September 20th 2013
The Ferndale 115 News has moved! Please visit www.oc115.com and click on the “Ferndale” tab for the same great local coverage. The new website allows us more flexibility when covering regional news. It helps us to reach a broader audience and to give a space for other writers to share their work. There is plenty […]
August 22nd 2013
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August 13th 2013
The list of potential candidates confirmed to run for City office in the November 5, 2013 election has been finalized.
August 2nd 2013
Ms. Huthwaite was working in Tokyo when the two atomic bombs were dropped in August 1945. She says, “Hiroshima and Nagasaki are still vivid in my memory after 68 years.
July 15th 2013
The library’s tax revenues have decreased by $300,000 since 2009. Determined not to cut hours or staff, the library is stepping up fundraising efforts to make up for lost property tax revenue. The library hopes you will come and Rock for Books on August 3rd at the Loving Touch!
July 13th 2013
The Ferndale Public Library’s Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Obed Succari on Tuesday, July 16 at 6:30pm. Succari will play Latin and World music in the library’s community room for this free, all ages event.
June 26th 2013
Several board members and citizens present at the June 4th meeting expressed a strong desire to see those funds returned to the library as the voters intended when they approved a dedicated library millage in 2007.
June 19th 2013
The Summer Concert Series at the Ferndale Public Library has begun, with a performance by Soul Explosion Tuesday night. The jazz group played to a packed community center room, reminding everyone that FPL is not your typical “quiet” library.
June 13th 2013
The Ferndale Public Library will host “Closer to Married: Three Practical Ways for LGBT Families to Cut the Red Tape” in their Community Room at 7:00 pm. Three speakers will discuss different aspects of this issue.
June 10th 2013
Award-winning local photographer Marco Mancinelli will be presenting slides of his work, speaking about his craft and sharing exciting experiences from around the world at the Ferndale Public Library on Wednesday, June 12 at 7pm.
May 5th 2013
When their set was over at the Ferndale Public Library, the Detroit Party Marching Band was far from finished with their Saturday night fun. So instead of packing up their instruments to head home, the eclectic group of musicians took their show on the road, playing along 9 Mile…
April 28th 2013
The Ferndale Public Library has joined forces with Metro Times for this year’s revamped Metro Times Blowout. The library, which hosts a monthly rock concert series, will serve as one of ten Ferndale venues featuring music by local artists May 2-4. The Friends of the Ferndale Library will be selling beverages, including beer, as a fund-raiser for the library’s programs, materials and special events. Attendees will need to purchase wristbands in order to enter the library for the event.
April 24th 2013
The Day of Books and Roses brought Ferndale together in support of the Ferndale Public Library, and honored the legend of St. Jordi of Catalonia. On this day, lovers exchange books and roses and it is the number one day for book sales in Spain. The official day is April 23. Here in Ferndale it was celebrated on April 21, with food, wine, poetry readings and music added into the mix.
April 20th 2013
With sensitivity, fanciful imagery, memories put to paper and even humor, four poets shared their work at the Ferndale Public Library on April 16. Mary Jo Foirth Gillett, Dennis Hinrichsen, Christine Rhein and D’Anne Withowski kept the crowd in awe with their verses. The event was sponsored by Springfed Arts and focused on Michigan poets.
April 13th 2013
Poets Mary Jo Firth Gillett, Dennis Hinrichsen, Christine Rhein and D’Anne Witkowski will read their work and participate in book signings. The event is sponsored by Springfed Arts, and refreshments will be provided.
April 6th 2013
Dragon’s blood, books, chivalry, and love – it’s all in the mix at the Day of Books and Roses festival at the Ferndale Public Library on Sun, Apr. 21 from noon to 5 pm.
March 30th 2013
The Detroit Institute of Art at the Ferndale Public Library are presenting Hidden Stories in Art, a presentation to enrich attendee’s appreciation of art. The event is Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 7pm at the Ferndale Public Library.
March 21st 2013
The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has come out with a new way to explore and enjoy Downtown Ferndale. Their new Downtown Ferndale Tours page of their website features three tours that visitors can view online, watch and listen to on their mobile devices, or print in pdf. form
March 16th 2013
At 7:00 pm Wednesday, March 20, Transition Ferndale will host a presentation of the “Detroit Future City” plan. We have all been hearing about Detroit’s financial crisis, population crisis, economic crisis and governance crisis. Possibly there is another crisis or two not yet named.
March 9th 2013
Previch, along with 17 other artists, had works selected as part of the books and art themed exhibit. On March 8 she was able to share her work at the exhibit’s opening reception.
The well-attended event featured…