The theme of family love was evident in the Ferndale Pride planning. The kids’ tent was run by local moms and dads, and the Rainbow Run had a short family “run” where kids could join their parents and get paint thrown on them too. And in the afternoon a local family spoke about their experience adopting a gay teenager.
AIDS Partnership Michigan offers HIV counseling & testing at Affirmations in Ferndale every Thursday 5:30pm-8:00pm and Saturday 1:00pm-3:30pm; and offers Youth-only HIV counseling & testing on the 2nd & 4th Fridays 5:30-8:00pm.
Grown-ups missing the fun of Summer Reading can now relive their youth at the Ferndale Public Library. This summer, through Aug. 11, readers 18 and up can enter a weekly prize drawing –each book checked out gets you…
On 06/20/12 Ferndale Police investigated a report of an apartment that was burglarized on the 400 Block of W. Marshall. The point of entry on the burglary appeared to have been through a window that faced a porch area common to multiple apartments.
June 20 was a busy day for Ferndale Firefighters as they responded to two different minor fires that “could have been worse,” had residents not called 911 quickly.
Events like Ferndale Pride and the SE Michigan Dyke March give young people a chance to be around other LGBT people in a safe and affirming environment. Without stable families, and often without stable job opportunities due to discrimination, knowing there is a broader community of support can make a huge difference in the lives of individuals.
Just before 2:30 am Sunday someone kicked in the front door to Mae’s at 24060 Woodward Ave.in Pleasant Ridge, just north of Ferndale. The thief took the cash register, which was later found
Representatives from Common Ground, Transgender Michigan, The Vincent Chinn Society, Michigan AIDS Coalition and other organizations took part and the stroll ended with No H8 photos taken at Affirmations.
At first it was a strong two-name race, between Charlie and Walter. They duked it out. Then, out of nowhere, Maxwell entered the race as a dark horse. They remained basically in a three-way tie almost to the end.
Detroit’s ever-growing bicycle scene is largely due to women leadership.
The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, SDBA, Midtown Detroit, Wheelhouse Detroit, Fender Bender, DECC, MTGA, Criterium Detroit City, etc.
And that influence continues to grow.
The exhibition of Clinton Snider’s new paintings runs through June 30, at Susanne Hilberry Gallery, 700 Livernois, north of 8 Mile, in Ferndale. Visit http://www.susannehilberrygallery.com/ or call 248-541-4700 for information.
As the school year ends, so does the high school career for 525 Ferndale Schools graduates who earned their diplomas this year. Ferndale High School graduated 195 students, University High School graduated 90 students, and Adult & Alternative Education graduated 240 students.
It wasn’t until 26 years later that Jason finally tracked down the man who helped make him, with a shot in the dark Facebook post and a group of tight-knit Ferndale alumni providing the critical piece to the puzzle.
Local author Charlotte Fisher will be reading excerpts from her new book, Mackinac Bridge Jesus, at State of the Art Framing & Gallery June 21, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Fisher doesn’t want people to be put off by the “J” word. “There are those who might see the name ‘Jesus’ and think the book is about religion,” she said. “Instead it…
SCORE, a nonprofit dedicated to helping small businesses, has opened a satellite office to its Detroit branch inside the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce building at 407 E. 9 Mile. The organization provides a variety of services designed to help entrepreneurs succeed, including…
“We want to remove as many barriers as we can. We hope that the scholarship will not only provide some much needed funds, but also some encouragement for them to continue down their path,” Hall said.
Oakland County Republican Angela River tried to stop the potential new tax that could come if Oakland County voters decide to support a 10 year 0.2 mil property tax to help fund the struggling Detroit Institute of Arts, by proposing an amendment
Operation Kid Equip is having a free book day on June 13th at Webb Elementary School (2100 Woodward Heights, Ferndale) from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The first 800 children to attend will get to choose from thousands of books
“Right now there are only 4 women in the Michigan Senate, and 27 female representatives in the Michigan House. Yet in this legislative session alone, over 140 bills have been introduced that directly affect women’s rights in Michigan,” said Kate Morgan of Ferndale. “We believe that in order to make positive change for women, we need more women’s voices in Michigan’s political sphere.”
Ferndale Pride is setting a jovial pace for Father’s Day weekend activities. Not only will there be Ferndale Pride Market Daze, the Annual Dyke March, a balloon launch (with biodegradable balloons) and a new Light the Night event, there will also be the messiest and perhaps the merriest event of all: The Rainbow Run.