Eight of the nine Democrats plus two Republicans signed a proclamation recognizing Gay Pride in Ferndale, which was presented at the June 7, 2012 Oakland County Board of Commissioner’s meeting.
On Friday, June 22, 2012, the Oakland County Women’s Advisory Commission will host a special “Community Resource Fair”. This event will provide valuable information for individuals seeking access to services and information
But since November, I’m getting really ticked off. I’ve come to hate the word “metastasized” even more than “cancer”. Late-stage diagnosis cancer has become an epidemic for people in their 50s from our community (Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, and Oak Park) – and I’m done with it!
On June 6, 2012 Ferndale was graced with the natural wonder of not one, but two rainbows. Here are some shots by Ferndale 115 News Readers. If you’d like to see yours added to the collection, please email email@example.com
Kids at the Bike Rodeo also had a chance to test out the bicycle skills on two different courses, and there was an inflated bounce house to play on. They enjoyed other activities as well. Tracey Iverson and her three children made a day of it. “We went to the Bounce House, got ice cream…
Tire tracks are still visible on the sidewalk, indicating that the driver narrowly missed the metal bench, waste barrel, and streetlight all in the same area. The vehicle was essentially stopped by an I-beam, though the impact took out a chunk of the wall and several windows.
After the victim provided $70 change from his drawer in the bedroom, one suspect asked him to go to the basement to check the pipes. The second suspect was upstairs while they were checking the pipes, and after the suspects left the victim noticed money missing from his drawer.
A witness said the man told the guard that if he was going to jail for hitting the building that he may as well drive right through it, and a similar remark was heard while listening to police tell the incident to other police who arrived after the crash.
To get involved with Light the Night, contact Cary Watkins at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on Ferndale Pride, check out www.ferndalepride.com.
A new sign was added to the park this year, this one in commemoration of Ferndale being a Tree City USA for ten years. 2012 marks the tenth consecutive year for Ferndale, though in the 1970s Ferndale was among the first cities to recognize Arbor Day
FHS Class of 1981 is seeking donations in support of the family, to assist them with the cost of the funeral, which is Saturday at 3pm
Information about Ferndale Recreation events, activities, classes and more!
And if the multiple galleries, murals, sculptures, festivals, and art-related stores and activities are not enough, the next two years are going to be even more full of art as the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority launches ARTWN.
Over a dozen students were honored for their hard work and dedication towards good citizenship with a reception by the Ferndale Rotary on May 24, 2012. Three students, Tirzah Ashmore, Jonah Meltzer and Jade McCord were also rewarded with $2,000 scholarships.
As a former entrepreneur myself, I know how hard each of them work to make their business not only a success for themselves, but also for their families and any employees they may have. These men and women take on many risks and play such an integral role in our region’s economic development.
The incident inspired Ferndale songwriter Kris McLonis and fellow writer David Moody from Detroit to write a song about Bath and the lives that were lost there. Together with John Sase of Royal Oak and producer Mike Canjar, Michigan Minstrel Music created a song and music video that she says “reminds people that there was always evil in the world, and this generation was not the first to face violence.”
The millage is similar to one approved by voters in 2008, giving the three Counties authority and support to the Detroit Zoo. Other regional arts and education attractions have folded in recent years without stable public support, including the Detroit Science Center and the Bell Isle Aquarium.
Scott Wright’s father created the dragon for his son a decade ago. He also made an alligator, which is less prominently guarding the opposite side of the front lawn, poking out from the hedges.
Ferndale Public Library has won the Metro Detroit Book and Author Society’s $2,000 James C. Dance Grant for the purchase of books and related items about art and the business of art.
Two Department Life Saving Awards were presented at the Ferndale City Council Meeting of May 29, 2012. Officers Jason White and Andrew Wurm were honored for their bravery and quick-thinking when rescuing a suicidal man from the Eight Mile express lane overpass above Woodward.