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Royal Oak Police Safely Secure Suicidal Subject

November 11th 2014

Royal Oak Police Safely Secure Suicidal Subject (Royal Oak Police Report, Nov. 11, 2014) On November 11, 2014, at 1:54 a.m., Royal Oak officers responded to the intersection of 12 Mile Road and North Main Street on a report of a suicidal person armed with a large knife. In addition to receiving numerous 911 calls […]

Garden at JFK Grows Vegetables and Community Spirit (video)

November 11th 2014

Garden at JFK Grows Vegetables and Community Spirit (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2014)   The last of the kale has been harvested. The samples of farm fresh foods have all been consumed by curious and hungry children. And the Friday afternoon produce stand has been packed away for the winter as the community […]

…Presentation on CEED Small Business Funding Nov. 12

November 11th 2014

(Oakland County Treasurer Press Release, Nov. 11, 2014) “Entrepreneurs who’ve been told ‘no’ by lenders or those seeking loans smaller than banks will offer could have another path to making their small business dreams come true in Oakland County,” Treasurer Andy Meisner said. The Center for Empowerment & Economic Development’s (CEED) Small Business Loan Program […]

This Weeks Job Listings

November 10th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Nov. 10, 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 November 9th – 15th […]

22-Year-Old Waterford Man Killed in Suspected Robbery

November 10th 2014

22-Year-Old Waterford Man Killed in Suspected Robbery (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2014)   A 22-year-old man was shot to death in his Waterford home that he shared with his live-in girlfriend of the same age, according to a report by the Oakland Press. Police told the Oakland Press that Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies, Waterford […]

Berkley Coat Closet Accepting and Giving Coats

November 10th 2014

Berkley Coat Closet Accepting and Giving Coats (Compiled, Nov. 10, 2014) Berkley Coat Closet Snow and cold are just around the corner! Are you ready? Families in need can come and receive coats, boots and/or snowpants for children and coats for adults. Best of all, it’s free! The Berkley Coat Closet is ready to help! […]

President Pushes for Net Neutrality as FCC Considers…

November 10th 2014

President Pushes for Net Neutrality as FCC Considers Internet Rules (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 9, 2014) The Federal Communications Commission is considering the issue of Net Neutrality, the principles that keep the internet accessible and fair to everyone. President Barack Obama today called upon the FCC to reclassify broadband Internet access under Title II […]

Love and Entrepreneurship: The Story of Om’s New Owner (video)

November 9th 2014

  Love and Entrepreneurship: The Story of Om’s New Owner (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 9, 2014) Sometimes life just works out splendidly, and as one chapter of the Om Café’s story comes to a close, a fairy tale-like story is unfolding for the new owner Jessica Norwood. Anyone who knows Om Café already knows […]

Blexting App… to Track Blight in Pontiac

November 9th 2014

Blexting App Uses Volunteers and Smart Phones to Track Blight in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 9, 2014) Volunteers and technology are enabling the City of Pontiac to tackle an age-old problem in a revolutionary way. Thanks to a grant from PNC Bank and a “blexting” app designed by Detroit-based Loveland Technologies, there will soon […]

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County

November 9th 2014

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Birmingham The City of Birmingham and the Piety Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host the traditional laying of the wreath on Nov. 11 at the Civil War and WWII Monuments in Shain Park, across from Birmingham City hall as 151 Martin […]