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 […]
September 17th 2013
Participating organizations gathered at Dino’s Lounge on Sept. 12 to discuss their ideas with members of the Mayor’s Business Council, Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Development Authority.
September 14th 2013
DIY goes all weekend. Check out the video of the students performing, then check out our previous article at http://ferndale115.com/nuevo/2013/09/10/diy-street-fair-this-weekend/ for more information about the rest of the weekend.
September 13th 2013
“Most of this system is over 100 years old,” Cureton said. “It’s amazing how well it’s held up.” He presented the engineering findings at the Sept. 9 council meeting, showing what he had suspected from the beginning. The culprit:…
September 11th 2013
“Four planes, 19 terrorists, forever changed the world as we know it,” Gilmour said. “On that day 2,996 people died, 411 of them were emergency workers.” Gilmour stressed the need to “never forget.”
September 9th 2013
“The cats may very well haven given him one of their nine lives to him,” Sullivan said as he shared the story at Monday’s city council meeting.
August 31st 2013
The City of Birmingham has adopted a new free speech policy to settle a federal lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberates Union of Michigan on behalf of an animal rights activist who was arrested while peacefully demonstrating on a public sidewalk outside a fur store.
August 29th 2013
The first of at least four candidate forums took place at the Kulick Center on Aug.28, hosted by the Ferndale Seniors. There about 50 people, mostly over age 50, got a chance to listen to candidates for mayor and a city council candidate talk about why they are running.
August 27th 2013
Dripping in sweat beneath body armor and masks, police from several cities moved deftly in tight formation through Jefferson Middle School in Pontiac, with guns drawn and eyes wide open. Following the sounds of a shotgun blast, they coordinated to clear the hallways and classrooms until they found their gunman hiding in a room with a chalkboard and empty desks. Back and forth gunfire ensured until the shooter, Ferndale Sgt. Dan Simon, fell to the floor.
August 19th 2013
Readers from all along the Woodward Corridor have shared their Dream Cruise memories, including Jim Thienel of Waterford who saw a pretty blue Mustang lose control and hit a tree near 19 Mile, and Ferndalian Tyler Beltz who captured Royal Oak Police dismantling a makeshift swimming pool in the back of a pickup truck.
August 14th 2013
As Ferndalians start to think of who they will vote for Nov. 5, one name they may notice missing from the ballot is that of Scott Galloway. The co-owner of Galloway and Collens Law Firm and 12-year city council veteran has decided that three terms is enough and it’s time to focus on other things.
August 11th 2013
Ferndale City Council is scheduled to take up the matter of marijuana permissiveness at the Monday night council meeting. Ferndale resident Andrew Cissell filed petitions requesting that the city change the code of ordinance to exempt persons over the age of 21 from prosecution if they possess or transfer less than one ounce of marijuana on private propert
August 10th 2013
The 9th Annual Green Cruise took place in Downtown Ferndale, with several bike rides, a green parade, and a slew of environmentally-friendly vendors and organizations lining E. 9 Mile Road. Bikes were a big part of the event, but so were other people-powered contraptions, such as skateboards and wheelchairs.
August 6th 2013
Maker Faire is “like a show-and-tell science fair that encourages DIY (do-it-yourself) innovation and creativity,” said Matt Oehrlein, one of the founders of the i3 Detroit maker-space. Located in Ferndale, i3 Detroit is …
August 4th 2013
The group was given a police escort out of town, and then headed north to the White Lake Inn and back. They ended their ride at One-Eyed Betty’s in Ferndale.
August 2nd 2013
And with all the changes and discussions taking place, the nonprofit transportation advocacy group has been keeping very busy.
Megan Owens, Executive Director for TRU, says…
August 2nd 2013
The Green Cruise’s purpose is to draw awareness to ecofriendly alternatives to automobiles and motorized vehicles. This year’s event features 3 bike rides, a parade, walk, children’s area, and vendor booths.
July 30th 2013
If passed, the ordinance would reduce possession from a misdemeanor to a civil infraction in the city, and removes the requirement of fines, which can be up to $1,000 and up to a year in jail. The ordinance would apply to adults 21 and over, and only for marijuana in amounts of one ounce or less on private property.
July 30th 2013
Congressman Candice Miller, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, Attorney General Bill Schuette and Supreme Court Justice David Viviano were also on hand to celebrate the GOP platform and rally the nearly 700 guests to be ready for the 2014 elections.
July 25th 2013
A commitment to learning is a big part of what made Ball an asset to Pleasant Ridge. Things changed quickly in the quarter of a century since she first started.