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Ferndale Freshman Scores Perfect 36 on ACT

June 17th 2015

Ferndale Freshman Scores Perfect 36 on ACT (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2015) The number of students who can claim a perfect 36 on the ACT is less than one tenth of one percent. Often taken by high school juniors and seniors, the ACT helps colleges and scholarship  judges determine the college readiness of applicants. […]

Yard Sale for Madison Heights Animal Shelter July 24 & 25

June 17th 2015

Yard Sale for Madison Heights Animal Shelter July 24 & 25 Come to the Madison Heights Senior Citizen Pavilions at 29448 John R (between 12 and 13 Mile) for the yard sale benefiting the Madison Heights Animal Shelter. Hours are: Friday July 24 – 10am to 3pm, Saturday, July 25 – 9am to 3pm.  

Tenant Found Dead in Closet of Pontiac Home

June 17th 2015

Tenant Found Dead in Closet of Pontiac Home (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 17, 2015) INCIDENT:  14:56 hrs. – June 15, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Death Investigation / OCSO Forensic Lab Assist   #15-92307. SUMMARY:  The home owner was in the process of executing an eviction at an address in the 300 block of […]

Disturbing Findings in Ferndale Housing Commission’s HUD Report (reposted)

June 16th 2015

Disturbing Findings in Ferndale Housing Commission’s HUD Report (Crystal A. Proxmire, orig. June 11, 2015, republished June 16, 2015) The mess left by the former Ferndale Housing Director and the Ferndale Housing Commission has become even more clear as a June 10 report by HUD shows several major problems, and imposes a list of corrective […]

Cynthia Krencicki Named Ferndale Teacher of The Year

June 16th 2015

Cynthia Krencicki Named Ferndale Teacher of The Year (Suburban Collection Press Release, June 16, 2015) Cynthia Krencicki has been selected as Teacher of the Year for Ferndale Public Schools. Mrs. Krencicki, a 2nd Grade teacher at Roosevelt Primary School, was recognized for her excellence at a year-end awards ceremony today held at Ferndale High School. […]

Sheriff’s Relations Team to Connect with Pontiac Community

June 16th 2015

Sheriff’s Relations Team to Connect with Pontiac Community (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept. Press Release, June 16, 2015) Last week, in front of the Pontiac City Council, Sheriff Michael Bouchard and members of the newly formed Sheriff’s Relations Team (SRT) stood together to announce the Team’s formation, its structure, and its mission. Formed in early 2015, […]

This Weeks Job Listings

June 16th 2015

This Weeks Job Listings (Compiled, June 16, 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://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com.   New jobs! Posted for the week of June 16th […]

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News

June 16th 2015

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News (C. Proxmire, June 16, 2015) The oc115 News has signed up with Patreon to have a platform for collecting monthly pledges from readers who value our website. Traditionally news outlets have survived with reader subscriptions and advertisers.  The oc115 does sell some advertising, but in order to […]

Ferndale Teens Finalists in Duck Tape Prom Dress Contest

June 15th 2015

Ferndale Teen Finalist in Duck Tape Prom Dress Contest (C. Proxmire, June 15, 2015) Rebecca Phoenix found inspiration combining Vincent VanGogh’s “Starry Night”paintings and the magic of Duck Tape, and now she is in the running for a scholarship as part of the Duck Tape brand “Stuck at Prom” contest. She and friend Emily Bellaver […]

Oak Park Man Sought in Questions Over Up North Assault Involving Firearm

June 15th 2015

Oak Park Man Sought in Questions Over Up North Assault Involving Firearm (Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Dept, June 15, 2015) Sheriff’s in Grand Traverse County have put out the following statement on Facebook to help find Josh Mcclellan: On June 14th at approx. 9pm, Deputies from the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office responded to a […]