VIEW: Andy Meisner’s Response to Budget

February 22nd 2011

“Along with some real bloopers, there are positive elements of Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed budget, and to the approach he and his team have used in developing their proposal. I compliment the Governor for this approach, which appears almost devoid of political calculation in favor of ‘spreading the pain’ – irrespective of lobbying influence.”

A Taste of the Community Foundation

February 22nd 2011

Palmer is one of a dozen citizens who serve on the Board of the Community Foundation as they prepare for their grand annual fundraising spectacular The Taste of Ferndale. The taste-fest takes place on March 8, 2011 from 6-9pm at Via Nove Restaurant. Tickets are $30 and include samples from many local businesses, live music from The Metro Jazz Voices, and a large silent auction. The event is presented this year by Garden Fresh Gourmet

2 Joes, 2 Jamies & a Melissa

February 22nd 2011

The Ringwald is managed by a board of five, that ultimately hopes the theatre can become a nonprofit organization. “We’ve got two Joes, two Jamies, and a Melissa,” Plambeck said. Jamie Richards, Jamie Warrow, and Melissa Beckwith take turns acting and directing the various shows…

Steven Says Get Tickets to FEF Party

February 22nd 2011

Steven Says Get Tickets to FEF Party (A Ferndale View by, Steven Schoenknecht, 2/21/2011) As a trustee on the Ferndale Education Foundation I would like to invite you to join me at this year’s Annual Fundraising Party, Thursday, March 24 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Boogie Fever. Tickets for the event are $30 […]

More Ferndale Restaurants Go Green, To Go!

February 21st 2011

Ferndale has proven to be a strong consumer of environmentally-conscious products, according to local food service products business Michigan Green Safe Products. Matt Naimi, General Manager of Michigan Green Safe, says that Ferndale is one of the best places to do business in, with Royal Oak, Ann Arbor and Midtown in Detroit also providing them with a good base of customers.

Perspectives on the Pride Move

February 21st 2011

Within a week of the announcement that Motor City Pride is moving from Downtown Ferndale to Hart Plaza in Detroit, Ferndalians are engaging in constructive dialogue about the move. Some hope for alternative events in Ferndale, some are calling for a boycott of the event, while others speak of ways to share the Pride throughout the area. Event organizers and City Leaders have come forward with their explanations of the change as they take in the reactions of those who are affected in the community.

Treat Dreams Announces 115th Flavor

February 20th 2011

To try The Ferndale 115 Brain Freeze, or any of their other crazy ice cream flavors, stop in at 22965 Woodward. You can also find them online at http://www.treatdreams.com.

Library Opening, Announces New Board Member

February 20th 2011

On Monday, February 21, 2011 the Ferndale Public Library will reopen at 9:00 am after being closed for repairs. “We’re truly looking forward to this event,” said Douglas Raber, the Library Director. “The new building had been open just long enough for us to see what kind of potential it had before we had to close because of the flood.”

Affirmations Makes Progress…

February 19th 2011

“The plan for 2011,” Howley said…

Ferndale Schools Join in Injunction

February 18th 2011

Ferndale Schools Joins Other Districts in Injunction against MDE MI-SAAS Accreditation System (Ferndale Public Schools Fanout, orig. 2/11/2011, http://www.ferndaleschools.org/districtnews/documents/Ferndale_eNews_Feb11_2011.pdf) The Ferndale Schools has joined with other Michigan school districts and organizations in seeking an injunction to stop the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) from implementing a new accreditation and accountability system. The injunction, if issued […]