*County News*

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 […]

…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Free Training on Mental Health to Help Youth Dec. 6

November 19th 2014

Free Training on Mental Health to Help Youth Dec. 6 (HACC, Nov. 19, 2014) A young person you know could be experiencing a mental illness or crisis. Do you know how to help? The Holly Area Community Coalition, in partnership with Rose Hill Center, is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training. This training is […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

This Weeks Job Listings

November 17th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Nov. 17, 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 15th […]

State of Michigan Tells Court: Marriages Never Existed

November 16th 2014

State of Michigan Tells Court: Marriages Never Existed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2014) As attorneys wait to see if the case of DeBoer v. Snyder goes to the Supreme Court, the battle continues over whether the State of Michigan should recognize the 300 marriages performed in the window of time when same-sex marriage was […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

MDOT Releases New Mobile App for Motorists

November 13th 2014

MDOT Releases New Mobile App for Motorists (MDOT Press Release, Nov. 13, 2014) Just in time for winter and holiday driving, the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) popular Mi Drive traffic information website is now available as an app. Available free for iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets, the new app offers real-time road […]

Get Email Updates!
Get every new post delivered to your inbox
Join millions of other followers
Powered By WPFruits.com