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MI Great Artist Contest Accepting Entries Until Oct. 3

September 17th 2014

MI Great Artist Contest Accepting Entries Until Oct. 3 (press release, Sept. 17, 2014)   Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson raised the stakes for the 2014 MI Great Artist contest, opening the annual online competition to include 3-D art as well as a total package for the winners of more than $16,000 in cash […]

Special Effects Makeup Demo in Clawson Oct. 6

September 16th 2014

Special Effects Makeup Demo in Clawson Oct. 6 Oh the Horror! Special Effects Makeup Demo will take place at Blair Library in Clawson on Monday, Oct. 6 at 7pm. Professional FX artists Keith Faychak and Paula Matney from Kepa FX will demonstrate how to make latex scars with fake blood. Faychak is well-known for his […]

“Not the Work of Wimps”: Environmentalist Honored w/Award

September 16th 2014

“Not the Work of Wimps” Commerce Township Environmentalist Honored w/Award (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 16, 2014) Longtime Environmentalist and Business Roundtable Member Honored by Oakland County with Heritage Partner Award A Commerce Township man was honored with the 2014 Heritage Partner Award by the Planning Division of the Oakland County Department of Economic Development […]

Public Invited to Tour Phoenix Center, Sat. Sept 20

September 15th 2014

Public Invited to Tour Phoenix Center, Sat. Sept 20 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2014) The fate of the Phoenix Center in Pontiac is still up in the air as the legal battle between the City and Ottawa Towers, which uses part of the Phoenix Center for parking, wages on. To help get residents more […]

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train in Royal Oak

September 15th 2014

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2104) Witnesses are reporting that an Amtrak train struck a pedestrian near Main and Lincoln in Royal Oak at approximately 2:20pm.  Witness at the scene stated that a person was trying to run in front of the train Hudson Ave, one block […]

In Ferndale School Board Race, Warnick Wants Old Seat Back

September 15th 2014

In Ferndale School Board Race, Warnick Wants Old Seat Back (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2014) Former School Board Trustee Keith Warnick is on the ballot against incumbents Karen Twomey, Nan Kerr-Mueller and Jennifer LaTosch for the Nov. 4 election. There are three spots up for election. LaTosch was appointed in 2013 after former President […]

This Weeks Job Listings

September 15th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Sept. 15, 2014) 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 September 15th – September […]

Madison Heights Seeks Input on Parks Master Plan…

September 15th 2014

Madison Heights Seeks Input on Parks Master Plan, Open House Sept. 17 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2014) “Make The Parks Your Place Get involved in developing the Master Plan for the Park and Recreation Departments,” invites the Madison Heights City Council. An Informational Open House will be held Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Council […]

Border Crossings: Coming of Age… Czech Resistance Sept. 20

September 15th 2014

Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance Sept. 20 at Berkley Library (Berkley Library Press Release, Sept. 15, 2014) Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance Saturday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m. Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance is a memoir describing the impact of World War II […]

Ferndale Library Picks: End of Summer Round-Up

September 15th 2014

Ferndale Library Picks: End of Summer Round-Up (Jeff Milo, FPL Circulation Specialist) Can it be? Summer’s almost over? Where did it go? (And, boy, was it chilly!) Our Director, Jessica Keyser, will be helming this edition of Library Recommendations with a list of titles she’s been enjoying all season long. Be sure to check out […]