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The Oakland Owner Talks About Importance of Supporting Local

November 18th 2014

The Oakland Owner Talks About Importance of Supporting Local (Ferndale Career Center #SupportLocal Blog, Sandy Levine of The Oakland, Nov. 18, 2014)   When I started in the restaurant industry at the ripe old age of 11, I was already a really competitive kid. I loved sports and hated losing. It seemed natural that in […]

Care Provider Job Fair Nov 24, Waterford/Pontiac Area

November 18th 2014

Care Provider Job Fair Nov 24, Waterford/Pontiac Area (Michigan Works Press Release, Nov. 18, 2014) Michigan Works! JobLink Service Center 1850 N. Perry Street, Pontiac is hosting a job fair for care providers on Monday Nov. 24, 2014 10am to 2pm Enhance, Inc is looking for caring individuals that share a passion to provide quality […]

Hazel Park Tree Lighting Ceremony at Viking Arena Nov. 25

November 18th 2014

Hazel Park Tree Lighting Ceremony at Viking Arena Nov. 25 (press release, Nov. 18, 2014)   It’s that time of year again! The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place at the Hazel Park Viking Ice Arena next Tuesday, November 25th at 6:30 p.m. There will be free open skating, hot chocolate and popcorn. Santa […]

Volunteers Clean Up Baldwin Ave. in Pontiac (video)

November 17th 2014

Volunteers Clean Up Baldwin Ave. in Pontiac (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) About a dozen volunteers from Cross Streets and Shepherd’s Fold Community Church braved the chilly weather on Sunday to pick up litter and debris along Baldwin Avenue between Caesar Chavez and Montcalm. “We’re trying to show support for Hope Warming Shelter,” […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

This Weeks Job Listings

November 17th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Nov. 17, 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.   New jobs! Posted for the week of November 15th […]

Birmingham Students Visit DC to Talk about Project Cope Initiative

November 16th 2014

Birmingham Students Visit DC to Talk about Project Cope Initiative (Birmingham Schools Press Release, Nov. 16, 2014) Birmingham Covington School students certainly didn’t do it for the glory, but their achievements over the last two years have catapulted them into the spotlight. Former fifth and sixth grade students from BCS have taken their service learning […]

State of Michigan Tells Court: Marriages Never Existed

November 16th 2014

State of Michigan Tells Court: Marriages Never Existed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2014) As attorneys wait to see if the case of DeBoer v. Snyder goes to the Supreme Court, the battle continues over whether the State of Michigan should recognize the 300 marriages performed in the window of time when same-sex marriage was […]

…Dec. 6 Rochester School of Rock, Champion of Heat Resistance

November 16th 2014

Ferndale Library Concerts Keep on Rockin’ Sat. Dec. 6 with Rochester School of Rock and Champion of Heat Resistance (Kelly Bennett, Nov. 16, 2014) Genuine live, loud rock music inside a library is no longer a novel concept thanks to Start HERE Saturdays, the Ferndale Public Library’s popular monthly concert series. This month’s two performers […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]