Ferndale

Community Conversation on Challenges To Upward Mobility May 28

May 26th 2015

Community Conversation on Challenges To Upward Mobility May 28 Thurs., May 28 at 6:30 p.m. Ferndale Area District Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI The Ferndale Library is seeking participants who can speak to the strife of starting, maintaining and succeeding in Michigan’s job market. The economy may be recovering but much of […]

2015 Ferndale Memorial Day Parade Photos

May 25th 2015

2015 Ferndale Memorial Day Parade Photos (Crystal A. Proxmire & Contributors, May 25, 2015) Michigan’s oldest Memorial Day Parade graced the streets of Downtown Ferndale Monday as hundreds of visitors came to honor those who gave their lives in service to the country.  The parade included the Michigan’s Fallen Foot Float, where people carry signs […]

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote

May 25th 2015

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote (Adapted from press release, May 25, 2015) Members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to allocate a one-time appropriation of $2 million in Fiscal Year 2015 to assist the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) in purchasing road equipment. This activity […]

New Ferndale Housing Commissioners Dive In to Solving Problems

May 24th 2015

New Ferndale Housing Commissioners Dive In to Solving Problems (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2015) Residents in the Ferndale Housing program got their first glimpse of progress Wednesday afternoon as two new Housing Commissioners took part in their first meeting. Resident Ann Heler and Councilperson Dan Martin came to the table with a wealth of […]

Affirmations’ LGBTQ Youth Prom Adds to Ferndale Pride Fun May 30

May 23rd 2015

Affirmations’ LGBTQ Youth Prom a great addition to this year’s Ferndale Pride Festival (Affirmations press release, May 23, 2015) In honor of Ferndale Pride, the Carl Rippberger Youth Empowerment Program at Affirmations invites youth ages 13-20 to be young, fearless & fabulous at its free Youth Prom on Saturday, May 30, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Affirmations located […]

CASA Welcomes New Director Jennifer Gebbie

May 23rd 2015

CASA Welcomes New Director Jennifer Gebbie (Berkley Schools, May 23, 2015) The Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts, CASA, is pleased to announce Jennifer Gebbie as the new Director. CASA is a seven-school consortium high school program, with students from Berkley, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lamphere, Madison, and Oak Park High Schools. Mrs. Gebbie […]

Drinks and Networking Pair Well at B. Nektar and Chamber After Five Event

May 22nd 2015

Drinks and Networking Pair Well at B. Nektar and Chamber After Five Event (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2015) Celebrating the successes of local businesses and creating new opportunities is what the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is all about, and the Business After Five events are a perfect example. Thursday evening about 20 Chamber […]

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County

May 21st 2015

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County (C. Proxmire, May 20, 2015) As Memorial Day approaches people through SE Michigan prepare to honor those who have done military service. Check out the parades and events in the area: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hazel Park Memorial Festival http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/19/memorial-day-festival-and-events-in-hazel-park-may-21-25/ Friday, May 22, 2015 Southfield City Hall […]

2015 Ferndale Good Neighbor Awards (video)

May 20th 2015

2015 Ferndale Good Neighbor Awards (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 20, 2015)   Ferndale is full of good neighbors, and the annual Citizens for Fair Ferndale Good Neighbor Awards recognized several of them Tuesday night. Award winners came from all corners of the city, and were honored for the many things that make the Ferndale […]

Beyond a Ferndale Basement: Candle Wick Shoppe’s New Spot

May 20th 2015

Beyond a Ferndale Basement: Candle Wick Shoppe’s New Spot (Candle Wick Shoppe Press Release, May 20, 2015) Jacki Smith, Patty Shaw and Phoenix move their garden level store, the Candle Wick Shoppe formally at 195 W 9 Mile to street level and do it with a nod to the good old days. 175 W 9 […]