Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers (Ferndale Schools, Jan. 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Blessings in a Backpack, a program that feeds students on free/reduced lunch in the district every weekend during the school year, is looking for more help! We are reaching out to staff and the community to encourage people to join…

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A proposed development could turn the Wing Hing Inn at 1820 E. 9 Mile into a food-truck themed restaurant called “Detroit Fleat.” (Yes, that is the way it’s spelled) Aaron Tye, who owns the food truck…

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The planning process continues for two properties in Ferndale that were purchased by Robertson Homes from Ferndale Schools in 2016 after the district closed schools as part of restructuring.  The properties are the sites of…

Como’s Has First Inspection Since Re-Opening, Offers New Menu & Dance Classes

Como’s Has First Inspection Since Re-Opening, Offers New Menu & Dance Classes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After being shut down by the health department, Como’s Restaurant at 22812 Woodward has been back in business for about 11 weeks.  Oakland County 115 News shared with the public the violations that had…

oc115 Featured in MetroMode Article on Independent Journalism

oc115 Featured in MetroMode Article on Independent Journalism (Jan. 13, 2017)  Ferndale, MI – Metromode,  a website that celebrates Metro Detroit, included The Oakland County 115 News in their feature this week titled “Metro Detroit’s independent local news outlets making the best of a bad time in journalism.” Oc115 was included along with Motor City…

Ferndale Area Chamber Announces New Board Members

Ferndale Area Chamber Announces New Board Members (FAC, Jan. 2, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced new board members and Executive Board Directors. Congratulations to: Heather Coleman-Voss of Oakland County Michigan Works! Ferndale Benjamin Long of Schmidt & Long, PLLC Aaron Stone of STONE+TEAM Business Consulting Dale Vigliarolo of LakePointe Construction Newly appointed…

Dino’s Lounge Hosting MiLegalize Fundraiser for New Years Eve

Dino’s Lounge Hosting MiLegalize Fundraiser for New Years Eve (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI  –  Dino’s Lounge is hosting MiLegalize for a New Year’s Eve party and fundraiser. Donations are requested. Money raised will help with the effort to legalize marijuana in Michigan. “Come celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at Dino’s Lounge in Ferndale –…