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Competition Down to Five in Great Artist Contest

November 13th 2015

Competition Down to Five in Great Artist Contest Oakland County Press Release, Nov. 13, 2015) Five artists – including one returnee from 2014 – will vie for the top spot in the 2015 MI Great Artist online competition and a share of more than $16,000 in cash and prizes. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson […]

Hazel Park Investigating Beating Deaths of Cats

November 10th 2015

Hazel Park Investigating Beating Deaths of Cats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2015) The Hazel Park Police Department is investigating the beating death of five cats. According to City Manager Ed Klobucher, four presumably feral cats and one house pet “appear to have been beaten to death September 25th and October 4th in the 300-400 […]

Holiday Spirit Abounds at Holly Art and Craft Show

November 8th 2015

Holiday Spirit Abounds at Holly Art and Craft Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 8, 2015)   What better way to start the holiday shopping season that a gigantic art and craft show set with the beautiful red backgrounds of Holly High School? Volunteers in red shirts tended to the needs of over 130 vendors and […]

Project Blue Light to Honor Fallen First Responders Dec. 1

November 8th 2015

Project Blue Light to Honor Fallen First Responders Dec. 1 (EVENT page) Project Blue Light to Honor Fallen First Responders Dec. 1 Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, St. Justin Church, 1600 E. Evelyn, Hazel Park, MI 48030 Join us for this annual event as we honor and pay tribute to our Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters […]

Ferndale Marching Band Takes First in State Competition

November 7th 2015

Ferndale Marching Band Takes First in State Competition (C. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2015) Ferndale’s Marching Band carried on their tradition of excellence Saturday by taking first place in the fourth flight of the State Marching Band Competition.  Under the leadership of Elon Jamison, they scored 93.15. Prior to the competition, Jamison shared his sentiments on […]

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud

November 7th 2015

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud (Oakland County Clerk Press Release, Nov. 7, 2015) Oakland County has launched its new Property Record Notification system to enhance its Super Index, simplifying property record searches and allowing activity notifications for residents, professionals and law enforcement. “We’ve taken our Super Index, a property […]

Art on 11 Mile: Royal Oak Announces Winners

November 6th 2015

Art on 11 Mile: Royal Oak Announces Winners (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak Press Release, Nov. 6, 2015) The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts (ROCFA) officially announced the winners of the 11 Mile Public Art Project today. From nearly 60 applications, artworks by Richard Bennett of Detroit, Mark Beltchenko of Grosse Pointe Park, […]

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015

November 5th 2015

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015 (Guest View: Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 5, 2015) Now that the results are final and the celebrations are over, it is time to reflect on Tuesday’s election results across communities in southeast Oakland County. As one would expect in an off-year election, the […]

2015 Election Results

November 3rd 2015

2015 Election Results (oc115 Staff, Nov. 3, 2015) Election Results will be updated as they become available.  The results listed below come from the Oakland County Clerk’s Office, and are unofficial until verified.  For more detailed info on any of the races go to the Oakland County Clerk’s Election page at https://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections. Auburn Hills In […]

Election Day! Share Your Stickers and Poll Worker Pictures!

November 3rd 2015

Election Day! Share Your Stickers and Poll Worker Pictures! (Compiled, with much thanks to Cheryl Weiss, Nov. 3, 2015) Election Day is one of our favorite holidays!  Let’s spread the Election Day spirit by sharing pictures of poll workers and folks with “I voted” stickers. For the best oc115 Election Stories go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/11/02/2015-election-stories/. Check […]

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