Oak Park

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 […]

A FAB way to help fill the gap for Ferndale Schools Fine Arts, Drawing Saturday

February 1st 2019

A FAB way to help fill the gap for Ferndale Schools Fine Arts, Drawing Saturday (Amy Butters, Ferndale Schools parent and FAB member, Feb. 1, 2019) Ferndale, MI- When I was in college, my mom used to randomly send me a little money. I had a small income from my campus job, but she just […]

Reporter Food: Steak Tacos at Buena Fe

January 31st 2019

Reporter Food: Steak Tacos at Buena Fe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Oak Park, MI – Oak Parkers have a relatively new option for Mexican and Salvadorian cuisine with the opening of Buena Fe at 10116 W Nine Mile Rd, located next door to Primo’s Pizza.  I finally had a chance to give it […]

Oak Park Residents Share Smiles and S’Mores at Winterfest

January 29th 2019

Oak Park Residents Share Smiles and S’Mores at Winterfest (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Oak Park, MI – Oak Park resident Nicole Hicks and a horse-drawn buggy full of children – Abury, Devonte, Penelope, Madison and Khalii – rode through the little patch of woods behind Oak Park Recreation Center, taking in the sights […]

Oak Park Winter Fest Jan. 27

January 22nd 2019

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 […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Sees Success in Supporting Kids

January 21st 2019

Ferndale Youth Assistance Sees Success in Supporting Kids (Jack Higgins, Jan. 21, 2019) Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, MI- In 1953, Dr. Wilfred D. Webb, former superintendent of Hazel Park schools, teamed up with Judge Eugene A. Moore, of the Oakland County Probate Court and the Sixth Circuit Court Family Division, to found Youth […]

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 […]

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 […]