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Oakland County “Bans the Box” on Job Applications

June 26th 2019

Oakland County “Bans the Box” on Job Applications (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, June 27, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Oakland County now joins 35 states and more than 150 cities and counties across the nation in adopting fair chance hiring practices, also known as ‘ban the box’, which will ensure that the county considers a job […]

Rochester School Board Seeks to Fill Vacancy

June 26th 2019

Rochester School Board Seeks to Fill Vacancy ROCHESTER, MI. – The Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District is actively seeking to fill a vacant position following the resignation of Trustee Sandy Fiaschetti, Ph.D. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Fiaschetti was elected to the Board in 2014. “With mixed emotions, I […]

Motorama Motel at 8 Mile and Woodward Closed, Becoming Urbane Apartments

June 25th 2019

Motorama Motel at 8 Mile and Woodward Closed, Becoming Urbane Apartments (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Eric Brown, proprietor of Urbane Apartments, announced today that the purchase of the former Motorama Motel at 100 8 Mile Road on the corner of Woodward Avenue. The motel had gotten a reputation for low […]

Girls Raise Animals to Auction at Oakland County Fair

June 25th 2019

Girls Raise Animals to Auction at Oakland County Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2019) Holly, MI – “This isn’t just a kid’s project. We are growing up to be in agriculture fields. We are learning so we can be the ones growing your food in the future,” said Abbey Johnston of the Oakland County […]

City of Ferndale Approves Affordable Housing Study

June 25th 2019

City of Ferndale Approves Affordable Housing Study (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to take a data-driven approach to tackling the need for affordable housing in Ferndale, approving the hiring of Lisa Sturtevant and Associates to conduct a study and make recommendations. City Planner Jordan Twardy explained […]

Downtown Ferndale Adding Rainbow Crosswalk to 9 Mile Road

June 24th 2019

Downtown Ferndale Adding Rainbow Crosswalk to 9 Mile Road (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2019) Ferndale, MI – W. Nine Mile Road is expected to be closed Monday, weather permitting, for the installation of a crosswalk unlike any the city has had before. This crosswalk will be painted in the colors of the rainbow. Rainbow […]

Royal Oak Township Juneteenth Program Teaches History…

June 23rd 2019

Royal Oak Township Juneteenth Program Teaches History of Freedom for Slaves (Sherry A. Wells, June 23, 2019) Royal Oak Township, MI- Saturday, June 22, was the annual celebration of Juneteenth, hosted by the Friends of Royal Oak Township, Inc. The program opened with an African Drum Call. Nanou Djiapo Cultural Arts, Inc. performed more drumming […]

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered 

June 23rd 2019

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered (Lara Mossa, Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2019) Ortonville, MI –“A bundle of happiness with four paws and a tail has quietly left you behind. But sweetness stays close in memories shared with the best friend a person could find.” The poem […]

July 5-14:  Oakland County Fair

June 23rd 2019

July 5-14:  Oakland County Fair Davisburg, MI – The Oakland County Fair is located at Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Rd., Davisburg, MI 48350. $12 parking per vehicle includes general admission for all passengers $6 parking per motorcycle includes general admission for all riders $6 walk ins Grandstand Admission is $10 for Adults, $5 […]

Motorcyclist from Madison Heights Injured in Crash, Bloomfield Twp Police Seek Info

June 23rd 2019

Motorcyclist from Madison Heights Injured in Crash, Bloomfield Twp Police Seek Info (Bloomfield Township Police, June 23, 2019) Bloomfield Twp, MI- On Sunday, June 23, 2019 at approximately 2:53 P.M., Bloomfield Township Police and Fire responded to a report of a car/motorcycle crash. Reports indicate a 2010 Harley Davidson, driven by a 39 year old […]