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Pontiac Pushes for Downtown Parking Program, Town Hall Oct. 15

September 27th 2014

Pontiac Pushes for Downtown Parking Program, Town Hall Oct. 15 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.27, 2014) Months of planning and negotiating hang in the balance as the City of Pontiac and the Downtown Pontiac Business Association wait to see if the Pontiac Receivership Transition Advisory Board will allow them to move forward with plans for a […]

Om Café Seeks New Owner, To Close in the Meantime

September 19th 2014

Om Café Seeks New Owner, To Close in the Meantime (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) Om Café owner Jason Thibodeau announced this week that he is looking for someone to purchase the Ferndale-based restaurant on Woodward Avenue. The Café began over 25 years ago with Thibodeau’s mother Colleen Smiley. “She was a pioneer of […]

Pagan Pathways Temple Opens in Madison Heights

September 19th 2014

Pagan Pathways Temple Opens in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2014) It was about two years ago that Stanley Nunn was shopping and crossed paths with a woman wearing a pentacle necklace. “She tried to hide it as I walked past, and I said, ‘no, no, you don’t have to do that. I […]

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 27

September 14th 2014

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 27 (TGMI Press Release, Sept. 14, 2014)   Transgender Michigan proudly presents: Transgender Health Fair, Saturday, Sept. 27 1-4pm at Affirmations, 290 W. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220   Come discover health resources available to the transgender communities . Exhibits…vendors….speakers….panels….FREE The only health fair in Michigan dedicated to the transgender community. […]

Novi to Do Interviews for City Manager Position Sept. 9

September 8th 2014

Novi to Do Interviews for City Manager Position Sept. 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 8, 2014) The Novi City Council is expected to interview four candidates for City Manager at a special meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 9. Each of the candidates brings an impressive resume to the table. The contenders (and their interview times) are: […]

2014 Arts Beats and Eats Concert Lineup Announced Aug 29-Sept 1

August 27th 2014

2014 Arts Beats and Eats Concert Lineup Announced Aug 29-Sept 1 (Press Release, Aug. 8, 2014 – republished Aug. 27, 2014) ARTS BEATS AND EATS CONCERTS 2014 LINEUP – MICHIGAN LOTTERY NATIONAL STAGE Friday, August 29 5:00 p.m. Chris Emmerson (Pop/Rock) 6:30 p.m. Stewart Francke (Soul) 8:00 p.m. Night Ranger (Hard Rock) 9:45 p.m. .38 […]

Throw Back Thursday: Guest Columns Through the Years

August 21st 2014

Throw Back Thursday: Guest Columns Through the Years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 21, 2014) Since the oc115 first launched in June 2009 as the Ferndale 115 News, we’ve had the pleasure of presenting many insightful guest columns that people could learn from. As we begin a new push to find work worthy of sharing, here […]

Job-Search Slump? Get Up and Take Action!

August 20th 2014

Job-Search Slump? Get Up and Take Action! ( Heather Coleman Voss, Business Services Coordinator of Ferndale Michigan Works, Aug. 20, 2014) The most startling thing about experiencing a lay-off is that time stretches. What you used to accomplish in four hours now seems to take days. One minute it’s 10:00 am, and the next it’s 3:00 pm […]

Junior League of Birmingham President Elect Shares Story

August 18th 2014

Junior League of Birmingham President Elect Shares Story (Shiela Jones, President Elect of Junior League of Birmingham, Aug. 18, 2014) If you would have told me five years ago that I would become a member of the Junior League of Birmingham, I would have been very skeptical. I had a preconceived notion that the League […]

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video)

August 8th 2014

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video) (Melanie Piana, Ferndale City Councilperson, Orig. Meltropolis, Aug. 8, 2014) Something looks really different about the Livernois bikes lanes than most motorists and cyclists have not seen or experienced in Michigan communities. Bike lanes help cars and motorists co-exist safely. Buffered bike lanes, which is the first […]