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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 […]

Berkley Schools Save Money on Old Bonds, Asking for 3 Mils on May 5

February 21st 2015

Berkley Schools Save Money on Old Bonds, Asking for 3 Mils on May 5 (Berkley Schools, Feb. 21, 2015) The Berkley School District Board of Education announces the successful sale of its 2015 Refunding Bonds in the amount of $5,470,000.  The Bonds will be used for the purpose of refunding a portion of the School […]

Detroit’s Data Guru Says: Michigan Health Does Not Measure Up

February 21st 2015

Detroit’s Data Guru Says: Michigan Health Does Not Measure Up (Guest blog by Kurt Metzger, Detroit’s Data Guru, Feb. 21, 2015) America’s Health Ranking ® is the longest running annual assessment of the nation’s health on a state-by-state basis. For the past 25 years, America’s Health Rankings® has analyzed a comprehensive set of behaviors, community […]

Help Fund Sky’s The Limit After School Basketball League in Pontiac

February 21st 2015

Help Fund Sky’s The Limit After School Basketball League in Pontiac (STL, Feb. 21, 2015) Sky’s The Limit is raising money on Go Fund Me for their after school basketball league. The funding page is at: http://www.gofundme.com/skysthelimit Sky’s The Limit (“STL”) is a non-profit organization that works for the betterment of youth in and around […]

Gender and Leadership in Auburn Hills

February 21st 2015

Gender and Leadership in Auburn Hills (Guest Blog by Auburn Hills City Manager Tom Tanghe, Feb. 21, 2015)   It would be fair to say that our promotion and recruitment efforts have never been so intentional that they caused us to fill positions with a specific gender.  In fact, our guiding principles are to fill […]