Resources

Here’s How to Support Local Journalism at OC Times

September 8th 2019

Do you believe in the value of a quality local news source without the paywalls, nasty comments, popups, clickbait, advertorials, opinions and agendas? Then please support our work.

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide

February 22nd 2019

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide (Common Ground, Feb. 22, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Common Ground is a nonprofit organization that helps “move people from crisis to hope.” Among the services they provide is suicide prevention, with a crisis center, chat line, and a helpline. They also shared the following signs to help […]

MTA Shares Assessment and Property Tax Basics

February 2nd 2019

MTA Shares Assessment and Property Tax Basics (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2019) Okemos, MI – Shila Kinder is passionate about her job as Assessor for Mecosta County, a profession that requires understanding complex tax laws, organizing large amounts of data, and gracefully discussing tax bills with residents who may disagree with her work. That […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

January 29th 2019

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

January 19th 2019

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Jan. 19, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 2019 Oakland County, MI – Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more. This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

Resources for Those in Need 2018-2019

November 12th 2018

Resources for Those in Need 2018-2019 Oakland County, MI –  Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more.  This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

MML #3 – The Public’s Right to Know: FOIA and OMA Basics

October 14th 2018

  MML #3 – The Public’s Right to Know: FOIA and OMA Basics (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2018) Grand Rapids, MI- Democracy is protected by two important laws, the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act. These laws force public bodies to operate with transparency, and ensure that the public has a […]

Oakland County Task Force Shares Suicide Prevention Resources

June 14th 2018

Oakland County Task Force Shares Suicide Prevention Resources (OCYSP Task Force, June 14, 2018) Oakland County, MI— The Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force encourages residents to utilize local suicide prevention resources in the wake of new data released by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Suicide rates increased in nearly every […]

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County

June 4th 2018

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors. These are actually a very effective way of finding out […]