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Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs

March 7th 2015

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs (HAVEN Press Release, March 7, 2015) HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, now in its 40th year of supporting and empowering survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, has established an IRS-approved […]

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators

March 6th 2015

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has made the decision to close the Oak Park Jewish Community Center. The doors will close Aug. 31, unless new management is found.  The Center sits in a location central to several synagogues […]

Ferndale Council to Vote on Continuing 3-60 Agreement

March 6th 2015

Ferndale Council to Vote on Continuing 3-60 Agreement (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) On Monday the 3-60 Project comes before City Council again.  This time  council members will have to decide if they want to continue discussions with developer Jake Sigal on the proposed project to add mixed use development to two city-owned parking […]

Royal Oak Commissioners Fournier and DuBuc Announce Re-Election Campaigns

March 3rd 2015

Royal Oak Commissioners Fournier and DuBuc Announce Re-Election Campaigns (Fournier and DuBuc Press Release, March 3, 2015) The 2015 city elections got under way today when incumbent Commissioners Mike Fournier and Kyle DuBuc pulled petitions from the clerk’s office and each officially announced his intent to run for reelection. Candidates interested in running for a […]

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video)

February 24th 2015

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) The City of Royal Oak has made a public service announcement encouraging residents and business owners to shovel the snow and ice from their sidewalks. However, there is no ordinance requiring them to do so. The video shows a […]

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

February 23rd 2015

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to […]

Native Detroiter Darrious Hilmon to Lead Affirmations as its Next Executive Director

February 11th 2015

Native Detroiter Darrious Hilmon to Lead Affirmations as its Next Executive Director (Affirmations Press Release, Feb. 11, 2015) Affirmations, metro Detroit’s community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender people and its allies (LGBTA), is pleased to announce Darrious Hilmon as its selection for the organization’s next Executive Director. The selection of Hilmon was the […]

Warming Centers & Shelters Through Oakland County

February 5th 2015

Warming Centers & Shelters Through Oakland County (Compiled, Jan. 7, 2015 – Updated Feb. 5, 2015– Check back for updates) The frigid temperatures of winter are upon us, and many have no place to go. The recent death of a homeless man in Pontiac shows the urgency of being able to stay safe and warm. […]

Ferndale Schools Tackling Challenges with Discussions on Restructuring

January 28th 2015

Ferndale Schools Tackling Challenges with Discussions on Restructuring (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 28, 2015) You could take every single resident student in the Ferndale School District, and move them to the High School/Middle School, close all the other buildings, and still have room left over. While that is not an option that the district would […]

Ferndale Hears Parking Study Results

January 27th 2015

Ferndale Hears Parking Study Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2015) On Monday night Ferndale City Council heard the results of the parking study done by Republic Parking and Carl Walker that looked at current use of the parking system and projected use based on the 3-60 Project being considered by the City, which would […]