There will be one Mayor elected between Willis and Coulter. Among Wells, Martin and Lennon, two will be elected to Council. The election will be held November 8, and there are several more opportunities to meet the candidates before the election. See Candidate Forums to get you Informed for all the dates and locations. Complete 2011 Election coverage can be found at…
The 2011 Ferndale High School Homecoming Dance was memorialized by student filmmaker Natalie Berger, who manages her own brand PyxisFILMS. Berger previously created a film about the student production of Oalahoma!, as well as several other videos about things she and her friends get to experience as Ferndale High School students.
Those stories were shared on Sept. 8, 2011 as Giffin’s collection “The Face of Detroit” opened at the Pittman-Puckett Gallery inside Affirmations (290 W. 9 Mile). A packed house enjoyed an alcohol-free evening and a short speech from Giffin about the message behind his work.
With the November 8, 2011 elections fast approaching, there are several ways you can find the information you need in order to learn about the candidates for Mayor, City Council and Library Board in Ferndale.
The Love Your Mind discussion centered around a Huffington Post article called “Gloria to Liz Lemon: How Pop Culture is Producing Today’s Feminist Icons.” The article praised the author’s picks for contemporary feminist icons – including Tina Fey, Christina Aguilera, Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer, Gwen Stefani, Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres and Michelle Obama. NOW members and guests debated the writer’s choices.
Are you interested in saving money and staying warm this winter? Then join the Ferndale Environmental Sustainability Commission for the Green Tuesday Seminar Series on Tuesday, October 11th, from 6:30-8:00pm at the Ferndale Library (222 E 9 Mile Rd in Ferndale) to learn more about how to weatherize your home for the winter and save money and electricity in the process.
Opening on Friday, October 14th, Hedwig and the Angry Inch will play for an exclusive 4 week run at Ferndale’s Ringwald Theatre (22742 Woodward).
Hilton will be blocked off, and from 10 am to 6 pm along Hilton Road between I-696 & Lewiston, there will be carnival games, face painting, hayrides, pony rides, a costume contest, trick-or-treating, concession sales, an arts & crafts fair, rock climbing wall and more
Moore began with an overview of the current financial situation of the USPS. First, he stated for those who were unaware of the fact that the USPS receives no tax dollars but must generate revenue to keep itself in business. He then proceeded with some statistics:
“My mother had opportunities to share her story, to be in books or documentaries, but she never did. And she didn’t like to talk about it. But I felt like it was important, especially for my own children, so they can have a sense of history and know about where there family came from.”
For more information about the Ferndale Farmers Market, check them out at http://ferndalefarmersmarket.com. Or stop by the Kulick Community Center from 9am to 3pm on Saturdays through Oct. 15.
Between the Lines is reporting that a Lincoln Park man died of a meth overdose in the home of Metropolitan Community Church Rev. Mark Bidwell on Sept. 21. Reports say the man had met Bidwell online and the two injected meth
Representatives from DTE are blaming a failed breaker for the massive power outage that left many in Ferndale without power for three days beginning July 20, 2011.
Firefighters from the Ferndale Fire Department blocked off the street at Pinecrest for a neighborhood fire truck party. The party was purchased collectively by three families on the block, at a silent auction for Drayton Avenue Co-op Preschool.
Officers arrived in the area and encountered the 52 year old man on Silman St. near Wanda. The man was sharpening the knife blade on the sidewalk. When an officer approached, the man faced the officer and refused to drop the knife…
But support for Garden Fresh, as one of the City’s largest employers, was strong. Mayor Dave Coulter explained further that the tax abatement is one of the many ways that cities are able to compete to bring investment into their community. “This is a selective and strategic tool that we use,” he said.
Como’s employee Miles Vanmeter was recognized Ferndale’s City Council meeting on Monday, September 26, 2011 for his efforts in stopping a thief.
Each winner has the sign placed on their property, and will be presented with a certificate at the Sept. 26, 2011 Ferndale City Council meeting.
The Fifth Annual Commercial Property Showcase took place on Thursday, Sept. 22 and featured 25 available retail, commercial, office and industrial spaces available throughout the city. There were also two guest speakers, along with Ferndale Area Chamber Director Jennifer Roosenberg who talked about how to best present a property to prospective buyers.
Bosch Auto Parts, one of the sponsors of the Annual Woodward Dream Cruise, has put together a fun, 3 minute video giving a history of the event. Larry and Monica Mills and Dennis Emmi were featured in the video, sharing their memories.