Hazel Park

Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd Resigns Due to Health Issues

June 11th 2014

Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd Resigns Due to Health Issues (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2014)   Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd was unable to attend Tuesday night’s City Council meeting due to health problems. Instead a statement was read announcing his retirement. Mayor Pro Tem Jan Parisi is now the acting Mayor […]

Investigation Continues… Ferndale Family of Five Homeless

June 8th 2014

Investigation Continues in Fire that Left Ferndale Family of Five Homeless (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2014) A mother and four children who had been living in Ferndale are homeless after a suspicious fire destroyed their home in the 2100 block of Hamata on May 17. Fire Marshal Brian Batten is investigating the fire, which […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

E. 9 Mile Construction Info Sessions CANCELLED

June 5th 2014

Construction Coming to E. 9 Mile, Info Sessions June 9 E. 9 Mile Construction Info Sessions  CANCELLED (Ferndale DDA Press Release, June 5, 2014)   UPDATE:  The East Nine Mile Resurfacing Project Open House meetings originally scheduled for Monday, June 9th have been cancelled due to the bid review process. Bids for the project have […]

Former Hazel Park Mayor Wallace Francis Cormier Passed Away

May 31st 2014

Former Hazel Park Mayor Wallace Francis Cormier Passed Away (Hopcroft Funeral Directors May 31, 2014) Wallace Francis Cormier, age 84, of Hazel Park, MI passed away May 28, 2014. He was born in Detroit, MI on July 14, 1929 to the late Alfred and Helen Cormier. Beloved husband of Doris for 61 years. Dear father […]

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal

May 29th 2014

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) Over 1,800 registered voters signed petitions to put marijuana decriminalization on the Aug. 5 ballot in Oak Park. The City Clerk validated the signatures but refuses to put the question on the ballot, according to a court case filed […]

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video)

May 13th 2014

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Over 900 people packed the Henry in Dearborn to listen to women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem talk about her lifelong fight for equality. For 80 years she has experienced patriarchy, and as she spoke to people of all ages at Planned […]

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

May 13th 2014

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for […]

State Representative 27th District

May 5th 2014

2014 – State Representative 27th District The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun this community news project. […]