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This Weeks Job Listings

December 1st 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Dec. 1, 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 30th – December […]

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

November 30th 2014

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All […]

…Event to Honor Police Fallen in Line of Duty Dec. 2

November 30th 2014

  Hazel Park Hosting Event to Honor Police Fallen in Line of Duty Dec. 2 (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) When Hazel Park Officer Jessica Nagle-Wilson went to a home on Jarvis in response to an animal not being on a leash, she had no way of knowing that a man would be waiting on […]

Guest View: A Great Night for Wild Lights

November 29th 2014

Guest View: A Great Night for Wild Lights (Adam Cooley, Nov. 29, 2014) While meeting friends at Java Hutt for chat and coffee drinks, we decided nobody was really in the mood to go to the bar that evening and my friend brought up the Wild Lights display at the Detroit Zoo. A quick search […]

…Pontiac Man Stopped for Hands in Pockets … (video)

November 29th 2014

Video of Pontiac Man Stopped for Hands in Pockets Gets National Attention (video) (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) A cell phone video taken by a Pontiac resident on Thanksgiving Day has had over 1,300,000 views on Facebook and over 11,000 views on You Tube. The video shows Brandon McKean conversing with an Oakland County Sheriff’s […]

Guest View: Transgender Man Seeking Inclusion in Civil Rights Act

November 29th 2014

Guest View: Transgender Man Seeking Inclusion in Civil Rights Act (Guest View by Preston Van Vliet, Nov. 29, 2014)   Editor’s Note: On Wednesday, December 3rd, the Michigan legislature is expected to hold a key hearing on an inclusive update to the Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act, which would protect Michiganders from discrimination on the […]

Downtown Ferndale Businesses Set for Small Business Saturday

November 29th 2014

  Downtown Ferndale Businesses Set for Small Business Saturday (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) Modern Natural Baby owner Emily Murray calls Small Business Saturday “the busiest day of the year.”  But of course she and her staff are ready to sell the eco-friendly kids toys, bibs, cloth diapers, and other baby-raising accessories that make great […]

Royal Oak Tree Lighting Dec. 4

November 29th 2014

Royal Oak Tree Lighting Dec. 4 (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) The 33rd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market at 6:15pm. There will be refreshments, children’s choir free hot dogs, coffee and hot chocolate and music from the Salvation Army Band. […]

Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival Dec. 13

November 29th 2014

  Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival Dec. 13 (DDA Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014, republished Dec. 12, 2014) The annual Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival takes place Saturday, Dec 13 from 10am to 6pm. There will be over 40 ice sculptures, ice carving demonstrations, live reindeer, hayrides, a warming tent and photos with Santa. Learn more at […]

Teens Invited to Build Gingerbread Houses at Baldwin Library Dec. 11

November 29th 2014

Teens Invited to Build Gingerbread Houses at Baldwin Library Dec. 11 (Baldwin Public Library Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) Event Type: Young Adult Program Date: 12/11/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: 8:30 PM Description: Why should the children have all the fun? Come and make your own gingerbread house! Join us as we welcome […]