DDA gets Ferndale re-Ignited

February 12th 2011

Ferndale is full of small business success stories, and the Downtown Development Authority is hoping to create more with the re-emergence of their Ignite program. Ignite is a series of educational programs and networking opportunities for new entrepreneurs or those who are thinking of starting their own business.

Spray tans & boy bands…

February 12th 2011

The comedy spoof Jersey Show – Season 1(Abridged) will be joined by Ferndale’s newest musical sensation, the boy band show Menllenium beginning Thursday, February 17. Jersey Show -Season 1 (Abridged) will close February 27 while Menllenium will continue through the end of March. Sundays at Go Comedy! will welcome a new open improv jam, Sunday Sauce at 7pm beginning February 13

Gage Continues Support for SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

February 12th 2011

Gage Products Company will supply fuel and serve as an official sponsor of the annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Clean Snowmobile Challenge scheduled for March 7-12 at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan.

Waggs & Wishes Seeks Building…

February 12th 2011

…They are hoping that someone will come forward and offer to donate or rent them space at a low cost. “We really want to stay in Ferndale,” Potter. “This is my home and everyone here has been really supportive. There are a lot of animal lovers here.”…

711 Clerk Assaulted

February 11th 2011

On 02/10/11 at about 4:30 a.m. a 21 year old man working the counter at the 7/11 store at 805 E. 9 Mile had to fight off assaults by two customers.

As Library Prepares to Re-Open, Tales of Lost Things Emerge

February 10th 2011

As Library Prepares to Re-Open, Tales of Lost Things Emerge (Crystal A. Proxmire, 2/10/2011) Once upon a time, Ferndale had a small Library without much space or structure for technology.  A group of friends got together, and helped pass dedicated funding to have the Library grow both in size and in services. They built a […]

A Heart Attack at 35 With No Insurance!

February 10th 2011

…These questions and more are now incorporated into her presentation “A Heart Attack at 35 and NO Insurance!” which she will be giving as part of FernCare’s Let’s Talk Health Community Discussion series. The talk and discussion is free to the public. It takes place Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 from 10:30am-11:30am at the Kulick Community Center at 1201 Livernois….

Editorial and Update on Western Market Accident

February 9th 2011

On Friday a horrific accident left a co-worker severely injured. I have been in the unfortunate position of being on both ends of the story – torn between wanting to share the story and also having to read and deal with the many inaccurate accounts of what happened and trying to correct wrongs that the media is doing to this poor family and my work family.

Painting with a Twist Gives Back to Detroit

February 8th 2011

Painting with a Purpose will take place on Sunday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $45, with up to 60 percent of class proceeds to CCSS. Participants will leave with a work of art done on a quality canvas, done well thanks to the help of step-by-step instructions. The featured painting is called “The Prayer” and has dark figures praying amid beautiful green foliage.

Ferndale Fire Dept. Says Do 1 Thing

February 8th 2011

The mission of do1thing is to move individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities to prepare for all hazards and become disaster resilient.