Ferndale Approves New Precincts and Polling Locations

Ferndale Approves New Precincts and Polling Locations (City of Ferndale, Dec. 16, 2015) Ferndale, MI—Election polling locations will change for residents of the City of Ferndale, effective Jan. 1, 2016. The revised polling locations were presented by the City Clerk and adopted by Council at Monday evening’s Ferndale City Council meeting. According to Ferndale City…

Ferndale Rotary Pancake Breakfast a Delicious Success

Ferndale Rotary Pancake Breakfast a Delicious Success (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2015) Ferndale, MI – A tradition continued as Ferndalians and neighbors gathered for the annual Rotary Pancake Breakfast.  For the first time the even was held at M-Brew, a unique restaurant/event space with a Michigan theme and walls lined with vintage video games. …

Ferndale: Coolidge Principal Gets Gerstacker Fellowship

Ferndale: Coolidge Principal Gets Gerstacker Fellowship (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Dec. 14, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools is proud to announce that Mr. Eric Bruner, Principal of Coolidge Intermediate School, has been selected for the Saginaw Valley State University Gerstacker Fellowship. Mr. Bruner will join nine other K-12 educators from across Michigan to participate in this…

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale See Increased Thefts from Vehicles and Garages

Pleasant Ridge and Ferndale See Increased Thefts from Vehicles and Garages (Pleasant Ridge Police, alert sent out via Facebook, Dec. 14, 2015) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Last week Pleasant Ridge Police took a few reports of garages being entered and unlocked cars being rummaged through on the West side of the city. Officers have been…

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Peace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Edit Edit visibilityPeace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21 (EVENT page, DAPNJ) Ferndale, MI – At last week’s Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network (DAPJN) meeting it was decided to hold a rally in support of refugees, our Muslim neighbors, and democracy itself. The best time for this was Monday…

Affirmations, State’s Largest LGBT Center, Ends Helpline Program

Affirmations, State’s Largest LGBT Center, Ends Helpline Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 10, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Where can LGBT people, and those seeking information about LGBT issues, turn when they need someone to talk to about the unique problems faced by being in the queer community? For the last 27 years, that answer has…

Ferndale Has a Happy Holiday Showplace & Santa Breakfast

Ferndale Has a Happy Holiday Showplace & Santa Breakfast (C. Proxmire, Dec. 9, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Holiday crafts and kids sharing their Christmas wishes with Santa. What more could you expect from a festive Holiday Showplace in Ferndale? The tradition helps fund Ferndale Recreation programs, and gives families the chance to connect with neighbors…

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Ferndale Beautification Accepting Nominations for Holiday Light Awards

Ferndale Beautification Accepting Nominations for Holiday Light Awards (Ferndale Beautification Commission, Dec. 8, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Holiday Lights!!! Celebrate the season and Join in the fun!! Nominations for the Holiday Lights Award are open until 12/15.  Have a neighbor with festive lights, nominate them, or even nominate yourself! Its easy and you don’t even…

Ferndale Schools Seeking New Board Member

Ferndale Schools Seeking New Board Member (C. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2015) Ferndale, MI – With Raylon Leaks-May being elected to City Council, a vacancy on the Ferndale School Board will be coming open at the beginning of the year. Residents who live in the Ferndale School District (which includes part of Ferndale, part of Oak…