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Although we are lucky enough to live in a state with plenty of water it is still important to make sure to use it properly to save resources. Here are some figures on water usage that may surprise you, along with tips on how to cut down on usage:
To try The Ferndale 115 Brain Freeze, or any of their other crazy ice cream flavors, stop in at 22965 Woodward. You can also find them online at http://www.treatdreams.com.
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.
October 28th The 2nd annual Hijinx and Hilarity Concert was presented by the FHS choirs and orchestras to a packed auditorium.
A section of Ferndale has been selected to be the first in the State to receive Federal Funding for the Better Buildings for Michigan Program. The program gives homeowners access to incentives, affordable loans and improvements at a reduced cost to help bring down energy consumption community-wide.
Sarah Parmelee, Ferndale Library Board Trustee and the board secretary, has submitted her resignation to the board, effective October 28, 2010. Ms. Parmelee and her family are relocating to Huntington Woods. The board’s bylaws require trustees to be Ferndale residents.
October 27, 2010 is a big one for The Ferndale Seniors. First they’ll be getting a visit from Mayor Craig Covey, at the annual Senior Town Hall Meeting at 11am at the Kulick Center (1201 Livernois). Then in the evening they will be celebrating the launch of their first ever Ferndale Seniors Cookbook with a Taste Fest from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile)…(read more)
The Financial Committee, made up of 11 residents and 1 businessperson, has been meeting each Wednesday since September 15 to discuss ideas for how the City can get past the $3 million dollar deficit they are facing for Fiscal Year Ending 2012. There is not yet a consensus on what those solutions might be, but they are expected to report their ideas to City Council on November 2….(read more)
…This year’s festival is a joint effort by Ferndale Recreation, Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. There will be kids games, pony rides, hay rides, concessions, pumpkin and apple sales, an arts & crafts fair, rock climbing wall and much more….(read more)
…The event begins with a demo-workshop at 3:30 where PROJECT Trio members will demonstrate their techniques, followed by a 4:30 performance. Afterwards, audience members will have the opportunity to meet the members of PROJECT Trio and take part in a silent auction to benefit SEMFA….(read more)
Members of the University of Michigan Dearborn Gay Straight Alliance wanted to know everything they could about Craig Covey’s experience as the first openly gay Mayor in Michigan. That’s why they invited him to speak at their Oct. 7, 2010 meeting…. (read more)
Pictures from “Around Town,” brought to you by Lenny’s Copy Center.
…If you would like to share your Ferndale View, please write to email@example.com. Can be as short as a few sentences, or up to 1,000 words….(read more)
Citizens for a Fair Ferndale (CFF) is holding an Issue Forum regarding the local ballot question concerning the proposed amendment to the City Charter. The forum will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm at the Ferndale Library…(read more)
The following were Ferndale Police Department calls for service Oct. 6, 2010. The Police Report is brought to you by Dino’s Lounge…(read more)
One a month the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) organizes a networking meeting for business owners and managers called FernNet. The meetings take place at various Downtown businesses, and give attendees a chance to share their hopes, dreams, questions, and knowledge about how to make it in the small business world….(read more)
…“Monitor Landscapes” opened Oct. 1, 2010 at Lemberg Gallery, and was also featured as part of the Art Detroit Now’s North Woodward Gallery Crawl the following day. The paintings, which vary in size and shape, were inspired by computer consoles where “visions of other worlds are stripped of information to simplify form or enhanced by adding layers of detail around areas of interest.”… (read more)
Police Department calls for service Oct. 5, 2010.