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Oak Park BBQ Battle July 29 – How to Enter!

July 19th 2017

Oak Park BBQ Battle July 29 – How to Enter! (EVENT page) Oak Park, MI – The 7th Annual BBQ Battle is on! We are looking for amateur BBQ afficionados to enroll in our BBQ Ribs Competition – there’s a $1,500 in cash prizes. The BBQ Battle, sponsored by the Oakland County Parks and Oak […]

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6

July 17th 2017

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Doris Taylor Burks is the current Councilperson in Pontiac’s 6th District who is running for re-election on Nov. 7.  She is being challenged by William A. Carrington who currently serves on the Pontiac School Board.  Because there […]

Ballot Effort Launched to Reform Redistricting, End Gerrymandering

July 17th 2017

Ballot Effort Launched to Reform Redistricting, End Gerrymandering (Voters not Politicians, July 17, 2017) East Lansing, MI – A plan to end rigging of legislative and congressional districts for partisan advantage was released today by the grassroots group Voters Not Politicians. The constitutional amendment would go before voters on the November 2018 ballot. The proposal […]

Little Things Make Oakland County Fair Memorable

July 16th 2017

Little Things Make Oakland     County Fair Memorable (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2017) Davisburg, MI – The Oakland County Fair wrapped up Sunday, leaving thousands of people with happy memories, new friends, and many with ribbons and trophies to be proud of. The fair features fun rides and events along with showcasing talent throughout the county.  […]

Rochester Adams Interact Club Students Create Scholarship…

July 16th 2017

Rochester Adams Interact Club Students Create Scholarship for Fellow Student (Rochester Rotary, July 16, 2017) Rochester, MI – This Spring, the Rochester Adams Interact Club broke new ground for high school philanthropy and awarded a fellow Rochester Adams student with a $2,000 scholarship to Oakland Community College; enough to cover almost a full year of […]

Pig and Whiskey Packs Downtown Ferndale

July 15th 2017

Pig and Whiskey Packs Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – While the annual Pig and Whiskey festival is a day of fun, food and booze for thousands of visitors to Downtown Ferndale, it was an extra special day for some. Chardae Whitson of Rochester was surprised Saturday with a bachelorette […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – July 15th Edition

July 15th 2017

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – July 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 […]

Oakland Press Building to be Sold, Office Moving Reports Crain’s

July 14th 2017

Oakland Press Building to be Sold, Office Moving Reports Crain’s (Compiled, July 14, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland Press will be moving out of their Pontiac location and the building will be sold according to a report in Crain’s Detroit Business. According to the article, the asking price for the paper’s two buildings is […]

Meet & Greet w/ Ferndale Library’s New Director Jenny Marr July 29

July 13th 2017

Meet & Greet w/ Ferndale Library’s New Director Jenny Marr (EVENT page) FERNDALE, MI —  Ferndale gets the chance to meet the new director of their library on Sat., Jul. 29. This meet & greet with Director Jenny Marr is hosted by the Friends of the Ferndale Library. Attendees are welcome to mingle, ask Ms. […]

Bryan’s Hope in Waterford Earns Outstanding Volunteer Org. Award

July 13th 2017

Bryan’s Hope in Waterford Earns Outstanding Volunteer Org. Award (Michigan Community Service Coalition, July 13, 2017) Waterford, MI – Among the 49 winners of 2017 Governor’s Service Awards were six people or groups from Oakland County, including Bryan’s Hope. The winners are individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations that were selected for their commitment to volunteerism, […]

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