Oak Park

Fire at Car Stop Auto in Oak Park

August 27th 2015

Fire at Car Stop Auto in Oak Park (C. Proxmire, Aaron Tobin, Aug. 27, 2015) A fire at Car Stop in Oak Park had Coolidge Hwy blocked off while firefighters from Oak Park, Huntington Woods and Berkley were on the scene according to witnesses.  The fire happened around 6:30pm. The Car Stop is located at  […]

Suspected Burglar Picks Bad Spot to Leave Getaway Bicycle

August 25th 2015

Suspected Burglar Picks Bad Spot to Leave Getaway Bicycle (Ferndale Police, Aug. 25, 2015) On 08/22/15 at about 6:30 a.m. Ferndale Police arrested Dangelo Montaris JORGENSEN for breaking into a home on the 900 Block of W. Oakridge, and for breaking into a car in the same area. A resident stated that he was backing […]

Donor Steps in to Save & Rebuild Jewish Community Ctr…

August 24th 2015

Donor Steps in to Save and Rebuild Jewish Community Center in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2015) “The name of the building will be JPM.” This sentence brought the crowd at the Jewish Community Center in Oak Park to claps and cheers as they listened eagerly to a major announcement made by leaders […]

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

August 24th 2015

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection […]

Autism Safety Day for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1

August 21st 2015

Autism Safety Day  for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1 (event listing) Session 1: Monday, August 31, 2015 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Session 2: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Resource Crisis Center (Entrance at Lower Level) 1200 N. Telegraph Road Building 32 East Pontiac, MI 48341 Please use the parking lot on Hospital […]

Interview: Aaron Tobin, Candidate for Mayor of Oak Park (video)

August 20th 2015

Interview: Aaron Tobin, Candidate for Mayor of Oak Park (video) (C. Proxmire, Aug. 20, 2015) Aaron Tobin, a resident of Oak Park for 18 years and a native of Southfield, is running for Mayor in the Nov. 3, 2015 election. He recently sold his automotive parts production business and now is a firearms instructor and […]

Interview: Mayor Marian McClellan… Oak Park

August 20th 2015

Interview: Mayor Marian McClellan, Running for Re-Election in Oak Park (video) (C. Proxmire, Aug. 20, 2015) After four years of serving as Mayor of Oak Park, Marian McClellan is running for re-election.  Mayor McClellan is being challenged by resident Aaron Tobin. McClellan spoke with the oc115 about the accomplishments made in the past few years, […]

Ferndale: Donations Sought for Blessings in a Backpack

August 17th 2015

Ferndale: Donations Sought for Blessings in a Backpack (Jim Pool,  Aug. 17, 2015) Back to school is right around the corner. A great opportunity for our students to reconnect with learning and friends. Yet for hundreds of kids right here in Ferndale, it’ll be a challenge as they struggle to have adequate food on the […]

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform

August 15th 2015

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2015) “When I was in junior high, there was this famous editorial cartoon in the textbook about Gerrymandering, and it had this oddly chopped up district that was shaped like a monster or a dragon. It was like this big joke that back in […]

Oak Park Kids get Afternoon with Local Hero…

August 13th 2015

Oak Park Kids get Afternoon with Local Hero Public Safety Director Steve Cooper (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) After a couple of good stories and some Q & A, the children sitting at the Oak Park Library watched a Superman-like transition happen before their eyes.  As quick as Clark Kent in a phone booth, […]