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Hidden Stories in Art Presentation April 4

March 30th 2013

The Detroit Institute of Art at the Ferndale Public Library are presenting Hidden Stories in Art, a presentation to enrich attendee’s appreciation of art. The event is Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 7pm at the Ferndale Public Library.

Families Enjoy the Eggstravaganza

March 29th 2013

Ferndale Recreation Director Jill Manchik was egg-static with the turnout, stating “We had just over 100 kids show up, which is egg-cellent!”

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash!

March 25th 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. This will be updated regularly on their website at

A Ferndale Man’s Petition to End Referendum-Proof Legislation

March 23rd 2013

“How many more times will we get something from our legislature that we can’t undo?” That’s the main question posed by Ferndale resident Bill Lucas. Lucas has started a petition to amend the State Constitution by striking out language that allows legislation to be referendum-proof if there are appropriations attached.

Affirmations Hosts ‘Mission Possible’ April 13

March 23rd 2013

Playing with the pop-culture theme of James Bond’s 50th Anniversary, Affirmations is preparing for their large annual black-tie affair, the Spring Bash. This year’s theme is “Mission Possible” and their goal is to raise up to 10 percent of their general fund budget with ticket sales, auction items and other sponsorships.

School Board Reduces Enrollment of Out of District Students

March 23rd 2013

The decrease in students comes with a $259,000 loss in revenue to the District. However, if district-based students could be wooed in, the loss could be reduced.

Conference Addresses LGBT Issues in Education – SOGI 2013

March 21st 2013

Conference Addresses LGBT Issues in Education – SOGI 2013 (Crystal A. Proxmire, orig. Between the Lines, March 21, 2013) Oakland University’s conference area was packed with counselors, teachers and school administrators for the second annual SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference earlier this month. The daylong series of speeches and workshops […]

Downtown Ferndale Audio & Video Tours Now Available

March 21st 2013

The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has come out with a new way to explore and enjoy Downtown Ferndale. Their new Downtown Ferndale Tours page of their website features three tours that visitors can view online, watch and listen to on their mobile devices, or print in pdf. form

…Best Communities for Music Education, Again

March 20th 2013

Ferndale Schools were named one of the 2013 Best Communities in the Nation for Music Education for the third year in a row by the NAMM Foundation. Ferndale is one of 11 communities in Michigan to receive this designation.

Welcoming The Heart of Darkness & More: Schramm’s Mead…

March 20th 2013

The opening is dependent on the complex licensing process, including having bottling labels approved, but they are aiming for Memorial Day. City Council approved a resolution in support of Schramm’s license at their March 11th council meeting.