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Pontiac Election: A Perfect Example of Why Voter Turnout Matters

August 5th 2015

Pontiac Election: A Perfect Example of Why Voter Turnout Matters (Guest View by Kurt Metzger, Detroit’s Data Guru, Aug. 5, 2015) Yesterday, voters in the Pontiac School District, which currently is under a consent agreement with the state to address a massive deficit, asked voters to allow for the creation of a special fund — […]

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15

August 5th 2015

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15 (event listing, cp) Birmingham is getting ready for the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise. It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to celebrate the automobile. The Birmingham Cruise Event, scheduled for […]

Oakland County Business Workshops for August

August 5th 2015

Oakland County Business Workshops for August (Oakland County Blog, Aug. 5, 2015)   Like a building and its foundation, it is critical for business to have the right resources for its strength and longevity. Whether you’re a start-up entrepreneur, or a business professional looking to further develop your skills set, the Oakland County Business Center has a […]

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12

August 5th 2015

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12 (event listing)   State Representative for the 27th District Robert Wittenberg will be hosting a “Town Hall” on Wednesday, August 12th at the Berkley High School Collaborative Center (2325 Catalpa Dr.). This event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will cover topics including redistricting, gerrymandering and proposals […]

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts

August 4th 2015

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts (C. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2015) Hazel Park Election results are in, with Hazel Park voters supporting police services with a 10-year 2.8 mil assessment. The millage will bring in about $431,000 and is the main source of funding for police services. This […]

CN Rail Agrees to Quiet Zone, New Entrance in Ferndale

August 4th 2015

CN Rail Agrees to Quiet Zone, New Entrance in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2015)   Discussions between The City of Ferndale and Canadian National Railroad (CN) have led to a couple of changes that residents are likely to notice. A public meeting was held Monday to talk about what residents can expect and […]

Pontiac: Shoot Out During Robbery Sends Two Men to Hospital

August 4th 2015

Pontiac: Shoot Out During Robbery Sends Two Men to Hospital (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 4, 2015) INCIDENT: 14:39 hrs. – Aug 4, 2015) City of Pontiac – Attempted Armed Robbery/Shooting  #15-124495 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 30 block of Stowell Street for a shooting victim. Upon their arrival, deputies observed a trail of […]

Body of Southfield Fire Chief Found by Dive Team

August 3rd 2015

Body of Southfield Fire Chief Found by Dive Team(City of Southfield Press release, Aug. 3, 2015)  We are sorry to report that Southfield Fire Chief Keith Rowley drowned in a boating accident on July 31 on Lake St. Clair in Macomb County. The city of Southfield extends its deepest condolences to the family of Fire […]

This Weeks Job Listings

August 3rd 2015

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, Aug. 3, 2015) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/.  New jobs! Posted for the week of August 2nd  – […]

With Election Tuesday, Pontiac Activists Try to Drive Home Votes

August 2nd 2015

With Election Tuesday, Pontiac Activists Try to Drive Home Votes (C. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2015) Pontiac School Board President Brenda Carter wanted to remind people to get out and vote on Tuesday.  There is a 2.87 mil sinking fund millage proposal on the ballot to be used for building repairs in the school district.  So […]