Ferndale

Ferndale Superintendent Search Down to Two, Decision June 19

June 12th 2014

Ferndale Superintendent Search Down to Two (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2014) The interview process continues to see who will be the next Superintendent of Ferndale Public Schools. Six candidates were interviewed, and two have moved on to tours of the district and further interviews. The School Board selected Jennifer Martin-Green, Executive Director of Innovation […]

Ferndale’s Grass Roots Garage Sale is Growing – June 21

June 12th 2014

Ferndale’s Grass Roots Garage Sale is Growing – June 21 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2014) Ferndale does not have an official City-Wide Garage Sale day, so Carey Gustafson and friends decided to create their own. Here’s the announcement: “Ferndale Garage Sale” is Saturday, June 21st! It’s a grass-roots, spread the word, “unofficial” city-wide garage […]

Big Dreams for Ferndale as 3-60 Project Concepts Take Shape

June 11th 2014

Big Dreams for Ferndale as 3-60 Project Concepts Take Shape (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2014)   Ferndale City Council got their first glimpses at the potential developments that could happen in the City’s Withington and W. Troy St. parking lots. The 360-Project aims to bring new office, residential and parking structures to build up […]

Jennifer Roosenberg Leaving Ferndale Area Chamber

June 11th 2014

Jennifer Roosenberg Leaving Ferndale Area Chamber (adapted from press release, June 11, 2014) Jennifer Roosenberg, who has been the Executive Director of the Ferndale Area Chamber for over five years, announced this morning that she has accepted a position elsewhere and will be leaving June 23. Below is the message that she sent out to […]

Safety Made Fun at Ferndale Bike Rodeo

June 11th 2014

Safety Made Fun at Ferndale Bike Rodeo (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2014) This weekend’s Ferndale Bike Rodeo brought fun and safety to the children in and around the community. Held at Geary Park, this annual event featured bicycle safety checks, a track for kids to test their skills, bicycle licensing, and free bicycle helmets […]

Fizz…Boom…READ! Summer Kids Events at Ferndale Library Saturdays June 14 – July 26

June 10th 2014

Fizz…Boom…READ! Summer Kids Events at Ferndale Library Saturdays June 14 – July 26 (Jeff Milo, FPL, June 10, 2014) School’s out, sure, but we’ve gotta keep our youngsters brains a-buzzing. “Fizz…Boom…READ!” The Ferndale Library is the perfect partner for parents hoping to stave off “summer learning loss,” which is essentially a child’s academic charley-horse, slowing […]

Ferndale to Decide on E. 9 Mile Project…

June 9th 2014

Ferndale to Decide on E. 9 Mile Project After Higher than Expected Bids (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2014)   When the bids came in at the end of the day Friday for the E. 9 Mile construction project, the numbers caught Ferndale Department heads off guard. Whey they thought would be a $1.6 million […]

Art of the Cocktail Event for Downtown Ferndale Art June 19

June 9th 2014

Art of the Cocktail Event for Downtown Ferndale Art June 19 (DDA Press Release, June 9, 2014) The Ferndale DDA continues its efforts to raise funds for public art in the district with this year’s signature event – The Art of the Cocktail, exhibiting the creative blending talents of the district’s best bartenders. Attendees will […]

Meet the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission at June 14 Event

June 9th 2014

Meet the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission at June 14 Event (C. Proxmire, June 9, 2014) The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission took a break in about 2009, and now they’ve returned with an all new board and new ideas. They’re having a “Coming Out” party on June 14 at Dino’s Lounge where they hope […]

Investigation Continues… Ferndale Family of Five Homeless

June 8th 2014

Investigation Continues in Fire that Left Ferndale Family of Five Homeless (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2014) A mother and four children who had been living in Ferndale are homeless after a suspicious fire destroyed their home in the 2100 block of Hamata on May 17. Fire Marshal Brian Batten is investigating the fire, which […]