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Ferndale Schools Digital Learning Center Opens

September 6th 2012

Alternative Education has changed in Ferndale, with students no longer attending Taft Alternative Education. Instead 427Allen is home of the Digital Learning Center, an internet-based high school where students will do most of their learning online with the option of dropping in to the DLC for in-person help when they need it.

Back to School:

September 3rd 2012

Back to School: Ferndale Schools Tells Parents What they Need to Know

(from Ferndale Schools Press Release, Ferndale 115 News, Sept. 3, 2012)

First Day of School – Tuesday, September 4.

Royal Oak Aerial Shots

August 31st 2012

Here are some of the best pictures taken from inside the tiny airplane of Royal Oak. You can see the Ferndale pictures at In the coming weeks we will also post our pictures from Detroit and St. Clair, plus Dream Cruise photos from the neighbors further to the north.

Follow up on Buddy, the Lost Maltese

August 30th 2012

The Maltese is now staying with me here in Pleasant Ridge. Thanks to Dr. Burke of Little Friends of Ferndale and donations from a few Pleasant Ridge residents, he is getting the care he needs. He has been on antibiotics for an infection. He also is extremely matted and will need to be shaved down with the use of anesthesia He is adjusting well and gets along great with my two dogs and two cats. He is a very sweet, affectionate dog.

Commercial Filmed in Ferndale (video)

August 30th 2012

Ferndale was the scene of yet another production on Wednesday as a camera crew came in to shoot the newest Consumers Energy commercial. The day began with an early morning shot of Downtown Ferndale Bike Shop and the Library Bookstore. The crew then moved to various spots in the neighborhoods.

Ferndale Recreation Newsletter

August 29th 2012

News from Ferndale Recreation. Check out events, classes, sports and more!

Public Hearing Scheduled for Polar Environmental Service

August 29th 2012

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is holding a public comment period from August 24, 2012, until September 27, 2012, and a public hearing on September 27, 2012, on Polar Environmental Service Corporation’s (PESC) proposed operation of a treatment, storage, and disposal facility for waste oils, water, and coolants that are not hazardous waste. The facility is located at 707 East Lewiston, Ferndale, Michigan.

Avoid Mosquitoes, West Nile Virus Cases on the Rise

August 29th 2012

Most people bitten by a WNV infected mosquito show no symptoms of illness. However, some become sick three to 15 days after exposure. About one-in-five infected persons will have mild illness with fever. About one in 150 infected people will become severely ill.

What is i3 Detroit? (video)

August 27th 2012

Members enjoy helping each other and working together on projects. Some are students who use the machinery to supplement their classroom studies, and others are people who just want to learn new skills without the pressure of tests, grading and tuition fees. People from all levels of skill are welcome, all that is needed is a positive attitude and a willingness to share.

Aug. 2012 Beautification Awards Announced

August 27th 2012

Every month through the summer, The Ferndale Beautification Commission presents awards to residents and businesses that make improvements to their properties. The awards encourage creativity and pride in the community.