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Ferndale Voters to Decide on Funding for Roads, Parks and City Services

February 10th 2015

Ferndale Voters to Decide on Funding for Roads, Parks and City Services (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2015) The May 5, 2015 ballot will not only have a state wide sales tax increase proposed, but two local proposals as well for voters in Ferndale. One will be a millage to continue funding City Services, and […]

Driver Has Windows Shot Out by BB Gun in Pontiac

February 10th 2015

Driver Has Windows Shot Out by BB Gun in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Feb. 20, 2015) INCIDENT: 0258 Hrs. Feb. 7 City of Pontiac- Shooting MDOP #15-19061 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 500 block of Markle for the report of a vehicle that had been shot at. Deputies arrived and the victim stated […]

Auburn Hills Tech248 Initiative MeetUp Feb. 20

February 10th 2015

Auburn Hills Tech248 Initiative MeetUp Feb. 20 (City of Auburn Hills Press Release, Feb.10, 2015) Oakland County is home to over 2,000 tech companies with more than 42,000 jobs in the field. That is, 58% of all of the IT/Tech companies in the Metro Detroit region – more than twice the number of any other […]

Angel Kisses Hosting Fundraiser for Perinatal Loss Programs Feb. 21 in Royal Oak

February 10th 2015

Angel Kisses Hosting Fundraiser for Perinatal Loss Programs Feb. 21 in Royal Oak (Angel Kisses Press Release, Feb 10, 2015) Angel Kisses; a nonprofit organization, supports Michigan-based groups and hospitals that seek to improve bereavement care for families who experience pregnancy loss, with a focus on babies delivered during the second and third trimester. Angel […]

Ferndale’s 3-60 Project Revised

February 9th 2015

Ferndale’s 3-60 Project Revised (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2015) Ferndale City Hall was packed for a special meeting to update the public, and council, on the 3-60 Project.  Developers of 3-60 seek to form a public-private partnership with the City to create mixed-use structures on the current Withington Parking Lot and West Troy Parking […]

Healing and Community Abound at Jewish Community Center Health Fair

February 9th 2015

Healing and Community Abound at Jewish Community Center Health Fair (C. Proxmire, Aaron Tobin of Tobin Photography, Feb. 9, 2015) Some of the keys to good health are the ability to laugh, to enjoy life, and to be around supportive people. For those who use the Jewish Community Center of Oak Park, these elements are […]

SOGI Story #1: The Growth of the Novi GSA (video)

February 8th 2015

SOGI Story #1: The Growth of the Novi GSA (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 8, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ youth. […]

State Rep. Jim Tedder Office Hours Feb 13 in Clarkston, Feb. 20 in Waterford

February 8th 2015

State Rep. Jim Tedder Office Hours Feb 13 in Clarkston, Feb. 20 in Waterford (Press Release, Feb. 8, 2015) State Rep. Jim Tedder invites residents in Waterford Township, Lake Angelus, Clarkston and Independence Township to attend his February office hours. Tedder will host two office hours in February. The first will be Friday, Feb. 13, […]

The Spirit of MardiBRAS and the Story Behind It (Event Feb. 17)

February 7th 2015

The Spirit of MardiBRAS and the Story Behind It (Event Feb. 17) (Guest Column by Nichole Bruster, Feb. 7, 2015) On Tuesday, Feb. 17, women of Ferndale will be gathering at The Loving Touch (22634 Woodward Ave) to raise money and collect personal care items for women that will be donated to four local shelters […]

Fire and Ice with Spice Feb. 14 in Clawson

February 7th 2015

Fire and Ice with Spice Feb. 14 in Clawson The date is Saturday, February 14. The time? 11am – 4pm. The what? It’s fire eaters & performers, ice carving competitors, and a chili cook-off. And there’s more! While you’re watching flying fire batons, ice carvers competing for the grand prize, and enjoying & voting for […]