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Plan Your Own Business So You Can Make the Rules

March 1st 2012

Tom Nardone is one of those guys. The ones who walk around happy as hell, no cares in the world, while constantly accomplishing great things. Like starting a company that specializes in delivering products to adults in a private way, a volunteer group that mows the grass at inner-city parks, and achieving national fame as a pumpkin carving extraordinaire. Plus he’s got a wife and kids – a full and happy life. Why? Because he does what he wants. And because he does it in an organized way.

Oakland County’s Most Wanted

March 1st 2012

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department has released their most current list of Oakland County’s Most Wanted. Their website has this information available. According to the website “The persons listed below are among the Most Wanted felons in Oakland County. If you have seen them…

Police Report: Cell Phones and Park Benches Stolen- UPDATED

March 1st 2012

Officers responded to Radio Shack on Woodward near 9 Mile on a report that a former employee stole 20 cell phones valued at over $11,000.

Time to Plan Prides

March 1st 2012

Pride planning is now under way around Southeastern Michigan as Hotter Than July and Ferndale Pride both held their first organizational meetings Feb. 23. Both groups had higher than expected turnout and anticipate growing the events this year. HTJ will hold its 17th annual event in Palmer Park beginning Tuesday, July 24 through Sunday, July 29. Ferndale Pride, now in its second year, will take place over Father’s Day weekend beginning Saturday, June 16 through Sunday, June 17.

Torch This March 4

March 1st 2012

On Sunday evening, March 4, two local businesses, Rouge MakeUp & Nail Studio and Via Vintage, will present Torch This! musical review at Cliff Bell’s jazz club in Detroit.

City Unhappy with Fliers, Revokes Handbill License

March 1st 2012

Ferndale City Council has voted to revoke the license of a handbill distribution company that has repeatedly given fliers to homes with No Solicitation signs. Petros Distribution of Sterling Heights, owned by Wisam Petros, was approved to distribute fliers for Glory Markets and Happy’s Pizza in the City…

Ferndale Reads Kicks Off with Free Books and Reading

March 1st 2012

The Ferndale Reads 2012 Kick Off took place on Feb. 16 with local dignitaries on hand to do a reading of the first chapter. Councilperson Melanie Piana, Ferndale Area Chamber Executive Director Jennifer Roosenberg, FernCare President Ann Heler, and Treat Dreams Dreamologist Scott Moloney joined Library Director Kate Pohjola in the reading. Then dozens of people picked up free copies of the book.

Rock Out at the Ferndale Public Library March 2nd

February 29th 2012

Who says you have to be quiet in the library? On Fri., Mar. 2, 2012 The Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile) places itself firmly in the loud camp as it showcases two local bands, Elemental and Bastion as part of its monthly First Stop Friday concert series. This concert is free and all ages are welcome.

Voters Approve School Bond

February 28th 2012

Early numbers indicate that voters in the Ferndale School District approved a $22,825,000 bond in Tuesday’s election. This means that most residents will continue paying around the same amount in taxes that they used to and the schools get money to improve facilities.

Police Report: Two Chases End in Crashes and Arrests

February 28th 2012

Overnight and during the early morning hours of Feb. 28, 2012, Ferndale Police were involved in two chases where both suspects crashed and were arrested. There were no injuries in either incident.