Clarkston/Independence Twp.

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015

January 1st 2016

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – 2015 was an amazing year for the Oakland County 115 News as we began growing in new communities, and as we tackled some challenging stories.  We also got some nice recognition in other publications, including The Detroit News, Downtown Publications, […]

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees

December 30th 2015

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 2015) Washington, DC – The price of first class stamps will stay the same, but the costs of shipping and other services offered though the United States Postal Service (USPS) are going up. The increases, approved in October, begin Jan. 17, 2016. […]

Men Escape Sinking Vehicle After Accident on Pine Knob Rd.

December 29th 2015

Men Escape Sinking Vehicle After Accident on Pine Knob Rd. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 29, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-25-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-26-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  09:29 hrs. – Independence Township – Submerged Vehicle – #15-209617 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to Pine Knob Rd and Waldon Road for a full size van […]

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling

December 28th 2015

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling (Nan Kerr-Mueller, Dec. 28, 2015) Oakland County, MI – Last month I started a quest to find some counseling help for a young adult in my life. They did not currently have health insurance and were having trouble finding someone that would see them. I started with Easter Seals as […]

Oakland County Parks Taking Applications for Summer Jobs

December 27th 2015

Oakland County Parks Taking Applications for Summer Jobs (Oakland County Parks and Recreation Press Release, Dec. 27, 2015) Oakland County, MI – Calling all college students, senior citizens, high school students age 16 and older, and adults who enjoy working outdoors! Now is the time to start thinking about 2016 summer employment opportunities at Oakland County Parks.* Applications […]

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

December 8th 2015

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people […]

Tree Farms in Oakland County

November 24th 2015

Tree Farms in Oakland County (Oakland County Blog, Nov. 24, 2015) The Holiday season just isn’t complete without a big tree to decorate with ornaments collected throughout the years, blinking lights, and shining ribbon. If you’re on the hunt for that perfect Christmas pine, check out the farms in Oakland County offering fresh pre-cut and “u-cut” […]

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 […]

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