Ferndale to Vote on Raising Parking Rates, Enforcement Hours

Ferndale to Vote on Raising Parking Rates, Enforcement Hours (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2019) Ferndale, MI – As construction is about to begin on the city’s mixed use parking deck development, “the dot,” the City of Ferndale is considering raising parking rates on all meters. According to the City Council agenda packet, “The City…

Ferndale Youth Assistance Sees Success in Supporting Kids

Ferndale Youth Assistance Sees Success in Supporting Kids (Jack Higgins, Jan. 21, 2019) Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, MI- In 1953, Dr. Wilfred D. Webb, former superintendent of Hazel Park schools, teamed up with Judge Eugene A. Moore, of the Oakland County Probate Court and the Sixth Circuit Court Family Division, to found Youth…

Ferndale Offers Payment Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees

Ferndale Offers Payment Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees (City of Ferndale, Jan. 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Ferndale City Council voted Monday that it will offer a payment assistance program for Ferndale residents who are federal government employees furloughed by the government shutdown. Furloughed federal employees will qualify for a two-month deferral period for City payments,…

Governor Whitmer Signs Nondiscrimination Directive, Visits Ferndale for Signing

Governor Whitmer Signs Nondiscrimination Directive, Visits Ferndale for Signing   Ferndale, MI – Governor Gretchen Whitmer visited Ferndale Monday morning to sign Directive 2019-9 focused on assuring equal opportunity in state employment, contracting and grant and loan programs, and the provision of state services. The signing took place at Affirmations, an LGBT community center in…

Demonstration in Ferndale Shows Support for “Blue Wave” in Congress

Demonstration in Ferndale Shows Support for “Blue Wave” in Congress (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2019) Ferndale, MI- As the 116th Congress begins the work of representing the nation, Democrats around the county have been holding rallies to show support.  About 100 people gathered at 9 Mile and Woodward in Downtown Ferndale Thursday as part…