High Methane Levels Found at Ferndale DPW Yard

High Methane Levels Found at Ferndale DPW Yard (City of Ferndale, March 17, 2016) During the coming weeks, residents may notice some new activity at the City of Ferndale’s Southwest  Storage Yard, located at Central and W. Marshall Streets. While looking at opportunities for better   utilization of our storage yard property, we discovered elevated methane…

Ferndale Cat Shelter Launches Furever Fosters Program

Ferndale Cat Shelter Launches Furever Fosters Program (Ferndale Cat Shelter Press Release, March 16, 2016) FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale Cat Shelter (FCS) is offering a new program, Furever Fosters!, to place homeless cats with people who would like the companionship but may not be able to afford the cost, according to Deanne Iovan, FCS executive…

College-Bound Seniors in Oakland County Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship

College-Bound Seniors in Oakland County Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship (Compiled, March 16, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – High School Seniors throughout Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb Counties are invited to apply for the Robert A. Schuele Scholarship through Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties. The scholarship provides one recipient with…

Ferndale Requires Marijuana Facilities to Provide Addiction Resource Info.

Ferndale Requires Marijuana Facilities to Provide Addiction Resource Info. (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to add a regulation for businesses that sell medical marijuana to include information about addiction resources. The addition to the ordinance regulating such facilities calls for marijuana dispensaries to provide information to…

Blumz Designer Wins Michigan Floral Association Florist of the Year

Blumz Designer Wins Michigan Floral Association Florist of the Year (Blumz Press Release, March 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Robbin Yelverton, AAF, AIFD, CF, PFCI, Blumz…by JR Designs, Detroit/Ferndale, Michigan, has been named the Certified Florist Member of the Year. He was honored at the MFA Great Lakes Floral Expo in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Yelverton…

Suspect Leads Police on Chase Through Hazel Park and Ferndale

Suspect Leads Police on Chase Through Hazel Park and Ferndale (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, March 9, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – On 03/08/16 at about 8:30 a.m., Hazel Park Police had a person driving a Kia (PICKENS) flee during a traffic stop. Police chased the vehicle through neighborhoods bordering Ferndale, and it eventually escaped.…

Ferndale Council Members’ Minds Unchanged After Motorama Appeal

Ferndale Council Members’ Minds Unchanged After Motorama Appeal (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council upheld their prior decision not to renew the operating license of Motorama Motel at an appeal hearing Tuesday evening. The decision, originally made on Feb. 8, was based on a recommendation from the Police Chief…

Snowflake Dance a Joy for Ferndale Early Childhood Families

Snowflake Dance a Joy for Ferndale Early Childhood Families (Nan Kerr-Mueller Photography, March 1, 2016) The Parent Teacher Organization of Ferndale Early Childhood Center hosted the annual Snowflake Dance on Friday. Kids and parents got to don their dressy-best and feel like royalty on this fun evening out. Over 240 people attended the event, and…

Ferndale High School Cleared of Potential Threat

Ferndale High School Cleared of Potential Threat (Feb. 29, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Ferndale High School was on alert this morning as police responded to a phoned-in threat. Communications Director William Good issued the following statement: “This morning Ferndale High School received a non-specific threatening phone call.  The Ferndale Police Department was immediately contacted and…

Nominations Sought for 2016 Governor’s Service Awards

Nominations Sought for 2016 Governor’s Service Awards (compiled, Feb. 26, 2016)  Lansing, MI -The Michigan Community Service Commission is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the 2016 Governor’s Service Awards. The Governor’s Service Awards are given annually by the governor to individuals, organizations and businesses to acknowledge their commitment to serving their…