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Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18

August 19th 2015

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18 (event listing) At Local Kitchen & Bar 344 W. Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale, MI 48220 Friday, September 18, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Join us as the Heritage Conference hits the road this year and in 2016, following the route of the […]

World of Magic at Ferndale Library Aug. 29

August 19th 2015

World of Magic at Ferndale Library Aug. 29 “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”   ― Roald Dahl The Ferndale Library invites you to appreciate the wonders of the magical arts on August 29 with a special presentation and performance sponsored by the Book Club of Detroit. Two talented devotees of magic […]

This Week’s Job Listings

August 18th 2015

This Week’s Job Listings (Compiled, Aug. 18, 2015) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New […]

Ferndale: Donations Sought for Blessings in a Backpack

August 17th 2015

Ferndale: Donations Sought for Blessings in a Backpack (Jim Pool,  Aug. 17, 2015) Back to school is right around the corner. A great opportunity for our students to reconnect with learning and friends. Yet for hundreds of kids right here in Ferndale, it’ll be a challenge as they struggle to have adequate food on the […]

Massive Tree Tumbles, Causes Fire and Power Outage in HP/Ferndale

August 17th 2015

Massive Tree Tumbles, Causes Fire and Power Outage in HP/Ferndale (C. Proxmire, Aug. 17, 2015) Sarah Verran and her neighbors used to call it the Poltergeist Tree.  “It was twice as big as it is now. And the canopy used to cover all four of these houses. You could see it all the way from […]

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kelly Leaving the Bench

August 17th 2015

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kelly Leaving the Bench (compiled, Aug. 17, 2015) Michigan Supreme Court Justice Mary Beth Kelly is leaving her Supreme Court seat effective Oct. 1 to return to private practice, reported the Detroit News. Kelly has served on the Michigan Supreme Court for five years.  She is one of five Republican appointees […]

Royal Oak Chamber Seeking Nominations for Awards…

August 16th 2015

Royal Oak Chamber Seeking Nominations for Community Awards, Due Sept. 1 (Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Press Release, Aug. 16, 2015) TV Stations do it. Magazines do it. They seek the “Best Of” in an effort to honor the tremendous efforts made by businesses and people within a community. This noble tradition is honored by […]

Court Rules Home Owner Must Remove Pool After Commerce Twp. Mistake

August 16th 2015

Court Rules Home Owner Must Remove Pool After Commerce Twp. Mistake (compiled, Aug. 16, 2015) A homeowner got approval – including a building permit – from Commerce Township to construct a pool on his property, but after construction began the township said they made a mistake. They said that the pool did not meet zoning […]

Berkley: Marathon Read for Middle School Students Aug. 21

August 16th 2015

Berkley: Marathon Read for Middle School Students Aug. 21 Marathon Read for Middle School Students Friday, August 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Why read alone when you can read with friends? We sit in a circle and take turns reading out loud from the same novel until we finish the book or the […]

Art Gallery Owner Susanne Hilberry Dies at age 72

August 15th 2015

Art Gallery Owner Susanne Hilberry Dies at age 72 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2015) The memory of Susanne Hilberry will live on in the art community of Metro Detroit though she passed away Thursday from what the Detroit Free Press reports are complications from a brain tumor at the age of 72. The patron […]