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Back Issues

From June 1, 2009 - April 1, 2010 The Ferndale 115 News was a semi-monthly paper that came out on the 1st and 15th of each issue.  The dates below are links to a Word document containing the entire issue.  Our goal is to back-fill stories as we have time so you can click on the individual links.  Please bear with us as we continue to add to this section.
Issue 19 - March 1st & 15th (together)
Issue 18 - Feb 15, 2010 (not available)
Issue 17- Feb 1, 2010

News Night

Time Banking

Misinformation Fuels Funding Debate

Rotary Secures Book Donation

End of an Era: American Legion Post 330

Fire Dept. Awards

New Colage Group Connects Kids of LGBT Parents

Bosco Event Raises $ for Haiti Reconstruction

Lessons from Love & Logic

Students Share Schools Experience

Ferndale Gal Goes Full Throttle

Evoking the Artist Within

Who Cares About Local History


Ferndale Blues Festival Kicks Off

Big Read’s Big Deal

Public Forums to Discuss Downtown Parking

Issue 16 - Jan 15, 2010
Issue 15 - Jan 1, 2010

p1 Ferndale Feature: FernCare

p2 Details Emerge on Murder       

    at VFW Hall

p3 New Look for Ferndale Signs Voted On

p4 City Streamlines Event Application Process,

      Puts off Votes on New Fees

p5 City Council Meetings Now Online

p6 AJs Danny Boy Concert Makes Ripley’

      s Believe It Or Not

p7 Ferndale Inventor Helps Everyday People Plow

p8 Lez Zeppelin Rocks Magic Bag

p9 Ferndale’s Hand Grenade: A Live Reminder of WWII

 Seniors Win Cookie Challenge

Free Legal Services for FHS and Middle

      School Families

Oh Come All Ye Faithful Ferndale Shoppers

 Roosevelt Students Learn About Money

FERNDALE VIEW: Mayor’s View on Smoking Ban

 FERNDALE VIEW: Carrie’s View of Affirmations

POLICE REPORT (including details about recent murder, gunshots and other police news)

Issue 14- Dec 15

Tomiko Takes Off: Gumbleton Gives Up Council Seat, Gains Family Time

Bake Sale Sends Message: Save School Funding

Like the Ice? Our Favorite Things About Ice Festival

76 Years of Legal Drinking… 3 Years of Giving

Quilt Inspires Victims to Share Stories

Ferndale 115 News in 2010

Ferndale’s Cable Guy

Parking Ticket Fines

 Go Up, Other Changes

FernCare Gets $150,000

The Bridge is Back

Discovering a Hero: Edgar A. Culbertson                                                             

 Dies Saving Three Lives, 1967

Library Board President Resigns

Has Otto’s Train Come In?  Rainy Day Hobbies

Ferndale Views:

An Open Letter to Starbucks

Environmentally Christmas

Issue 13 - Dec 1
Woman Rescued From Second Story Window

Raise a Glass to End of Prohibition and Support Ferndale Goodfellows

Dec. 12th is Ice Festival!

Vonage Customers Entitled to Refunds Under Settlement

offee w/State Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton

“Mancave” Catches Fire, Driver Flips Truck

Laminate Art Opening at House of Chants

Recycling 101 Workshop

World AIDS Day/ Trans Day of Remembrance

Oakridge Residents Come Together

Ferndale-Oak Park Border War of 1969

/Holiday Showplace

Green Demolition on Moorehouse

5 Steps to Prevent ID Theft

Citizen Satisfaction Survey Results In

Ferndale VIEWS:

Julia Starts Adoption Group

AJ Encourages Economic Stimulation

Michelle Gives Slurpees for Good Grades

DEQ/DNR Request Input

Issue 12 - Nov 15
Issue 11- Nov 1
Issue 10 -Oct. 15
Issue 9 - Oct. 1, 2009

City Delays Sidewalk Replacement Program

DDA Plays Opossum

Denise Illitch Comes Oct 5 to Team Up Ferndale Nonprofits

Restaurant Owner Faces Deportation

Local Preference Wins in Cop Car Bid

St. James Gets Garden Face Lift

Gay, Pray and Stay OK Series at Affirmations

Police Surveillance Success Stories

Indie Winning Couple w/Grammy Winning Hubby Gives Special Ferndale Concert, Class

Community Foundation Annual Meeting

The First Big Read Book Party

Fern Care Free Clinic Seeks RN for Planning Committee, Moves Forward w/Other Plans

Ferndale View: Whip It Review

Drayton Avenue Pets Have Officially Been Blessed

Commercial Property Showcase

Fido Does Ferndale Benefits

Free Plants and New Friends:  My View of the Perennial Exchange

The Dirty on the DIY

LGBT Groups Say No to Murder Music

Go Fly a Kite Ferndale!

