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The oc115 is Now Hiring: Sponsorship Specialist

July 10th 2014

The oc115 is Now Hiring: Sponsorship Specialist The Ferndale 115 / Oakland County 115 News Hub is HIRING! Looking for someone to help us get sponsorships and form partnerships with local groups and businesses, and to help manage our Reader Support campaign. This is a commission-based independent contract gig with a lot of potential – […]

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12

July 10th 2014

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12 (Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Press Release, July 10, 2014) ​ Individuals who meet screening requirements may adopt cats for free this weekend at Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center’s “Certified Pre-Owned Cat Adoption Event” on Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 […]

State Police Holding Women’s Recruiting Seminar July 19

July 10th 2014

State Police Holding Women’s Recruiting Seminar July 19 (press release, July 10, 2014) The Michigan State Police (MSP) is hosting an informational recruiting seminar for women on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The event will begin promptly at 10:00 AM. This event will be held at the Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield Road, Clinton Township, […]

Birmingham Hiring Election Workers, $9 Per Hour

July 5th 2014

Birmingham Hiring Election Workers, $9 Per Hour (City of Birmingham, July 5, 2014) The Birmingham City Clerk’s Office is seeking Election Inspectors to work the polls on August 5, 2014 and November 4, 2014.  Election Inspectors work from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM and are paid $9.00 per hour. Election Inspectors are required to attend a training session […]

Thoroughbreds Off and Running at Hazel Park Raceway

July 4th 2014

Thoroughbreds Off and Running at Hazel Park Raceway (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014) The Hazel Park Raceway opened last weekend with thousands turning out to see the return of live thoroughbred racing. It’s been thirty years since they last had it, instead trying to survive on simulcast betting and live harness races. The […]

This Weeks Job Listings

June 30th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, June 30, 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 June 30th – July 4th […]

Lucky Robin Gets Ferndale Love, Returns Favor with…

June 26th 2014

Lucky Robin Gets Ferndale Love, Returns Favor with Adorable Loyalty (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2014) A Ferndale man found an unlikely friend when his family went down to the Michigan International Raceway earlier this month. Some unexpected guests, four baby robins, had been living in a nest made in a bicycle attached to the […]

Job Fair June 27 in Auburn Hills

June 22nd 2014

Job Fair June 27 in Auburn Hills (C. Proxmire, June 22, 2014) JobFairGiant.com is hosting a giant job fair at the Auburn Hills Marriott (3600 Centerpointe Parkway, Pontiac) from 9am to 3pm on Friday, June 27. They are advertising that over 500 positions are available from over 50 Michigan companies. Included with the free expo […]

Penguin Center Being Built at Detroit Zoo

June 17th 2014

Penguin Center Being Built at Detroit Zoo (Detroit Zoo Press Release, June 17, 2014) Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) board members, donors, staff and guests gathered at the Detroit Zoo this evening to ceremoniously “break the ice” on the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC). The groundbreaking event marks the beginning of an 18-month development period for […]

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #5 – Hey, That’s My Foot! (video)

June 17th 2014

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #5 – Hey, That’s My Foot! (video) (Jillian Bogater, orig. Chicken Scratch Fever,  June 17, 2014) BACKGROUND: Jillian Bogater and Matt Greenberg are cooped up in Ferndale, which in 2012 legalized backyard chickens. This is their first time urban farming with hens. Jillian, a professional journalist, and Matt, a brownfield […]