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Boys & Girls Club Prepares Boxes of Food for Needy Families

December 18th 2017

Boys & Girls Club Prepares Boxes of Food for Needy Families (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 18, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Over 40 volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties came together Sunday to box up care packages for local families and senior citizens. Youth in the program gathered food […]

Ice Sculptures Remain Through Downtown Ferndale

December 16th 2017

Ice Sculptures Remain Through Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – While the Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival has passed, the spirit – and the sculptures – remain.  In years past warm weather melted the temporary artworks, but this year nature has cooperated, leaving the 9 Mile and Woodward area with […]

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction

December 16th 2017

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, MI – When Jacquelyn Zeman’s grandfather passed away, he left behind many memories and treasures for his family. Henry “Hank” Zeman was a photojournalist with the grand Rapids Press from 1952 to 1987. He covered everything from basketball games to natural disasters. […]

15 Gift Ideas from Holly Antiques

December 16th 2017

15 Gift Ideas from Holly Antiques (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 14, 2017) Holly, MI – Want to bring back memories of Christmas past with some vintage holiday decor?  Or simply looking for a present that will spark some nostalgia?  Holly Antiques has a variety of decorating and gift ideas. The store is packed with old […]

15 Gift Ideas from Rust Belt Market

December 15th 2017

15 Gift Ideas from Rust Belt Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Looking for holiday gifts?  The Rust Belt Market has over 50 small businesses under one roof, including many artists and local small manufacturers. A recent visit showed a variety of gifting possibilities. Some of our favorites included a decorative, […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway

December 15th 2017

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Dec. 5, 2017, orig. Nov. 17, 2014) Michigan – In 2014 The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the frustration of the “second shovel,” that we’re sharing here again. “Shoveling snow once after a storm […]

Building and Learning at Baldwin Library Idea Lab

December 15th 2017

Building and Learning at Baldwin Library Idea Lab (Drew Saunders, Dec. 15 2017) Birmingham, MI – You can build just about anything, in theory, with a 3D printer. The technology aiming to revolutionize the way everything is made might still be in its infancy, but it is thriving in Baldwin Library’s Idea Lab. “It’s one […]

Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come

December 15th 2017

Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI – Story time in Huntington Woods got a little more interesting with the announcement of guest readers for December, January and February.  The Huntington Woods Library has begun hosting what is believed to be […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Dec. 15th edition

December 15th 2017

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

Plowing Snow into Road Can Mean Fine or Jail Time

December 15th 2017

Plowing Snow into Road Can Mean Fine or Jail Time (Road Commission for Oakland County, Dec. 15, 2017) Beverly Hills, MI — The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) reminds residents and business owners that it is illegal under Michigan law to shovel or plow snow or ice onto any road or highway, or to […]