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50 Years of MDCR #2: Kamilia Landrum (video)

September 23rd 2014

50 Years of MDCR #2: Speaking on the Future, Kamilia Landrum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 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, […]

Bus Stop Magic Trick (video)

September 23rd 2014

Bus Stop Magic Trick (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.23, 2014) In early September at the bus stop at Oakland Mall in Troy a  man by the name of John Wirth Jr. shared a magic trick. The 37-year-old Hazel Park resident got inspired to learn magic from his uncle, who used to make pennies disappear. As […]

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October

September 23rd 2014

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2104) The Royal Oak City Commission has not yet decided if they will waive building permit fees for residents impacted by the Aug. 11 flooding. Clawson, Ferndale, Huntington Woods and Oak Park have given windows of opportunities for residents to […]

Pleasant Ridge Antique Show Oct. 3-5

September 23rd 2014

Pleasant Ridge Antique Show Oct. 3-5 (David Ceh, Sept. 23, 2014)   My name is David Ceh and I am chairing the 3rd annual Pleasant Ridge Antique Show which benefits the Pleasant Ridge Historic Commission’s work on restoring and maintaining our historic police cottage which houses Pleasant Ridge historical archives. The show is being held […]

This Weeks Job Listings

September 23rd 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Sept. 15, 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. —- Reminder: Hired In Michigan Job Expo on September 30. […]

Dress Like Devils, Run for the Angels Race Oct. 11

September 23rd 2014

Dress Like Devils, Run for the Angels Race Oct. 11 (Compiled, Sept.23, 2014) The return of the Dress Like Devils, Run for the Angels race. It’s time once again to dress up and run to support Angel Kisses. Costumes are optional, but encouraged. The mission of Angel Kisses is to fund Michigan-based programs that improve […]

75 Year Old Rochester Hills Man Dies of Suspected Suicide

September 23rd 2014

75 Year Old Rochester Hills Man Dies of Suspected Suicide (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Sept. 23, 2014)   INCIDENT:  19:18 Hrs. – Sept. 22 – City of Rochester Hills – Death Investigation    #14-150540 SUMMARY:  Deputies along with the Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to a possible suicide by gun, in the 1900 block of Pond […]

Ferndale Detective Brendan Moore Wins National Anthem Contest

September 22nd 2014

Ferndale Detective Brendan Moore Wins National Anthem Contest (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2014) Ferndale Police Detective Brendan Moore won the Comerica Home of the Brave National Anthem Contest, earning the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at Saturday’s Detroit Tiger’s game. There’s also a $10,000 grant from Comerica Cares that will be given to […]

Michigan Antique Festival in Davisburg Oct. 4-5

September 22nd 2014

Michigan Antique Festival in Davisburg Oct. 4-5 (compiled, Sept. 22, 2014) The Michigan Antique and Collectible Festival will be at Springfield Oaks CountyPark on Oct. 4-5. The park is located at 12451 Andersonville Road in Davisburg. Hundreds of Antique & Vintage Dealers – Shabby Chic, Industrial, Glassware, Primitives, Unique Finds & More! Classic Car Show […]

Local Champions of Justice among State Bar’s 2014 Awardees

September 22nd 2014

Local Champions of Justice among State Bar’s 2014 Awardees (Crystal A. Proxmire, with thanks to Samantha Meinke, Sept. 22, 2014) The State Bar of Michigan announced winners of their 2014 awards, and those from Oakland County are tops in areas of social justice. Michael L. Pitt, managing partner at Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers received […]