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Clean Up Continues as we Share Best of Storm Pics

September 7th 2011

Rain is hindering cleanup of what DPW Director Byron Photiades is calling the worst storm since 1979. Saturday night strong winds and thunderstorms ripped through the area, destroying trees and knocking out power to much of the city. According to the DTE Website, power is…

After Storm Delay, School is Starting Wednesday

September 6th 2011

The Ferndale Schools will begin the school year tomorrow, Wednesday, September 7. This means all our schools (including CASA) will be open, buses will be running and we look forward to seeing everyone!

Power Outages Continue as Ferndale Cleans Up from Storm

September 5th 2011

Throughout SE Michigan, 45,000 customers remain without power, including thousands of homes in Ferndale and Hazel Park, after storms hit Saturday night. The DTE Website says the company expects to have service restored to 90% of customers by the end of the day.

Reception to Welcome April McGrath, Sept 12

September 5th 2011

Ferndale has a new City Manager, and if you’d like to get to know her some there will be a reception at the Ferndale Public Library on Monday, September 12 from 6-7pm.

Citizen Arrests Car Thief and Storm Damage Reports

September 4th 2011

…The victim then dragged the suspect out of the
car, wrestled him down, and held him for police. …

Grab n Go Breaks Sushi Stereotypes

September 2nd 2011

Which leads to the next great mind-bender – the food. First off, expectations about sushi should be left at the door. “Sushi is not just raw fish,” Taylor said. “People always think that.” Grab & Go offers vegetarian rolls as well as traditional rolls – some with fish and others without. There are even some original gourmet creations that will shock and delight the sushi connoisseur.

Record Turnout at Trans Pride in the Park

September 2nd 2011

Organized by Transgender Michigan, the event is large but simple. They brought in the burgers and dogs while guest brought a side dish to pass. A small auction and a jar for donations raised money to cover the cost.

Police Report: Man Bitten During Robbery

August 29th 2011

In the early morning hours on Sunday, 08/21/11, Ferndale Police responded to William Beaumont Hospital to meet with a man who was the victim of an armed robbery that occurred on Paxton / 9 Mile near the Credit Union 1.

Councilperson Lennon Catches Shoplifter at Dollar Castle

August 29th 2011

Councilperson Michael Lennon relied on his police officer instincts to help employees at Dollar Castle (200 W. 9 Mile) catch and detain a shoplifter.

CFF Update

August 25th 2011

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