“Fracking looms on our horizon. Each “frack” of each well needs up to 5 MILLION gallons of water. Wonder where that water will have to come from? Look at your favorite Great Lake, your beloved rivers and trout streams, off the end of your cottage’s dock.”
“A lot can happen in one night when people are forced to spend it together. Love, laughter and tears are all part of eight people’s quirks and conflicts. Who ends up together and who does not will be answered by morning”
She went on to have a remarkable teaching career at Ferndale High School that spanned 48 years. She is truly a teaching legacy at that school. She was the former head of the National Honor Society and former member of the Rotary Club.
Each year on Nov. 11 at 11:11am members of the Ferndale Memorial Association, Ferndale Elks, Hangin’ with the Heroes and other residents gather at the Memorial Mall on Livernois to pay homage to United States Veterans, and those of allied nations as well.
Ferndale Schools Superintendent Gary Meier announced at the Monday Nov. 5, 2012 Policy Committee meeting that he had cancelled the contract between his own private consulting firm ICE and the school district.
The Ferndale Area Chamber held its 2012 Annual Awards and Recognition Gala at Shriners Silver Garden on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. The elegant event featured a strolling dinner, a vast silent auction, an “art concert,” and of course the presentation of several awards.
The Challenge launched in 2009 and emphasized energy efficiency projects in an effort to help local governments prepare for and make the best use of federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funds. Over the last year, a team of graduate students from the University of Michigan worked with Challenge participants and the staff of partner organizations to update the program.
On 11/05/12 at about 11:50 p.m. a Ferndale officer made a traffic stop on a motorcycle and found the woman rider was on a stolen bike.
There are several places where one can get more detailed election information. Find out more at:
City of Ferndale Election Results (keep in mind this shows only Ferndale’s numbers, not the entire vote for offices that extend beyond Ferndale) – http://www.ferndale-mi.com/Services/Elections/ElectionResults_121106.pdf
And thanks to the City’s investment in Economic Development, Ferndale’s industrial districts are now 90% full. Mayor Dave Coulter, who created a Mayor’s Business Council to focus on issues like industrial vacancy, announced the low rate at the recent Ferndale Seniors State of the City Address.
Forty years ago when Angela Davis visited Detroit, she addressed a crowd at the Michigan State Fair Grounds from behind a pane of bulletproof glass. The outspoken, big-haired, black, female activist for social justice was there to celebrate her release from jail after being acquitted of kidnapping, conspiracy and murder. Though she was free…
The Ferndale Seniors really know how to cook, and on Monday, Oct. 29 they showed off their talent at a Senior Taste Fest held at the Ferndale Public Library. The Taste Fest was to help promote their cookbook and the most recent addendum.
The issue of Meier’s contract has been debated in the candidate forums, and in candidate profiles, which can be found in The Ferndale 115 News Voter Information section.
We also gave each School Board member the opportunity to answer questions on the matter. Their responses are compiled into this downloadable PDF.
Adoma said. “I’m speaking on behalf of a lot of people who didn’t make it. There’s something about validation. I feel good about all of this. All the work you’ve put into this, really sends a strong, powerful message, especially to someone like me who has seen all of this.”
Once the trucks were full, Bach and his team headed East. “They delivered 2 loads, one to Howell, NJ and one to Hoboken, NJ and the police gave them an escort to Hoboken. He said NJ is ravaged, total devastation and very cold, especially with no power.
The Downtown Development Authority hosted its annual Appreciation Awards on Oct. 29, recognizing volunteers, business owners and others work to keep the community thriving. These awards, given for 2011, were voted on via an on-line survey of Downtown Ferndale businesses, residents and visitors. The Awards ceremony was held at the new Local Kitchen and Bar.
Ms. Keyser comments, “I’ve lived in Ferndale for nearly ten years, and have seen the library grow and change dramatically. The Ferndale library is known throughout the area for its unique programming and distinct character. The city has so much momentum right now, and the library is really a destination in the heart of our thriving downtown. I hope to foster the library’s continued growth…
On October 28, 2012, Citizens for Fair Ferndale hosted a candidate forum for the eight people running for the Ferndale School Board. The event, which took place at the Ferndale Public Library, was recorded by local videographer Keith Dalton of the Dalton Group.
Voters in the Ferndale School District will have the opportunity on Nov. 6 to vote for up to four representatives to the School Board. There are four open seats on the board, and eight candidates running.
Parents and adults will learn important information including how to access the Michigan Sex Offender Registry and sign up to receive e-mail updates as well as how to obtain reliable information on parental control software.
When Claudia Lee Ivey and her son were driving down Burdette on Oct. 10, they were surprised to see a special visitor – a turkey vulture!