Pleasant Ridge

Ferndale Impi Robotics Team Off to Great Start

March 17th 2019

Ferndale Impi Robotics Team Off to Great Start (Ferndale Schools, March 17, 2019) Ferndale High Impi Robotics team got their season off to a great start last weekend at the Belleville Competition. The Impi’s ended the qualifying rounds in first place and had the chance to select their alliance partners for the playoffs. The team […]

Announcing the NEW Oakland County Times Readers Club!

March 13th 2019

Announcing the NEW Oakland County Times Readers Club! The new Readers Club Program makes it fun to be part of Oakland County Times, while also keeping this community resource going and growing! Grassroots Level $5+/month  Entry in monthly contest Flower Power Level $15+/month Entry in monthly contest, your name on a “flower” that appears sporadically […]

Ferndale Schools Orchestra to Play Commissioned Original Piece at May 21 Concert

March 12th 2019

Ferndale Schools Orchestra to Play Commissioned Original Piece at May 21 Concert (Lara Mossa, March 12, 2019) Ferndale, MI  – When the Ferndale Public Schools Orchestra students take the stage May 21st, they will play a piece that no one has ever heard before. For the first time, the orchestra has commissioned a composer to […]

Sales Coach Frank Driscoll Shares Tips for Motivation and Social Media

March 6th 2019

Sales Coach Frank Driscoll Shares Tips for Motivation and Social Media (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Frank Driscoll starts every day off with success. “I wake up, right off the bat, I close my eyes and I start to think.  I’m in my car. In my driveway.  I go in.  I […]

Road Commission for Oakland County Hiring for 32 Seasonal Positions

March 4th 2019

Road Commission for Oakland County Hiring for 32 Seasonal Positions (RCOC, March 4, 2019) Beverly Hills, MI — The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire 32 seasonal summer laborers. The position pay rate is $11.25 per hour, and it will be fulltime. The start dates for this position are June 3 […]

Susan’s Special Needs to Close; Consultations Will Continue By Appointment

February 17th 2019

Susan’s Special Needs to Close; Consultations Will Continue By Appointment (Leslie Ellis, Feb. 17, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI-  Being diagnosed with breast cancer plunges a woman into a surreal gauntlet of sterile hospital rooms, unfamiliar medical terms, anxious loved ones and, often, distressing physical changes. When such a shell-shocked woman walks into Susan’s Special Needs […]

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials

February 17th 2019

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 17, 2019) Okemos, MI – When a room full of elected officials from townships around the state were asked how many of their boards do annual or bi-annual goal-setting, only a couple raised their hands. The question was asked at […]

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech

February 13th 2019

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Capitol was bustling as Senators and Representatives from around the state and their guests gathered to hear Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s first State of the State address. In the hour before the speech, guests mingled in […]

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County

February 4th 2019

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County (Oakland County, Feb. 4, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Searching for a new and rewarding #career opportunity? Take a look at Oakland County, Michigan Government’s latest #jobs board for all of #OaklandCounty’s part and full-time positions. Apply online today at http://ow.ly/qkgl30mM3WL or call 248-858-0530.  Summer […]

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]