The Susanne Hilberry Gallery (700 Livernois) is pleased to announce Dirty Little Stones, an exhibition of new sculpture, wall works and prints by Los Angeles based artist Patrick Hill. The exhibition will open with a reception for the artist Friday 24 September from 6 to 8 pm.
The Funky Ferndale Art Fair takes place all this weekend (Sept 17-19) along W. 9 Mile in Downtown Ferndale. This event brings artists from all over the country to Ferndale to share their work in a juried art show, as well as selling their creations. From jewelry to paintings and prints to clothing and more, there were many artistic products to be had.
The DIY (do-it-yourself) Street Fair takes place all weekend, from Sept. 17-19 with booths from many local artists and crafters, a stage with local musicians, a beer tent, plenty of food and information on several Ferndale community groups.
…In the meantime, try this strawberry and goat cheese chicken recipe. It’s an unusual, but amazing dish that is hearty enough for the cooling fall weather, yet still reminds the tastebuds of the sweetness of summer fruits. …(read more)
A rainy Saturday afternoon was made brighter for the Dejaeghere family, as about two dozen friends, family and new Ferndale neighbors huddled around the counter of the Woodward Avenue Candy Shop for an indoor ribbon cutting celebrating the new store opening on Sept. 11, 2010.
An angry girlfriend arsonist was convicted Tuesday in Oakland County Circuit Court of setting her boyfriend’s home on fire on July 8, 2009.
Dream Cruise Founder Nelson House lost a battle with Cancer, which took his life on Thursday August 12, 2010 at 11:05 am. House was a longtime, active member of the Ferndale community who will be most remembered for originating the Dream Cruise…(read more)
“Why are there weeds growing on the roof of the new library?”
Scott Moloney is living the American Dream. After thirteen years in the banking industry, he has ventured into a business of his own – a custom ice cream and dessert shop on Woodward called Treat Dreams.
In order to efficiently serve residents and business owners while working with significantly less staff, the Ferndale City Council voted Monday (7/26/2010) to move forward with remodeling plans for City Hall.
On Saturday, July 17, 2010 The Ferndale Community Foundation and FernCare had a pass-the-hat kickball game, with the donations being split between the two teams. The Ferndale Seniors sold hot dogs and refreshments and livened up the sidelines at Martin Road Park with their cheering. “We’re cheering for both sides,” said the boisterous Sharron Chess. “The Community Foundation and FernCare are both great, and we just love them both. It’s all about having fun and Ferndale!”
Couple Finds Tombstone in Backyard, Possible Grave (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2010) When Wayne and Sarah Maki purchased their house at 1527 Pearson they had no idea that their 1929-built home came with a 200-year-old mystery buried in the back yard. “We were roto-tilling our backyard to lay down new grass seed, and it…
Ferndale Public Library Temp. Location to Close to Prepare for Move to New Building Ferndale, MI May 5, 2010 — On Friday May 21st at 5:30pm the Ferndale Public Library will close its temporary location at 642 E Nine Mile Rd to begin preparing to move to its new facility at 222 E Nine Mile…
Downtown Ferndale gained new national recognition Tuesday, May 4, 2010 when it was named winner of the Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA) at the National Main Street Conference in Oklahoma City.
15 Questions for Chuck Moeser (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2010) In an effort to learn more about life in Ferndale, The Ferndale 115 News is launching a 15 Questions Series that gives interviews with residents and people involved in the community. On March 11, 2010 reporter Crystal A. Proxmire sat down with Ferndale Board…
Now is the Time to Start your Seeds! Let’s Talk Health Series gives garden tips to residents By, Crystal A. Proxmire march 1, 2010 Gardening has a wealth of benefits – from healthy eating, good recreation, beauty for your back yard, inexpensive food, and helping the environment by reducing the effects of shipping produce over…
“I love this school so much. My dream is to come back to Ferndale to be a history teacher,” said Ferndale High School senior Bridget Salogar as she and nineteen fellow students answered questions at the annual Ferndale Schools Community Breakfast.
The point of the conversation is to record concerns such as these and present them to the House and Senate, but Johnson did suggest that participants could learn more about their government and the ways that the Michigan Department of Education sets policies for all public schools to follow. Knowing how government works is a step in the direction of accountability for all areas.
Over the next 18 months the Department of Public Works and their contractors SLC Meter Service will be entering every home in the city to upgrade the water meter, with a new digital meter reading system with radio transmission.
…But there is another interesting dimension to the Lenaways lives. For the last 35 years, they have fostered over 100 children, an amazing amount for this couple who have been residents of Ferndale for over two decades….