hen we adopt changes to make cities more attractive to citizens of all ages, we must not forget to get community input and keep our older adults engaged. “Go to where people are comfortable, establish a relationship
Erickson moderated while musician Chris Adolf of Bad Weather California, Jesse VonDoon of CASH Music, activist musician Cavem Moetevation and Public Enemy beat-maker and Grammy-nominated producer Hank Shocklee discussed the evolution of the music industry.
A multi-car accident sent a minivan through the window of the Hazel Park Adult Ed Center at 420 E. 9 Mile, near I-75.
When their set was over at the Ferndale Public Library, the Detroit Party Marching Band was far from finished with their Saturday night fun. So instead of packing up their instruments to head home, the eclectic group of musicians took their show on the road, playing along 9 Mile…
Crystal A. Proxmire, Editor & Publisher of The Ferndale 115 News took home a third place award for Investigative Reporting for an Online News publication from the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists.
Members of the community were honored with an awards ceremony on May 1 recognizing them as Good Neighbors. The awards program is hosted by Citizens for Fair Ferndale, a group dedicated to promoting kindness, fairness and civility in the community.
In order to keep business owners and the public informed about progress on the W. 9 Mile project, the DDA will be giving updates on their website, www.downtownferndale.com, and they’ve created a Facebook Page called “How the West was One.”
It’s garage sale season in Ferndale! If you are conducting a garage sale please remember these regulations:
Scores of fans will gather at the Ferndale High School football field on June 8, not to cheer their beloved Eagles on to victory, but in hopes that a cow will defecate in a lucky place.
Curry went through industry arguments about fracking, refuting them one-by-one, often with DEQ [Department of Environmental Quality] documentation. DEQ representative Hal Fitch came to a discussion with Curry previously…
For complete budget details, including an easy-to-follow guide, download the City’s Budget Report here – https://oaklandcounty115.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Final-2014_2015-Budget-Book.pdf. Information can also be found on the City of Ferndale website at http://www.ferndale-mi.com/.
Each school is awarded points based on the following criteria: percentage of school population involved in green activities, green issues addressed, the quality of the work, the impact activities have on a variety of groups (grade levels, staff, parents, community), and uniqueness.
The intersection of 9 and Hilton was closed for several hours on April 30 when an oversize load truck bottomed out and the cab became detached as it traveled South on Hilton. The truck had not made it far from it’s starting point at Universal Press and Machinery at 955 Hilton.
The increasing cost of water, along with complications from a recent water meter reader change, have got Ferndale residents worried about their water bills. Some have reported bills increasing to over $1,000, while rumors and speculations have flooded social media sites.
Family, friends and supporters of Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Leach gathered in Berkley on April 27 to honor his service by unveiling a memorial for him and a bench named for his son Jack. The memorials are at Berkley Legion at 2079 W. 12 Mile Road.
Four Ferndale students were among those who visited the County Complex on April 22 to learn about County Government through many activities including a demonstration from County Sheriff Mike Bouchard and words of advice from elected officials like Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Youth in Government Day is a 33 year tradition.
The Day of Books and Roses brought Ferndale together in support of the Ferndale Public Library, and honored the legend of St. Jordi of Catalonia. On this day, lovers exchange books and roses and it is the number one day for book sales in Spain. The official day is April 23. Here in Ferndale it was celebrated on April 21, with food, wine, poetry readings and music added into the mix.
It totally was surreal and horrible. I was about to turn right on Woodward from Main and I saw the guy put down his bag and get on the side rail. He just climbed on it and jumped. I was in shock for a moment and then I called 911.
Thousands of babies around the country all got changed at 11am as part of the attempt. The stunt not only gives the families something fun to be part of, it helps raise awareness about the benefits of cloth diapers.
With sensitivity, fanciful imagery, memories put to paper and even humor, four poets shared their work at the Ferndale Public Library on April 16. Mary Jo Foirth Gillett, Dennis Hinrichsen, Christine Rhein and D’Anne Withowski kept the crowd in awe with their verses. The event was sponsored by Springfed Arts and focused on Michigan poets.