Ferndale

Ferndale Library Evacuated, Lot Closed After Pocket of Flammable Gas Found During Testing

July 21st 2016

Ferndale Library Evacuated, Lot Closed After Pocket of Flammable Gas Found During Testing (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Firetrucks blocked the parking lot between Ferndale City Hall and the Ferndale Area District Library Thursday afternoon after workers taking a soil sample hit a pocket of flammable gas. The samples are being […]

Federal Judge Blocks Michigan Ban on Straight-Ticket Voting

July 21st 2016

Federal Judge Blocks Michigan Ban on Straight-Ticket Voting (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2016) Detroit, MI – US District Court Judge Gershwin A. Drain placed four preliminary injunctions to prohibit Michigan from enforcing a new law that bans straight-ticket voting. According the The Detroit News, “the real question the court must answer, Drain wrote, is […]

Patterson Presents Proposed Budget, Announces New 911 System

July 21st 2016

Patterson Presents Proposed Budget, Announces New 911 System (Office of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, July 21, 2016) There is a major public safety enhancement in County Executive L. Brooks Patterson’s recommended three-year budget covering fiscal years 2017-2019. Oakland County provides for replacement of its 911 copper network which has reached the end of […]

Renew for the Zoo Offering Free Animal Themed Signs to Promote Detroit Zoo Millage

July 20th 2016

Renew for the Zoo Offering Free Animal Themed Signs to Promote Detroit Zoo Millage (Renew for the Zoo, July 20, 2016) ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Penguins, frogs and tigers are staking out their territory on lawns across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties to encourage support of the Detroit Zoo millage renewal.  The signs read, “Renew […]

Community Mourns Loss of LGBT Rights Activist Jeff Montgomery

July 19th 2016

Community Mourns Loss of LGBT Rights Activist Jeff Montgomery (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 19, 2016) Detroit, MI – Jeff Montgomery, LGBT rights activist and longtime Executive Director for Triangle Foundation (now Equality Michigan) has died.  Sean Kosofsky, Executive Director of The Tyler Clementi Foundation and former Policy Director for Triangle Foundation, shared the news Tuesday […]

2016 Candidate Interviews & Ballot Issues (Frequently Updated)

July 18th 2016

2016 Candidate Interviews & Ballot Issues (Frequently Updated) The oc115 believes in giving all political candidates a voice and a chance for readers to meet the people who want to represent them. So here is a series of video interviews. Not all races are listed, only those where we have an interview or story. “*” […]

Downtown Ferndale Outdoor “Get Reel” Movies 7/21, 8/18, 9/15

July 16th 2016

Downtown Ferndale Outdoor “Get Reel” Movies 7/21, 8/18, 9/15 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale present Get Reel 16, with free movies on the out door big screen on July 21, Aug. 18, and Sept. 15. The event is entirely FREE to you, your friends and the entire community.   We hope you will join […]

Reporter Food: Breakfast from the Daily Dinette

July 16th 2016

Reporter Food: Breakfast from the Daily Dinette (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2016) Ferndale, MI – I’m not usually a morning person (because I stay up so late writing), but if I do get up for early meetings, I enjoy popping into Daily Dinette as a quick breakfast option that is higher quality than fast […]

“Rock the Clinic” at New Way Bar to Benefit FernCare July 23

July 16th 2016

“Rock the Clinic” at New Way Bar to Benefit FernCare July 23 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI -Rock the Clinic – July 23, Saturday from 7 pm to 1 am – New Way Bar, 23130 Woodward in Ferndale. Five bands are playing their hearts out for FernCare Free Clinic. Cover is $10 at the door. Come […]

15 Things we Love at the Rust Belt Market

July 15th 2016

15 Things we Love at the Rust Belt Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The Rust Belt Market is home to dozens of artisan vendors with a variety of locally made gifts and products for the home. This weekend oc115 decided to check out the market and share some of our […]

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