounded Warriors

July 27th 2013

McDonald has also teamed up with Dino’s Lounge and Treat Dreams in her collection effort. Both local businesses are now drop-off sites for donations through the weekend.

University High School Enrollment Info Nights Coming Up

July 27th 2013

At UHS, college admission and success are primary goals of every teacher and student. Two special staff members help every student with college applications, scholarships and financial aid, and once UHS graduates begin college; the UHS College Success Advisor guides them…