Ferndale

Oct. 15 is Global Hand Washing Day

October 2nd 2015

Oct. 15 is Global Hand Washing Day (Centers for Disease Control Press Release) Global Handwashing Day is a way to support a global and local culture of hand washing with soap, shine a spotlight on the state of hand washing in each country, and raise awareness about the benefits of hand washing with soap.1 Since […]

Local Org Love: Cub Scout Pack 1307

October 1st 2015

Local Org Love: Cub Scout Pack 1307 (Guest View by Kelly Eldred and Kristy Schlak, Oct. 1, 2015) In Hazel Park, there is a group of boys who meet once a week to participate in activities that build character, teach life skills, discuss environmental awareness, practice teamwork and instill outdoor skills. These are Cub Scouts. […]

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

October 1st 2015

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more […]

HUD Forces Martin’s Resignation, Progress Continues for Housing Commission

September 30th 2015

HUD Forces Martin’s Resignation, Progress Continues for Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2015) As residents and officials continue to struggle with undoing the mess left by former Executive Director Debra Wilson of The Ferndale Housing Commission, a new challenge has come up: finding someone to replace a Commissioner that had been brought in […]

Cats Rule Fundraiser for Ferndale Cat Café Oct. 16

September 29th 2015

Cats Rule Fundraiser for Ferndale Cat Café Oct. 16 (Click for: EVENT Page) Friday, October 16 at 8:00pm SOHO Ferndale 205 W Nine Mile, Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Support the new Ferndale Cat Cafe with a benefit for the Ferndale Cat Shelter. Live Band “The Alley Cats” plus raffles and prizes and drink specials. Forget Fido…. […]

Ferndale Homecoming Parade, Game & Tailgate Oct. 9

September 28th 2015

Ferndale Homecoming Parade, Game & Tailgate Oct. 9 (event listing) Ferndale High School Homecoming will take place on Friday, October 9th! The annual homecoming parade will kick off at the corner of Planavon and 9 Mile Road starting at 5pm. This year’s route will travel down 9 Mile, beginning at Planavon, and continue west to […]

Ferndale Candidates Answer Questions from Seniors (video)

September 25th 2015

Ferndale Candidates Answer Questions from Seniors (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2015) What do Ferndale’s elected officials and hopeful candidates have to say about important local topics like development, bike lanes, road islands, medical marijuana, historical preservation, dog parks and parking? Those on the ballot for the Nov. 3, 2015 election met with the […]

Customer Robbed at Mobil in Ferndale, Suspect Arrested

September 25th 2015

Customer Robbed at Mobil in Ferndale, Suspect Arrested (Compiled, Sept. 24, 2015) A man freshly out of prison with a record of robberies is suspected of committing another at the Mobil gas station on Woodward Ave in Ferndale early Sunday morning. The Daily Tribune reports that Alfonso Andrews is suspected of trying to get a […]

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus

September 25th 2015

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus (Oakland County Health Dept. Press Release, Sept. 25, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed an 81-year-old woman from Oakland County died due to complications from West Nile Virus (WNV), the Oakland County Health Division announced today. She is […]

Fido Does Ferndale Oct 15

September 25th 2015

Fido Does Ferndale Oct 15 (event listing) The Dog’s Night out features a range of activities for man’s best friend. Canines (and their owners) can participate in contests, visit dog-friendly vendors, get special treats in the K9 Treasure Hunt or just stroll downtown in this evening celebrating the love of dogs. Headquarters for the evening will be at Schiffer […]