Southfield

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives

September 22nd 2015

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking the community to take preventative measures to protect wild birds from window strikes, which occur when a bird collides with a window and dies. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an estimated […]

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015

September 15th 2015

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015 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 site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New jobs! Posted […]

Southfield Candidates Forum – Oct 28, 2015

September 12th 2015

Southfield Candidates Forum – Oct 28, 2015 (event) Southfield candidates will be on hand Wed. Oct. 28 at 7pm for a forum held at Southfield Parks and Recreation, 26000 Evergreen. FREE and Open to the Public. Southfield Parks & Recreation Building Room 115 *Come out to hear from Southfield’s 2015 Candidates on where they stand […]

St. John’s Armenian Church… Health Fair & Blood Drive Sept. 26

September 9th 2015

St. John’s Armenian Church Hosting Health Fair & Blood Drive Sept. 26 (event listing) Please join us for our annual blood drive and health fair on September 26th 2015 at St. John’s Armenian Church in Southfield from 11:00-4:45. We are located at 2201 Northwesten Hwy, Southfield, MI 48075 and easily accessed off of Nothwestern Hwy at […]

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why?

September 1st 2015

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why? (C. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015) As part of our new series of features on the 1st and 15th, we’ve asked readers: What charity do you most support and why? Here are 15 of the best responses selected from various online forums. Like us […]

Donor Steps in to Save & Rebuild Jewish Community Ctr…

August 24th 2015

Donor Steps in to Save and Rebuild Jewish Community Center in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2015) “The name of the building will be JPM.” This sentence brought the crowd at the Jewish Community Center in Oak Park to claps and cheers as they listened eagerly to a major announcement made by leaders […]

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

August 24th 2015

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection […]

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