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July 3-7: Air Power History Tour at OC Airport

June 27th 2019

July 3-7: Air Power History Tour at OC Airport Pontiac, MI- YOU ARE INVITED! The CAF AirPower History Tour is coming to an airport near you! Experience the sights, smells and sounds of historic World War II aircraft. ​ Visitors will have the opportunity to: Get up close & touch the aircraft Tour the cockpit […]

Sesame Street Forever Stamps Now Available

June 27th 2019

Sesame Street Forever Stamps Now Available (United State Postal Service, June 27, 2019) DETROIT — The U.S. Postal Service honors Sesame Street with a pane of 16 Forever stamps. A first-day-of-issue ceremony for the stamps was held today before The Sesame Street Road Trip event at Lafayette Park, 1592 Antietam Avenue, Detroit, MI. News of the […]

Overnight Closures on I-75 Needed to Set Bridge Beams at Wattles Road

June 26th 2019

Overnight Closures on I-75 Needed to Set Bridge Beams at Wattles Road (Michigan Dept. of Transportation, June 26, 2019) Troy, MI-  Weather permitting, crews will close both directions of I-75 during the overnight hours starting Thursday, June 27. The full closures will occur between Big Beaver Road and Corporate Drive/Crooks Road and are needed for […]

Reporter Food: Virginia Baked Ham at Copperstone’s in Waterford

June 26th 2019

Reporter Food: Virginia Baked Ham at Copperstone’s in Waterford (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 26, 2019) Waterford, MI – I was very pleased to happen upon Copperstone’s Family Restaurant at 4631 Highland Road in Waterford. My delight came in being able to try the Virginia Baked Ham which comes served with two eggs, and I had […]

Oakland County “Bans the Box” on Job Applications

June 26th 2019

Oakland County “Bans the Box” on Job Applications (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, June 27, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Oakland County now joins 35 states and more than 150 cities and counties across the nation in adopting fair chance hiring practices, also known as ‘ban the box’, which will ensure that the county considers a job […]

Rochester School Board Seeks to Fill Vacancy

June 26th 2019

Rochester School Board Seeks to Fill Vacancy ROCHESTER, MI. – The Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District is actively seeking to fill a vacant position following the resignation of Trustee Sandy Fiaschetti, Ph.D. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Fiaschetti was elected to the Board in 2014. “With mixed emotions, I […]

Motorama Motel at 8 Mile and Woodward Closed, Becoming Urbane Apartments

June 25th 2019

Motorama Motel at 8 Mile and Woodward Closed, Becoming Urbane Apartments (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Eric Brown, proprietor of Urbane Apartments, announced today that the purchase of the former Motorama Motel at 100 8 Mile Road on the corner of Woodward Avenue. The motel had gotten a reputation for low […]

Girls Raise Animals to Auction at Oakland County Fair

June 25th 2019

Girls Raise Animals to Auction at Oakland County Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2019) Holly, MI – “This isn’t just a kid’s project. We are growing up to be in agriculture fields. We are learning so we can be the ones growing your food in the future,” said Abbey Johnston of the Oakland County […]

City of Ferndale Approves Affordable Housing Study

June 25th 2019

City of Ferndale Approves Affordable Housing Study (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to take a data-driven approach to tackling the need for affordable housing in Ferndale, approving the hiring of Lisa Sturtevant and Associates to conduct a study and make recommendations. City Planner Jordan Twardy explained […]

Downtown Ferndale Adding Rainbow Crosswalk to 9 Mile Road

June 24th 2019

Downtown Ferndale Adding Rainbow Crosswalk to 9 Mile Road (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2019) Ferndale, MI – W. Nine Mile Road is expected to be closed Monday, weather permitting, for the installation of a crosswalk unlike any the city has had before. This crosswalk will be painted in the colors of the rainbow. Rainbow […]