After 1 year, police are still looking for help from citizens with any information they may have regarding the murder of 64 year old store owner KARIM KHAMARKO. Mr. Khamarko was shot to death while working at the Dollar Club Plus located at 2750 Hilton in Ferndale.
As retired Ferndale Police Chief Michael Kitchen and his wife Meri prepared to head south to Florida for the winter, the 56 year old life-long Ferndale resident sat down with The Ferndale 115 News to talk about his years in the department and his views about how the City has changed.
Sally Fedus of Plymouth was excited to see former Governor Jennifer Granholm and her husband Dan Mulhern again. She’d been volunteering for Granholm’s campaigns since she first became impressed with her back in 2000. But an even more exciting surprise came at the Nov. 25th book signing at AJ’s Café in Ferndale when she realized that her picture had made it in
Thompson recently retired from being Executive Director of Affirmations Community Center and is now working hard on her comedy career. She is taking part in a national contest to win a dream gig in Las Vegas. Visit www.improvcc.com to watch Leslie Thompson’s video. Vote if you would like to help her win. You can vote every day.
I have come to realize that I love my children so much that I would make an adoption plan for them if I felt it was best for them. That is how much I believe in adoption.
Now, maybe it is hard for me to imagine how bad my circumstances would have to get for me to be driven to such a decision. But, thinking about what those extreme circumstances might help me to understand a little bit better just what factors go into such a decision for the women and families who do make the decision.
The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board is inviting cyclists from Royal Oak, Birmingham, Berkley, Huntington Woods, Ferndale, and Pleasant Ridge to tell them what routes they use…The meeting takes place Dec. 7
To listen to Dutch Pink songs like Good Work, Corn Palace Heirs, and Miss Bettie Page, check them out on Myspace. They can also be heard on You Tube, or their website www.dutchpink.net. They’ll be playing another show at The Berkley Front on Friday, Nov. 25. The opening band for the show is Cosmic Light Shapes, a group that comes from Hamtramck.
The Bond Application, which can be downloaded in its entirety here, goes through each building and its specific needs. It includes proposed bond language as well as terms of the bond they are seeking.
Pleasant Ridge Police found this little dog near Woodward Heights Sunday night. If it is yours or you know who it belongs to, please contact the Pleasant Ridge Police at 248-541-2900.
The DDA is expected to return to council on Nov. 28 with the results of their experiment and other information collected from the TIA study.
“We’re all different, but I believe we all deserve respect. …This will show victims of bullying I have their back if they need help and send a message to their bullies that I will not encourage or accept their behavior with my silence.
Though the service is a nice convenience for residents, it does come with some responsibility.
Donations to Goodfellows go directly to help Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge families in need, and the organization relies on the charity and generosity of those in the community who can space a little to help their neighbors.
On November 14, Kelsey Wilson, FHS Senior, signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball with Akron University. In addition to playing for Akron, Wilson received a full athletic scholarship for tuition, room and board, books and supplies.
Norm joined the Ferndale Fire Department in June of 1994 and retired in June of 2010. He served as a firefighter, paramedic, and hazardous materials technician for 16 years and was Firefighter of the Year in 2002…
The community input meeting takes place on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 from 6:30pm-8pm at Woodward Avenue Candy Shop (23337 Woodward). Cristina Shepard-Decius announced the event at last Monday’s council meeting, saying “We want to find out business needs for Woodward Avenue. How do you interface with businesses that are along there?”
With the Library’s Meet the Professor Series you can listen to Roth talk about Pearl Harbor and its Lasting Effects and get involved in the discussion. The talk will be on Wednesday, December 07, 2011 from 7-9 pm at the Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile).
One of the season’s first chilly nights was made merry by the Downtown Ferndale’s Third Thursday Light the Night Event. Businesses along 9 Mile and Woodward got decked in a way they haven’t for years, with an abundance of lights and festive window displays.
Affirmations was packed to capacity as the David Garcia, the new Executive Director, spoke about his vision for the community center and its role in connecting those interested in moving Michigan towards equality.
A big change will eliminate the need for small change in Downtown Ferndale when the district officially launches Parkmobile, a pay-by-phone parking system this Thursday, November 17.