Oak Park

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]

The Stars Come Out for 2015 FEF Oscar Fundraiser

March 14th 2015

The Stars Come Out for 2015 FEF Oscar Fundraiser (C. Proxmire, March 14, 2015) The stars came out for the annual Ferndale Education Foundation fundraiser on March 13. The theme of the red-carpet gala was the Oscars, with attendees dressed as movie characters.  Tables paid homage to famous flicks like Cleopatra, West Side Story, Cleopatra, […]

Volunteers Needed for Oak Park Emergency Services Advisory Board

March 13th 2015

Volunteers Needed for Oak Park Emergency Services Advisory Board (Cheryl Weiss, March 13, 2015) The Oak Park Emergency Services Advisory Board is currently seeking volunteers to assist with basic tasks in the event that an emergency is declared in the City of Oak Park. Remember during the flood, how so many of us were trying […]

Spirit Sales in Restaurants on the May Ballot for Oak Park Voters

March 10th 2015

Spirit Sales in Restaurants on the May Ballot for Oak Park Voters (Cheryl Weiss, March 10, 2015) On May 5, voters in Oak Park will decide if the sale of spirits and mixed drinks in restaurants will be permitted in the city. If Proposal 2 is approved by the voters, the same restrictions will be […]

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18

March 8th 2015

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18 (compiled, March 8, 2015) Is your network full of untapped political leadership potential?  Do you know women who should consider running for elected office?  Are there women in your circles who wish to lead a more political life?  Invite them attend Ready […]

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs

March 7th 2015

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs (HAVEN Press Release, March 7, 2015) HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, now in its 40th year of supporting and empowering survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, has established an IRS-approved […]

Oak Park State of the City March 19

March 7th 2015

Oak Park State of the City March 19 (Erik Tungate, Oak Park City Manager, March 7,2015) Oak Park Residents, Neighbors and Friends: You are cordially invited to attend the 2015 State of the City Address. We look forward to sharing the City’s progress and engaging you in our future plans for growth and prosperity. The […]

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators

March 6th 2015

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has made the decision to close the Oak Park Jewish Community Center. The doors will close Aug. 31, unless new management is found.  The Center sits in a location central to several synagogues […]

Help Send a Reporter to Washington DC for Housing Conference

March 6th 2015

Help Send a Reporter to Washington DC for Housing Conference (Editorial, Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) Hi there. I’m Crystal Proxmire, publisher of the local online news site Oakland County 115 News Hub ( www.oc115.com), and I’ve got a fundraiser going on at www.gofundme.com/oc115.com. I have been the only reporter digging into ethical and legal […]

Ferndale’s Impi Robotics Team Wins District Event, Presents at Governor’s Summit

March 5th 2015

Ferndale’s Impi Robotics Team Wins District Event, Presents at Governor’s Summit (video) (C. Proxmire, March 5, 2015) Team Impi Warriors from Ferndale Schools (number 1025), named after a Zulu warrior, has claimed two major victories this week. First the robot-building teens finished first after their qualification matches in the March 2 district competition in Standish. […]

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