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Looking for TRANS* Artists! – Call For Entry

February 26th 2015

Looking for TRANS* Artists! – Call For Entry Deadline March 6th, 2015 (Compiled, Feb. 26, 2015) Affirmations is pleased to announce a partnership with Gender-Identity Network Alliance (GNA) and Transgender Michigan (TGMI) in this CALL FOR ENTRY to artists to submit work for consideration for the first annual Transgender Empowerment & Visibility Exhibition, held in […]

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed

February 25th 2015

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) Over thirty seniors and some other guests enjoyed a lively yet informative presentation from Don Ferguson of the Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Office about how to avoid scams. According to the Attorney General’s data, 30% of senior citizens fall victim to […]

Rainbow Run Registration Now Open – Run May 30

February 25th 2015

Rainbow Run Registration Now Open – Run May 30 (compiled, Feb. 25, 2015) The Rainbow Run is a 5k run/walk for acceptance and diversity. Spearheaded by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce, the run will weave through the streets of downtown Ferndale the morning of the Ferndale Pride Market Days as one of the many events […]

Waterford Schools Seeking New Superintendent

February 25th 2015

Waterford Schools Seeking New Superintendent (Waterford Schools, Feb. 25, 2015) The Waterford Board of Education approved the recommendation to accept a proposal from the Michigan Associate of School Boards (MASB) to conduct a superintendent search. Superintendent John Silveri has announced his retirement effective June 30, 2015, Silveri has served as Waterford School District superintendent since […]

Hazel Park and Eastpointe Pass Fire Authority Millages

February 24th 2015

Hazel Park and Eastpointe Pass Fire Authority Millages (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2015) The voters have spoken and SMORSA is in. The South Macomb Oakland Regional Services Authority was approved by voters in Hazel Park and Eastpointe on Tuesday, creating the new agency which will manage the funding aspect of fire service in those […]

Ferndale Reads Psychological Thriller “Bird Box,” Kickoff March 7

February 24th 2015

Ferndale Reads Psychological Thriller “Bird Box,” Kickoff March 7 (FADL, Feb. 24, 2015) The Ferndale Library invites avid readers to an unconventional kickoff party for their annual Ferndale Reads series on Saturday, March 7. This year’s selection is the highly acclaimed psychological thriller BIRD BOX. Since this book is praised as part of the cutting […]

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 […]