Elks Club Awards Honor Those Who Make Ferndale Great (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 9, 2013) From being willing to climb on rooftops in the winter, to delivering a high risk baby, to surviving rounds of layoffs, to good old fashioned community service – residents and employees of Ferndale were recognized for many great things by…
People Love Parades in Clawson and Huntington Woods (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 5, 2013) While Ferndale is famous for having the longest running Memorial Day Parade, neighboring cities are the place to be for Independence Day. Oak Park, Huntington Woods and Clawson all hosted July 4th parades. Attorney Tim Burns captured images of the parade…
Oak Park, Huntington Woods and Clawson all hosted July 4th parades.
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A 29-year-old Ferndale serviceman died while in service in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Matthew Leach was serving in the US Army Reserves when he was found dead by fellow soldiers. He is survived by a young wife and newborn son, whose names are being withheld until further details are released by the Army and until the family is ready to share.
FHS Class of 1981 is seeking donations in support of the family, to assist them with the cost of the funeral, which is Saturday at 3pm
Observant Ferndale residents and visitors may have noticed the new street sign at Allen and W. Troy and wondered just how it got the name “Cupples Corner.” The white sign with blue lettering is affixed above the traditional green street signs that are standard throughout the city. Only in a few locations can the special white and blue ones be found.
Max Fischer is now all grown up, and running his own film company called Fish Soup Films. He came to Michigan last Wednesday as the keynote speaker for a luncheon at Michigan AIDS Coalition to help attract attention and funding to the cause. He shared news of a documentary that he has been working on for the past year, his way of carrying his mother’s work forward.
Each year The Veteran’s Memorial Association hosts a Veteran’s Day Observance at Memorial Park on Livernois. The service recognizes those who have served in the armed forces. The memorial bell is rung at 11am, a prayer said along with the Pledge of Allegiance, and speeches and poems read in honor of those who served.
And now, nearly two years later, I’m proud to say that The Ferndale 115 News has over 5,000 unique readers each month and a strong reputation in the community for fairness. And getting a CFF Good Neighbor Award on April 19 was a huge honor. Not just to be recognized, but also to be among so many others who embrace the same ideals and live their lives with positive energy and intent.
A Coyote has been spotted traveling near Elm Park , Poplar Park ,
Oakland Park & in Memorial Park in Pleasant Ridge.
Please keep animals and small children inside until the animal is captured.
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.