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Dog Swim Day at Red Oaks Sept. 10

September 5th 2017

Dog Swim Day at Red Oaks Sept. 10 (Oakland County Blog) Madison Heights, MI – Summer’s coming to an end, but that means dogs all over Oakland County will be hoping their owners take them out for a doggy swim at Oakland County Parks and Recreation’s annual dog swim. Waterford Oaks and Red Oaks Waterparks […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Sept. 1 edition

September 1st 2017

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Sept. 1 edition 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 […]

Organization for Bat Conservation Acquires Mine Full of Rare Bats

August 30th 2017

Organization for Bat Conservation Acquires Mine Full of Rare Bats (Organization for Bat Conservation, Aug. 30, 2017) Pontiac, MI – On August 30, 2017, the Organization for Bat Conservation, located in Pontiac, acquired the mineral rights for the Magazine Mine in southern Illinois, with the goal of continuing the education and environmental study of bat […]

Reporter Food: Mac Shack Papa Smurf & More at Detroit Fleat in Ferndale

August 29th 2017

Reporter Food: Mac Shack Papa Smurf and More at Detroit Fleat in Ferndale (Crystal Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Fleat is a unique place that combines a restaurant and bar with a food court with a variety of ever-changing food trucks. I went there with Sheri Gibson recently to give it a try.  […]

War Dogs Memorial Provides Resting Place for Valiant Canines

August 27th 2017

War Dogs Memorial Provides Resting Place for Valiant Canines (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2017) Lyon Township, MI – Though dogs are often known as man’s best friend, they can also be some of the strongest tools for staying safe in battles, discovering bombs and drugs, leading the blind, comforting the ill and many other […]

How YOU can Help HAVEN Save People from Abuse

August 27th 2017

How YOU can Help HAVEN Save People from Abuse (HAVEN, Aug. 27, 2017) As a nonprofit, we rely on the generosity of others to help us carry out our efforts. It’s that effort, however big or small, that goes directly to helping survivors. Without it, shelter would not be provided, wounds would not be healed, […]

Nature Abounds at Lyon Township Library

August 25th 2017

Nature Abounds at Lyon Township Library (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2017) Lyon Township, MI – Walking along the edge of the Lyon Township Library property where the fresh cut grass meets the wildflower filled green space sends the most delightful chain reaction of grasshoppers jumping back to flee. Plop. Plop. Plop.  The sound is […]

Reporter Food: Crispy Animal Parts & More at Axle Brewing

August 22nd 2017

Reporter Food: Crispy Animal Parts & More at Axle Brewing (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Adding to the new and creative restaurants that call Ferndale Home is Axle Brewing/Livernois Tap Room at 567 Livernois in Ferndale.  This quiet neighborhood location provides an alternative to the bustling downtown. Ryan Meray of C! […]

Ferndale Welcomes Monarchs with Milkweed and Way Station

August 21st 2017

Ferndale Welcome Monarchs with Milkweed and Way Station (Becky Hammond, Aug. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “I want another one!” Day two of butterfly releases at the Ferndale Library during Children’s Hour, and a third monarch had just left the finger of one enchanted little girl, a butterfly raised in the library from an egg […]

15 Adorable Pictures from Ferndale Cat Shelter

August 19th 2017

15 Adorable Pictures from Ferndale Cat Shelter (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The world is full of cats and kittens that need love, and the Ferndale Cat Shelter is among the rescue organizations that tries to find homes for those that need them. The Catfe Lounge is located at 821 Livernois, […]