Several Ferndale Police Officers received commendations and citations for service at the Dec. 28, 2010 City Council meeting in relation to shooting incident in November.
The Council Meeting of Dec. 28, 2010 turned into a concert of praise for outgoing Mayor Craig Covey, literally. The Mayor’s last Council Meeting crescendoed with presentations for the outgoing Mayor from many in the Ferndale Community, including a surprise performance… (read more)
The Financial Planning Committee held a public meeting on Dec. 29, 2010 to present options to residents for balancing the city’s budget, recommending that Council puts a Headlee Over-Ride on the ballot for the residents to vote on. The presentation was just a rough draft of what the Committee will be presenting to Council, who will make the ultimate decision of how to move forward.
This has been a fun and interesting year for wine. We’ve been able to hone our selection even further, sussing out good deals where there were thought to be none, fighting to get products desired but not previously available in Michigan brought in, and most importantly of all, helping the customers at Western Market find real wine that they can connect with.
The Ferndale Schools Fine Arts Boosters is gearing up for their second annual fundraising variety show, which they call “A Night of FABulous” entertainment. Performers of all kinds will be there, many whom are Ferndale Schools students, parents and alumni. This is the second annual FABulous show, creating a tradition of raising money to help students excel in the arts and music while also showcasing the talent in our community.
Ferndale is a town well-known for its numerous community groups and nonprofits. But for those who are struggling to make ends meet in this tough economy, it can be hard to know where to turn for help. Here are some of the resources available in the city for those in need. If you know of more we can add to the list, please e mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Thursday, December 23rd at about 10:30 a.m. burglars broke into a house on Allen between Fielding and Gardendale. There was also a police chase from thieves at Western Market that ended with suspects crashing into a home in Detroit.
Just after 8pm on Dec. 22, 2010 Ferndale Police and Fire Departments were called to 23123 Berdeno Ave. in Hazel Park to assist the neighboring fire department with a home engulfed in flames.
Ferndale Police are investigating the shooting of a 64 year old man in the Dollar Club Plus Dollar Store located at 2750 Hilton Road near Woodward Heights (9 ½ Mile Road). The incident occurred 11/26/2010 at approximately 9 p.m.
The following links show the preliminary exam in the matter of The People vs. Argo et. all. More information on this story will be up in the next week, but we’ve had many requests for these videos, so there they are….
Three Ferndale Veterans were honored on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 with presentations of handmade quilts by the Quilts of Valor Foundation on behalf of The Ferndale Rotary.
Jeannie Davis, longtime Ferndale resident and President of the Ferndale Seniors, is going to be on the hot seat on Friday November 19th in a local-celebrity roast to benefit The Ferndale Community Foundation and the Ferndale Seniors.
The totals are in from this year’s Pub Crawl, with $23,000 raised for charity at the signature annual Ferndale event.
It’s a solution has been considered for over ten years. The city of Ferndale, with a population of over 20,000, and key location on Woodward Avenue, has contemplated the idea of creating elevated walkways across Woodward Avenue, the state highway that divides the city in half.
On Oct. 26, 2010 dressed-up kids and (some) parents packed Rosie O’Grady’s at 279 W. 9 Mile for a fun-filled night of family games, treats, trick or treating, music and a chance to judge over a dozen scarecrows made by the employees to be auctioned off for charity.
A new mentorship program was launched during this past month for Ferndale Schools orchestra students.
One thing that catches your eye when you walk into Linda’s boutique is how the garments and accessories are arranged. You can definitely tell that it was art-inspired from the way the belts are criss-crossed on the table to the displays in the front window.
Chamber members get to use the giant pair of scissors to cut a big red bow, and neighbors often turn out to welcome them as well. But one business opening had an honor that hadn’t occurred in Ferndale before.
We went to a Ferndale Public Schools Meet and Greet today, and we were so happy that we went.
McManus will be performing at the First United Methodist Church at22331 Woodward on November 20, 2010. Doors open at 6:30pm, and the show starts at 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 or $15 for students or seniors. Call Michigan Fingerstyle Guitar Society at 248-646-4030 for more information or purchase tickets online at www.fingerstyle.org.