Ferndale

Library Picks: Kathleen’s Suggestions

January 11th 2015

Library Picks: Kathleen’s Suggestions (Jeff Milo, FADL Circulation Specialist, Jan.11, 2015) This regular column will provide Oakland County with cultural recommendations, in books, film, music and more, from an undeniably trusted source, one of its area libraries (as well as other community members in the weeks to come). The Ferndale Area District Library is part […]

Level One Exhibits Art by Patrick Dengate

January 10th 2015

Level One Exhibits Art by Patrick Dengate (C. Proxmire, Jan. 10, 2015) In the gallery space of Level One Bank local artists have the opportunity to feature their works.  From now until Feb. 22, 2015 it’s the colorful and calculated works of Ferndale-based artist Patrick Dengate.  Done in a cubist style, the paintings are abstracted, […]

Melanie Piana: Twenty Years Revitalizing Downtown Ferndale

January 9th 2015

Melanie Piana: Twenty Years Revitalizing Downtown Ferndale (Melanie Piana, Ferndale City Councilperson, Orig. Meltropolis, Jan. 9, 2015)   In the December 2014 Ferndale Friends issue, I responded to questions about the 3-60 development project. My intent was to expand on that response here, but that intent evolved into answering my personal question “when DID Ferndale determine […]

Ferndale Adding STEM Program in Middle School

January 9th 2015

Ferndale Adding STEM Program in Middle School (FPS Press Release, Jan. 9, 2015)   The Ferndale Board of Education recently approved a new STEM program for 7th and 8th grade students at Ferndale Middle School (FMS) starting next school year.s STEM which stands for science, technology, engineering and math, is an interdisciplinary and applied approach […]

Transition Ferndale Mtg: Info on Freecycling &TimeBank Jan.21

January 9th 2015

Transition Ferndale Meeting Shares Info on Freecycling and TimeBank  Jan.21 (Art Myatt, Transition Ferndale, Jan. 9, 2015) Transition Ferndale regular meeting, 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 21, at the Ferndale Public Library, 222 E. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI. Ferndale Freecyclers and Ferndale Time Bank members will tell how you can benefit from and join the online […]

Meditate to Gongs and Money Goes to FernCare Jan. 7- Feb. 20

January 8th 2015

Meditate to Gongs and Money Goes to FernCare Jan. 7- Feb. 20 (FernCare Press Release, Jan. 8, 2015) Sacred Wave Gong Immersions will donate 25% of all fees taken in from January 7 through February 20. The sessions are $25.00 per person. The meditation space is at 301 W. Fourth St., Suite 490, Royal Oak, […]

Just 4 Us Owner, Community Activist, Kevin Rogers Dies

January 7th 2015

Just 4 Us Owner, Community Activist, Kevin Rogers Dies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2015) After years of fighting for equality and inspiring others with his rainbow-painted storefront and endless fundraising help, the owner of Just 4 Us in Ferndale met with a battle that eventually took his life. Kevin Rogers died Sunday night after […]

Guest View: Save the JCC in Oak Park

January 7th 2015

Guest View: Save the JCC in Oak Park (Guest View by Aaron Tobin, Jan. 7, 2015) Jewish Community Center is considering closing the Oak Park center. This has saddened many people in the area, who are rallying behind this important part of the community. A change.org petition has been started for people to show support […]

Pushups for a Paramedic Fundraiser Jan. 24

January 7th 2015

Pushups for a Paramedic Fundraiser Jan. 24 (Compiled, Jan. 7, 2015) Miles for Medics is hosting a fundraiser for Mike Kearns, a retired Detroit Fire Department paramedic who has run into some health problems. The fundraiser takes place at FOP Lodge 130 at 2233 Burdette in Ferndale. Admission is $5 or free with a bottle […]

Yip, Yip Hooray: Salon Sundays Tribute to Yip Harburg Jan 11

January 7th 2015

Yip, Yip Horay: Salon Sundays Tribute to Yip Harburg Jan 11 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2015) The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission is continuing their newest tradition of bringing culture to the community with Jay Kaplan’s live performance “Yip,Yip, Horray: A Tribute to Yip Harburg.” The free show will be at Dino’s Lounge on Sunday, […]