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Dog Census to Check for License Compliance in Ferndale June 2

May 20th 2014

Dog Census to Check for License Compliance in Ferndale June 2 (City of Ferndale, May 20, 2014) On June 2, 2014, Oakland County Animal Control Division Census Team workers will begin going door to door to bring dog owners into compliance with the Michigan State Dog Law. All dogs over 4 months of age are […]

Ferndale Library Cuts Two Positions, Closes on Fridays Due to Funding

May 19th 2014

Ferndale Library Cuts Two Positions, Closes on Fridays Due to Funding (FPL Press Release, May 19, 2014) Ending the year with an $85,000 deficit and facing a similar one in the coming fiscal year, which begins on July 1, the library has been forced to significantly reduce expenditures. With a unanimous vote on Thursday, May […]

Rochester Hills Mayor Launches Talent Initiative for Youth

May 19th 2014

Rochester Hills Mayor Launches Talent Initiative for Youth (City of Rochester Hills Press Release, May 19, 2014) As Rochester Hills’ college graduates seek internship and employment opportunities, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett launched the Mayor’s Business Council Talent Initiative as a way to help Rochester Hills companies connect and retain top talent graduating from our local […]

Royal Oak Named a Top City for Children

May 19th 2014

Royal Oak Named a Top City for Children (Royal Oak Press Release, May 19, 2014) It’s only natural for parents to want what’s best for their kids and offer them every possible advantage. With this in mind, Livability.com has named Royal Oak a Top 10 Best City for Kids, 2014. Royal Oak not only offers […]

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale

May 19th 2014

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2014) Hundreds of representatives from Downtowns across the country converged in Ferndale Saturday for the Great American Main Street Conference Kick Off called Get In Gear. The conference in Detroit focuses on downtown development with speakers, classes and tours throughout SE […]

CLAWS & PAWS Pet Fair and Run June 7

May 19th 2014

CLAWS & PAWS Pet Fair and Run June 7 (Compiled, May 19, 2014) The Clawson Chamber of Commerce and the residents of Clawson are pleased to announce the 9th annual CLAWS & PAWS which combines a 2 Mile Run/Walk Dog Jog with a Pet Care Fair and Animal Adoption program. Runners, animal lovers, and kids […]

Kennedy School’s Salmon All Grown Up and Set Free

May 18th 2014

Kennedy School’s Salmon All Grown Up and Set Free (Press Release, May 18, 2014) Sixth graders from John F. Kennedy Elementary released their classroom’s hand raised Chinook salmon at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday May 7, 2014 on the shore of the Huron River at Huroc Park in Flat Rock, MI. Mr. Williamson and his Ferndale […]

Royal Oak Seniors Handbell Choir Shares the Love of Music (video)

May 18th 2014

Royal Oak Seniors Handbell Choir Shares the Love of Music (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 18, 2014) The sound of a couple dozen bells echoed through the Kulick Community Center in Ferndale on Wednesday as the Royal Oak Seniors Handbell Choir paid a visit to share their skills with the Ferndale Senior group. Sylvia Hartsoe […]

Canvas Pontiac Fills Downtown with Art

May 18th 2014

Canvas Pontiac Fills Downtown with Art (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 18, 2014) Bathed in the purple lights of Pontiac’s Elektricty nightclub, dozens of artists, business owners and supporters enjoyed an artistic evening to honor the Canvas Pontiac artists. Out of 38 submissions, judges picked 20 pieces of art that were made into giant canvas prints […]

Clean the Ferndale Up Helps City Sparkle

May 18th 2014

Clean the Ferndale Up Helps City Sparkle (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 18, 2014)   Nearly 100 volunteers cleaned up over 8 cubic yards of trash from city parks and public spaces in Ferndale Saturday. Donning yellow tee shirts and plastic gloves, volunteers of all ages showed their community spirit and helped make the city sparkling […]