Ferndale Schools Auctioning Items Online Oct. 6

Ferndale Schools Auctioning Items Online Oct. 6 (EVENT page) Ferndale Schools has contracted with Biddergy.com to sell surplus assets on Tuesday October 6th! The auction will consist of school furniture, computers, electronics, sporting goods, maintenance items, supplies, and much more! This is a great opportunity to bid on gently used items especially the early childcare…

October Business Classes from Oakland County

October Business Classes from Oakland County The Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center is getting ready for another business month with their October workshops. Start-up entrepreneurs and business professionals can succeed with help from other professionals and experts. Register today for one, or all, of the  workshops and get your business on the right track.…

Ferndale: Art Classes at Arcade Underground in October

Ferndale: Art Classes at Arcade Underground in October (Event Listings Page – submitted by Arcade Underground) OCTOBER 2015 classes at ARCADE underground – 195 W. 9 Mile, Ste. B-1, downtown Ferndale Bio. Alan Watson, BFA. U of Wichita,  Artist in residence at Pioneer Studios, Detroit, Gallery Assistant, ARCADE underground, Ferndale. Taught several years at Paint…

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more…

HUD Forces Martin’s Resignation, Progress Continues for Housing Commission

HUD Forces Martin’s Resignation, Progress Continues for Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2015) As residents and officials continue to struggle with undoing the mess left by former Executive Director Debra Wilson of The Ferndale Housing Commission, a new challenge has come up: finding someone to replace a Commissioner that had been brought in…

Ferndale Homecoming Parade, Game & Tailgate Oct. 9

Ferndale Homecoming Parade, Game & Tailgate Oct. 9 (event listing) Ferndale High School Homecoming will take place on Friday, October 9th! The annual homecoming parade will kick off at the corner of Planavon and 9 Mile Road starting at 5pm. This year’s route will travel down 9 Mile, beginning at Planavon, and continue west to…

Ferndale Candidates Answer Questions from Seniors (video)

Ferndale Candidates Answer Questions from Seniors (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2015) What do Ferndale’s elected officials and hopeful candidates have to say about important local topics like development, bike lanes, road islands, medical marijuana, historical preservation, dog parks and parking? Those on the ballot for the Nov. 3, 2015 election met with the…

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Sept. 25, 2015) On 09/24/15, Ferndale police investigated a report from a 13 year old girl walking home from school that she was followed by vehicle. The girl reported that she was in the area of Burdette and Mapledale when she noticed a…

Open House Connects Ferndalians to Volunteer Opportunities

Open House Connects Ferndalians to Volunteer Opportunities (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2015) “Volunteering helps people be part of something bigger than themselves. Twenty years ago we all didn’t have these little boxes, these cell phones and computers, that made us feel connected, so people got involved in things. Now it’s harder to find volunteers.…