Madison Hts.

21-Year-Old Madison Heights Woman Drowns in Clinton River

July 15th 2014

21-Year-Old Madison Heights Woman Drowns in Clinton River (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2014) Shelby Township Police confirm that a 21-year-old Madison Heights woman died Monday night while swimming in the Clinton River. She and a female friend were swimming at River Bends Park when the woman went under water and did not come back […]

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24

July 14th 2014

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24 (press release, July 14, 2014) Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) will be hosting the 35th Anniversary of the summer games August 6-17 & 23-24, 2014 at various locations throughout Oakland County.  Registration deadline is July 16th. Men and women, 50+ compete in events including archery, badminton, […]

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland Co. July 29

July 12th 2014

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland County is July 29 (SEMCOG Press Release, July 12, 2014) Bicycle and pedestrian (nonmotorized) travel is a vital part of Southeast Michigan’s transportation systems. For many communities, biking and pedestrian facilities improve quality of life for residents and make these communities more desirable. A nonmotorized plan for Southeast Michigan […]

Video: State Senate Candidates for 11th District Talk…

July 12th 2014

Video: State Senate Candidates for 11th District Talk About Issues in LWV Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2014) The League of Women Voters held a candidate’s forum on July 2 for the 11th State Senate District Candidates at the Southfield Public Library. Republican Candidate Boris Tuman was not at the present and did not […]

Fingerprints on Duct Tape Led to Indictment…

July 11th 2014

Fingerprints on Duct Tape Led to Indictment of Suspected Radio Shack Robber (C. Proxmire, July 11, 2014) A 19-year-old Detroit man, Walter Smith, was indicted on two counts of Robbery Affecting Interstate Commerce and two counts of Using or Carrying a Firearm During and in Relation to a Federal Crime of Violence. The charges stem from armed robberies […]

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together!

July 10th 2014

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together! (Guest Column by Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger, July 10, 2014) The clearest indicator of the regional connections that we share as communities comes from an analysis of place of residence and place of work. The Census Bureau uses commuting patterns to determine the […]

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12

July 10th 2014

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12 (Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Press Release, July 10, 2014) ​ Individuals who meet screening requirements may adopt cats for free this weekend at Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center’s “Certified Pre-Owned Cat Adoption Event” on Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 […]

July 11 is Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven Stores

July 10th 2014

July 11 is Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven Stores (7-Eleven Press Release, July 10, 2014) You’re invited to celebrate the most anticipated day of the year – 7-Eleven Day! It’s a wonder that it’s not a national holiday…yet! Stop in on Friday, 7/11/14, from 11am – 7pm and get a FREE small Slurpee drink. That’s […]

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9

July 4th 2014

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014) During the last school year, the Twomey family of Pleasant Ridge had an extra teenager with them on their day-to-day adventures. Giuseppe Ciccone came all the way from Italy, an experience he described “Being an exchange student doesn’t mean going on vacation. […]

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors

July 3rd 2014

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors (July 3, 2014) The oc115 is a reader-supported online news hub that has grown from serving one community (as The Ferndale 115 News) to a county-wide framework. Currently we have over 20,000 unique readers each month. On any given day 1,000-2,000 people visit oc115.com to see our latest posts. A sponsorship […]