Ferndale

Ferndale’s Best Bartenders Rock the Art of the Cocktail

June 20th 2014

Ferndale’s Best Bartenders Rock the Art of the Cocktail (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2014) Thursday night’s Art of the Cocktail event featured two things Ferndale is known for: bartenders and public art. The ARTWN fundraiser featured bartenders from several establishments competing to see who could create the most delicious drink. The event also gave […]

Protesters Claim Racism in Ferndale Housing Commission Dispute

June 19th 2014

Protesters Claim Racism in Ferndale Housing Commission Dispute (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014) A dispute over a federal housing voucher policy had protesters marching in front of the Withington Apartments on Wednesday evening, claiming racial discrimination against the Ferndale Housing Commission. The Ferndale Housing Commission is headquartered in Ferndale, although the Section 8 program […]

New Hours and Other Ferndale Library News

June 19th 2014

New Hours and Other Ferndale Library News (FPL Press Release, Jan. 19, 2014) New Hours Start July 1   Sun: Closed Mon: 10 am – 8 pm Tues: 10 am – 8 pm Wed: 10 am – 8 pm Thurs: 10 am – 8 pm Friday: Closed Saturday: 12 pm – 5 pm Click here […]

Ferndale Library Roundup: Best of Summer for Youth

June 18th 2014

Ferndale Library Roundup: Best of Summer for Youth (Jeff Milo, FPL, June 18, 2014) June 16th – July 21st, 2014 Summer Reading Family Story Times MONDAYS @ 6:30 PM Six-week session. No registration required. Read, move and explore during these weekly story celebrations for the entire family, led by Ms. Ashley and Mr. Jordan in the KIDS […]

Ferndale Man Suffers Broken Jaw from Attack on Woodward Ave.

June 17th 2014

Ferndale Man Suffers Broken Jaw from Attack on Woodward Ave. (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014) UPDATE:  A fund has been created to help the victim with his expenses.  Learn more at http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/eddie-ewing-victim-of-the-knockout-game/192461. A 54-year-old man is hospitalized with a broken jaw and a face laceration after being attacked by two men while walking along […]

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date

June 17th 2014

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014) The case of the Hazel Park couple who sued for equal access to marriage and second parent adoption by same sex couples has been scheduled to be heard by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati […]

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #5 – Hey, That’s My Foot! (video)

June 17th 2014

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #5 – Hey, That’s My Foot! (video) (Jillian Bogater, orig. Chicken Scratch Fever,  June 17, 2014) BACKGROUND: Jillian Bogater and Matt Greenberg are cooped up in Ferndale, which in 2012 legalized backyard chickens. This is their first time urban farming with hens. Jillian, a professional journalist, and Matt, a brownfield […]

Cashier Arrested for Embezzlement at Western Market in Ferndale

June 16th 2014

Cashier Arrested for Embezzlement at Western Market in Ferndale (Ferndale Police, June 16, 2014) On June 10, 2014, Ferndale Police arrested Tracy WINDHAM for embezzlement. Officers were called to Western Market after owners noticed unusual money transactions in their records. Investigation showed that Windham had been regularly stealing money from cash registers since December of […]

Ferndale Relay for Life Raises Money for American Cancer Society

June 16th 2014

Ferndale Relay for Life Raises Money for American Cancer Society (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2014) This weekend was the annual Relay for Life event at Ferndale High School.  The event honors cancer survivors, celebrates caretakers, gives hope to those fighting the disease, and remembers lives that have been lost.  Community members raise money for […]

Woman Rescued from Kidnapper at Citgo in Ferndale

June 16th 2014

Woman Rescued from Kidnapper at Citgo in Ferndale (Ferndale Police, June 16, 2014) On Wednesday June 11, 2014 at about 5:40 a.m. Ferndale Police rescued a 21 year old woman from a kidnapper with a gun. Police received a 911 call from the clerk working at the Citgo gas station at 8 Mile / Pinecrest. […]