Oak Park

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration

September 3rd 2015

Ferndale Schools Starts off Second Year of New Administration (C. Proxmire, Aug. 23, 2015) A new school year begins in the Ferndale School District, with the community swimming strongly forward in the midst of Superintendent Blake Prewitt’s second wave. Prewitt came on last year after former Superintendent Gary Meier left the district in the middle […]

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why?

September 1st 2015

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why? (C. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015) As part of our new series of features on the 1st and 15th, we’ve asked readers: What charity do you most support and why? Here are 15 of the best responses selected from various online forums. Like us […]

The Wait is Nearly Over: Primo’s Pizza Reopens Monday

August 29th 2015

The Wait is Nearly Over: Primo’s Pizza Reopens Monday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2015) Monday, Aug. 31 at 4pm. That is when the magic of Primo’s Pizza begins again. Since 1968 people in the Oak Park area have enjoyed the greasy delicious goodness of Primo’s Pizza. But the tradition of great taste was put […]

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, […]