Ferndale

Super Heroes Warm Up for Relay for Life Ferndale, June 14

March 27th 2014

Super Heroes Warm Up for Relay for Life Ferndale, June 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2014) What makes a Super Hero?  This is the question asked by Relay for Life this year as events around the country will focus on a Super Hero theme for their gigantic fundraisers that raise money to fight cancer. […]

FPL Will Waive Fines for Food Donations Through April 5

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Public Library Will Waive Fines for Food Donations Through April 5 (FPL Press Release, March 27, 2014) Ferndale Public Library makes paying fines feel doubly good next week by participating in the Food For Fines program Mar. 24 through Apr. 5. Each donated food item can be used to remove $1.00 in overdue fines […]

Ferndale Website Now Responsive

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Website Now Responsive (City of Ferndale Press Release, March 27, 2014) The City of Ferndale has re-launched www.ferndalemi.gov as a responsive website, giving residents and visitors a more user-oriented experience. Responsive web design deploys a technique that adjusts the website’s content to fit the screen size of the device it is being viewed on, […]

State Won’t Recognize Same Sex Marriages Made Over Weekend

March 26th 2014

State Won’t Recognize Same Sex Marriages Made Over Weekend (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2014) Governor Rick Snyder announced today that over 300 same-sex marriages performed on Saturday, during the window of time when they were legal, will not be recognized until after a stay on Friday’s District Court decision has been lifted. Judge Bernard […]

Affirmations Gets Ready for Silver Jubilee April 5

March 26th 2014

Affirmations Gets Ready for Silver Jubilee April 5 (Crystal Proxmire, orig. Between the Lines, March 26, 2014) What started as a helpline in a Detroit basement back in 1989, is now the largest LGBT community center in Michigan. Affirmations is getting ready to celebrate its 25th anniversary, kicking off a year of events with their […]

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter’s 2014 State of the City Address (video)

March 25th 2014

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter’s 2014 State of the City Address (video) (Dave Coulter, March 25, 2014) Thanks Jennifer for that introduction and for hosting us here at the Rust Belt Market, a true Ferndale original and certainly worthy of the all attention they have received. Chris Best and his wife Tiffany have created something very […]

“Dial-a-Prayer” Being filmed today in Downtown Ferndale

March 25th 2014

“Dial-a-Prayer” Being filmed today in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2014) W. 9 Mile Road is blocked today due to filming taking place.  Producers for the film “Dial-a-Prayer” chose Downtown Ferndale for parts of their film, which stars William H. Macy and Brittney Snow.  The story is about a woman who has lost […]

Gangstagrass at the Magic Bag March 30

March 25th 2014

Gangstagrass at the Magic Bag March 30 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2014) Gangstagrass mixes bluegrass sounds and hip hop in a way that is unusual and  indescribably good.  The band is famous for creating the theme song to the FX TV Series Justified.  “Long Hard Times to Come,” was nominated for a Grammy in […]

State Spent $40,000 on Testimony in DeBoer Case, Plans Appeal

March 24th 2014

State Spent $40,000 on Testimony in DeBoer Case, Plans Appeal (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2014) According to the Associated Press, the State of Michigan has spent about $40,000 so far on expert testimony in the DeBoer v. Snyder trial. More bills are expected to come, said Joy Yearout, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Bill […]

Ferndale Councilman’s Kitchen Damaged by Fire

March 23rd 2014

Ferndale Councilman’s Kitchen Damaged by Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 23, 2014) When a fire started in his home Saturday night, Ferndale City Councilperson Mike Lennon was grateful for the city services that he’d long been an advocate for.  The retired Ferndale Policeman and lifelong Ferndale resident contacted the Ferndale Fire Department at about 8 […]