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Over 60 Homes in Pleasant Ridge City-Wide Garage Sale May 10

May 8th 2014

Over 60 Homes in Pleasant Ridge City-Wide Garage Sale May 10 (Press Release, May 8, 2014)   The City of Pleasant Ridge will sponsor a City-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 10. 60+ houses will be participating in the daylong event. Individual houses will be selling their goods & treasures starting at 9:00 a.m. Maps […]

Habitat for Humanity Annual Plant Sale Benefits Women Build Program May 9

May 7th 2014

Habitat for Humanity Annual Plant Sale Benefits Women Build Program May 9 (Press Release, May 7, 2014)   Fourth Annual Flower and Plant Sale When: Fri, May 9, 3pm – 8pm Where: 150 Osmun Street, Pontiac, MI, United States (map) Description: Join us for our Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Flower and Plant Sale! Choose from […]

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #4 – Week Six=Freedom! (video)

May 6th 2014

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #4 – Week Six=Freedom! (video) (Jillian Bogater, orig. Chicken Scratch Fever,  May 6, 2014) BACKGROUND: Jillian Bogater and Matt Greenberg are cooped up in Ferndale, which in 2012 legalized backyard chickens. This is their first time urban farming with hens. Jillian, a professional journalist, and Matt, a brownfield redevelopment consultant, […]

Local Author Spotlight: Josh Malerman

May 6th 2014

Local Author Spotlight: Josh Malerman (Jeff Milo, Orig. Posted on April 30, 2014, fplobserver, May 6, 2014) Ferndale-based author Josh Malerman’s debut novel Bird Box comes out May 13th on Harper Collins’ Ecco Imprint. (Yes, the Ferndale Library will be adding it to our collection). The singer/songwriter of Detroit’s rousing rock outfit The High Strung has always had […]

Bloomfield Hills BowlOn for BuildOn Raises $1,5000 for Haiti Trip

May 6th 2014

Bloomfield Hills BowlOn for BuildOn Raises $1,5000 for Haiti Trip (Bloomfield Hills Schools Press Release, May 6, 2014) After an entire year of hard work and dedication, the BuildOn club successfully coordinated the first annual BowlOn for BuildOn fundraiser. BHHS buildOn was able to raise a grand total of $1,554! According to club presidents Courtney […]

Beware of Property Deed Scam (video)

May 6th 2014

Beware of Property Deed Scam (video) (Oakland County Press Release, May 3, 2014) Lisa Brown, Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds, wants homeowners to beware of a property deed scam taking place around the country, including here in Oakland County. The con involves out-of-state or third party companies sending homeowners offers to sell them copies of the […]

This Weeks Job Listings

May 6th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, May 6, 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 May 5th – May 11th […]

State Representative 26th District

May 5th 2014

2014 – State Representative 26th District The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun this community news project. […]

State Representative 27th District

May 5th 2014

2014 – State Representative 27th District The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun this community news project. […]

State Representative 29th District

May 5th 2014

2014 – State Representative 29th District The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun this community news project. […]