Oak Park

Oak Park: Flower Arrangement Demo Oct 10

September 20th 2015

Oak Park: Flower Arrangement Demo Oct 10 (event listing) Saturday, October 10 at 1:30pm – 3:00pm Oak Park Community Center Oak Park, Michigan 48237 Please RSVP for our October OPAACC event. Flowers are known to bring joy to a room, person, or occasion. They add decorative color and ambiance to most any occasion from commemorative […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]

Oak Park Public Safety Open House Oct. 4

September 19th 2015

Oak Park Public Safety Open House Oct. 4 (event listing) As a child did you ever tour the fire station, sit in a police cruiser, or peer inside an ambulance? Weren’t the police officers, fire personnel and emergency workers larger than life? Well, here’s your chance to provide your child with the same opportunity. Oak […]

Newbery Author & Illustrator Coming to Oak Park Library Oct 4

September 16th 2015

Newbery Author & Illustrator Coming to Oak Park Library Oct 4 Newbery Award-Winning author & illustrator Lynne Rae Perkins will be making a visit to the Oak Park Public Library (14200 Oak Park Blvd, Oak Park, MI 48237) on Sunday, October 4 from 1:00-2:30pm to sign books and discuss her work. This event is co-sponsored […]

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 […]

Former Oak Park Employee Investigated Over Missing Funds

September 14th 2015

Former Oak Park Employee Investigated Over Missing Funds (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2015) A former Oak Park employee is under investigation for possibly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the city over the course of about two years. The investigation by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department is ongoing, so the employee’s name and […]

Empowering Parents of Different Learners Class Sept 30

September 8th 2015

Empowering Parents of Different Learners Class Sept 30 (event) FERNDALE YOUTH ASSISTANCE PRESENTS: EMPOWERING PARENTS OF DIFFERENT LEARNERS FOR ACADEMIC, EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL SUCCESS Presented by Judith E. Lipson, M.A., LPC DATE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 PM LOCATION: FERNDALE HIGH SCHOOL,  881 PINECREST, FERNDALE MI 48220 COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION Learn when to […]

Shots Available at Oak Park Community Center Sept. 23

September 7th 2015

Shots Available at Oak Park Community Center Sept. 23 (event) Walgreens will be on hand at Oak Park Community Center 14300 Oak Park Blvd on Sept 23 from 9am to noon to do shots. Fees based on insurance.

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 […]

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration

September 3rd 2015

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration (C. Proxmire, Aug. 23, 2015) A new school year begins in the Ferndale School District, with the community swimming strongly forward in the midst of Superintendent Blake Prewitt’s second wave. Prewitt came on last year after former Superintendent Gary Meier left the district in the middle […]