Bloomfield Area Communities

Have You Pledged Your Reader Support?

October 21st 2013

Have You Pledged Your Reader Support? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2013) As the Ferndale 115 News expands into a county-wide framework, it’s important that we show what kind of support this online news project has, and get a steady stream of funding going.  Our goal is to encourage journalism’s revival, with a grassroots approach […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

October 14th 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Oct. 14, 2013) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Bloomfield Hills: Peter Sinclair Climate Change Talk Oct. 24

October 13th 2013

Bloomfield Hills:  Peter Sinclair Climate Change Presentation October 24 (Sierra Club Press Release, Oct. 13, 2013) 6:30 pm Thursday, October 24, 2013 Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Hills. MI Peter Sinclair is a videographer and communicator who runs the “Climate Denial Crock of the Week” website at http://climatecrocks.com/. Based in Midland, MI, Peter […]

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

October 4th 2013

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water […]

Bat Festival Brings Fun & Learning to Southfield (video)

October 1st 2013

Bat Festival Brings Fun & Learning to Southfield (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2013) Georgia Mies is learning young the value of caring for nature’s creatures, appreciating ecology and science, and talking with the public.  The Bloomfield Hills teen is one of dozens of volunteers that made the 2013 Great Lakes Bat Festival a […]

CROP Hunger Walks October 6 in Birmingham & Ferndale

October 1st 2013

CROP Hunger Walks October 6 in Birmingham & Ferndale (Ernest Traunt, Oct. 1, 2013) The annual CROP Hunger Walk comes to Birmingham and Ferndale on Sunday, Oct. 6 to raise money to feed the poor. In Ferndale, several area churches, including Drayton Avenue Presbyterian, Ferndale Assembly of God, First United Methodist, St. James Catholic, St. […]

Financial Classes for Oakland County Seniors Oct. 1 and 15

September 29th 2013

Financial Classes for Oakland County Seniors Oct. 1 and 15 (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 29, 2013) Registration is now open for Oakland County’s senior residents who want to empower themselves to make sound financial decisions. The Oakland County Senior Advisory Council and Walsh College will host two free financial seminars for seniors and their […]

Upcoming League of Women Voter’s Forums…

September 29th 2013

Upcoming League of Women Voter’s Forums in Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Farmington Hills and more (C. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2013) Local elections are coming up November 5, and the League of Women Voters is hosting candidate forums in several communities through Oakland County. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed […]

Friday Fuzzy: Candy the Huggable Pug

September 27th 2013

Friday Fuzzy:  Candy the Huggable Pug The oc 115 is helping to promote animal adoption in our community by showcasing an adoptable animal each week in a new section called “Friday Fuzzy.” This week’s featured fuzzy is Candy, a huggable female pug that is looking for a good home.  Candy has all the personality of […]

Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers

September 26th 2013

Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 26, 2013) A major survey conducted by Oakland County shows that employers are having trouble finding, and connecting with, skilled workers. The Skills Needs Assessment Project was presented to over 200 college administrators, employment consultants and civic leaders on Wednesday. Oakland County Executive L. […]

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