Farmington/Farmington Hills

The stories of 2014 Part 1 of 4 – January through March

January 1st 2015

The stories of 2014 Part 1 of 4 – January through March (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 31, 2014) This has been an amazing year as the oc115 has ventured on the path of county-wide news coverage. From feel-good stories of neighbors helping each other to mass expressions of love, to the challenges of local governments, […]

The stories of 2014 Part 2 of 4 – April through June

January 1st 2015

The stories of 2014 Part 2 of 4 – April through June (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) This has been an amazing year as the oc115 has ventured on the path of county-wide news coverage. From feel-good stories of neighbors helping each other to mass expressions of love, to the challenges of local governments, […]

The stories of 2014 Part 3 of 4 – July through September

January 1st 2015

The stories of 2014 Part 3 of 4 – July through September (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) This has been an amazing year as the oc115 has ventured on the path of county-wide news coverage. From feel-good stories of neighbors helping each other to mass expressions of love, to the challenges of local governments, […]

The stories of 2014 Part 4 of 4 – October through December

January 1st 2015

The stories of 2014 Part 4 of 4 – October through December (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) This has been an amazing year as the oc115 has ventured on the path of county-wide news coverage. From feel-good stories of neighbors helping each other to mass expressions of love, to the challenges of local governments, […]

Farmington Hills Police Investigating Break Ins at Businesses

December 29th 2014

Farmington Hills Police Investigating Break Ins at Businesses (FHPD, Dec. 29, 2014) The Farmington Hills Police Department is currently investigating a number of business break-ins in the area of 14 Mile Road and Middlebelt Road. The break-ins occurred between 12/23/14 and 12/29/14. The Farmington Hills Police Department requests that anyone with information regarding these incidents, […]

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth

December 27th 2014

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth (CFSEM Press Release, Dec. 27, 2014) The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced the distribution of $150,000 in grants to fund 18 projects through its YOUth Voice Social Justice grant program. Earlier in 2014, the Metropolitan Youth Policy Fellows, a diverse group of youth […]

Oakland Co. Employee Casual Day Funds Go to 15 Charities

December 24th 2014

Oakland Co. Employee Casual Day Funds Go to 15 Charities (Oakland County Press Release, Dec. 24, 2014) Last week, Oakland County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson, awarded fifteen charities and a veteran with $29,000 dollars in funds that were raised by Oakland County employees through their Casual Day Funds Program. The program allows employees in participating departments and […]

Farmington Hills Police Report Spike in Thefts from Chrysler Vans

December 24th 2014

Farmington Hills Police Report Spike in Thefts from Chrysler Vans (Farmington Hills Police, Dec. 24, 2014) FHPD is investigating multiple thefts of car radio and GPS units in the area of 14 Mile and Orchard Lake, targeting Chrysler vans. The electronics are factory equipment and are pried from the dash area. Witnesses or anyone with […]

Farmington Police Warn of IRS Phone Scam

December 11th 2014

Farmington Police Warn of IRS Phone Scam (FPSD Press Release, Dec. 11, 2014)   The Farmington Public Safety Department is advising residents to be aware of a scam perpetrated by people who are posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents. The scammers typically call a resident and tell them that they owe a large sum […]

…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]