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Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

August 31st 2016

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will […]

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger

August 31st 2016

Reporter Food: GreenSpace Cafe’s American Beauty & Quinoa Lentil Burger (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  GreenSpace Cafe in Downtown Ferndale is now open for lunch, so that’s where I picked for today’s meeting with a local development expert who’d not eaten there before.  I’d had Greenspace just once before and both […]

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Sept. 16-17

August 28th 2016

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Sept. 16-17 (Event Page) ROYAL OAK, MI. – The Detroit Zoological Society and Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with more than 30 local animal welfare organizations, will host the fall 2016 Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Friday, Sept. 16, 1 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. […]

Baby the Pleasant Ridge Deer Enjoying Bloomfield Hills Life

August 25th 2016

Baby the Pleasant Ridge Deer Enjoying Bloomfield Hills Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Baby the Deer may be living large in the safety of her posh wire-fenced enclosure at the E. L. Johnson Nature Center after her fifteen seconds of national news fame, but the 2-year-old White Tail does […]

Help Control Rats in your Neighborhood

August 24th 2016

Help Control Rats in your Neighborhood (City of Oak Park, orig. Aug. 31, 2104, republished Aug. 24, 2016) The City of Oak Park sent out the following guidelines to help residents control rats and rodents in the community. The tips are useful for any community: Here are seven actions you can take to control the […]

Butterflies make Heart-Fluttering First Flights at Springfield Monarch Festival

August 21st 2016

Butterflies make Heart-Fluttering First Flights at Springfield Monarch Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2016) Davisburg, MI –  When he was just 11 years old, Christian Kopicko started volunteering with Monarch Watch and raising butterflies at home to set free in the wild. “Only 2% survive from egg to butterfly in the wild,” Kopicko said.  […]

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling

August 21st 2016

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling (Nan Kerr-Mueller, Aug. 21, 2016) Oakland County, MI – Last month I started a quest to find some counseling help for a young adult in my life. They did not currently have health insurance and were having trouble finding someone that would see them. I started with Easter Seals as […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – Aug. 15th edition

August 15th 2016

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – Aug. 15th edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

Featured Job: Village of Holly Hiring Communications Manager

August 14th 2016

Featured Job: Village of Holly Hiring Communications Manager (Featured Job Listing, Aug. 14, 2016) Holly, MI – The Village of Holly is a full-service community with a progressive municipal government. Under the general direction of the Clerk-Treasurer, the Communications Coordinator performs a variety of special projects and complex administrative, technical, and clerical work for the […]

Cat vs Dog Charity Softball Match Aug 21 in Ferndale

August 13th 2016

Cat vs Dog Charity Softball Match Aug 21 in Ferndale (Event Page) Cat vs Dog Charity Softball Match Aug 21 in Ferndale   Ferndale, MI – Sunday Aug. 21 1-5 pm Geary Park in Ferndale, MI.  https://www.facebook.com/events/309559012717911/ Everyone knows the age old question, “Which is better, cats or dogs?” On Sunday, August 21st we will […]