Oakland Township

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015

January 1st 2016

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – 2015 was an amazing year for the Oakland County 115 News as we began growing in new communities, and as we tackled some challenging stories.  We also got some nice recognition in other publications, including The Detroit News, Downtown Publications, […]

Rochester Rotary Helps Mayan Man Get Nursing Degree in Guatemala

December 31st 2015

Rochester Rotary Helps Mayan Man Get Nursing Degree in Guatemala (Rochester Rotary Press Release, Dec. 31, 2015)  Rochester, MI – Rochester Rotary, a member club of Rotary International, a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, is pleased to announce that its ongoing […]

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees

December 30th 2015

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 2015) Washington, DC – The price of first class stamps will stay the same, but the costs of shipping and other services offered though the United States Postal Service (USPS) are going up. The increases, approved in October, begin Jan. 17, 2016. […]

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling

December 28th 2015

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling (Nan Kerr-Mueller, Dec. 28, 2015) Oakland County, MI – Last month I started a quest to find some counseling help for a young adult in my life. They did not currently have health insurance and were having trouble finding someone that would see them. I started with Easter Seals as […]

Oakland County Parks Taking Applications for Summer Jobs

December 27th 2015

Oakland County Parks Taking Applications for Summer Jobs (Oakland County Parks and Recreation Press Release, Dec. 27, 2015) Oakland County, MI – Calling all college students, senior citizens, high school students age 16 and older, and adults who enjoy working outdoors! Now is the time to start thinking about 2016 summer employment opportunities at Oakland County Parks.* Applications […]

Dawn Aubry named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at OU

December 12th 2015

Dawn Aubry named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at OU (Oakland University Press Release, Dec. 12, 2015) Auburn Hills, MI – Following an extensive search, Dawn Aubry, of Oakland Township, has been selected to become Oakland University’s Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Aubry brings more than 20 years of higher education experience in roles of continually increasing […]

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

December 8th 2015

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people […]

Oakland Twp: Find Rudolph’s Nose Event Dec. 12

November 21st 2015

Oakland Twp: Find Rudolph’s Nose Event Dec. 12 (EVENT page) Find Rudolph’s Nose Family All Ages Saturday, December 12th, 1 – 3pm Cranberry Lake Park, 388 West Predmore Road Join us for a festive holiday hunt for Rudolph’s missing nose at Cranberry Lake Park. We’ll provide you with a map of the park and a […]

Oakland Twp. Historical Society Holiday Party Dec. 2

November 20th 2015

Oakland Twp. Historical Society Holiday Party Dec. 2 (EVENT page) Wednesday, December 2 Come join us at 6:30 pm at the Paint Creek UMC on Collins Rd. as we start our holiday program with appetizers and time to chat.  At 7:00 our program will begin with Kay Johnson telling us about her collection of over […]