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Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers

September 26th 2013

Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 26, 2013) A major survey conducted by Oakland County shows that employers are having trouble finding, and connecting with, skilled workers. The Skills Needs Assessment Project was presented to over 200 college administrators, employment consultants and civic leaders on Wednesday. Oakland County Executive L. […]

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12

September 26th 2013

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12 (Lynch and Sons, Sept. 26, 2013) Christine M. Downs, 61, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died peacefully with loved ones by her side on Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John […]

Boys and Girls Club Opens Kulick Center Location

September 24th 2013

Boys and Girls Club Opens Kulick Center Location (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2013)   Starting Oct. 7, the Kulick Community Center will be the new home of the Boys and Girls Club.  Since 2009 the center has hosted a drop-in teen center in conjunction with the club, a program that sees 20-25 students a […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

September 24th 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Sept 24, 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 […]

Ferndale School Board President Gives Letter on Fights at Digital Learning Center

September 24th 2013

Ferndale School Board President Gives Letter on Fights at Digital Learning Center (Sept. 24, 2013) Following two fights at the Digital Learning Center, Ferndale School Board President Jim O’Donnell released the following letter.  To read the police report about the fights, go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/ferndale-police-report-six-arrests-and-one-broken-leg-after-fights-at-dlc/. A Letter to the Community from Ferndale Public Schools Board of […]

Candidates Use Web to Reach Voters in Ferndale Mayor’s Race

September 24th 2013

Candidates Use Web to Reach Voters in Ferndale Mayor’s Race (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2013) Politicians through the ages have understood the need to get their name out in front of voters, and the internet gives them one more low cost way to do it.  In the Ferndale Mayor’s race, campaign websites provide information […]

September Ferndale Beautification Awards

September 23rd 2013

September Ferndale Beautification Awards (C. Proxmire, Sept 23, 2013) The City of Ferndale Beautification Commission will present their September 2013 awards Monday night, along with certificates for all of the winners of the year. Anna Garrett will present awards to Assaggi Bistro of 330 W. 9 Mile, Mary Fredericks of 354 University and Beth O’Malley […]

Success for Small, Minority, and Women In Business Expo Sept. 26

September 23rd 2013

Small, Minority, and Women In Business Expo Sept. 26 (Ferndale Area Chamber Press Release, Sept. 23) Date: 9/26/2013 Time: 4:00 PM TO 7:00 PM Shriners Silver Garden Events Center 24350 Southfield Rd Southfield, MI 48075 Phone: 248.542.2160 Put on by the Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce and Ferndale Area Chamber […]

Fake Cop Arrested in Rochester Hills

September 23rd 2013

Fake Cop Arrested in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept Press Release, Sept. 23, 2013) Incident:  Unauthorized use of Police Equipment Location: City of Rochester Hills Date: September 22, 2013 On Friday September 13, 2013, Oakland County Sheriff Deputies stopped a vehicle that used a blue police style flashing light to make a prohibited turn […]

Ferndale Police Report: Thieves Crashed into Speedy Muffler

September 23rd 2013

Ferndale Police Report: Thieves Crashed into Speedy Muffler On 09/21/13 at about 7:30 p.m. Ferndale Officers responded to the Speedy Muffler at 1030 W. 8 Mile. Officer found two windows broken out of roll up doors. Apparently, a vehicle crashed into the doors, suspects entered through the windows stole car batteries. Anybody with information regarding […]