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Oakland University to Host Candidate Forum for Multiple Races, Oct. 14

September 22nd 2014

Oakland University to Host Candidate Forum for Multiple Races, Oct. 14 (OU Press Release, Sept. 22, 2014)   10/14/2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Office of Government and Community Relations is hosting a Meet the Candidates Open Forum. Open Seat candidates running in the following districts will have up to 15 minutes to address the group […]

Fate of the Phoenix Center: Public Gets Tour (video)

September 21st 2014

Fate of the Phoenix Center: Public Gets Tour (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 21, 2014) The community got an inside look at the Phoenix Center and the adjacent Ottawa Towers in Pontiac on Saturday. The 2,500 space parking deck, topped by a canopied amphitheater is slated to be demolished by the order of State Emergency […]

50 Years of MDCR: Stories of Civil Rights in Michigan

September 21st 2014

50 Years of MDCR: Stories of Civil Rights in Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 21, 2014)   Fifty years ago, The Michigan Department of Civil Rights was created as part of the new State Constitution adopted in 1963. The Commission is charged with investigating alleged discrimination against any person because of religion, race, color or […]

Free Mental Health First Aid Training Class in October

September 21st 2014

Free Mental Health First Aid Training Class in October (press release, Sept. 21, 2014) More often the type of first aid youth need is not a bandage, CPR, or the Heimlich Maneuver. Often the first aid they need is YOU. A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis, and […]

Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Clinic in Oak Park Oct 4

September 21st 2014

Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Clinic in Oak Park Oct 4 (All About Animals Press Release, Sept. 21, 2014)   All About Animals Rescue will be coming back to Oak Park this October! Bring your furry friends (cats & dogs) to our annual Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic to be held on Saturday, October 4 from […]

Sheriff’s Dept. Offers Women’s Self-Defense Classes, Oct.4,11,18 and 25

September 21st 2014

Sheriff’s Dept. Offers Women’s Self-Defense Classes, Oct.4,11,18 and 25 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept.21, 2014) In observance of Women’s Self-Defense Month in October, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office will once again offer free self-defense classes for women during the month of October, 2014. The classes will be held at the Sheriff’s Auburn Hills Complex located […]

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches

September 20th 2014

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2014)  NOTE: An earlier version said Ferndale was the third highest in terms of trash.  This was an error and has been corrected. -cp SOCRRA (South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) has released the trash tally for the month of August, showing […]

Berkley Fire Prevention Day Sept. 27

September 20th 2014

Berkley Fire Prevention Day Sept. 27 (compiled, Sept.20, 2014) Berkley Public Safety Department will host a Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10am to 2pm at their headquarters at 2395 W. 12 Mile. The event features: Sparky the Fire Dog, Extraction Demo, Jr. Fire Academy, Child ID Kits, Smoke Trailer and a […]

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop in Oak Park Sept. 27

September 20th 2014

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop in Oak Park Sept. 27 (City of Oak Park, Sept. 20, 2014) Don’t miss our very last workshop for 2014, if you have not got the chance to come out and build a barrel with us and ask all the rain water harvesting questions you want, now is your […]

Om Café Seeks New Owner, To Close in the Meantime

September 19th 2014

Om Café Seeks New Owner, To Close in the Meantime (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) Om Café owner Jason Thibodeau announced this week that he is looking for someone to purchase the Ferndale-based restaurant on Woodward Avenue. The Café began over 25 years ago with Thibodeau’s mother Colleen Smiley. “She was a pioneer of […]