Oak Park

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 […]

Reservations Available for White Castle’s Valentine’s Day Dinner

January 12th 2019

Reservations Available for White Castle’s Valentine’s Day Dinner Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pontiac, Southfield, Oak Park, Troy, MI – If you would like to give your Queen or King a royal experience this Valentine’s Day, White Castle has a tradition for you! Each year castles across the country bring out their best – with table service […]

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 […]

Oak Park Celebrates New Lorraine Faber Children’s Play Area at Library

January 8th 2019

Oak Park Celebrates New Lorraine Faber Children’s Play Area at Library (Cheryl Weiss, Jan.8, 2019) Oak Park, MI – The Oak Park Library celebrated the unveiling of the new Lorraine Faber Children’s Play Area on Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Hundreds of community members gathered to honor the memory of Lorraine Faber, explore the many new […]

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 […]

Man Shot in Royal Oak Township, Police Seek Three Suspects

January 4th 2019

Man Shot in Royal Oak Township, Police Seek Three Suspects Royal Oak Township, Detroit, MI- Michigan State Police are searching for three suspects in connection to a shooting Thursday night in the area of Bates Street and Garden Lane in Royal Oak Township. The victim is a 20 year old male who is in critical, […]

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 […]

Oak Park Unveiling New Children’s Play Area Jan. 6

December 31st 2018

Oak Park Unveiling New Children’s Play Area Jan. 6 Oak Park, MI – Join us as we celebrate our new Children’s Play Area. Sunday, Jan. 6 at 1pm for the unveiling of the new Lorraine Faber Children’s Play Area. Light refreshments (kosher), crafts and games, magician, story time with a public safety officer. Oak Park […]

Oak Park Winter Fest Jan. 27

December 29th 2018

Oak Park Winter Fest Jan. 27 Oak Park, MI – Join us for Winter Fest 2019! WHERE: Oak Park Community Center 14300 Oak Park Blvd Oak Park, MI 48237 WHEN: Sunday, January 27, 2019 1pm – 4pm   Free admission, free activities, free parking.  The Oak Park Ice Arena will be open. There will be […]

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City

December 23rd 2018

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City (Kurt Metzger, Dec. 23, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau clearly demonstrate the wide social and economic diversity that exists across communities in Oakland County. Utilizing data collected by the American Community Survey over the 2013-2017 period, I have […]