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Bowl-A-Thon… Students Who Want to be Police March 27

January 13th 2015

Bowl-A-Thon to Fund Scholarships for Students Who Want to be Police March 27 (Clawson Police Press Release, orig. Jan. 13, 2015) The Clawson Police Department has established a scholarship program to give recognition to high school students who wish to pursue a career in Law Enforcement. We support the continuing education of the youth in […]

Michigan Court of Appeals Celebrates 50 Years

January 13th 2015

Michigan Court of Appeals Celebrates 50 Years (MCOA Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) Monday marked the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Michigan Court of Appeals.  The 1963 Michigan Constitution created the Court as Michigan’s intermediate appellate court, serving between the trial benches and the Michigan Supreme Court, and the Legislature later passed implementing […]

Local Leaders in Running for NAACP Image Award Hometown Honor

January 13th 2015

Local Leaders in Running for NAACP Image Award Hometown Honor (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan.12, 2015) The vote is on. Seventeen Detroit Area leaders have been nominated as part of the NAACP Image Awards Hometown Champion Award. Through an online competition, the nominee who gets the most votes will be flown to Pasadena, California for the […]

Community Crowds Together To Save Oak Park Jewish Community Center

January 13th 2015

Community Crowds Together To Save Oak Park Jewish Community Center (Cheryl Weiss, Jan. 13, 2015) Approximately 800 people filled the gymnasium of the Jewish Community Center in Oak Park, and many more were turned away due to space limitations, at the Town Hall Forum Monday night. Community members gathered together to voice their objections to […]

Cyber Safety for Parents Presentation at FHS Jan. 21

January 13th 2015

Cyber Safety for Parents Presentation at FHS Jan. 21 (Ferndale Youth Assistance Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative, Ferndale High School and Ferndale Youth Assistance will be hosting an Internet Safety Presentation for parents and adults on Wednesday, January 21st from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the FHS Media Center. This presentation […]

Heather Rae Appointed New CEO of Common Ground

January 12th 2015

Heather Rae Appointed New CEO of Common Ground (Common Ground Press Release, Jan. 12, 2015) The Board of Trustees of Common Ground has announced the appointment of Heather Rae as the new chief executive officer. She will assume responsibilities on September 27, 2015 and will succeed Tony Rothschild, who is retiring from the agency after […]

View: Letter to the Royal Oak Board of Education

January 12th 2015

View: Letter to the Royal Oak Board of Education (View by Shawn Lewis-Lakin, Superintendent, Royal Oak Schools, Jan. 12, 2015) Community-governed public education has been called the backbone of American democracy.   Indeed, it is one of the very foundations on which our democratic society stands. The publicly elected members of our Royal Oak Board of […]

This Weeks Job Listings

January 12th 2015

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Jan. 12, 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 January 10th – […]

Music, Coffee and Desserts to Raise Money for Warming Shelter Jan 17

January 12th 2015

Music, Coffee and Desserts to Raise Money for Warming Shelter Jan 17 (Starr Presbyterian press release, Jan. 12, 2015) The Starr Showcase Coffeehouse will be held on Saturday, January 17 from 7 – 10p in Fellowship Hall of Starr Presbyterian Church (corner of 13 Mile & Crooks Road). This benefit concert will raise funds to […]

Lincoln Street in Birmingham Closed Due to Water Main Break

January 12th 2015

Lincoln Street in Birmingham Closed Due to Water Main Break (Birmingham Police Department, Jan. 12, 2015) As of 11am on Monday, Jan. 12, Lincoln is shut down in both directions due to a water main break. Westbound is closed at Pierce, eastbound is closed at Bates. This story will be updated when we learn of […]