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Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video)

February 24th 2015

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) The City of Royal Oak has made a public service announcement encouraging residents and business owners to shovel the snow and ice from their sidewalks. However, there is no ordinance requiring them to do so. The video shows a […]

Antiques get new life in Southfield Pavilion, Next Show April 24-26

February 24th 2015

Antiques get new life in Southfield Pavilion, Next Show April 24-26 (Aaron Tobin of Tobin Photography, Feb. 24, 2015) The Southfield Pavilion Antiques Exposition just got some new and invigorating leadership. A new promoter has bought the show that was held this last Friday Saturday and Sunday at the Southfield Civic Center Pavilion. Bob Bockius […]

Ferndale City Manager Shares Efforts to Embrace Diversity

February 23rd 2015

Ferndale City Manager Shares Efforts to Embrace Diversity (Joseph Gacioch, Acting City Manager of Ferndale, Feb. 24, 2015) NOTE: Acting City Manager Joseph Gacioch gave the following remarks at the “Call to Council” portion of the City Council meeting Feb. 24: Tonight I wanted to take this opportunity to update the public and Council on […]

Madison Heights Volunteers Shovel Every Bus Stop in the City

February 23rd 2015

Madison Heights Volunteers Shovel Every Bus Stop in the City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2015) Twenty volunteers, coordinated through several local groups and supported by local businesses, spent their Sunday afternoon shoveling every bus stop in town to make them more accessible for people who ride the SMART Bus system. With 100 stops in […]

This Weeks Job Listings

February 23rd 2015

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Feb. 23, 2015) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. New jobs! Posted for the week of February 23rd – February 27th […]

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

February 23rd 2015

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to […]

Over 30,000 Items Collected for Homeless Women at MardiBRAS Event

February 23rd 2015

Over 30,000 Items Collected for Homeless Women at MardiBRAS Event (C. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) An oft-forgotten need was met this month as people came together for Ferndale’s first MardiBRAS event. Over 30,000 personal care items were collected for homeless women in an evening that united people around a good, though often over-looked, cause. The […]

Hazel Park and Eastpointe to Vote on Millage for Fire Authority Feb 24

February 22nd 2015

Hazel Park and Eastpointe to Vote on Millage for Fire Authority Feb 24 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 22, 2015) Tough times call for creative solutions, and Hazel Park City Manager Ed Klobucher has come up with an innovative way to secure new funding, without having to cut fire services. The solution will require a unique […]

Man Seriously Injured Making Dry Ice Bombs in Orion Township

February 22nd 2015

Man Seriously Injured Making Dry Ice Bombs in Orion Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Feb. 22, 2015) INCIDENT: 12:52 Hrs.- Feb. 19, 2015 – Orion Township – Injured Person / Explosive Device #15-25395 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to McLaren Oakland Hospital for a victim injured by an explosive device. The victim had just arrived with […]

Multiple Guns Removed from Home of Teen Police Say Threatened to Shoot Up Milford High

February 22nd 2015

Multiple Guns Removed from Home of Teen Police Say Threatened to Shoot Up Milford High (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Feb. 22, 2015) INCIDENT:  2000Hrs.- Feb. 22 – Highland  Township- Threats- 15-26674 SUMMARY:  The Highland Twp. school resource Deputy was notified by Milford PD about a threat at Milford High School which is located  in Highland […]