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Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

Fire Damages Home in Hazel Park

February 1st 2019

Fire Damages Home in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2019) Hazel Park, MI- Firefighters were called to West Garfield between John R and North Chrysler Drive Friday afternoon to extinguish a house fire.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.  There did not appear to be any injuries and a neighbor told […]

Kmart Comes Down in Madison Heights, BJ’s Wholesale Moving In

January 25th 2019

Kmart Comes Down in Madison Heights, BJ’s Wholesale Moving In (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2019) Madison Heights, MI- Demolition has started at the former Kmart store at 29101 John R, at the corner of 12 Mile Road in Madison Heights.   In its place will be a store that is similar to Sam’s Club and […]

Health in the Heights Health Fair Feb. 8

January 23rd 2019

Health in the Heights Health Fair Feb. 8 Madison Heights, MI – This FREE event is open to all ages! -Healthy refreshments including shake and tea samples from New Heights Nutrition -Demos in cardio drumming, chair yoga, tai chi and line dance -Massage therapy mini appointments -We may even have a Madison Heights celebrity cooking […]

NB I -75 Closed for Emergency Pothole Repairs UPDATED – BACK OPEN

January 21st 2019

NB I-75 Closed for Emergency Pothole Repairs – UPDATED BACK OPEN Madison Heights, Troy, MI- Northbound I-75 had been closed down Monday evening between I-696 and M-59 for emergency pothole repairs. Drivers are advised to avoid the area. According to Troy Police, they freeway is expected to be closed for several hours. UPDATE: AT approximately […]

Keller, the Blind Rescue Cat, and Companion Helen Hope for Loving Home

January 20th 2019

Keller, the Blind Rescue Cat, and Companion Helen Hope for Loving Home (Cheryl Weiss, Jan. 20, 2019) Madison Heights, MI- Keller was with his buddy, Helen, under a dresser on a hot August afternoon when the rescuers came.  They were the last of many cats in the last room that Madison Heights Animal Control officers […]

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 2019 Oakland County, MI – Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more. This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced

January 18th 2019

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced ​Waterford, Michigan – Beginning Friday at noon, the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2019. About 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the top 40 young […]

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in…

January 12th 2019

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in Garbage-Eating, Giving Birth (Lara Mossa, Jan. 12, 2019) MADISON HEIGHTS – The white short-haired goat came to the window and nibbled on the banana peel. George Barndollar stroked her furry head while he fed her. This is not an unusual sight for students at Madison High School. […]

Reporter Food: Irish Slider at The Coach Sports Grille

January 10th 2019

Reporter Food: Irish Slider at The Coach Sports Grille (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 10, 2019) Madison Heights, MI- Those looking for an inexpensive place to catch a game and have a bite might enjoy The Coach Sports Grille at 26685 Dequindre Rd in Madison Heights. This laid back neighborhood bar also also has a nice […]