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OC Commissioners to Introduce “No Kill” Resolutions for Shelter

April 15th 2013

The first resolution would have the Oakland County Animal Shelter save all healthy and treatable homeless cats and dogs by the end of 2014.
The second resolution would require the shelter to post monthly statistics on the county website showing what happened to the cats and dogs that entered the shelter – adopted, returned to owner, euthanized.
The third resolution would require the shelter to first offer an animal to a rescue organization before they euthanize it.

Mayor to Give State of the City Address Thursday April 18

April 15th 2013

Then stay for the State of the City Address by Mayor Coulter, which will be open to the public. The State of the City Address will begin promptly at 7:00 pm with doors opening to the public at 6:45 pm.

Gettin’ Dirty to Clean the Ferndale Up, Community Event May 11

April 15th 2013

Last year’s community clean-up day was so successful that organizer Matt Nowaczok of the Ferndale Community Foundation is bringing it back for round two – this year with a messy little twist.

Ferndale Rotary Honors Seniors, Gives 3 Scholarships (video)

April 14th 2013

Triplett is one of three graduating seniors who received a $2,000 scholarship from the Ferndale Rotary at their April 11 student appreciation dinner.

Matthew Leach Memorial Dedication and Pub Crawl April 27

April 13th 2013

Family, friends and supporters of Army Staff Sargent Matthew Leach will come together on April 27 to pay homage to the fallen soldier, and to raise money for a scholarship fund for his one-year-old son Jack.

An Evening With Four Michigan Poets April 16

April 13th 2013

Poets Mary Jo Firth Gillett, Dennis Hinrichsen, Christine Rhein and D’Anne Witkowski will read their work and participate in book signings. The event is sponsored by Springfed Arts, and refreshments will be provided.

Allied Printing Honored for 60th Anniversary

April 13th 2013

Allied began operating as a valued member of the Ferndale community as a black and white letterpress shop with one small storefront and a handful of employees in 1952.

Team Impi Climbs Its Way to State (video)

April 12th 2013

The teams progress can be followed on their Facebook page,, and this story will be updated with the results.

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

April 8th 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.

Celebrate a Day of Books and Roses April 21 (video)

April 6th 2013

Dragon’s blood, books, chivalry, and love – it’s all in the mix at the Day of Books and Roses festival at the Ferndale Public Library on Sun, Apr. 21 from noon to 5 pm.