Ferndale

Affirmations Spring Bash – Enchanted – April 11

February 16th 2015

Affirmations Spring Bash – Enchanted – April 11 (Press Release, Feb. 16, 2015) As a forest during the spring thaw comes alive with the promise of newness and regrowth, Affirmations welcomes a new Executive Director. We are excited to enchant the community with an introduction and the regeneration of leadership. Please join us for a […]

Gold Star spouse, Sarah Leach, Reflects on Finding “wear blue: run to remember”

February 15th 2015

Gold Star spouse, Sarah Leach, Reflects on Finding “wear blue: run to remember” (Guest column by Sarah Leach, orig. wear blue:run to remember, Feb. 15, 2015) June 26, 2012 is a day I will never forget. Two Soldiers arrived at our house to notify me that my Husband, SSG Matthew Leach, wouldn’t be coming home […]

Desolation Angels and Blue Pontiac to Play at Ferndale Library March 7

February 15th 2015

Desolation Angels and Blue Pontiac to Play at Ferndale Library March 7 (Kelly Bennett, FADL, Feb. 15, 2015) Genuine live, loud music inside a library is no longer a novel concept thanks to Start HERE Saturdays, the Ferndale Area District Library’s popular monthly concert series. This month, the library goes a little bit country and […]

Defending Coffee and Bursting Bubbles…

February 14th 2015

Defending Coffee and Bursting Bubbles with Ferndale Game Designer Kep Amun (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) If you ask Kep Amun for a business card, he’ll hand you a tiny plastic bag. Though still the standard size, the card inside is actually a board game that you can play, with movable pieces and all. […]

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday

February 14th 2015

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the earth after passing on. While this generally comes along with a ceremony, […]

Time to Nominate People for Ferndale Good Neighbor Awards

February 14th 2015

Time to Nominate People for Ferndale Good Neighbor Awards (CFF Press Release, Feb. 14, 2015) Please join Citizens for a Fair Ferndale (CFF) in celebrating the ongoing efforts of those who live, work and attend school in Ferndale who value the fair and equal treatment of others and are engaged in making this happen on […]

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video)

February 13th 2015

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2015) There are several balancing acts in play as the Detroit Zoo figures out how to provide the right blend of entertainment and fundraising with their mission of providing a good home to animals, and how to be good neighbors with the Royal […]

Ferndale Woman Comes Home to Man Ransacking Her House

February 13th 2015

Ferndale Woman Comes Home to Man Ransacking Her House (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept, Feb. 13, 2015) On 02/12/2015 at approximately 2236 hours Ferndale cars were dispatched to the 1500 block of Woodward Heights to investigate a Home Invasion in progress. After setting up a perimeter officers located Sean Patrick Masterson W/M 12/11/86 on […]

Early College Comes to Ferndale Schools in 2015-2016

February 13th 2015

Early College Comes to Ferndale Schools in 2015-2016 (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Feb. 13, 2015) Early College is a program within a school that allows for students to earn both high school and college credit at the same time (up to 60 total transferable credits and/or an Associate’s Degree) and includes a “fifth year” of […]

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life

February 12th 2015

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2015) For 19-year-old Carson Matlock, the hardest part about being locked in a jail cell for two days was not being able to have paper or pens. “My mind was racing. Every situation of my life was […]