Oak Park

Cissell Charged with Voter Fraud

October 16th 2013

Cissell Charged with Voter Fraud in Petition for Prop. A (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2013) Anderew Cissell, the man who turned in signatures to get the marijuana decriminalization proposal on the Ferndale ballot for Nov. 5, is in even more legal trouble as the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office has filed voter fraud charges against […]

Ferndale’s Grant School Seeks Votes for Special Needs Tools

October 15th 2013

Ferndale’s Grant School Seeks Votes for Special Needs Tools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2013) Grant teacher Kristy Kuhn is taking part in an online voting contest that can help her classroom get a student ball chair, Boardmaker Plus computer software and a membership to Starfall.com, a website that helps teach reading. The contest is […]

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 […]

Families Enjoy Ferndale All-District Fall Festival

October 13th 2013

Families Enjoy Ferndale All-District Fall Festival (Crystal Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2013) Ferndale Schools held their annual All-District Fall Festival at Kennedy School in Oak Park on Oct. 12.  Children and grown-ups of all ages packed the halls and lawn to enjoy various fall-themed activities.  The Haunted Hallway had kids shrieking in delight, while others laughed […]

Oak Park Opens Doors Of New City Hall

October 12th 2013

Oak Park Opens Doors Of New City Hall (Oak Park Press Release, Oct. 12, 2013) The City of Oak Park’s newly-built City Hall became fully operational this week with an inaugural meeting of City Council in its 1,677-sq.-ft. chambers. City Council issued final approval of plans for the 43,000-sq.-ft. construction project in April 2012, which […]

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 […]

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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