Before City Council voted to approve allowing backyard fire pits in Ferndale, they did their research and considered a variety of opinions. Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan worked with City Attorney Dan Christ to draft an ordinance that addressed potential concerns and set up regulations, which was approved on Oct. 8, 2012.
We’ve already brought you the aerial photography from Ferndale and from Royal Oak. Now here are the ones from Detroit. Click on the thumbnails to view the entire image.
Tucked away on the third floor of the Community Arts Building is a business that helps people get out and explore their world. Step on Tours is a charter bus tour company that focuses on offering a variety of interesting bus trips in Michigan and beyond.
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 is an election day, and voters in Ferndale have several races and ballot proposals to cast their votes on.
“We are going to open Canine to Five Ferndale with our core serve, daycare, first, but plan to expand our operations to include boarding and grooming in the next year or so.”
The DIY also had three nights worth of concerts with local bands on two stages, performances by Theatre Bizarre, a Ferris Wheel, a charity dunk tank, two beer tents, and a multitude of local artists, crafters, and other small businesses represented.
It’s time for hayrides, apple cider and lots and lots of fun for the whole family! The Hilton Fall Festival Committee, which is comprised of the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce and Ferndale Recreation Department, is hard at work preparing for the event of the season which will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Take advantage of this free training provided by the City and All About Animals clinic. Learn all about free-roaming, outdoor cats and how to manage them and their colony. Training will include trapping, feeding, sterilization, winter sheltering, working with neighbors, and more.
Fellow students did not dole out the social pressure and belittling, rather it came from Coolidge Intermediate Principal Eric Bruner, who claimed it was against school policy. Bruner informed Kennedy’s mother, Sheri, that the fourth grade boy would be sent home and not allowed to return to school unless he removed his earring.
Name: Kevin Howley
Political Party: Democrat
Occupation: business executive
Name: L. Brooks Patterson
Political Party: Republican
Website(s): www.LBrooksPatterson.com, Twitter: @brookspatterson,
PROPOSAL 12 – 1 A REFERENDUM ON PUBLIC ACT 4 OF 2011 – THE EMERGENCY MANAGER LAW
PROPOSAL 12 – 2 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION REGARDING COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
PROPOSAL 12 – 4 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH THE MICHIGAN QUALITY HOME CARE COUNCIL AND PROVIDE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FOR IN – HOME CARE WORKERS
A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO LIMIT THE ENACTMENT OF NEW TAXES BY STATE GOVERNMENT
Political Party: Republican
Name: Helaine Zack
There are a number of ways to get involved. There are CSA shares available. The shares are distributed weekly now through December. If you are interested in more information about the Ferndale Farm, getting a tour of the site, or helping direct the project into the 2013 season contact Trevor Johnson at 248-894-4059.
Alternative Education has changed in Ferndale, with students no longer attending Taft Alternative Education. Instead 427Allen is home of the Digital Learning Center, an internet-based high school where students will do most of their learning online with the option of dropping in to the DLC for in-person help when they need it.