Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

July 20th 2015

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice […]

Ferndale: 2015 Pig and Whiskey Pictures

July 19th 2015

Ferndale: 2015 Pig and Whiskey Pictures (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2015) The annual Pig and Whiskey Festival is a weekend-long celebration of food (mostly ribs, pulled pork, bacon and other meat), beverages (mostly whiskey and beer), and music (mostly local bands) that takes place on E. Troy Street in Downtown Ferndale. For a full […]

Legends Drum & Bugle Corps… July 20

July 17th 2015

Legends Drum & Bugle Corps Visiting Ferndale, Free Performance July 20 (event listing) As a thank you to the Ferndale community for hosting them from July 17-20, Legends Drum & Bugle Corps will give a FREE community performance at the Ferndale High School Football Stadium on Monday, July 20 at 6:00 p.m.  Come support 2015 Ferndale grads Rebecca […]

Patterson Presents Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on…

July 17th 2015

Patterson Presents County Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on Buildings and Workforce (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2015) With an emphasis on buildings and on building up the workforce, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented a three year budget that he hopes will be adopted by the Commission. The budget also includes a reduction in property taxes. […]

Timeline of Ferndale Housing Commissions Struggles and Progress

July 17th 2015

Timeline of Ferndale Housing Commission’s Struggles and Progress (Crystal A. Proxmire, Orig. June 28, 2015, ongoing UPDATES) After Ferndale Housing Director Deborah Wilson was arrested (and later convicted) of using her job to enter the homes of elderly and disabled residents and steal prescription medicine, a series of stories and investigations has begun to shed […]

Ferndale: June 2015 Beautification Awards Presented

July 17th 2015

Ferndale: June 2015 Beautification Awards Presented (compiled, July 17, 2015) The Ferndale Beautification presents awards each month in the summer to homeowners or businesses that make improvements to their properties. For June 2015, Allied Printing at 22438 Woodward won for commercial winner. The residential winners are 723 W. Marshal, 474 E. Hazelhurst, 2635 Hyland, and […]

Ferndale… Celtic Folk Singer Sharon Knight Aug. 6

July 15th 2015

Ferndale: Intimate Concert with Celtic Folk Singer Sharon Knight Aug. 6 (event listing) San Francisco songstress Sharon Knight is coming to the Candle Wick Shoppe for an intimate in-store concert on August 6th at 7pm.  This is a first for the Candle Wick Shoppe and a perfect complement to their new location.    Magical Apothecary meet fantastical, musical story […]

Ferndale Chamber Business After Five at Valentine Distillery July 30

July 15th 2015

Ferndale Chamber Business After Five at Valentine Distillery July 30 (event listing) Business After Five Thurs., July 30 from 5-7 p.m. Valentine Distilling Co. 161 Vester Ave., Ferndale $10 members, $15 non-members Register here For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want a daily list of headlines? Sign up at https://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=Oakland_County_115_News.

This Weeks Job Listings

July 14th 2015

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, July 13, 2015) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New jobs! Posted for the week of July 13th – […]

Ferndale Police Step Up to Plate for Youth Assistance…

July 14th 2015

Ferndale Police Step Up to Plate for Youth Assistance w/ Money Won in National Anthem Contest (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 14, 2015) When Ferndale Detective Brendan Moore won a contest to sing the National Anthem at a Detroit Tigers Game last fall, he did not know exactly what his department would do with the $10,000 […]