Ferndale

Ferndale Mayor and Police Chief Announce New Community Policing Model

July 27th 2016

Ferndale Mayor and Police Chief Announce New Community Policing Model (City of Ferndale Mayor David Coulter and Chief of Police Tim Collins) Ferndale, MI – What role does law enforcement play in our community? It’s a question being asked at the local and national level, by residents and municipalities alike. A 2015 national Gallup poll […]

Regional Transit May Not Make it to the Ballot

July 27th 2016

Regional Transit May Not Make it to the Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Efforts towards a regional transit plan could be stopped in their tracks if representatives on the RTA Board from Oakland and Macomb Counties do not vote to put the 1.2 mil question on the ballot. Oakland County […]

White Castle Celebrates 95 Years as Family-Owned Business with Ferndale Visit

July 27th 2016

White Castle Celebrates 95 Years as Family-Owned Business with Ferndale Visit (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 24, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Fast food chains are not exactly known for their concern over employee quality of life, but White Castle is not like other companies.  In fact, the family owned enterprise has a big goal as their […]

Donate Blood at Ferndale City Hall Aug. 1

July 27th 2016

Donate Blood at Ferndale City Hall Aug. 1 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Chamber Blood Drive Aug. 1  Ferndale City Council Chamber 300 E. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220 Take the Chamber Challenge and give blood to the American Red Cross! Sign up for a spot here: http://www.redcrossblood.org/rcbmobile/drive/chooseDonationTime.jsp For more information check out our […]

Video Showcases Citizens for a Fair Ferndale Civility Pledge

July 26th 2016

Video Showcases Citizens for Fair a Ferndale Civility Pledge (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2016) Ferndale, MI – In a time of heated political discourse and feelings of division between people because of perceived differences, the Citizens for a Fair Ferndale Civility Pledge can help remind people that the power to change the world starts […]

Ferndale Council Reverses Prior Vote, Turns Away Medical Marijuana Act Grant Funds

July 25th 2016

Ferndale Council Reverses Prior Vote, Turns Away Medical Marijuana Act Grant Funds (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 25, 2016) Ferndale, MI – After unanimously voting to become a sub-grantee of a grant from LARA to The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Ferndale City Council revisited the issue with a 3-1 vote to decline up to $5,000 of […]

Last Call: Ferndale Pub Crawl July 29

July 24th 2016

Last Call: Ferndale Pub Crawl July 29 (Event page) Planning is underway for one of the longest anticipated signature events each summer in Ferndale.  The 20th Annual Ferndale Pub Crawl will again be held the last Friday in July, and this year we are planning again for hundreds of participants visiting our downtown.  We help […]

Oil Storage Tank Catches Fire During Demolition Process

July 23rd 2016

Oil Storage Tank Catches Fire During Demolition Process (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2016) Ferndale, MI – For years a cluster of oil storage tanks locked behind a wall and a tall fence sat seemingly ignored.  They’d long ago been drained and cleaned.  Yet only recently did a small crew begin doing demolition work on […]

15 (or so) Pictures from Pig and Whiskey

July 22nd 2016

15 (or so) Pictures from Pig and Whiskey (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Last weekend Downtown Ferndale was full of people in search of delicious ribs and tantalizing pulled pork, bacon-tastic fair food, and of course booze and music.  The Annual Metro Times Pig and Whiskey Festival is put on in […]

Ferndale Library Evacuated, Lot Closed After Pocket of Flammable Gas Found During Testing

July 21st 2016

Ferndale Library Evacuated, Lot Closed After Pocket of Flammable Gas Found During Testing (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Firetrucks blocked the parking lot between Ferndale City Hall and the Ferndale Area District Library Thursday afternoon after workers taking a soil sample hit a pocket of flammable gas. The samples are being […]