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Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates

April 1st 2015

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates (Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer, April 1, 2015) Message From the Mayor Change is difficult for many of us to embrace, and accepting innovative ideas sometimes disturbs the tranquility and peace of simply continuing with the familiar. When the Gregorian calendar was introduced in 1582, many […]

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan

March 31st 2015

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, March 31, 2015) On Monday, March 30, 2015, The Hazel Park Board of Education approved the district’s deficit elimination plan and have submitted it to the Michigan Department of Education. On June 30, 2014 the district had a […]

Pontiac Schools Seeking Millage for Facility Repairs – Vote is May 5

March 31st 2015

Pontiac Schools Seeking Millage for Facility Repairs – Vote is May 5 The Pontiac School District Board of Education approved ballot language for a May 5, 2015 millage proposal for a building and site sinking fund tax levy. The Pontiac Schools District is seeking 2.87 mills ($2.87 on each $1,000 of taxable value) for five […]

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions

March 31st 2015

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions  (Troy Police Press Release, March 31, 2015)  The Troy Police Department is offering the front parking lot of the police station as a “safe zone” for Craigslist transactions. Across the country, a variety of criminal incidents have been connected to Craigslist transactions. This is a preventative measure […]

Preview The Triple Nickel, While Supporting Birmingham Youth Assistance April 14

March 31st 2015

Preview The Triple Nickel, While Supporting Birmingham Youth Assistance April 14 (Birmingham Youth Assistance, March 31, 2015) On Tuesday, April 14th, BYA is having a RedRaiser from 6-9 p.m at the Triple Nickel located in the 555 Building on Old Woodward, Birmingham Be one of the first to dine at Birmingham’s newest restaurant, The Triple Nickel while helping a […]

HUD Returns Detroit Housing Commission To Local Control

March 31st 2015

HUD Returns Detroit Housing Commission To Local Control (HUD Press Release, March 31, 2015) After almost 10 years, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it returned the Detroit Housing Commission (DHC) to local control from federal receivership effective March 16, 2015.  HUD took possession of the DHC in July […]

This Weeks Job Listings

March 31st 2015

This Weeks Job Listings (Ferndale Career Center, March 31, 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. Job Flash! New jobs! Posted for the week […]

Divorce and Families pt 4 of 4: How Do Teens React to Divorce?

March 31st 2015

Divorce and Families pt 4 of 4: How Do Teens React to Divorce? (Guest Series Part 1 of 4, Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services, March 31, 2015)   How Do Teens React to Divorce? Teens are notoriously temperamental, especially when there is conflict in the family. This last in a four part series will help you […]

League of Women Voters Presents Objective Presentation on State Proposal 1 April 8

March 30th 2015

League of Women Voters Presents Objective Presentation on State Proposal 1 April 8 (League of Women Voters, March 30, 2015) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area will present League of Women Voters Michigan Voter Service Director Eva Packard for a presentation on State Ballot Proposal One, discussing what it is and what it would […]

Bunny Hop Hustle and Easter Egg Hunt in Royal Oak April 4

March 30th 2015

Bunny Hop Hustle and Easter Egg Hunt in Royal Oak April 4 (City of Royal Oak Press Release, March 30, 2015)   Bunny Hop Hustle 5K: Run, walk and dash events are planned at the first Bunny Hop Hustle in Royal Oak. Participants receive a medal, bunny ears and tech shirt. Enjoy an Easter Bunny […]