Bridging 8 Mile Program Dec 5

Bridging 8 Mile Program Dec 5 (EVENT page) Bridging 8 Mile Program Hosting Day-Long Program Dec 5   Dec. 5 Community Challenge Day scheduled in Detroit DETROIT – The Association for Youth Empowerment, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing transformational programs to schools and communities in southeast Michigan, will host a Community Challenge Day from 9 a.m.…

Metalliclaus to Light Ferndale’s Tree Nov. 28

Metalliclaus to Light Ferndale’s Tree Nov. 28 (EVENT page) UPDATE:  Tree lighting time has been changed to 6pm per Metalliclaus.  Here is the event page on Facebook for the latest – https://www.facebook.com/events/596328780505894/. Saturday, Nov. 28 6pm in the median of 9 Mile and Woodward Ave. in Downtown Ferndale. To kick off the holiday season and…

Detroit Unplugged Featuring Her Dark Host, Ferndale Nov. 30

Detroit Unplugged Featuring Her Dark Host, Ferndale Nov. 30 (EVENT page) Last month Hip In Detroit kicked off their new series of events called Detroit Unplugged. This endeavor features some of Detroit’s best bands playing completely unplugged. No amps, no reverb, no electronics. Just a band, their instruments, and a room full of people. The…

Search is on for New Ferndale Housing Director, Wilson Settlement Reduced

Search is on for New Ferndale Housing Director, Wilson Settlement Reduced (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been one year since the first rays of sunshine began to hit the shrouded operations of the Ferndale Housing Commission.  Subsequent months of media and HUD investigations brought to light a system of mistreatment, theft and oppression…

Affirmations names new Executive Director: Susan Erspamer

Affirmations names new Executive Director: Susan Erspamer (Affirmations Press Release, Nov. 20, 2015) Affirmations’ Board of Directors has announced that Susan Erspamer will join the organization as its next Executive Director. Erspamer is a Michigan native with 21 years of executive experience in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.  Before joining Affirmations, she was the vice…

2015 Chamber Awards Celebrate Ferndale Businesses

2015 Chamber Awards Celebrate Ferndale Businesses (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2015) The stars of Ferndale’s business community came out Thursday night as the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual Gala.  The event is the group’s most elegant gathering each year, which includes a massive silent auction and awards.  The festivities took place…

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: HP, Ferndale, RO, Pontiac & Waterford

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: Hazel Park, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pontiac & Waterford November 13, 2015 This holiday season, the Ferndale Elks, Hazel Park Eagles, and Detroit Tough gym are partnering up to collect new or gently used clothing and blankets to be distributed among the nearly 2,000 homeless veterans in the Detroit area.…

Something Fishy in Ferndale: Coy Koi and Rescued Goldfish

Something Fishy in Ferndale: Coy Koi and Rescued Goldfish (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2015) It isn’t just puppies and kitties that get love in Ferndale, people care for the fishes too. A rescue effort is under way to save a group of fish that have called the pond in the Ferndale High School courtyard…