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Creating a Vision Statement that Balances your Life and Business

March 24th 2015

Creating a Vision Statement that Balances your Life and Business (Frank Lanzkron-Tamarazo, Chazzano Coffee, March 24, 2015) My wife, Lisa, and I made a mistake. We should have involved her in the business from the beginning instead of allowing her to spend more time with the kids. That’s a difficult thing to say out loud because […]

Ferndale Recreation Offers Adult Fowling Outing w/Kids Night In April 25

March 24th 2015

Ferndale Recreation Offers Adult Fowling Outing w/Kids Night In April 25 (Ferndale Recreation Press Release, March 24, 2015) Adults can take the recreation bus to the Fowling Warehouse for a night of fun, while kids can enjoy a Kids Night In at the Kulick Community Center. On Saturday April 25 adults aged 21 and over […]

Guest View: Governor Snyder and Direct Control

March 24th 2015

Guest View: Governor Snyder and Direct Control (Bill Boyle, March 24, 2015) Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder signed an executive order that moved the state’s school reform office from the Department of Education to the Department of Technology, Management and Budget. That may be one of the most ridiculous statements I have ever written. But, as a […]

Four Lessons I Learned by Opening a Business

March 24th 2015

Four Lessons I Learned by Opening a Business (Ruth Goldner, Lawthenticity, March 24, 2015) My business was not born out of necessity. I had a stable job at a busy, respected, and successful law firm with good opportunities for career development. Everything seemed to be lining up, but it didn’t feel like the right fit. […]

A Poem by Sparrow

March 23rd 2015

A Poem by Sparrow (Sparrow, March 23, 2015) when we are at ease first-class is second-nature.

Early Literacy Station added to Berkley Public Library

March 23rd 2015

Early Literacy Station added to Berkley Public Library (Berkley Public Library Press Release, March 23, 2015) Berkley Public Library announces the acquisition of the Early Literacy Station, a comprehensive, turnkey educational solution loaded with over 70 educational software programs for kids ages 2–8.  The Early Literacy Station was generously donated by the Friends of the […]

Police Looking For Armed Robber of 7-Eleven in Pontiac

March 23rd 2015

Police Looking For Armed Robber of 7-Eleven in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 23, 2015) INCIDENT: 03:26 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery.  #15-41977 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 1100 block of Baldwin Rd. (7-11 Store) for an armed robbery (weapon implied) that just occurred. The clerk observed the suspect motioning […]

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License

March 23rd 2015

Stabbings and Nuisance Activity Could Cost Glo Nightclub Liquor License (Compiled, March 23, 2015) Ferndale City Council is considering which businesses they will recommend not having their liquor licenses renewed. The decision, to be made at tonight’s city council meeting, normally comes from businesses that owe back taxes. But one club owner could face the […]

Guest View: Life with Multiple Sclerosis

March 23rd 2015

Guest View: Life with Multiple Sclerosis (Christine McCabe Kole, March 23, 2015) March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month.  Some of us might notice the orange tee shirts worn by MS patients, families and friends at this time of year.  But how many of us really know what Multiple Sclerosis is? Multiple Sclerosis is a disease […]

Guest Column: Let’s tear it up! The front lawn, I mean…

March 23rd 2015

Guest Column: Let’s tear it up! The front lawn, I mean… (Lucas Harrison-Zdenek, Ferndale Permaculture, March 23, 2015) I was recently asked to give a talk for the Ferndale Garden Club. I was told I could choose any topic I wanted, as long as it was relevant to gardening in some way. I’m an average […]