Madison Hts.

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 […]

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 […]

Madison Heights Fireworks Sparkle

July 1st 2014

Madison Heights Fireworks Sparkle (DW Pele, July 1, 2014) On June 29, hundreds of people flocked to Madison Heights for their annual fireworks celebration.  Here are some pictures from oc115.com reader DW Pele of the sparkling show and people enjoying the evening. Check out photos from the Rochester Hills fireworks at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/06/25/clear-skies-and-good-times-at-the-rochester-hills-fireworks/. There are still […]

Royal Oak Twp. Radio Shack Latest to be Robbed (updated)

June 30th 2014

Royal Oak Twp. Radio Shack Latest to be Robbed (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) The Radio Shack on 8 Mile in the shopping center near Wyoming in Royal Oak Township is the most recent of the chain to be robbed at gunpoint. The robbery took place this afternoon, and is still being investigated by […]

Madison Hts. Teacher Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

June 26th 2014

Madison Hts. Teacher Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct (Madison Hts. Police Press Release, June 26, 2014) On Friday, May 16th, 2014, parents of a Bishop Foley High School student, accompanied by the President of Bishop Foley High School, filed a complaint with the Madison Heights Police Department. The complaint alleged that inappropriate conduct occurred between […]

Candidate Forum for 11th District State Senate Seat July 2

June 24th 2014

Candidate Forum for 11th District State Senate Seat July 2 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 11th District State Senate Seat on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7pm. The forum will take place at the Southfield Public Library at 26300 Evergreen Road in […]