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Coats for the Cold Collections Go Through Nov. 30

November 20th 2013

Coats for the Cold Collections Go Through Nov. 30 (Oakland County Sheriff Dept. Press Release, Nov. 20, 2013) Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard’s office is organizing the  27th year of the “Coats for the Cold” coat drive on November 1st, 2013.  The dates for this year’s coat drive are November 1st-November 30th. The “Coats for […]

Snyder Signs Bill Brought Forward by Ferndale Fire Marshal

November 19th 2013

Snyder Signs Bill Brought Forward by Ferndale Fire Marshal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 19, 2013) Ferndale Fire Marshal Brian Batten is usually more worried about saving lives and preventing disaster than engaging in political battles.  But when he saw the need for a change in the way fire prevention and suppression systems are inspected in […]

Salmon in the Classroom Comes to Ferndale’s Kennedy School

November 19th 2013

Salmon in the Classroom Comes to Ferndale’s Kennedy School (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 19, 2013) The sixth graders in Greg Williamson’s class at Kennedy School in Ferndale have some company in their classroom this year as they get to raise nearly 200 fish until they are large enough to be set free. The Salmon in […]

Affirmation’s Executive Director Announces Departure

November 19th 2013

Affirmation’s Executive Director Announces Departure (Affirmations Press Release, Nov. 19, 2013) Antonio David Garcia, Executive Director of Affirmations, has announced his resignation, effective February 1, 2014, in order to allow time for the Center to transition to new leadership. Dave advised the Board of Directors at its monthly board meeting that: “I have been fighting […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

November 19th 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Nov. 19, 2013) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Troy: Winter Shoe & Boot Drive to Help Homeless

November 19th 2013

Troy: Winter Shoe & Boot Drive to Help Homeless (Laura Mikulski, Nov. 19, 2013) Dr. Anthony Weinert, a podiatrist with offices in Troy and Warren, will be running a winter shoe & boot drive benefiting Grace Centers of Hope, Oakland County’s largest and oldest homeless shelter & charity providing food, clothing, and HOPE to disadvantaged […]

A Super Saturday in Downtown Ferndale

November 18th 2013

A Super Saturday in Downtown Ferndale (Ferndale DDA, Nov. 18, 2013) Downtown Ferndale will be jamming this Saturday, November 23 with its first annual Holiday Hoof Obstacle Run, One-Eyed Betty’s FestivALE  and its annual traditionally non-traditional Woodward Avenue Tree Lighting.  With three great events and 300+ businesses ready for the holidays, it will definitely be […]

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6

November 18th 2013

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6 (FPL Press Release, Nov. 18, 2013) Amy Saari and Bobby McManus to Play Friday, December 6, 7pm Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/484839361629856/ The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday,  is going […]

Ferndale Police Report: 711 Robbed as Part of Crime Spree

November 18th 2013

Ferndale Police Report:  711 Robbed as Part of Crime Spree (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Nov. 18, 2013) An armed robbery occurred at the 7-11 convenience store located at 1040 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale on 11/18/2013 at approximately 3:00am. Two black male suspects entered the store, one was armed with a pistol.  The suspects […]

From Barnes and Noble to a Bar, Royal Oak Commission to Decide

November 18th 2013

From Barnes and Noble to a Bar, Royal Oak Commission to Decide (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) UPDATE:  The developer has withdrawn their request. Please read our updated story about the property at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/11/20/royal-oak-barnes-and-noble-safe-for-now/. The Royal Oak City Commission is considering a liquor license transfer to the current location of Barnes and Noble, for […]