End of Prohibition Party to Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec. 6

End of Prohibition Party to Support Ferndale Goodfellows Dec. 6 (Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) Saturday, December 6 at 5:00pm – 2:00am at several locations in Downtown Ferndale, including: Danny’s Irish Pub, Dino’s, Howe’s Bayou, New Way Bar, Sneakers Pub, Soho, Tony’s Sports Bar, The Twisted Tavern Patrons and venue staff dressed as 1930’s gangsters,…

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of…

Ferndale Area Chamber Honors 2014 Award Winners

Ferndale Area Chamber Honors 2014 Award Winners (Crystal A. Proxmire, Photos: Bernie Laframboise, Nov. 14, 2014) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce and Oak Park Alliance Celebrated some of the community’s favorite businesses at their annual awards gala on Nov. 13. Held in the new Twist Night Club, the event featured several tables of auction items…

“Flag Still Waves” As Ferndale Honors Veterans

“Flag Still Waves” As Ferndale Honors Veterans (Sherry A. Wells, Nov. 11, 2014) The Ferndale Memorial Association, which carefully plans the annual Memorial Day parade and program each May, also presented the Veteran’s Day ceremony. Retired Master Sgt. Tim Brennan, of the Ferndale Memorial Association, opened the ceremony and later on played Taps. Rev. Clare…

Garden at JFK Grows Vegetables and Community Spirit (video)

Garden at JFK Grows Vegetables and Community Spirit (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2014)   The last of the kale has been harvested. The samples of farm fresh foods have all been consumed by curious and hungry children. And the Friday afternoon produce stand has been packed away for the winter as the community…

Salon Sunday Features Josh James and Michael Zaporski Nov. 16

Salon Sunday Features Josh James and Michael Zaporski Nov. 16 (FACC Press Release, Nov. 8, 2014) The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission presents their second Salon Sunday on Nov. 16 from 6-7pm at Dino’s Lounge in Ferndale. Enjoy an evening of music, artistic exploration and cultural discussion featuring Josh James on saxophone and Michael Zaporski…

Ferndale’s Read and Ride Promotes Active Learning and Living

Ferndale’s Read and Ride Promotes Active Learning and Living (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Nov. 8, 2014) Ferndale Schools believes in educating children academically, emotionally, socially AND physically. An active body promotes an active and dynamic mind. To promote this philosophy, parents and faculty at Roosevelt Elementary started the Read and Ride program, which promotes lifelong…