Uncategorized

Election Analysis: A Look at Absentee Ballots Across Oakland County Cities

August 31st 2020

Over two-thirds (77.0 percent) of the requested ballots were returned, and these returned ballots represented 70.8 percent of the total votes cast.

Ferndale Outlines Ways to Improve Affordable and Inclusive Housing

August 31st 2020

“The data proves we have changing demographics. Stagnant housing does not respond to the needs of the community and I think this gets us moving in the right direction,” Ferndale Mayor Melanie Piana said.

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Retail
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services

Farmington Hills Offering $50 Bonus, Plus Pay, For Election Workers

August 30th 2020

You can expect a fast-paced environment on Election Day, working as part of a team to process voters at the precincts or to process absentee ballots as part of the Absent Voter Counting Board.   

Support Ringwald Theatre While Enjoying Online Facts of Life Parody

August 30th 2020

In The Facts of Life: A Quaran-Teeny Parody, The Ringwald returns to its roots and checks in on Mrs. Garrett, Blair, Jo, Natalie, and Tootie.

Sept. 8 – Zoom Presentation on “Flawed Victory of Women’s Suffrage”

August 29th 2020

Miller will discuss and examine what women’s suffrage accomplished and what it failed to achieve.

Sept 4 – Lakes Area Chamber Virtual Coffee w/Sheriff Michael Bouchard

August 29th 2020

Sheriff Bouchard will share updates and information from the Sheriff’s office during the Covid-19 crisis, de-escalation tips for business owners, and safety and security measures to consider. 

Sept. 3 – Ferndale Library Giving Away Books on Racism

August 29th 2020

Through a generous donation, the Ferndale Library, has purchased copies of How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander, and Race Matters by Cornel West.

Sept. 3 – Zoom Presentation with First-Person Portrayal of President Abraham Lincoln

August 29th 2020

Wood will present a first-person portrayal of President Abraham Lincoln in period dress and discuss the president’s life and the history of the United States from Independence through the Civil War.