Oak Park

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades

November 7th 2018

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – For the first time in decades the Oakland County Commission has more Democrats serving than Republicans.  The newly elected Commissioners will take their seats on Jan. 1, and a new Chair will be appointed. There will be […]

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies

November 6th 2018

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2018) Election results are coming in! This page will be updated as information becomes available.  Scroll down to see our collage of “I voted” sticker selfies. And visit Oakland County Clerk election results page for the most up to date info. The winners of […]

Mayor’s Clown Costume Part of Oak Park Boo Bash Fun

November 1st 2018

Mayor’s Clown Costume Part of Oak Park Boo Bash Fun (Cheryl Weiss, Nov. 1, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Little Captain Americas, unicorns, and zombies waited patiently in the sunny Halloween afternoon for the Oak Park Boo Bash to begin.  They explored the creepy décor outside, from the Oak Park Cemetery complete with a tombstone labeled […]

Oak Park Kids Learn “Don’t be a Monster”

November 1st 2018

  Oak Park Kids Learn “Don’t be a Monster” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 1, 2018) Oak Park, MI – Fourth and Fifth graders at Pepper Elementary School in Oak Park got a special visit from a “new kid in school” named Frank.  In spite of Frank’s giant forehead scar, taupish pallor and chain-draped rag clothing, […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]

Oak Park Settles Storm Water Fee Lawsuit for $2,850,000

October 29th 2018

  Oak Park Settles Storm Water Fee Lawsuit for $2,850,000 (City of Oak Park, Oct. 29, 2018) OAK PARK, MI – The City of Oak Park has agreed to a settlement in the Judy Kish and Joyce Bannon vs. City of Oak Park case to limit the financial risk that a trial could present. This […]

Light in the Darkness: Jewish Ferndale Ceremony Honors Shooting Victims

October 28th 2018

Light in the Darkness: Jewish Ferndale Ceremony Honors Shooting Victims (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “In the face of adversity, we look for an opportunity to transform darkness into light,” said Rabbi Herscel Finman to the crowd of mourners who gathered on the front lawn of Jewish Ferndale for a ceremony […]

Coat Drive at Michigan Storage Centers in Oak Park

October 26th 2018

Coat Drive at Michigan Storage Centers in Oak Park (MSC, Oct. 26, 2018) Oak Park, MI– Michigan Storage Centers is hosting a coat drive to collect clean, gently worn, warm coats on 11/4/2018 to 11/30/2018 between Mon – Fri 9am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 3pm and Sun 1pm to 5pm at 15300 W 8 […]

Chili Cook-Off to Benefit South Oakland Shelter Nov. 10

October 25th 2018

  Chili Cook-Off to Benefit South Oakland Shelter Nov. 10 Oak Park, MI- The Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish which is comprised of St. James in Ferndale and Our Lady of Fatima in Oak Park is hosting a chili cook-off to support their work with the South Oakland Shelter. The parishioner organizing this is […]

Send in the Clowns: Oak Park Reverses Ban on Boo Bash Costumes

October 23rd 2018

  Send in the Clowns: Oak Park Reverses Ban on Boo Bash Costumes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2018) Oak Park, MI-  After listening to public responses, the City of Oak Park announced today that clown costumes would no longer be banned at the annual Boo Bash event Oct. 31. Original marketing for the event […]