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Bridging 8 Mile Program Dec 5

November 28th 2015

Bridging 8 Mile Program Dec 5 (EVENT page) Bridging 8 Mile Program Hosting Day-Long Program Dec 5   Dec. 5 Community Challenge Day scheduled in Detroit DETROIT – The Association for Youth Empowerment, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing transformational programs to schools and communities in southeast Michigan, will host a Community Challenge Day from 9 a.m. […]

County Executive Patterson Demands Pontiac Not Accept Syrian Refugees

November 18th 2015

County Executive Patterson Demands Pontiac Not Accept Syrian Refugees (C. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2015)   Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson wants to put an end to a development project in Pontiac specifically for Syrian refugees. According to The Oakland Press, developers have purchased 120 lots on 10 Pontiac city blocks west of Woodward near […]

Nessel Talks to Students about Supreme Court Win, Next Fight (video)

November 16th 2015

Nessel Talks to Students about Supreme Court Win, Next Fight (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2015) When the case of DeBoer v. Snyder made it to the Supreme Court and found success among other cases securing the right of same-sex couples to marry, it happened because of many people coming together to argue, fund, […]

Historical Preservation Themed Planners Gathering, In a Calf Barn Setting Dec. 4

November 16th 2015

Historical Preservation Themed Planners Gathering, In a Calf Barn Setting Dec. 4 (EVENT page, via Oakland County Blog) As a 2015 Barn of the Year, designated as such by the Michigan Barn Preservation Network, the 1927 Calf Barn at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm offers much to consider for those with an […]

How to Change Your Name in Michigan

November 15th 2015

Local Lawyer Love: How to Change Your Name in Michigan (Erica Moise, Nov. 15, 2015)   I’ve been getting quite a few requests for information regarding how to legally change your name. If you don’t want to hire a lawyer, and you want to do it yourself, I’ve decided to publish the outlined process for […]

Things Most People Get Wrong About Trees

November 15th 2015

Things Most People Get Wrong About Trees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2015) Trees. Everyone has them or lives near them. Yet there are many mistakes people make in their care. Pleasant Ridge residents were recently treated to a seminar on trees that can help people in any community understand the nature of these beautiful, […]

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 […]

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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