An Interview with Dennis and Marty Hoeppner (video)

Listen as they recall Ferndale history, including a large fire that took out several businesses at the corner of 9 and Woodward, the birth of the Kulick Community Center, and a write-in campaign that changed the face of politics in the city.

In addition to the history, the Hoeppners shared humorous moments, like when Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson unwittingly boosted the strip club business, how Dennis cornered Marty for their first kiss, and their adventure to the drag show in Las Vegas.

Go to Kulick to Keep Cool

The City of Fendale has declared the Kulick Community Center at 1201 Livernois as a “Cooling Center.”

When a “Heat Advisory” or “Action Ozone Day” has been declared, Ferndale residents may come to the Community Center to cool off.

The Cooling Center hours will be Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Participants will have access to specific rooms at the Center. Tables and chairs, board games and TV will be available for use. Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for $3 for individuals 55 years and older. All others are $6.

Save Money and Stay Warm this Winter

…The Ferndale Environmental Sustainability Commission’s Green Tuesday Seminar Series is aimed at providing local residents with the information they need to become better stewards of the environment. The seminars are held the second Tuesday of the month at the Kulick Community Center in Ferndale (1201 Livernois) from 6:30pm-8:00pm. The seminars are FREE and open to public (you need not be a Ferndale resident to attend)….(read more)