Back to School: Ferndale Schools Tells Parents What they Need to Know
(from Ferndale Schools Press Release, Ferndale 115 News, Sept. 3, 2012)
First Day of School – Tuesday, September 4.
Here are some of the best pictures taken from inside the tiny airplane of Royal Oak. You can see the Ferndale pictures at https://oaklandcounty115.com/2012/08/21/ferndale-from-1350-feet-above/. In the coming weeks we will also post our pictures from Detroit and St. Clair, plus Dream Cruise photos from the neighbors further to the north.
Royal Oak Aerial Shots (C. Proxmire, The Ferndale 115 News, Aug. 31, 2012) On Aug. 18, 2012 The Ferndale 115 News got a special view of the Metro Detroit Area, from 1350 feet above in a Cessna airplane thanks to retired Ferndale Police Chief Mike Kitchen and his pals at the Warren Flying Club. When…
The Maltese is now staying with me here in Pleasant Ridge. Thanks to Dr. Burke of Little Friends of Ferndale and donations from a few Pleasant Ridge residents, he is getting the care he needs. He has been on antibiotics for an infection. He also is extremely matted and will need to be shaved down with the use of anesthesia He is adjusting well and gets along great with my two dogs and two cats. He is a very sweet, affectionate dog.
Ferndale was the scene of yet another production on Wednesday as a camera crew came in to shoot the newest Consumers Energy commercial. The day began with an early morning shot of Downtown Ferndale Bike Shop and the Library Bookstore. The crew then moved to various spots in the neighborhoods.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is holding a public comment period from August 24, 2012, until September 27, 2012, and a public hearing on September 27, 2012, on Polar Environmental Service Corporation’s (PESC) proposed operation of a treatment, storage, and disposal facility for waste oils, water, and coolants that are not hazardous waste. The facility is located at 707 East Lewiston, Ferndale, Michigan.
Members enjoy helping each other and working together on projects. Some are students who use the machinery to supplement their classroom studies, and others are people who just want to learn new skills without the pressure of tests, grading and tuition fees. People from all levels of skill are welcome, all that is needed is a positive attitude and a willingness to share.
Every month through the summer, The Ferndale Beautification Commission presents awards to residents and businesses that make improvements to their properties. The awards encourage creativity and pride in the community.
On Saturday, 08/25/12 , at about 9:30 p.m. Ferndale Police arrested two men for stealing a cell phone from a woman at the McDonald restaurant on Woodward. The two suspects (Culberson and Reed) approached two women, engaged them in conversation, and then Culberson asked one of the women (an 18 year old Pontiac woman) if he could use her cell phone to make a call. She handed him her phone, then Culberson and Reed took off running.
“We can go anywhere and it makes people smile,” Miron said. “Earlier today someone stopped us on the street and said ‘thank you, I was having a bad day and this made a difference.'”
The pair even has their own Facebook Page where fans can follow them on their adventures.
One officer was walking across Breckenridge when a Dodge Durango turned from n.b. Woodward onto e.b. Breckenridge. The Durango headed for the officer who signaled and yelled for the vehicle to stop. The Durango continued and struck the officer.
“The City appreciates his 39 years of service,” said City Manager April Lynch. “Byron had a lot of pride for the City of Ferndale, and you knew it as soon as you hit our borders. We will be looking at the same quality in our next DPW Director”.
“DIYSF, as an event, hit the ground running 5 years ago with threads crisscrossing through it that caught more and more momentum in each passing year. Just as the artists hone their skills we are consistently doing the same,” said Chris Johnston, event founder and co-owner of Woodward Avenue Brewers, The Emory and The Loving Touch establishments near the event site. “I think we’re going to show a lot of people a great time in Ferndale again this September.”
After bringing the car to a stop at 8 Mile / San Juan, Reed then accelerated and sped though Detroit side streets to escape the officer. Reed ran through stop signs, sped, and lost control and crashed at Pennington / Pembroke. When Reed emerged from the car, he was carrying a 21 month old baby boy in his arm. Reed ran from police while carrying the baby.
City Manager April Lynch has released a statement reminding people about the rules for election signs. Candidates should take note of the following:
“As the election season heats up, staff wanted to put out some important facts about Political Signs:
This weekend The Ferndale 115 News got a special view of our fair city, from 1350 feet above in a Cessna airplane thanks to retired Ferndale Police Chief Mike Kitchen and his pals at the Warren Flying Club.
Here are some of the best pictures taken from inside the tiny airplane. In the coming weeks we will also post our pictures from Detroit and St. Clair, plus Dream Cruise photos from our neighbors to the north.
The 18th annual Woodward Dream Cruise took place Aug. 17, 18 and 19, 2012. It’s one big party in celebration of cars and the cruising culture that attracts over a million people to the Woodward Avenue suburbs. Find out more about this tradition at www.ferndaledreamcruise.com. Watch the video below:
The awareness campaign (launching Saturday, Sept. 15 inside the Ferndale Library from 12 – 4 pm) features social networking elements, various Geek-propping paraphernalia (Geek Portraits/Geek Temporary Tattoos/personalized Geek Buttons), a What-Do-You-Geek sign-up-board and grassroots community initiatives aimed at drawing attention to the need for increased library support.
Lawton came from the Redford campus and said she’s impressed with Ferndale so far. “Look at this neighborhood, this whole area,” she said. “And people have been so welcoming. People stop in to wish us well, the Chamber, the City. It’s nice.”