Ferndale School Board Welcomes Sandra N. Dukhie as Trustee

Ferndale School Board Welcomes Sandra N. Dukhie as Trustee (C. Proxmire, March 17, 2017_ Ferndale, MI – Sandra N. Dukhie was appointed March 2017 to complete a six-year term of the Ferndale School Board that will conclude December 31, 2018. A statement from Ferndale Schools stated “Sandra is an Eagle through and through. Her family’s…

Ferndale Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Ferndale Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications The Ferndale Community Foundation is now accepting grant request applications for the organization’s 2017 grant cycle. According to Foundation Chairperson and Ferndale City Councilman Dan Martin, grants are available to nonprofit groups and organizations for projects that provide opportunities for public art, cultural or music events, health programs, and/or…

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos)

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students in Ferndale Upper and Ferndale Lower Elementary Schools had special guest visitors Friday in celebration of National Reading Month. State Representative Robert Wittenberg of the 27th District read to two classes on Friday and had several other…

Nine Candidates to be Interviewed for Ferndale School Board

Nine Candidates to be Interviewed for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  Nine candidates have applied to fill the vacancy on the Ferndale School Board left by the recent resignation of Trustee Amy Butters. Stacey Walters, Brad Dahlhofer, Michael J. Gordon, Andrew Cissell, Sandra Dukhie, Joseph Scott, Cheryl Yapo,…

Amy Butters Resigns, Ferndale School Board Seeks New Member

Amy Butters Resigns, Ferndale School Board Seeks New Member (Ferndale Schools, Feb. 27, 2017) Ferndale, Michigan- Ferndale Schools Board of Education Trustee Mrs. Amy Butters resigned from her position on the Board effective yesterday, February 26th, 2017.  Mrs. Butters has served on the School Board since she was elected to a six year term beginning…

Ferndale Pizza Palooza Fills Tummies, Raises Money to Fight Cancer

Ferndale Pizza Palooza Fills Tummies, Raises Money to Fight Cancer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  A dozen local restaurants donated pizza for an epic tasting event to benefit Ferndale Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society.  Pizza Palooza took place Wednesday night at Ferndale High School.  Nearly 100 people placed…

Funding Approved for Ferndale Apartments, Design Changes Made

Funding Approved for Ferndale Apartments, Design Changes Made (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After criticism from the Planning Commission about the lack of ground level features, developer Wolf River has revised plans for the Ferndale Apartments and gotten approval for Brownfield Redevelopment Funding. The four-story apartment building will be constructed at…