Ferndale

Homes and a Business Get Ferndale Beautification Awards

July 16th 2014

Homes and a Business Get Ferndale Beautification Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2014) The Ferndale Beautification Commission recognized four homes and one business for their June Beautification Awards, with property owners getting a lawn sign and recognition before City Council. M-Brew, the new “up north” style beer and pizza joint opening today, earned the […]

This Weeks Job Listings

July 15th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, July 15, 2014) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. SPECIAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Oakland County 115 News Hub is hiring salespeople […]

Ferndale Library Picks with Board President Pat Dengate

July 15th 2014

Ferndale Library Picks with Board President Pat Dengate (Jeff Milo, FPL Circulation Specialist, July 15, 2014) Pat Dengate has been serving on our Board of Trustees for five years, with nearly two full years as President. Mr Dengate is also an esteemed local artist with talents in woodcut prints and illustration. Naturally, then, he also […]

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24

July 14th 2014

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24 (press release, July 14, 2014) Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) will be hosting the 35th Anniversary of the summer games August 6-17 & 23-24, 2014 at various locations throughout Oakland County.  Registration deadline is July 16th. Men and women, 50+ compete in events including archery, badminton, […]

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland Co. July 29

July 12th 2014

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland County is July 29 (SEMCOG Press Release, July 12, 2014) Bicycle and pedestrian (nonmotorized) travel is a vital part of Southeast Michigan’s transportation systems. For many communities, biking and pedestrian facilities improve quality of life for residents and make these communities more desirable. A nonmotorized plan for Southeast Michigan […]

38 Businesses Share 3-60 Project Concerns, Public Mtg. July 16

July 12th 2014

38 Businesses Share 3-60 Project Concerns, Public Mtg. July 16 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2014) The initial plans for construction of mixed use buildings in two city-owned parking lots has brought together 38  businesses who signed a letter expressing their concerns over the  project in Downtown Ferndale, and the City is responding. Developers of […]

Video: State Senate Candidates for 11th District Talk…

July 12th 2014

Video: State Senate Candidates for 11th District Talk About Issues in LWV Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2014) The League of Women Voters held a candidate’s forum on July 2 for the 11th State Senate District Candidates at the Southfield Public Library. Republican Candidate Boris Tuman was not at the present and did not […]

i3Detroit Among Teams in Red Bull Creation Contest (video)

July 10th 2014

i3Detroit Among Teams in Red Bull Creation Contest (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2014)   The creative minds at Ferndale-based i3Detroit are once again showing off the importance of innovation as they take part in the 72-hour Red Bull Creation contest. The competition was moved from Brooklyn, NY to Detroit this year and participants […]

Killer of Ferndale Senior… Gets 40-60 Years (video)

July 10th 2014

Killer of Ferndale Senior Citizen Pleas Down, Gets 40-60 Year Sentence (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2014) Thirty-seven year old William Thomas Goad was sentenced to 40-60 years in prison for strangling and stabbing an elderly Ferndale man in January. He was originally charged with open murder in the case, but in May he […]

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together!

July 10th 2014

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together! (Guest Column by Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger, July 10, 2014) The clearest indicator of the regional connections that we share as communities comes from an analysis of place of residence and place of work. The Census Bureau uses commuting patterns to determine the […]