Bill Mullins, press liaison for County Executive Patterson, said “We completely expected it to go 2-1. Two of the judges were [former Governor Jennifer] Granholm’s appointees and we fully expected them to sway that way. We have already filed in the Michigan Supreme Court and we hope to have a ruling in the next 2-3 weeks.”
Nomination Forms must be received by Thursday, March 8, 2012 through online submission, or post mail to Citizens for a Fair Ferndale…
Jessica Johnson needs a double lung transplant, and two Ferndale businesses have stepped in to help with fundraising events.
On Monday, March 5, 7:30 pm- 10 pm Green Party Presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein will be at AJs Café at 240 W. 9 Mile for a meet-n-greet.
“It’s a lot more work that you’d expect when you first jump in,” Schurg said. “We start rehearsing in January and the auditions are in December. So as soon as we come back from winter break we get right to it.”
Although that is the most important rule, there are many small business owners who don’t have the budget for a graphics person and there will always be those who think they know best for themselves. So Moses…
What can be more fun for a dog than a road trip up north with your family and the chance to run free in the woods of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula? For 13-year-old Eva, the frolicking came to an abrupt end when the 40-pound terrier mix impaled herself on a sharp stick that happened to be jutting out of the ground.
Sibula shared his war stories at the Hangin’ with the Heroes event on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Hangin’ with the Heroes is Ferndale’s way of celebrating the sacrifices made by the men and women of the armed forces. A party is held to recognize send offs and homecomings, complete with honors and recognition, plus a delicious spread of food shared with community members.
Up to ten local, well known restaurants will battle it out for the Golden Ladle Award, wowing us with the best they have to offer. The reason they are doing this to help support The Ferndale Rotary Club and Capuchin Soup Kitchen
…submissions from Michigan artists for a variety of artwork to be approved and considered for future purchase or commission for the Pontiac-based hospital’s new South Patient Tower scheduled to open in 2014. Selected artwork will be used to enhance the healing environment of the new tower.
Tom Nardone is one of those guys. The ones who walk around happy as hell, no cares in the world, while constantly accomplishing great things. Like starting a company that specializes in delivering products to adults in a private way, a volunteer group that mows the grass at inner-city parks, and achieving national fame as a pumpkin carving extraordinaire. Plus he’s got a wife and kids – a full and happy life. Why? Because he does what he wants. And because he does it in an organized way.
The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department has released their most current list of Oakland County’s Most Wanted. Their website has this information available. According to the website “The persons listed below are among the Most Wanted felons in Oakland County. If you have seen them…
Officers responded to Radio Shack on Woodward near 9 Mile on a report that a former employee stole 20 cell phones valued at over $11,000.
Pride planning is now under way around Southeastern Michigan as Hotter Than July and Ferndale Pride both held their first organizational meetings Feb. 23. Both groups had higher than expected turnout and anticipate growing the events this year. HTJ will hold its 17th annual event in Palmer Park beginning Tuesday, July 24 through Sunday, July 29. Ferndale Pride, now in its second year, will take place over Father’s Day weekend beginning Saturday, June 16 through Sunday, June 17.
Ferndale City Council has voted to revoke the license of a handbill distribution company that has repeatedly given fliers to homes with No Solicitation signs. Petros Distribution of Sterling Heights, owned by Wisam Petros, was approved to distribute fliers for Glory Markets and Happy’s Pizza in the City…
The Ferndale Reads 2012 Kick Off took place on Feb. 16 with local dignitaries on hand to do a reading of the first chapter. Councilperson Melanie Piana, Ferndale Area Chamber Executive Director Jennifer Roosenberg, FernCare President Ann Heler, and Treat Dreams Dreamologist Scott Moloney joined Library Director Kate Pohjola in the reading. Then dozens of people picked up free copies of the book.
Early numbers indicate that voters in the Ferndale School District approved a $22,825,000 bond in Tuesday’s election. This means that most residents will continue paying around the same amount in taxes that they used to and the schools get money to improve facilities.
Overnight and during the early morning hours of Feb. 28, 2012, Ferndale Police were involved in two chases where both suspects crashed and were arrested. There were no injuries in either incident.
Michigan’s lawmakers have amended the State’s Election Law to require a statewide presidential primary election on February 28, 2012. The law calls for separate ballots to be printed for Republican candidates and for Democratic candidates, just as was done in January 2008.
Below are examples of ballot options for Ferndale Residents who also live in the Ferndale School District. Those in the Hazel Park District will face only the primaries.
In Sterio, a unique fusion of classical flute playing and mainstream music, will present a concert and workshop February 26 at 3:00 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Ferndale. This event is presented by the Southeast Michigan Flute Association (SEMFA), and is sponsored by Flute Specialists, Inc.