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Beyond Ferndale: Angela Davis Visits Detroit (video)

November 5th 2012

Forty years ago when Angela Davis visited Detroit, she addressed a crowd at the Michigan State Fair Grounds from behind a pane of bulletproof glass. The outspoken, big-haired, black, female activist for social justice was there to celebrate her release from jail after being acquitted of kidnapping, conspiracy and murder. Though she was free…

Seniors Promote Cookbook at Taste Fest 2

November 4th 2012

The Ferndale Seniors really know how to cook, and on Monday, Oct. 29 they showed off their talent at a Senior Taste Fest held at the Ferndale Public Library. The Taste Fest was to help promote their cookbook and the most recent addendum.

What is so Special About the Superintendent’s Contract?

November 3rd 2012

The issue of Meier’s contract has been debated in the candidate forums, and in candidate profiles, which can be found in The Ferndale 115 News Voter Information section.

We also gave each School Board member the opportunity to answer questions on the matter. Their responses are compiled into this downloadable PDF.

Four Years of Working It Through:

November 3rd 2012

Adoma said. “I’m speaking on behalf of a lot of people who didn’t make it. There’s something about validation. I feel good about all of this. All the work you’ve put into this, really sends a strong, powerful message, especially to someone like me who has seen all of this.”

Ferndale Businesses Truck Supplies Out East

November 3rd 2012

Once the trucks were full, Bach and his team headed East. “They delivered 2 loads, one to Howell, NJ and one to Hoboken, NJ and the police gave them an escort to Hoboken. He said NJ is ravaged, total devastation and very cold, especially with no power.

DDA Awards Presented

November 3rd 2012

The Downtown Development Authority hosted its annual Appreciation Awards on Oct. 29, recognizing volunteers, business owners and others work to keep the community thriving. These awards, given for 2011, were voted on via an on-line survey of Downtown Ferndale businesses, residents and visitors. The Awards ceremony was held at the new Local Kitchen and Bar.

Library Announces New Director: Jessica Keyser

November 3rd 2012

Ms. Keyser comments, “I’ve lived in Ferndale for nearly ten years, and have seen the library grow and change dramatically. The Ferndale library is known throughout the area for its unique programming and distinct character. The city has so much momentum right now, and the library is really a destination in the heart of our thriving downtown. I hope to foster the library’s continued growth…

CFF School Board Candidate Forum Recorded by Keith Dalton (video)

November 2nd 2012

On October 28, 2012, Citizens for Fair Ferndale hosted a candidate forum for the eight people running for the Ferndale School Board. The event, which took place at the Ferndale Public Library, was recorded by local videographer Keith Dalton of the Dalton Group.

Voters in the Ferndale School District will have the opportunity on Nov. 6 to vote for up to four representatives to the School Board. There are four open seats on the board, and eight candidates running.

Internet Safety Presentation Nov. 5

November 1st 2012

Parents and adults will learn important information including how to access the Michigan Sex Offender Registry and sign up to receive e-mail updates as well as how to obtain reliable information on parental control software.

Turkey Vulture Visits Ferndale (video)

October 31st 2012

When Claudia Lee Ivey and her son were driving down Burdette on Oct. 10, they were surprised to see a special visitor – a turkey vulture!