Ferndale

Grammy-Winning Sound Engineer Steve King Passes Away

June 4th 2014

Grammy-Winning Sound Engineer Steve King Passes Away (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2014) “I’ve never known a gentler, kinder soul. I’ve never known someone as passionate about their craft. You have left us far too soon, but I can’t help but think of all the love and goodness you left imprinted on the Earth. I […]

Ferndale Library Roundup: Who Needs Hogwarts?

June 3rd 2014

Ferndale Library Roundup: Who Needs Hogwarts? (Jeff Milo, June 3, 2014) Hello from the Ferndale Public Library. We’re happy to continue our contributions of bi-monthly recommendations for the community; particularly to anyone yearning for something fresh and exciting in their recreational reading. Monqiue Herzog is a member of our Board of Trustees. Herzog has been […]

Natural Gas Leak Closes Hilton Road in Ferndale

June 3rd 2014

Natural Gas Leak Closes Hilton Road in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2014) An early morning gas leak caused authorities to close Hilton Road Tuesday morning.  According to Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan, a call came in at 5:29 AM of natural gas bubbling up through the ground.  The leak occurred on Hilton south of […]

Ferndale Pride’s Gay in May Kicks Off Festival Season

June 1st 2014

Ferndale Pride’s Gay in May Kicks Off Festival Season (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1,2014) Ferndale Pride took place May 31, kicking off the summertime festival season with a “Gay in May” theme. The festival celebrates diversity and raises money for The Ferndale Community Foundation and Michigan AIDS Coalition.  With booths for organizations and businesses, a […]

2014 Rainbow Run as Colorful as Ever

June 1st 2014

2014 Rainbow Run as Colorful as Ever (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2014) The Annual Rainbow Run took place on May 31, with brightly powdered paint being flung about as participants walked and ran through the streets of Ferndale in support of various causes.  The Run is hosted by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce […]

New Charter School Enrolling at St. James School Building

May 31st 2014

New Charter School Enrolling at St. James School Building (Sherry A. Wells, May 31, 2014) The Frederick Douglass International Academy is now accepting enrollments for the fall, 2014 as it fills the former St. James School building at 22111 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale. It is open for preschool to sixth grade and will offer music and […]

Eagle Pride Shows in FHS 2014 Commencement

May 30th 2014

Eagle Pride Shows in FHS 2014 Commencement (compiled, May 30, 2014) Ferndale High School seniors held their commencement ceremony on May 28 at Ultimate Soccer in Pontiac.  Ferndale graduates have secured over $2 million in scholarships this year. School Board Trustee Karen Twomey took photos of the event to share.  Congratulations Class of 2014. For […]

Ferndale Pride -Guide, Festival May 31 plus other Events

May 29th 2014

Ferndale Pride -Guide, Festival May 31 plus other Events   Friday, May 30th: 5-8 pm Bears Dinner and Silent Auction at Zion Lutheran Church Saturday, May 31st Motor City Casino Hotel presents Ferndale Pride: Pre-pride Event: 8am-3pm Dino’s bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa brunch Ferndale Chamber Presents – Rainbow Run 5k.  Register at: http://www.rainbow-run.com Main […]

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal

May 29th 2014

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) Over 1,800 registered voters signed petitions to put marijuana decriminalization on the Aug. 5 ballot in Oak Park. The City Clerk validated the signatures but refuses to put the question on the ballot, according to a court case filed […]

Ferndale Fights $48 Million Asset Claim Against Officers…

May 28th 2014

Ferndale Fights $48 Million Asset Claim Against Officers Involved in Traffic Stop (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2014) Ferndale City Attorney Dan Christ has filed a petition asking a judge to eliminate a UCC filing against the city made by a disgruntled man who had been ticketed by Ferndale Police two years ago. The man, […]