Ferndale

Armed Robbery in Ferndale Remains Unsolved

December 29th 2014

Armed Robbery in Ferndale Remains Unsolved (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Dec. 29,2014)   On December 23, 2014 at about 8:45 p.m. Ferndale Police responded to a report of a robbery that occurred near Woodward / W. Saratoga. Two women reported that they were robbed of their purses by a man who claimed to […]

Kids Corner Ribbon Cutting Jan 17 at Ferndale Library

December 29th 2014

Kids Corner Ribbon Cutting Jan 17 at Ferndale Library (FPL Press Release, Dec. 29,2014) Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday, January 17th at 1 PM in the Kids Corner A toy really is a child’s first learning tool, just as a parent is a child’s first teacher. Ferndale Public Library is a welcome space for learners of […]

Ferndale Pep Rally Gives Props to Cops

December 28th 2014

Ferndale Pep Rally Gives Props to Cops (Crystal Proxmire, Photos: AG Phoenix, Dante Vincent Dasaro, and Denise Bach, Dec. 28, 2014) At a time when discussion of violence both by and towards police officers can be divisive, Ferndale area business and community leaders took pause Sunday afternoon to  bring people together to show that the […]

Meeting Others Where they Are: Rev. Pool’s Lesson in Ethiopia

December 28th 2014

Meeting Others Where they Are: Rev. Pool’s Lesson in Ethiopia (Rev. Jim Pool, Renaissance Vineyard Church, Dec. 28, 2014) On my first trip to Ethiopia, 2008,  I and fellow members of Renaissance Vineyard visited a village called Minke, a few hours outside of Addis Ababa. Abera, the young man pictured in the middle below, had […]

Nonprofit Diversity Recruiting – Who’s in Your Pool?

December 28th 2014

Nonprofit Diversity Recruiting – Who’s in Your Pool? (Guest View by Kat LaTosch, orig. posted at LaToschConsulting.com, Dec.28,2014)   “The truth is, when it comes down to hiring,  people tend to hire the people they want to spend time with, regardless of who applies for the job and often those people are people they share common […]

78 rpm Record Appreciation Night at FPL Jan 13

December 28th 2014

78 rpm Record Appreciation Night at FPL Jan 13 (FPL Press Release, Dec. 28, 2014) Tuesday, January 13, 7 PM Love music from the 1930’s and 1940’s? Hear it as it was originally intended, through vintage phonographs. Learn a little about the history & ask questions. Take a trip back to the 1940s and 1950s […]

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth

December 27th 2014

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth (CFSEM Press Release, Dec. 27, 2014) The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced the distribution of $150,000 in grants to fund 18 projects through its YOUth Voice Social Justice grant program. Earlier in 2014, the Metropolitan Youth Policy Fellows, a diverse group of youth […]

Ferndale Library Offering Archery Class for Kids Ages 9-17

December 27th 2014

Ferndale Library Offering Archery Class for Kids Ages 9-17 (FPL Press Release, Dec. 27, 2014) Intro to Archery Jan 10, 12 PM – 2 PM Registration Required (Limited 25 spots, Ages 9-17). Archery is one of fastest growing sports in the country. (We’re thinking The Hunger Games had something to do with that…) We’ll be […]

Menorah Lighting Brings Light, Music and Coffee to Kulick Center

December 24th 2014

Menorah Lighting Brings Light, Music and Coffee to Kulick Center (C. Proxmire, Photos by Debra Young, Dec. 24, 2014) The darkness on the lawn of the Kulick Community Center was dissipated a bit on Tuesday night as Ferndalians and visitors gathered to light the last electric candle of the 13 foot menorah that had been […]

Police Support Rally/Tail Gate… Dec. 28

December 24th 2014

Police Support Rally/Tail Gate to Honor Fallen First Responders Dec. 28 (Compiled, Dec. 24, 2014) Police support rally/tail gate party to honor fallen officers and show support for first responders. Sunday December 28 2014 12p-4p MBREW bar 177 Vester Ferndale The street will be blocked off so the more the merrier. 1pm prayer and moment […]