Berkley Public Safety Director to Serve as Interim City Manager

Berkley Public Safety Director to Serve as Interim City Manager (City of Berkley Press Release, Oct. 19, 2015) The City of Berkley announces that Public Safety Director Richard Eshman will serve as the Interim City Manager following the October 16th retirement of Jane Bais DiSessa. An ad hoc committee has been appointed to identify candidates…

Southfield: Cookie Dreams Come True for Former Assembly Line Worker

Southfield: Cookie Dreams Come True for Former Assembly Line Worker (Catherine Ticer, Oct. 18, 2015) Crystal Scott’s transformation from Chrysler assembly line worker to cookie entrepreneur is one of determination, focus and confidence in her ability to realize a dream that began when she was seven. After taking a buyout from the automaker during the…

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Talks about 2015 Millage (video)

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Talks about 2015 Millage (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 2015) On the Nov. 3, 2015 ballot voters in the Ferndale School District, which is part of Ferndale, part of Oak Park, and all of Royal Oak Township and Pleasant Ridge, will be faced with a millage question for the school district.…

Hazel Park Councilperson Jeff Keeton Candidate Interview (video)

Hazel Park Councilperson Jeff Keeton Candidate Interview (video) (C. Proxmire, October 17, 2015) After 13 years of navigating economic challenges, Hazel Park Councilperson Jeff Keeton is hopes to be re-elected to start enjoying all the positive changes he and fellow officials have been working for. Keeton is on the Nov. 3, 2015 ballot along with…

Artists Mariuca Rofick & Carl Wilson Featured at Ferndale Library, Reception Nov. 5

Artists Mariuca Rofick & Carl Wilson Featured at Ferndale Library, Reception Nov. 5 (EVENT page)   Artists Mariuca Rofick & Carl Wilson Featured at Ferndale Library, Reception Nov. 5 “What We See” is the latest art exhibit on display this month at the Ferndale Library, featuring linocut prints, digital prints and photographs by local artists…

Hazel Park Councilperson Tom Selman Candidate Interview (video)

Hazel Park Councilperson Tom Selman Candidate Interview (video) (C. Proxmire, October 17, 2015) Hazel Park Councilperson Tom Selman is hoping to be elected to the seat he gained by appointment earlier this year, and he’s committed to doing it without asking for any contributions from individuals and businesses. Armed with a Facebook page, his record…

Oak Park Boo Bash Oct 31

Oak Park Boo Bash Oct 31  (EVENT page) Oak Park Boo Bash Oct 31 Oak Park Community Center Oct. 31, 2015 from 4:40pm-7pm Balloon art, hayrides, crafts, games, treats For more event listings go to https://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want a daily list of headlines? Sign up at https://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=Oakland_County_115_News. Save this post to PDFPrint this post

Ferndale Chamber Accepting Award Nominations, Gala Nov. 12

Ferndale Chamber Accepting Award Nominations, Gala Nov. 12 (EVENT page) Ferndale Chamber Accepting Award Nominations, Gala Nov. 12  2015 Gala Thursday, November 12, 6-9 p.m. Twist Night Club 22901 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce honors the best-of-the-best in member businesses and organizations and pays tribute to outstanding members. The Gala…

Auburn Hills Development Director Discusses “Dark Stores”

Auburn Hills Development Director Discusses “Dark Stores” (Guest Column by Steve Cohen, Director of Community Development for Auburn Hills, Developing Thoughts, Oct. 16, 2015) “Dark Stores” … it sounds ominous. A Dark Store is not a weapon Darth Vader used in Star Wars, but it’s beginning to loom over many municipalities like the menacing Death Star. What is it?  Well,…