Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers

Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 26, 2013) A major survey conducted by Oakland County shows that employers are having trouble finding, and connecting with, skilled workers. The Skills Needs Assessment Project was presented to over 200 college administrators, employment consultants and civic leaders on Wednesday. Oakland County Executive L.…

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12 (Lynch and Sons, Sept. 26, 2013) Christine M. Downs, 61, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died peacefully with loved ones by her side on Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John…

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12 (Lynch and Sons, Sept. 26, 2013) Christine M. Downs, 61, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died peacefully with loved ones by her side on Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John…

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12 (Lynch and Sons, Sept. 26, 2013) Christine M. Downs, 61, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died peacefully with loved ones by her side on Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John…

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12 (Lynch and Sons, Sept. 26, 2013) Christine M. Downs, 61, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died peacefully with loved ones by her side on Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John…

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12 (Lynch and Sons, Sept. 26, 2013) Christine M. Downs, 61, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died peacefully with loved ones by her side on Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John…

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12

Christine Downs Memorial Service Oct. 12 (Lynch and Sons, Sept. 26, 2013) Christine M. Downs, 61, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died peacefully with loved ones by her side on Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of John…

Boys and Girls Club Opens Kulick Center Location

Boys and Girls Club Opens Kulick Center Location (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2013)   Starting Oct. 7, the Kulick Community Center will be the new home of the Boys and Girls Club.  Since 2009 the center has hosted a drop-in teen center in conjunction with the club, a program that sees 20-25 students a…

Ferndale School Board President Gives Letter on Fights at Digital Learning Center

Ferndale School Board President Gives Letter on Fights at Digital Learning Center (Sept. 24, 2013) Following two fights at the Digital Learning Center, Ferndale School Board President Jim O’Donnell released the following letter.  To read the police report about the fights, go to https://oaklandcounty115.com/ferndale-police-report-six-arrests-and-one-broken-leg-after-fights-at-dlc/. A Letter to the Community from Ferndale Public Schools Board of…

Success for Small, Minority, and Women In Business Expo Sept. 26

Small, Minority, and Women In Business Expo Sept. 26 (Ferndale Area Chamber Press Release, Sept. 23) Date: 9/26/2013 Time: 4:00 PM TO 7:00 PM Shriners Silver Garden Events Center 24350 Southfield Rd Southfield, MI 48075 Phone: 248.542.2160 Put on by the Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce and Ferndale Area Chamber…

Ferndale Police Report: Thieves Crashed into Speedy Muffler

Ferndale Police Report: Thieves Crashed into Speedy Muffler On 09/21/13 at about 7:30 p.m. Ferndale Officers responded to the Speedy Muffler at 1030 W. 8 Mile. Officer found two windows broken out of roll up doors. Apparently, a vehicle crashed into the doors, suspects entered through the windows stole car batteries. Anybody with information regarding…

2013 Regional Storm Water Summit Oct. 4

2013 Regional Storm Water Summit Oct. 4 (Pure Oakland Water Press Release, Sept. 20, 2013) Friday, October 4, 2013 at Lawrence Technological University Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. Who Should Attend: – Regional and Local Elected Officials and Staff – Industry Providers and Stakeholders – Environmental Groups – Students and Interested Public…

Ferndale Police Report: Six Arrests and One Broken Leg After Fights at DLC

Ferndale Police Report: Six Arrests and One Broken Leg After Fights at DLC (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept, Sept. 20, 2013) On 09/19/13, a total of six students were arrested at Taft Digital Learning Center for fighting with other students, school staff, and police officers. The school Administrative Staff member suffered a broken lower…

Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame to Celebrate 30th Anniversary (Press Release, Sept. 19, 2013) A world famous aviator, an international economist, and the first women to participate in the writing of the state constitution are among the 19 notable women selected by independent juries for induction into the 2013 class of the Michigan Women’s Hall…