Madison Hts.

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 […]

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins

January 9th 2019

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2019) Pontiac, MI- “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”  The quote from Margaret Mead graced the back of the program for the Inaugural Ceremony for the […]

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9

January 6th 2019

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9 Pontiac, MI- The Oakland County Board of Commissioners will hold its first meeting of the 2019-2020 session and will welcome six (6) new members, including Thomas Kuhn, Penny Luebs (pictured, middle), Gwen Markham (pictured, right), William Miller, Kristen Nelson and Angela Powell (pictured, left), as well as 15 […]

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks

January 3rd 2019

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks Lansing, MI – The number of days one can set off fireworks in Michigan has been reduced from 30 to about a dozen since Public Acts 633, 634, and 635 were signed into law at the end of 2018. Bills were introduced by Rep. Jim Lilly (R-Park […]