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…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Ferndale: Details of the Dog Park

September 15th 2015

Ferndale: Details of the Dog Park (C. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2015) The Dog Park at Wilson Park in Ferndale is just about complete, with the public getting an update at Monday night’s council meeting. Department of Public Works Director Loyd Cureton touted some of the park’s features, including a key fob lock system and separate […]

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015

September 15th 2015

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015 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 site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New jobs! Posted […]

2015 Michigan State Fair Helps Families Make Memories

September 6th 2015

2015 Michigan State Fair Helps Families Make Memories (C. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2015) The Michigan State Fair took place over the weekend at the Suburban Showcase in Novi.  The privately-run event is the continuation of a tradition started in 1849. There is little that could be said about the experience that isn’t better captured in […]

Sahara Restaurant Celebrates First Liquor License in Oak Park (video)

September 5th 2015

Sahara Restaurant Celebrates First Liquor License in Oak Park (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2015) Breaking out the bubbly, and the vodka, was more than just a celebratory act for the Attisha family and their customers at Sahara Restaurant. It was the reason for the toast itself. Until last week there were no restaurants […]

Local Food Love: Reader Review Casa Real, Madison Heights

September 1st 2015

Local Food Love: Reader Review Casa Real, Madison Heights (Guest View by Holly Kirshman, Sept.1, 2015) I just got done visiting Casa Real on Dequindre between 13 and 14 Mile in Madison Heights. They have recently opened where Juan’s use to be. It’s absolutely festive inside! They always have specials on the board when you […]

Job Listings ~ Sept. 1, 2015

September 1st 2015

Job Listings ~ Sept. 1, 2015 Welcome to This Week’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 site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/.   Company: Ferndale […]

Michigan Humane Society has Chickens that Need Homes

August 29th 2015

Michigan Humane Society has Chickens that Need Homes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2015) The Michigan Humane Society is trying to get the word out about chickens and roosters that need homes. The animal rescue organization has about six birds up for adoption. Ryan McTigue, spokesperson for the Humane Society, said chickens and roosters are […]

Hawk Freed From Ferndale Garage (video)

August 29th 2015

Hawk Freed From Ferndale Garage (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2015) A Cooper’s Hawk got trapped inside a Ferndale garage Thursday and was quickly set free once discovered.  It’s unclear what time the hawk entered the garage, or how.  Inside the garage remains of a smaller bird – blood, bone and feathers, left a […]

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season

August 28th 2015

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season (Michigan DNR Press Release, Aug 28, 2015) This year marks the second year of Michigan’s experimental early teal hunting season. The season runs Sept. 1-7. These small ducks, especially blue-winged teal, are some of the earliest duck species to migrate each fall. This statewide teal-only season […]