The exhibition of Clinton Snider’s new paintings runs through June 30, at Susanne Hilberry Gallery, 700 Livernois, north of 8 Mile, in Ferndale. Visit http://www.susannehilberrygallery.com/ or call 248-541-4700 for information.
As the school year ends, so does the high school career for 525 Ferndale Schools graduates who earned their diplomas this year. Ferndale High School graduated 195 students, University High School graduated 90 students, and Adult & Alternative Education graduated 240 students.
It wasn’t until 26 years later that Jason finally tracked down the man who helped make him, with a shot in the dark Facebook post and a group of tight-knit Ferndale alumni providing the critical piece to the puzzle.
Local author Charlotte Fisher will be reading excerpts from her new book, Mackinac Bridge Jesus, at State of the Art Framing & Gallery June 21, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Fisher doesn’t want people to be put off by the “J” word. “There are those who might see the name ‘Jesus’ and think the book is about religion,” she said. “Instead it…
SCORE, a nonprofit dedicated to helping small businesses, has opened a satellite office to its Detroit branch inside the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce building at 407 E. 9 Mile. The organization provides a variety of services designed to help entrepreneurs succeed, including…
“We want to remove as many barriers as we can. We hope that the scholarship will not only provide some much needed funds, but also some encouragement for them to continue down their path,” Hall said.
Oakland County Republican Angela River tried to stop the potential new tax that could come if Oakland County voters decide to support a 10 year 0.2 mil property tax to help fund the struggling Detroit Institute of Arts, by proposing an amendment
Operation Kid Equip is having a free book day on June 13th at Webb Elementary School (2100 Woodward Heights, Ferndale) from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The first 800 children to attend will get to choose from thousands of books
“Right now there are only 4 women in the Michigan Senate, and 27 female representatives in the Michigan House. Yet in this legislative session alone, over 140 bills have been introduced that directly affect women’s rights in Michigan,” said Kate Morgan of Ferndale. “We believe that in order to make positive change for women, we need more women’s voices in Michigan’s political sphere.”
Ferndale Pride is setting a jovial pace for Father’s Day weekend activities. Not only will there be Ferndale Pride Market Daze, the Annual Dyke March, a balloon launch (with biodegradable balloons) and a new Light the Night event, there will also be the messiest and perhaps the merriest event of all: The Rainbow Run.
“Registration is $32 which partially goes back to Ferncare. Our goal this year is to raise $1,000. If each of us can raise at least $100 we should make our goal! I hope to have more registered runners this year so we can surpass our goal,” Music said.
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!
Saturday will be a great day for sales in Ferndale, with three big ones for deal-seekers to enjoy. Show your support for FernCare, Ferndale Recreation and Ferndale Schools Fine Arts Boosters by checking out the following:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.