Ferndale

A Year of i3 Detroit Awesomeness

December 28th 2013

A Year of i3 Detroit Awesomeness (Guest Column by i3 President Matt Oehrlein, orig. at i3Detroit.org, republished with permission) Makers, Hackers, and Creators, We achieved so much in the last year. As 2013 comes to a close, I wanted to highlight a few things this extraordinary organization has accomplished. We had an incredible amount of […]

Go Comedy! For A Cure 24 Hour Marathon Starts Tonight

December 27th 2013

Go Comedy! For A Cure 24 Hour Marathon Starts Tonight (Go Comedy! Press Release, Dec. 27, 2013) Tonight, improvisers from across metro Detroit will perform on stage for 24 hours during Go Comedy! For A Cure, a 24-hour improv marathon to benefit Gilda’s Club, The American Cancer Society and the Tim Hayden Memorial Scholarship Fund, […]

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System

December 26th 2013

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2013) Beginning Jan. 1, the system through which patrons can check out items from libraries other than their own will be changing throughout Michigan.  Those who wish to borrow items will need to stop by their home library and get either a new […]

Ferndale Second Graders Take Virtual Trip to Japan

December 25th 2013

Ferndale Second Graders Take Virtual Trip to Japan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2013) Second graders from Roosevelt and Kennedy Elementary Schools in Ferndale boarded an imaginary plane bound for the far off land of Japan for a “virtual trip” Thursday.  In this annual tradition, teachers and volunteers plan a day’s worth of cultural lessons […]

Package Thieves Hit Ferndale Homes

December 24th 2013

Package Thieves Hit Ferndale Homes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2013) Several Ferndalians are reporting that packages delivered to their doorsteps have been snatched up by thieves. St. Louis, Beaufield and Leroy are among those streets where packages have come up missing. Kim Hoxworth ordered her son’s Christmas present online, only to learn that when […]

New Years at Dino’s: Sun Messengers and…

December 24th 2013

New Years at Dino’s: Sun Messengers and Because I Said I Would Project (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2013) Dino’s Lounge is planning a fun and uplifting New Year’s eve celebration with music from The Sun Messengers and the social media project Because I Said I Would. Because I said I would is an international […]

Christmas Tree Recycling in Oakland County

December 23rd 2013

Christmas Tree Recycling in Oakland County (Oakland County Press Release, Dec. 23, 2013) Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers free Christmas Tree Recycling at 11 park locations. Dec. 26, 2013 – Jan. 20, 2014 Free Self-Serve Christmas Tree Recycling, seven days, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Please remove all decorations, metal, plastic and string. Locations: Addison Oaks near […]

Remnose & Superbomb to Play First Stop Friday at FPL Jan. 3

December 20th 2013

Remnose & Superbomb to Play First Stop Friday at FPL Jan. 3 (Ferndale Public Library Press Release, Dec. 20, 2013)   First Stop Friday Friday, January 3 7pm Remnose AND Superbomb Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/235923579901829/   The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert […]

More than Just a Pretty Trunk: How Trees Enhance Complete Streets

December 19th 2013

More than Just a Pretty Trunk: How Trees Enhance Complete Streets (Jeff Prygoski, orig. Transportation for Michigan, Dec. 19, 2103) Roads and sidewalks have undergone dramatic transformations in communities with complete streets policies. More than 90 Michigan communities have passed complete street policies, which contain a variety of design elements that foster a safer, more […]

Hazel Park Opens Outside Enrollment, Plans to Close Elementary

December 19th 2013

Hazel Park Opens Outside Enrollment, Plans to Close Elementary (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 18, 2013) In an effort to offset debt and declining enrollment, the Hazel Park School District has opened up enrollment to neighboring counties and made plans to close one of the elementary schools. ENROLLMENT EXPANDED TO WAYNE AND MACOMB COUNTIES The measures, […]