Kindergarteners and first graders from Roosevelt Primary said the Pledge of Allegiance. The flag was lowered to half mast while two older Eagles (band members) played TAPS. Then rifles were fired in salute.
The six week old Buff Orpingtons strut around their sandy front yard, playing like sister chickens do: nudging, pecking, cuddling, running, rolling around in the sand and darting back up the wooden ramp to their luxury penthouse, aka Ferndale’s first legal chicken coop.
Not only Meijer will be located at this 36 acre plaza. Stores that have already signed leases or contracts to locate at the new development include a Marshall’s, K&G Fashion Superstore, Dots (a clothing store), McDonalds, and a PNC Bank branch
Ferndale Fire Department being assisted by Royal Oak Fire Department are currently fighting a fire at 1285 Wordsworth in Ferndale.
The building on fire is Van industries.
There is no special danger due to any poisonous smoke. The building contains animal fat which caught fire.
With nearly 100 volunteers, the Ferndale Community Foundation orchestrated a massive city-wide cleanup day on May 12, 2012.
The Rust Belt Market has special guests on May 6, 2012 as Congressman Sander Levin hosted the 31st annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the 12th District.
Following both meetings, the library board will hold a open board retreat to finalize the goals. From there, staff will produce a working strategic plan
Those who want to walk in the parade as part of the foot float should meet at the corner of W. Maplehurst and Livernois on Monday, May 28 at 8:30am. They should wear red, white and/or blue clothing without political, commercial or religious slogans or statements.
This story was quick on the minds of the women who met with a member of the Ferndale Police Department as part of Transgender Day of Empowerment on April 14.
The new program that has Flores excited is the Oakland County Veteran’s ID Card. For just $10 a vet can get a plastic identification card indicating that they served in the military. Before the ID cards, vets would be required to show their DD214 paperwork and state-issued identification or driver’s license to take advantage of services for veterans, including government programs and store discounts.
When Michael Murray and his son Michael go to the Humane Society each week, the doggies who are up for adoption wag their tales in anticipation. The Murrays are volunteer dog-walkers, a job that helps out the adoption agency and is a lot of fun for the father-son team.
The speaker will be Deborah Olson, executive director of the Center for Community Based Enterprise in Detroit. She’ll be talking partly about the history of cooperatives, and partly about the nuts and bolts of setting up a cooperative and making it successful.
Last week, Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt of Schmidt Law Services, PLLC, presented Straight Talk on Medical Marijuana Laws at the Ferndale Public Library. In that talk she discussed recent proposals by both legislators and the public to modify the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act and the effects these modifications may have on the ability of qualified patients to use the drug
The new law has given the majority, the Republicans, the opportunity to draw districts that ensure Republican control of Oakland County.
They watched part of the Jean Kilbourne’s “Killing us Softly 4.” Kilbourne’s documentary shows how sexist advertising, television and media create a culture where women are constantly objectified and belittled….The film also points out that men do not live in a world where they are continuously, pervasively, judged by their looks – unlike women.
These days, even though O’Donnell recently celebrated his 80th birthday, he shows no signs of slowing down. For fun, he likes to garden and one of the things he likes most is being treasurer of the Boston Terrier Club of Detroit. “Musetta has already won her championship,” he chuckled. “She is a retired volunteer just like me.”
Thursday, May 24th, 2012, marks the 15th year that Woodward Avenue Brewers (WAB) (22646 Woodward) has been open for business in Downtown Ferndale, MI.
“Due to the actions of all the officers involved, the teamwork of the surrounding agencies, and the immediate, professional response by officers, a habitual offender and parolee Cornelius Maddox was taken into custody and removed from the streets.”
Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Seeks Members (Ferndale Schools E Blast, http://www.ferndaleschools.org/districtnews/documents/Ferndale_eNews_Apr27_2012.pdf, Ferndale 115 News, May 1, 2012 ed) The Board’s Operations Committee is compiling a list of interested citizens who would like to serve on the 2012 Citizens Bond Oversight subcommittee. The group will meet monthly starting in May prior to each Operations Committee meeting…
“We are excited and confident in the skills and abilities that Jill brings to the table, and we look forward to her representing our community as the new Recreation Director,” said April McGrath, City Manager.