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Ferndale Reminds Dog Owners to Renew Licenses

January 28th 2014

Ferndale Reminds Dog Owners to Renew Licenses (City of Ferndale Press Release, Jan. 28, 2014) 2014 dog licenses are now being provided to all dog owners by Oakland County Animal Control.  As a reminder, any dogs over the age of four months are required to have a valid dog license in the State of Michigan.  […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

January 28th 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Jan. 28, 2014) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

How We Make the Call about School Closings

January 27th 2014

How We Make the Call about School Closings (Marion Ginopolis, Superintendent, Lake Orion Community Schools, Jan 27, 2014, orig. Lake Orion Schools Blogspot) NOTE: Photo is of a 2012 accident where a Lake Orion bus slid in slippery conditions.  No students were on the bus at the time and the bus driver was not injured. […]

Snowmobile Stuck on Tracks Causes Train Delay

January 27th 2014

Snowmobile Stuck on Tracks Causes Train Delay (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 27, 2014) INCIDENT: 19:30 hrs. Jan. 25, 2014 – Highland Township – Assist Other Agency – CSX Railroad – #14-12551 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the area of Livingston and Milford Roads for a snowmobile stuck on the railroad tracks.  The snowmobile was crossing […]

Cold Prompts School Closings for Tuesday

January 27th 2014

Cold Prompts School Closings for Tuesday (C. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2014) School administrators across SE Michigan have declared Tuesday a “snow day” due to temperatures and wind chills below zero.  Classes and events will be cancelled in many districts, including Berkley, Birmingham,  Clawson, Farmington, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Madison Public Schools, Pontiac, Rochester Schools, Royal Oak, […]

40 Under 40 Announced, Public to Pick Top Winner

January 27th 2014

40 Under 40 Announced, Public to Pick Top Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 27, 2014) Starting Jan. 27 the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2014. More than 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, […]

Ferndale to Open Warming Center on Tuesday and Wednesday

January 27th 2014

Ferndale to Open Warming Center on Tuesday and Wednesday (City of Ferndale Press Release, Jan. 27, 2014) Ferndale, Michigan– Southeast Michigan temperatures continue to be frigid, and people who have to be out in it have been warned to limit their time outdoors, wear several layers of clothing, and cover up as much as possible […]

Oakland Chamber Network Learns From National Trends

January 27th 2014

Oakland Chamber Network Learns From National Trends (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2014) Collaborating to improve the environment for business success is the core strength of Chambers of Commerce in general, and the Oakland Chamber Network doubles up on that principle by bringing 27 local Chambers together. At their annual meeting on Jan. 22, OCN […]

Ferndale Police Report – January 2014

January 27th 2014

Ferndale Police Report – January 2014 (Ferndale Police, Jan. 27, 2014) WED. JANUARY 1, 2014 Day Platoon A Officers investigate an identity theft case on W. Lewiston today and investigate a traffic accident on W. Troy. Officers make one warrant arrest today as well. Night Platoon A Officers investigate a traffic accident on Woodward Ave. […]

Group Seeks Ballot Measure to Increase Minimum Wage

January 27th 2014

Group Seeks Ballot Measure to Increase Minimum Wage (Mothering Justice Press Release, Jan. 27, 2014) Community organizing, social justice and labor groups today formed a committee to explore a ballot campaign to raise the minimum wage in Michigan. The minimum wage in Michigan –currently $7.40 an hour – hasn’t been raised since 2008, leaving many […]