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This Weeks Job Listings

June 16th 2015

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, June 16, 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 June 16th […]

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News

June 16th 2015

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News (C. Proxmire, June 16, 2015) The oc115 News has signed up with Patreon to have a platform for collecting monthly pledges from readers who value our website. Traditionally news outlets have survived with reader subscriptions and advertisers.  The oc115 does sell some advertising, but in order to […]

Ferndale Teens Finalists in Duck Tape Prom Dress Contest

June 15th 2015

Ferndale Teen Finalist in Duck Tape Prom Dress Contest (C. Proxmire, June 15, 2015) Rebecca Phoenix found inspiration combining Vincent VanGogh’s “Starry Night”paintings and the magic of Duck Tape, and now she is in the running for a scholarship as part of the Duck Tape brand “Stuck at Prom” contest. She and friend Emily Bellaver […]

Oak Park Man Sought in Questions Over Up North Assault Involving Firearm

June 15th 2015

Oak Park Man Sought in Questions Over Up North Assault Involving Firearm (Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Dept, June 15, 2015) Sheriff’s in Grand Traverse County have put out the following statement on Facebook to help find Josh Mcclellan: On June 14th at approx. 9pm, Deputies from the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office responded to a […]

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program Info Meeting June 17

June 15th 2015

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program Info Meeting June 17 (C. Proxmire, June 15, 2015) Small businesses that are looking to grow might find value in being part of Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Business Program. There is an info session on Wednesday, June 17 from 5pm to 7pm at Easy Like Sundae (172 W. 9 […]

Sketch Released of Man Accused of Impersonating a Sheriff

June 14th 2015

Sketch Released of Man Accused of Impersonating a Sheriff (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 14, 2015) A composite sketch of the suspect is attached regarding the police impersonator in Highland Township that occurred on June 5th.  Thanks to the D/Sgt. Krebs of the Michigan State Police for the forensic drawing of the composite sketch of […]

Candle Wick Shoppe Celebrates New Location

June 13th 2015

Candle Wick Shoppe Celebrates New Location (C. Proxmire, June 13, 2015) The first candle Jacki Smith created to sell turned out to be one that has served her well. She’d been inspired by seeing a field of bergamot that was lush and rich.  “Bergamot helps calm fears,” Smith said.  So she used that as part […]

HW Peace Group Hosting Panel Discussion: Climate and the Pentagon June 25

June 13th 2015

HW Peace Group Hosting Panel Discussion: Climate and the Pentagon June 25 (event listing) President Obama proposed $534 billion for the Department of Defense for Fiscal Year 2016, another $51 billion for the war budget and yet another $12 billion for nuclear weapons in the Energy Dept. In contrast, he proposed about 3% of that amount […]

Art of the Cocktail in Ferndale June 18

June 13th 2015

Art of the Cocktail in Ferndale June 18 (event listing) Artistry celebrates artistry during Downtown Ferndale’s second The Art of the Cocktail fundraising event in support of public art in the district through its ART TOWN and other initiatives. Armed with the same ingredients, 10 bartenders from some of Ferndale’s finest establishments will compete in […]

Hazel Park Police Get Donation for Positive Relations Program

June 13th 2015

Hazel Park Police Get Donation for Positive Relations Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2015) In an era where there is tension between police and citizens, the community of Hazel Park is making a special effort to grow trust and respect. The Positive Relations Program is set up for youngsters to have items they can […]