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Royal Oak Police Handle “SWATTING” Situation

May 4th 2015

Royal Oak Police Handle “SWATTING” Situation (Royal Oak Police, May 4, 2015) Royal Oak police officers and the Southeast Oakland County SWAT team responded to the 1100 block of Royal to investigate the report of a barricaded gunman holding two hostages inside a home. When they arrived on the scene, a perimeter was set up […]

Big Trucks and Hard Hats: Birmingham DPS Hosting Open House May 9

May 4th 2015

Big Trucks and Hard Hats: Birmingham DPS Hosting Open House May 9 (Press Release, May 4, 2015) What: The 23rd annual DPS Open House will bring the community together for a day full of family-friendly activities for those of all ages to enjoy. In collaboration with the fire department and police department, the open house […]

Royal Oak In Bloom May 10

May 4th 2015

Royal Oak In Bloom May 10 Event – Date & Time: Sunday, May 10, 2015 – 7:00am – 2:00pm On Sunday, May 10th, 2015 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., over 70 vendors with bring everything from flowers to landscaping décor and participate in the 22nd Annual Royal Oak in Bloom. This open-air market is […]

This Weeks Job Listings

May 4th 2015

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, May 4, 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. New jobs! Posted for the week of May 4th – May […]

FernCare Garage Sale & Trunk and Treasure June 13

May 4th 2015

FernCare Garage Sale and Ferndale Trunk and Treasure June 13 (Compiled, May 4,  2015) Ferndale Recreation is hosting the Trunk and Treasure sale on Saturday June 13 from 9am to 3pm at Ferndale City Hall. FernCare is hosting their annual Garage Sale across the street at 540 E. 9 Mile from 8am to 5pm. Both […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

WONder Woman Ann Heler Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 2nd 2015

WONder Woman Ann Heler Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) With a life of activism in education, sex ed, LGBT rights, protecting senior citizens and creating a free health clinic for uninsured people in the community, Ann Heler of Ferndale was an apt choice for one of five WONder […]

Pontiac Voters to Decide on New City Charter, Election May 5

May 2nd 2015

Pontiac Voters to Decide on New City Charter, Election May 5 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) The last time the City Charter for Pontiac was revised, the year was 1981. Since that time, the City has seen many changes including years with an emergency financial manager, the dismantling of the police, fire and water […]

WONder Woman Sheryl Mitchell Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 2nd 2015

WONder Woman Sheryl Mitchell Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) From the Saturdays spent hanging out in a barber shop in Detroit where her dad and the guys would talk politics, to the being the first African American and first female City Manager of Albion, Michigan, Dr. Sheryl Mitchell’s […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]