Waggs and Wishes Animal Rescue, located at 521 E. Cambourne, has many dogs and cats that need fostering and/or permanent adoption.
2011 State of the County Address
(L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive)
This is the speech given by L. Brooks Patterson on Feb. 1, 2011.
Several news outlets are reporting dramatic snow stories. We’ll spare you the drama and give you the facts:
ON FEBRUARY 14, 2011 from 6 – 10pm, Chef Stef and the Asiatic Acoustic Mobile Dinner Theatre will host a three-course dinner complete with live jazz music at Elegance By Design, 231 W. Nine Mile in Ferndale to benefit the FernCare free health clinic.
The State Farm Hogs, led by Boss Hog Marty O’Neill, are getting them psyched up to defend their title in the fourth annual Rib Burn Off that takes place on Sat. Feb. 5, 2011, as the grand finale of the Ferndale Blues Festival.
Audrey Langley is the proud parent of three young musicians in the Ferndale School District. She was one of hundreds who attended the All-City Concert and Extravaganza at Ferndale High School on Jan. 29. “Extravaganza and the All-City concerts are my favorite district event…
The Michigan Printing Week Association, an organization of printing and graphic design professionals across the state, has named Tony Pelc of Ferndale-based Allied Printing Company, as its Person of the Year.
Christina Sheppard-Decius presented “Downtown Ferndale by the Numbers” to let council and residents know about the projects and developments over the past year.
An accident on Southbound I-75 near Woodward Heights left a white compact car overturned, and traffic backed up as police and fire trucks waited for a wrecker.
Ann Warner, Trustee of the Ferndale Library, resigned from the board effective January 23, 2011. The Board accepted the resignation at its January 27 regular meeting.
POLICE FIGHT MAN WITH GUN 11-193, and FERNDALE POLICE ARREST DETROIT ARMED ROBBERS ARMED WITH “ASSAULT WEAPON”
The Ferndale Public School District is working with a consultant from Oakland Schools, Dr. Lindson Feun of the Research, Evaluation, and Assessment Department, to design a statistically sound parent survey which will provide the district feedback on current elementary programming and learn about parents’ interests in future programs.
Organizers for two Transgender-themed events are working together to give the trans community a “visible” ending to their March and an “empowering” way to begin April. They are looking for transpeople and allies to come to a planning meeting Feb 8 to share ideas and get involved.
Hello Keith Dalton here. This is the video from the Balloon Launch @ the Dollar Club Plus Store. The music is my singing. So If you could share it, we all would appreciate it.
Khamarko’s family gathered on the two-month anniversary of the shooting to give a 200+ balloon salute to the slain man, who often brought balloons from his store for the little ones in the family on visits. Friends and loyal customers from the surrounding neighborhood came out, along with a slew of reporters to spread awareness about the shooting, and to ask the public if there is any information out there.
Corporations aren’t people. We all know that. But in last year’s Citizens
United decision, the Supreme Court gave corporations the same First
Amendment rights as you and me. The result was record breaking spending by
giant corporations to try to buy our elections.
When my husband first mentioned he was going to take a Concealed Pistol Liscense, CPL, Course, I didn’t think twice about it. When he mentioned he wanted me to take it with him….on my birthday…I asked “Why would I do that?” …
Leadership in the City of Ferndale has taken an interesting twist. Craig Covey (former Mayor, now County Commissioner) has seemingly switched spots with Dave Coulter (former County Commissioner, just appointed Mayor). The switch-a-roo, which came about after a series of steps that could not have been planned if they tried, is only one of many coincidences in the lives of these two community leaders.
Oakland County is in the process of revamping their Animal Control Division to account for an expected increase in cities using their services. The massive restructuring has come about due to officials in Ferndale learning that 39 communities have been enjoying service from the County for free, while 22 municipalities have been managing it themselves at their own expense.
The Ferndale Public Library will welcome its first international best-selling author as a keynote speaker the evening of March 29, 2011, when Irish author, John Connolly, will come to discuss his book, The Book of Lost Things.