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Reporter Food: Egg Salad Sandwich from Bread Basket in Oak Park

August 6th 2016

Reporter Food: Egg Salad Sandwich from Bread Basket in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2016) Oak Park, MI –   As I travel Oakland County in search of news, I also like to let my taste buds explore.  Recently I had a craving for an egg salad sandwich, so I asked oc115 readers on […]

Davisburg: Springfield Township Monarch Festival Aug 21

August 1st 2016

Davisburg: Springfield Township Monarch Festival Aug 21 (Event Page) Davisburg, MI – Join us as we celebrate the Monarch Butterfly at the Shiawassee Basin Preserve. Excitement and butterflies fill the air as we learn all about Monarchs and their lives. See how to identify eggs, caterpillars and several types of milkweed; the caterpillars’ only food […]

City of Royal Oak Has Several Jobs Available

July 29th 2016

City of Royal Oak Has Several Jobs Available (Compiled, July 29, 2016)   Royal Oak, MI – The City of Royal Oak is currently accepting job applications for: Part-Time Probation Officer GIS Coordinator Part-Time Library Computer Aide Part-Time Human Resources Clerk Part-Time Police Desk Attendant Auxiliary Police Volunteers  Crossing Guards For more information and application packets, go to http://romi.gov/jobs. […]

Search for Bats in Royal Oak Aug. 3

July 28th 2016

Search for Bats in Royal Oak Aug. 3 (Event Page) Searchng for Bats Event – Date & Time: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 – 10:45am “Searchng for Bats” is being held at the arboretum on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 beginning at 8:45 pm.  Meet at the north end of the Royal Oak Senior/Community Center (3500 Marais) […]

Photos from the 2016 Oakland County Fair

July 16th 2016

Photos from the 2016 Oakland County Fair (C. Proxmire, July 16, 2016) Davisburg, MI – The Oakland County Fair is not just a day of rides, shows and animals.  It’s actually a 9 day fair with many people camping at the fair itself for the whole experience.  Kids from all over Oakland County come to […]

Guest Column: The Value of Street Trees

July 15th 2016

Guest Column: The Value of Street Trees (Robert J. Gibbs, AICP, ASLA, July 15, 2016) Trees are an indispensable component of good neighborhoods. When the right species are planted in the right place and cared for properly, many benefits are realized. Street trees soften hardscapes, buffer pedestrians from moving vehicles, and create “outdoor rooms” that […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – July 15th ed.

July 15th 2016

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15 – July 15th 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 […]

FernCare Hiring Part Time Person to Help Patients with Health Coverage Enrollment

July 15th 2016

FernCare Hiring Part Time Person to Help Patients with Health Coverage Enrollment (FernCare, July 15, 2016) FernCare Free Clinic, Inc. 459 E. Nine Mile Road Ferndale, MI 48220 248-677- 2273 Appointments and Information info@ferncare.org www.ferncare.org Job Description 6/16 Part time ACA Marketplace Insurance Exchange/Healthy Michigan Coordinator Metro Health Foundation “Continuity of Services for FernCare’s Patients” […]

Reporter Food: Four-Cheese Baked Spaghetti at Villagers Restaurant in Holly

July 13th 2016

Reporter Food: Four-Cheese Baked Spaghetti at Villagers Restaurant in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2016) Holly, MI – I spent some time “up north” in Oakland County on the fourth of July weekend and had an incredibly good lunch at Villagers Family Restaurant at 11121 N. Saginaw Street in Holly. The menu is full […]

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic

July 2nd 2016

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, July 2, 2016) We are all looking forward to a fun holiday weekend, I know I am.  One concern we share with you is about traffic.  Last weekend we heard from folks who got caught up in traffic northbound on I-75 north of […]