Farmington/Farmington Hills

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

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. […]

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced

January 18th 2019

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced ​Waterford, Michigan – Beginning Friday at noon, the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2019. About 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the top 40 young […]

Reporter Food: Paradise Biryani Pointe Halal Lunch Buffet

January 15th 2019

Reporter Food: Paradise Biryani Pointe Halal Lunch Buffet (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2019) Troy, Farmington Hills, MI- In Islamic tradition, Halal refers to foods that have been prepared in accordance with Muslim law. For meat this means preparation in a humane way, and that a blessing is said before slaughter.  Many vegetarian dishes also […]

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins

January 9th 2019

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2019) Pontiac, MI- “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”  The quote from Margaret Mead graced the back of the program for the Inaugural Ceremony for the […]

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9

January 6th 2019

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9 Pontiac, MI- The Oakland County Board of Commissioners will hold its first meeting of the 2019-2020 session and will welcome six (6) new members, including Thomas Kuhn, Penny Luebs (pictured, middle), Gwen Markham (pictured, right), William Miller, Kristen Nelson and Angela Powell (pictured, left), as well as 15 […]

Outdoor Activities Come in for Farmington Hills Inside Out Night Jan. 18

January 5th 2019

Outdoor Activities Come in for Farmington Hills Inside Out Night Jan. 18 Farmington Hills, MI- Did you know that the average child spends more than seven hours a day with electronic gadgets such as smartphones or video games?  Get your kids out from behind a screen and head to the Costick Center, located at 28600 […]

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks

January 3rd 2019

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks Lansing, MI – The number of days one can set off fireworks in Michigan has been reduced from 30 to about a dozen since Public Acts 633, 634, and 635 were signed into law at the end of 2018. Bills were introduced by Rep. Jim Lilly (R-Park […]

Reporter Food: Breakfast Tacos at Scramblers in Farmington Hills

January 2nd 2019

Reporter Food: Breakfast Tacos at Scramblers in Farmington Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 2, 2019) Farmington Hills, Canton, Roseville, MI- Scramblers is an amazing place for breakfast/brunch, with such high quality food and family-style feel that it’s hard to believe they are a franchise.  In Metro Detroit there are three locations – Canton, Farmington Hills, […]

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City

December 23rd 2018

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City (Kurt Metzger, Dec. 23, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau clearly demonstrate the wide social and economic diversity that exists across communities in Oakland County. Utilizing data collected by the American Community Survey over the 2013-2017 period, I have […]