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Healing and Community Abound at Jewish Community Center Health Fair

February 9th 2015

Healing and Community Abound at Jewish Community Center Health Fair (C. Proxmire, Aaron Tobin of Tobin Photography, Feb. 9, 2015) Some of the keys to good health are the ability to laugh, to enjoy life, and to be around supportive people. For those who use the Jewish Community Center of Oak Park, these elements are […]

SOGI Story #1: The Growth of the Novi GSA (video)

February 8th 2015

SOGI Story #1: The Growth of the Novi GSA (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 8, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ youth. […]

State Rep. Jim Tedder Office Hours Feb 13 in Clarkston, Feb. 20 in Waterford

February 8th 2015

State Rep. Jim Tedder Office Hours Feb 13 in Clarkston, Feb. 20 in Waterford (Press Release, Feb. 8, 2015) State Rep. Jim Tedder invites residents in Waterford Township, Lake Angelus, Clarkston and Independence Township to attend his February office hours. Tedder will host two office hours in February. The first will be Friday, Feb. 13, […]

The Spirit of MardiBRAS and the Story Behind It (Event Feb. 17)

February 7th 2015

The Spirit of MardiBRAS and the Story Behind It (Event Feb. 17) (Guest Column by Nichole Bruster, Feb. 7, 2015) On Tuesday, Feb. 17, women of Ferndale will be gathering at The Loving Touch (22634 Woodward Ave) to raise money and collect personal care items for women that will be donated to four local shelters […]

Fire and Ice with Spice Feb. 14 in Clawson

February 7th 2015

Fire and Ice with Spice Feb. 14 in Clawson The date is Saturday, February 14. The time? 11am – 4pm. The what? It’s fire eaters & performers, ice carving competitors, and a chili cook-off. And there’s more! While you’re watching flying fire batons, ice carvers competing for the grand prize, and enjoying & voting for […]

Royal Oak Rotary Hosting Y.E.S. Fundraiser March 14

February 7th 2015

Royal Oak Rotary Hosting Y.E.S. Fundraiser March 14 (Rotary Press Release, Feb. 7, 2015) The Rotary Club of Royal Oak is hosting the 32nd annual Youth, Education and Service “Y.E.S.” Fundraiser on March 14. Attending the Y.E.S. Fundraiser is an opportunity to experience an exciting evening of silent and live auction items as well as […]

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com!

February 6th 2015

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com! Support local journalism by purchasing a special Valentine’s Day ad for someone you care about. Each ad will be custom designed with a theme of hearts, flowers etc. and your special someone can see their ad on our Valentine’s Day page, AND they will be posted in […]

A Park is Growing in Downtown Pontiac, Crowdfunding Could Capture Matching Grant

February 6th 2015

A Park is Growing in Downtown Pontiac, Crowdfunding Could Capture Matching Grant (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2015) In the empty space between two office building on North Saginaw Street (across from Thrifty Pharmacy) sits a vacant lot of dirt and debris that could one day blossom into a community green space. The Downtown Pontiac […]

State Representative Robert Wittenberg Hosting Coffee Hours Feb. 26 and 27

February 5th 2015

State Representative Robert Wittenberg Hosting Coffee Hours Feb. 26 and 27 (Press Release, Feb. 5, 2015) 27th District State Representative Robert Wittenberg is hosting coffee hours in Ferndale and Oak Park for residents to stop in and chat about issues that may be on their minds. The first one is on Feb 26th  at 7pm-8pm […]

…Coach Resigns After Slapping Incident & “Nappy Hair” Remark

February 5th 2015

Bloomfield Hills Basketball Coach Resigns After Slapping Incident and “Nappy Hair” Remark (Bloomfield Hills Schools Press Release, Feb. 5, 2015) On February 5, 2015, Bloomfield Hills Schools administrators were made aware of two incidents involving varsity basketball head coach, Duane Graves, and two student athletes on the basketball team. Both incidents were thoroughly investigated and […]