Ferndale Exchange: A New Forum for Discussing Developments

Ferndale Exchange: A New Forum for Discussing Developments (City of Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 22, 2015) The City of Ferndale has announced the launch of a new online engagement tool called Ferndale Exchange. The social-based website will be a key component in the organization’s ongoing goal of engaging residents in discussions about the City’s Master…

Ferndale: What’s on Your Ballot? (Compilation of Election Stories)

Ferndale: What’s on Your Ballot? (Compilation of Election Stories) (oc115 Staff, Oct. 21, 2015) Election Day is Nov. 3, 2015 and Ferndale voters have some choices to make.  There are votes for council, a ballot question, and a non-homestead millage renewal to be considered by those who live in the Ferndale School District. For City…

Ferndale: BizInnovate to Connect Businesses to Resources Nov. 4

Ferndale: BizInnovate to Connect Businesses to Resources Nov. 4 (EVENT page) BizInnovate Session An opportunity for Ferndale small-business owners and entrepreneurs to come together, network with fellow owners, and learn firsthand about business growth assistance—especially local retail. Open to all area small-business owners, entrepreneurs, and startup leaders—no matter what stage your business or idea is…

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Talks about 2015 Millage (video)

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Talks about 2015 Millage (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 2015) On the Nov. 3, 2015 ballot voters in the Ferndale School District, which is part of Ferndale, part of Oak Park, and all of Royal Oak Township and Pleasant Ridge, will be faced with a millage question for the school district.…

Artists Mariuca Rofick & Carl Wilson Featured at Ferndale Library, Reception Nov. 5

Artists Mariuca Rofick & Carl Wilson Featured at Ferndale Library, Reception Nov. 5 (EVENT page)   Artists Mariuca Rofick & Carl Wilson Featured at Ferndale Library, Reception Nov. 5 “What We See” is the latest art exhibit on display this month at the Ferndale Library, featuring linocut prints, digital prints and photographs by local artists…

Ferndale Chamber Accepting Award Nominations, Gala Nov. 12

Ferndale Chamber Accepting Award Nominations, Gala Nov. 12 (EVENT page) Ferndale Chamber Accepting Award Nominations, Gala Nov. 12  2015 Gala Thursday, November 12, 6-9 p.m. Twist Night Club 22901 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce honors the best-of-the-best in member businesses and organizations and pays tribute to outstanding members. The Gala…

Local Magic Love: Four Ways to Make Personal Halloween Magic

Local Magic Love: Four Ways to Make Personal Halloween Magic (Guest View by Jacki Smith, Coventry Creations and Candle Wick Shoppe, Sept. 15, 2015) With Halloween quickly approaching  and Christmas sales already overtaking the fall, it’s easy to lose the spirit of it. “Wait,” you say.  “There is a spiritual purpose to Halloween?” Yes, yes…

Affirmations Executive Director Announces Departure…

Affirmations Executive Director Announces Departure After 7 Months on Job (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2015) Seven months since coming on board, Darrious Hilmon, Executive Director of Affirmations, has announced that he will be leaving the organization on January 1, 2016. A press release from Affirmations states: “Darrious has brought a fresh perspective and ideas to…

All Ages Celebrate Ferndale Homecoming (video)

All Ages Celebrate Ferndale Homecoming (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2015) The sound of the Golden Eagles Marching Band mixed with the cheers of parents and neighbors on the sidewalks as Ferndale Schools had a fantastic homecoming parade Friday evening. Kids from all schools and grades took part in the pride-filled march from Downtown…