Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has made the decision to close the Oak Park Jewish Community Center. The doors will close Aug. 31, unless new management is found.  The Center sits in a location central to several synagogues…

Ferndale’s Impi Robotics Team Wins District Event, Presents at Governor’s Summit

Ferndale’s Impi Robotics Team Wins District Event, Presents at Governor’s Summit (video) (C. Proxmire, March 5, 2015) Team Impi Warriors from Ferndale Schools (number 1025), named after a Zulu warrior, has claimed two major victories this week. First the robot-building teens finished first after their qualification matches in the March 2 district competition in Standish.…

Valentine, Gage & Others Honored by Mayor’s Business Council (video)

Valentine, Gage & Others Honored by Mayor’s Business Council (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 2, 2015) Go Comedy was full of community spirit as Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter presented the 2014 Mayor’s Business Council Awards on Feb. 26. The Council focuses on giving business owners and managers an opportunity to network with each other and…

Bird Box Author: Five Novels that Made Me Fall in Love with Horror

Bird Box Author: Five Novels that Made Me Fall in Love with Horror (Jeff Milo, Ferndale Area District Library Circulation Specialist, March 1, 2015) Ferndale’s own Josh Malerman offers the five novels that made him love with the horror genre. The published author of the acclaimed psychological thriller Bird Box has been influenced by some…

Bird Box Author: Five Novels that Made Me Fall in Love with Horror

Bird Box Author: Five Novels that Made Me Fall in Love with Horror (Jeff Milo, Ferndale Area District Library Circulation Specialist, March 1, 2015) Ferndale’s own Josh Malerman offers the five novels that made him love with the horror genre. The published author of the acclaimed psychological thriller Bird Box has been influenced by some…

In the Mood for Movies: Ferndalians Share their Favorites in Honor of FEF Dinner

In the Mood for Movies: Ferndalians Share their Favorites in Honor of FEF Dinner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) Those who support Ferndale Schools and the Ferndale Education Foundation are getting ready for the fantastic annual fundraising dinner that takes place on Friday, March 13 at Club Venetian Banquet Center. The theme for this…

In the Mood for Movies: Ferndalians Share their Favorites in Honor of FEF Dinner

In the Mood for Movies: Ferndalians Share their Favorites in Honor of FEF Dinner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) Those who support Ferndale Schools and the Ferndale Education Foundation are getting ready for the fantastic annual fundraising dinner that takes place on Friday, March 13 at Club Venetian Banquet Center. The theme for this…

Ferndale Students Collecting Items for Back Packs for the Homeless

Ferndale Students Collecting Items for Back Packs for the Homeless (Katrina Jackson, Feb. 28, 2015) Calling all Ferndalians! Coolidge Intermediate School is hosting its Coolidge Cares Program, “Back Packs for the Homeless”. We have 100 cinch backpacks that have been donated to us. We are trying to fill these backpacks with the necessities that the…

Ferndale Students Collecting Items for Back Packs for the Homeless

Ferndale Students Collecting Items for Back Packs for the Homeless (Katrina Jackson, Feb. 28, 2015) Calling all Ferndalians! Coolidge Intermediate School is hosting its Coolidge Cares Program, “Back Packs for the Homeless”. We have 100 cinch backpacks that have been donated to us. We are trying to fill these backpacks with the necessities that the…