Resources

Links to Job Pages and Resources Through Oakland County

December 30th 2017

Links to Job Pages & Resources Through Oakland County (Compiled, ongoing) Need a job? Oakland County Times has put together a list of places to check if you are looking for work in Oakland County. Click on the name to be taken to the page. MUNICIPALITIES Addison Twp Auburn Hills Berkley Beverly Hills (no list […]

City Gives Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes

December 29th 2017

City Gives Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes (City of Hazel Park, Dec. 29, 2017) The City of Hazel Park released the following tips for preventing frozen pipes: Frozen Pipes If you have water one day and not the next, you most likely have frozen pipes. The City provides water service to the property, this service […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway

December 15th 2017

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Dec. 5, 2017, orig. Nov. 17, 2014) Michigan – In 2014 The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the frustration of the “second shovel,” that we’re sharing here again. “Shoveling snow once after a storm […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

December 13th 2017

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2017) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Resources for Those in Need 2017-2018

December 6th 2017

Resources for Those in Need 2017-2018 (Royal Oak Library and Oakland County Times, Dec. 6, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Each year the Royal Oak Library compiles a list of resources for people in the area in need of shelter, food, clothing and other resoureces.  The following is the list they put together plus resources […]

Prevent Tragedy by Knowing Facts about Carbon Monoxide

November 12th 2017

Prevent Tragedy by Knowing Facts about Carbon Monoxide (C. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2017) Each year people die from Carbon Monoxide poisoning. This Carbon Monoxide Safety Fact Sheet can help ensure you have all of the recommended warning, detection, and preventative maintenance measures in place to keep you and your family safe to avoid tragedy. The […]

Key to Success in Rain Garden & Native Landscape Design for Cities

October 23rd 2017

The Key to Success in Rain Garden and Native Landscape Design for Cities (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2017) Southfield, MI – Many communities are embracing the idea of using natural, native landscaping as a way to both beautiful their public spaces and to help reduce storm water related issues such as flooding. But what […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]

Links to Job Pages & Resources Through Oakland County

September 30th 2017

Links to Job Pages  & Resources  Through Oakland County (Compiled, ongoing) Need a job? Oakland County Times has put together a list of places to check if you are looking for work in Oakland County. Click on the name to be taken to the page. MUNICIPALITIES Addison Twp Auburn Hills Berkley Beverly Hills (no list […]

Best Facebook Groups to Join in Your Community (Oakland County)

September 13th 2017

Best Facebook Groups to Join in Your Community (Oakland County) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 13, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors.  These are actually a very effective way of finding out what is going […]