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Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter Gives Last State of the City Address

April 16th 2019

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter Gives Last State of the City Address (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI – After nine years serving as Mayor of Ferndale, Dave Coulter will not be running for another term. He announced this decision at the State of the City Address Tuesday evening at the Rust Belt Market.  […]

Waterford Michigan Works Office Closing

April 16th 2019

Waterford Michigan Works Office Closing (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 16, 2019) Waterford, MI- The Oakland County Michigan Works! Office will close on June 15 according to a press release from the county.  “The Waterford School District operates this office and has decided to focus its resources on pre-kindergarten through 12th grade programming. A new office […]

Experience in Serbia Inspired Oakland Literacy Council Volunteer to Help Others Learn English

April 15th 2019

Experience in Serbia Inspired Oakland Literacy Council Volunteer to Help Others Learn English (Oakland Literacy Council, April 15, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with […]

Reporter Food: Burger Tuesday at The Emory

April 15th 2019

Reporter Food: Burger Tuesday at The Emory (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 15, 2019) Ferndale, MI – A Ferndale tradition is Burger Tuesday at The Emory (22700 Woodward Ave).  On Tuesdays the gourmet burgers are served up at a special discount rate, making it a great place for a workday lunch or easy dinner.  The Emory […]

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind…

April 14th 2019

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind a Billboard in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Like many roadways across the county, Woodward Avenue is lined with billboards.  As people make their way along such roads, their journey is dotted with images of attorneys promising to fight for their clients. With […]

Excitement Grows Around ORV Park, Holly Community Learns Details

April 14th 2019

Excitement Grows Around ORV Park, Holly Community Learns Details (Mel Corrigan, April 14, 2019) Holly, Groveland Township, MI-  Off-road vehicle riding is a popular past time in Michigan. There are more than 180,000 licensed ORV’s in Michigan according to a 2009 study, up 46 percent compared to a 1999 survey [1]. With the state’s extensive […]

Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Visits Michigan, Touting Medicare for All

April 14th 2019

Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Visits Michigan, Touting Medicare for All (Carey Gustafson, April 14, 2019) Warren, MI- Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders made several stops across the Midwest this weekend, including a visit to Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren on Saturday. The 77 year old Senator from Vermont ran for the Democratic Party’s Presidential […]

FernCare Hiring Medical Record Transition Coordinator

April 14th 2019

FernCare Hiring Medical Record Transition Coordinator (Job Posting, April 14, 2019) Ferndale, MI- FernCare Free Clinic is hiring a transition coordinator to assist the clinic moving from paper patient charting to the Athena medical record system. The person must have electronic medical record transition experience and experience working with both medical volunteers and the public. […]

Sharing the Woods and a Sense of Wonder Thanks to Royal Oak Nature Society

April 13th 2019

Sharing the Woods and a Sense of Wonder Thanks to Royal Oak Nature Society (Don Drife, President Royal Oak Nature Society, April 13, 2019) Royal Oak, MI – It’s a sunny spring day and I’m sitting on a bench listening to trilling Redwing Blackbirds, feeling the sun on my face, and watching a pair of […]

Before you Hit the Trails, Check out these Reminders

April 13th 2019

Before you Hit the Trails, Check out these Reminders (Stephanie Carroll, Manager of Business Development and Community Relations, City of Auburn Hills, April 13, 2019) Auburn Hills, MI – The warmer weather has arrived and the city’s trails are starting to see a lot of activity.  From runners to bikers, our trails are for everyone! […]