Issue 8 - Sept. 15, 2009

Ferndale Views

Police Report

Community Calendar

Crystal’s Campaign Coverage

Earth Friendly Fall Lawn Care

Art Festivals (Sept 19-20)

Drew Barrymore Shares Ferndale Memories

March A Thon Steps Through Sept 19th

Ferndale Film Festival

Gay, Pray and Stay OK Series @ The Aff

AJs Assembly Line Concert Finally Recognized

Candidates Campaign in Ferndale

Stuff Happens: Channel 4 Mishap

Your Pet Can Be Blessed (Sept 19th)

Zombie Make Up Lesson

Mouse Guard Author Joins Nerdy Book Club Sept 25th

Issue 7 - Sept. 1, 2009

Gallery Walks Super Coverage

Beware to Take Care of Your Trees

Ferndale Gets Set to Welcome 30 New Families

Woodward Dream Cruise Traffic Stopping Fun

Retirement?  Michelle McCullough Not Quite Ready

Residents Ask City To Reconsider Sidewalk Replacement Plan

Chaplain Hulbert’s Spirit of Ferndale Dampened but Not Destroyed

Beautification Committee Announces August Awards and New Ferndale Flower

Ferndale Grows More Film Friendly

Hazelhurst Street Heirloom Tomatoes Win Blue Ribbon at State Fair

Dream Cruise a Buzz over Bee Hive Challenge

Six Year Old Recognized for Charitable Lemonade Stand

FerndaleViews:  AJ Criticizes Cash for Clunkers, Mysterious Writes About Marijuana Expo, Mayor Remembers Ted Kennedy, David Says Bing Should Take Cuts First

Police Report:  carjacking, meth lab + more

Issue 6 - Aug. 15, 2009

Through the Storm Green Cruise Carries On

Elegance comes to Third Thursdays

I Promise America

Dream Cruise Kick Off

Storm Smashes Car Window at Hyland and Drayton

Drug House Update

Jennifer Roosenberg: Out for Blood!

Bike Friendly Ferndale

Rescued Duck Bids Farewell to DPW

Citizens Speak Up at Council Meetings

Trans Pride in the Park

University High School's Last Enrollment Open House - Aug 19th

Spirit of Ferndale 3 Day Festival for Fern Care

Rain Garden Seminar Teaches New Ways of Growing

Regular Features:

Police Report (including a car jacking!)

Ferndale Views

Issue 5 - Aug. 1, 2009

Police Find Suspect in Garbage Can

Our cost in the Bridge Collapse

Community Farm Stand Brings Freshness to Thursday Night

Pub Crawl Pics

Nerdy Book Club Gets Serious

It’s Easy Being Green at Green Cruise

Blood Along the Artery

Rene Hicks gets Laughs at the Aff

Free Nicotine Patches

Paramount Bank Shows Michigan Artist Sara Hopman

Our First Comic

Rain Give Sidewalk sale a Slow Start


July Beautification Awards Announced

More Changes at MAC

Ferndale Views:  AJ Thinks Vox Pop, Tom Discusses the DDA, and Mayor Doesn’t Mess Around with Murderers

Issue 4 - July 15, 2009
This issue is unavailable.  If anyone has a downloaded copy, please contact Crystal at editor@ferndale115.com
Issue 3 - July 1, 2009

Ice Cream and Comedy Drive Away the Blues (Go Comedy)

Mayors Home Invasion/Burglary Solved?

Hollywood Dreams for Vogue Vintage

Community Foundation Announces 2009 Grants

Sidewalk Sale for Food Bank Seeks Items and Other Downtown Businesses to Join In

Bike Rodeo Ropes Kids Into Thinking Safely

Pride Banquet Takes Awardees Over the Rainbow

Year Four Energy Report Shows Ferndale Going Green and Saving Green

Ferndale Family Campout

Ferndale Beautification Awards Given

Filling in The Gap: What’s the Plan for 22801 Woodward?

Hilton Corridor Committee

Ferndale Raises $27,805 for Relay for Life

Good News: Graduations

The Tropical Paradise of St Thomas or Good Ol’ Ferndale – The Choice is Clear

Pub Crawl is Coming July 31st

Issue 2 - June 15, 2009
Issue 1 - June 1, 2009