A tour of historic Ferndale homes and buildings, decked out in their holiday finest decorations, is set for Saturday, December 8th beginning at 3pm at the Ferndale Historical Museum.
Sean Robertson loves Michigan. And he loves acting. And writing. And producing. That’s why when filming stopped on the show Detroit 187, the ambitious actor who played a Detroit police officer, made plans for a show of his own.
Great Lake State is the result.
Unfortunately the planned legislation does not end here. Early in the next year I will be asking for your help again as Lansing will be considering a draft bill replacement for the School Aid Act. The Oxford Foundation has released a draft bill for consideration most likely around February. This bill will completely replace the School Aid Act and rewrite the way we fund public education by creating a public voucher system.
Paczkowski, Robert J. “Bob”, 86, a longtime resident and former Mayor of Ferndale, died Sunday, November 25, 2012 in Waterford.
In just its second year, Ferndale Pride was able to raise $10,000 to give to local charities. Michigan AIDS Coalition, Affirmations, the Dyke March and the Ferndale Community Foundation each received part of the $10,000 total.
Each location will have a nifty swag bag made especially for the event to fill up with great gift giving goodies. The bag is available for a donation of $2. The money collected will be donated to FernCare Free Clinic.
The group also does a speaker’s bureau and takes place during other transgender related activities through the year. One of the goals of GNA is to incorporate more social events, like the drag shows and coming out party, into their work. They also hope to reach more …
With timing that Councilperson Melanie Piana called “serendipity,” Ferndale City Council agreed on Nov. 13 to sell a former impound lot to Search Optics at 1938 Burdette. The lot is right next to their current parking, in the recently remodeled building tucked away by the railroad tracks near East 9 Mile and Hilton.
Ferndale’s downtown will commemorate again the anniversary of the day in December, 1933 that Congress and President Roosevelt enacted the 21st amendment ending prohibition. The annual event this year is December 1st, and funds will be raised for the Ferndale Good Fellows. Simply show up at any of the seven venues listed below on Saturday night to meet your favorite flappers, rum runners and gangsters.
Come celebrate the Shop Small™ movement in Ferndale and Oak Park on Small Business Saturday, November 24th!
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Downtown Ferndale businesses have decked their storefronts for the holidays, a season kicked off by the DDA’s Third Thursday “Light the Town” event. DDA volunteers gave away hot coco while the Chris Brass Band played carols on the West 9 Mile sidewalks.
Come to the Kulick Community Center on Saturday December 1st from 9 am to 3 pm to get into the holiday season!
Apalala, Cupid, Dorli, Hush Sarah, JA’s Sum, and Tristram are greyhounds that have been rescued from a harsh life of racing, that are now up for adoption. Motor City Greyhound Rescue picked up the emaciated pooches from one of their contacts down in Alabama. Underweight, bitten by ticks, and some noses rubbed raw from excessive muzzling, the creatures were clearly in need of care.
To learn more about Nick Schrock and his Allstate Insurance office, give them a call or stop in… 23225 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220, (248) 547-4010.
…over 50 residents, including Digital Learning Center school staff, the school’s police liaison, and Mayor Dave Coulter, attended to hear presentations from Renee Hurd, school improvement Coordinator, Gary Meier, Ferndale school district representative, and Police Chief Tim Collins about school program changes and safety at the high school.
“The old building just wasn’t the best fit for us, but we can now focus on our strong community partnerships as a tool to better serve our community. Together we can look forward to what that future will bring.”
As you are hitting the stores and shopping on the Internet it’s important to be proactive in knowing your legal rights so that your gift giving experiences are filled with merriment versus heartache.
Complete Streets advocates are carrying on with plans that span several cities in SE Oakland County, with a Bike Summit planned for 7pm on Dec. 12, 2012 at the Royal Oak Public Library (222 East 11 Mile Road, downtown Royal Oak)
The location at 21900 Woodward will be demolished and rebuilt first, from approximately March 2013 to June 2013. The construction at the 1045 West 9 Mile Road location is expected to begin in June when the Woodward location is complete.
So Piana and others decided to have a neighborhood meeting, which will take place at Taft/DLC on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6:30-8pm. Any interested resident can come out and meet with Police Chief Timothy Collins, Ferndale Schools Superintendent Gary Meier and members of the School Board to discuss any concerns