Ferndale Earns “Revelopment Ready” Certification

Ferndale Earns “Revelopment Ready” Certification (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Although Ferndale has been following “Redevelopment Ready” principles for years, they officially have joined the list of cities certified by the State of Michigan’s Economic Developmnent Corporation. After a rigorous process of evaluation, planning and implementing best practices, the moment of…

Lisa Williams is Back! Ferndale Schools Approves Principal Re-Hiring

Lisa Williams is Back!  Ferndale Schools Approves Principal Re-Hiring (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 15, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “I am so excited to be here to stand before you… I anticipate an awesome journey,” said Lisa Williams as she stood before the Ferndale School Board Monday night after they approved hiring her for the second…

Downtowns Honored with Main Street Awards

Downtowns Throughout Oakland County Honored with Main Street Awards (Drew Saunders, May 14, 2017) Pontiac, MI – County leaders and business people strode across the stage of Pontiac’s Flagstar Strand Theater for the Performing Arts for the seventeenth annual Oakland County Main Event Awards, last Thursday evening. “This year the award ceremony is different,” Main…

Timeline for Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search & Hiring

Timeline For Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search & Hiring (Crystal Proxmire, May 13, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools is in the search process for a new Superintendent.  There are opportunities for the public to be involved in the process. Here is the timeline: Superintendent Search FERNDALE SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT  APPLICATION DEADLINE MONDAY, MAY 1 5TH BOARD…

In Midst of Principal Search, Ferndale Schools Removes Hiring of Family Policy

In Midst of Principal Search, Ferndale Schools Removes Hiring of Family Policy (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI – With one Trustee recusing themselves and one no vote, the Ferndale School Board today voted to remove a policy that would prevent the hiring of a relative to the professional staff of Ferndale Schools.…

“Blue Period” Wins First in Ferndale Chamber Student Art Competition

“Blue Period” Wins First in Ferndale Chamber Student Art Competition (Natalie Berger, April 26, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “The Artist in You” competition presented by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates area youth in the Ferndale community from Ferndale high school, Ferndale University High, and CASA. On Tuesday April 25th at the Ferndale public…

Car Insurance, Hiring Felons, Income Tax and More Discussed with Ferndale Seniors

Car Insurance, Hiring Felons, Income Tax and More Discussed with Ferndale Seniors (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2017) Ferndale, MI – On a day where the Legislature was on Spring Break, State Representative Robert Wittenberg was still working, taking time to visit with constituents of the 27th District.  The Ferndale Seniors group welcomed him as…

Residents Show Love for Departing Ferndale Housing Commissioner

Residents Show Love for Departing Ferndale Housing Commissioner (CP Proxmire, April 15, 2017) Ferndale, MI – If it weren’t for Carole Morency sharing information with those investigating the Ferndale Housing Commission, the lives of the seniors, disabled and low-income residents in the housing program might not be the same. Under the direction of a careless…