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Police Report: Woman Attacked After Leaving Bus

December 14th 2012

She walked north on Livernois for several blocks, then was attacked by the same man she had seen earlier. He grabbed her from behind and began to drag her. The victim had keys in her hand and used them to defend herself by hitting the attacker with the keys.

Police Report: Indecent Exposure on Orchard Street

December 14th 2012

The witness described the suspect as a w/m, 510, 155 lbs with dark hair, dark eyes with a mustache and stubble on his face. She said he was wearing dark clothing and may possibly be of Italian decent.

Ferndale Residents Among Thousands at Lansing Protest

December 12th 2012

The bill makes it harder for workers to organize and fight for workplace rights. Unions represent workers in negotiations with employers and in disputes between employees and their bosses. They also negotiate contracts with employers, establishing employee wages and benefits. And they protect workers from being fired without good cause. They are funded by dues paid by union members, which are often a condition of employment…

Ferndale 115 News Online FOIA Fundraiser

December 10th 2012

So, in order to raise money for these public documents, The Ferndale 115 News is asking readers to step up and help with this expense. We have a Reader Support Program though which readers can buy a $15 Thank You ad. Anyone who contributes $15 or more through our PayPal site gets a one-of-a-kind ad thanking them for their support.

Grant Students Celebrate 50 Years of Clifford

December 10th 2012

Clifford was the runt of a litter of puppies and was chosen by a city child named Emily Elizabeth as her birthday present. No one expected him to grow, but Emily’s love for her tiny red puppy changed him dramatically. Before long, he was over 25 feet

Getting Ready for Kindergarten 2013

December 9th 2012

There are several Kindergarten options in the Ferndale Schools. You’ll have several opportunities to visit and meet with our principals and teachers to determine the best fit for your child…

Holiday Recycling and Green Tips

December 9th 2012

As holiday parties and gift-giving approaches, SOCRRA has released a flyer to remind people about some of the common holiday items which can be recycled. The organization collects recycling from several South Oakland communities which benefit from the sale of the recycled materials.

2012 Ferndale Rotary Breakfast

December 9th 2012

The Ferndale Rotary held their annual pancake breakfast on Dec. 8, 2012. The event helped raise money for the many projects Rotary does. In addition to pancakes, breakfast-goers enjoyed a spinach quiche from Dino’s Lounge, sausage from Howe’s Bayou, and strawberry-banana cheesecake from Peteet’s Cheesecake.

Ferndale Recreation December Newsletter

December 9th 2012

Check out some of the great activities happening through Ferndale Recreation!

2012 Holiday Ice & Winterfest Market

December 9th 2012

With activities on both East and West 9 Mile, including a ferris wheel, ice sculptures, a vendor tent, carnival food, the festival is a great way to chase away the rainy day blues. Plus there are many shopping opportunities, which can be a great reminder to support local businesses.