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Ferndale View: On Crimes and Punishments

June 19th 2013

More than 500 Federal crimes have been placed on the books every decade! And the penalties for crimes have multiplied in tandem with their number. So crime has increased. And the stakes have increased as well. The main driver of crime now, and of criminal violence now as before, is prohibition…

Soul Explosion Rocks Library Summer Concert (video)

June 19th 2013

The Summer Concert Series at the Ferndale Public Library has begun, with a performance by Soul Explosion Tuesday night. The jazz group played to a packed community center room, reminding everyone that FPL is not your typical “quiet” library.

Pedestrian Death at College and Woodward

June 18th 2013

Upon arrival, officers located a 70 year old female resident of the city of Ferndale laying in the left lane of north bound Woodward Avenue. She was unresponsive and officers began first aide on the injured victim. Ferndale Fire Rescue responded and transported the victim to William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak where she was pronounced dead.

Ferndale Schools Champion Meeting June 19

June 17th 2013

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, June 19 6:30-9 p.m. “Overcoming the Enrollment Challenge” Coolidge Intermediate School

The Dales Sale, June 15 and 16

June 15th 2013

The Dales Neighborhood Group is hosting a neighborhood wide yard sale June 15-16, with homes throughout the area participating. The neighborhood stretches from Woodward to Livernois, 8 Mile to Marshall.

Police Report: Man Arrested After Fleeing Rollover Accident

June 14th 2013

he driver of the striking pick-up truck ran from the scene on foot. The pick-up hit an Olds Alero which it forced off of the street into the front yard of a residence. The pick-up rolled onto its side and landed in the same front yard at the corner of Emwill / Beaufield.

City to Hold Public Auction June 15

June 13th 2013

The City is having a sale. A public auction will be held at the Department of Public Works, 521 E. Cambourne, Ferndale, MI 48220, on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Items include surplus items from various City departments, including cable television equipment, bicycles, and miscellaneous police property.

Police Report: Possession Of Meth

June 13th 2013

The officer approached and found a man passed out behind the wheel. The officer noticed small plastic bags containing suspected Methamphetamines on the floor of the vehicle

Closer to Married Presentation for LGBT Families June 24

June 13th 2013

The Ferndale Public Library will host “Closer to Married: Three Practical Ways for LGBT Families to Cut the Red Tape” in their Community Room at 7:00 pm. Three speakers will discuss different aspects of this issue.

Police Looking for Man Who Attacked Ex. with Gasoline

June 12th 2013

The victim reported that she was ambushed by Thomas on June 8, 2013 as she exited her 9 Mile apartment. When she walked out of her door to the area near a community laundry, Thomas came out of the laundry room and threw gasoline on her. He then extended out his arm toward her. He was holding a Bic lighter.