Oak Park

OP: Anyone Can Paint Class for People Aged 50+ Oct. 8

September 27th 2015

OP: Anyone Can Paint Class for People Aged 50+ Oct. 8 (event listing) Anyone Can Paint Class is on Oct. 8, 2015 from 1 to 3 pm at Oak Park Community Center. For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want a daily list of headlines? Sign up at https://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=Oakland_County_115_News

Oak Park: Embezzlement Charges Filed Against Sumner and Husband

September 25th 2015

Oak Park: Embezzlement Charges Filed Against Sumner and Husband (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2015) Oak Park, MI – After months of investigation the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office has filed embezzlement charges against former Oak Park Deputy Clerk and Director of Elections Stephanie Sumner and her husband Michael Sumner. The couple is accused of stealing […]

Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library

September 25th 2015

Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library (Berkley Schools Beat, Sept. 25, 2015) Berkley, MI – Angell 5th grade teacher Danielle Ozanich started a Donor’s Choose initiative to fund a Little Free Library for Angell. Donor’s Choose funds projects within schools through online donations, and thanks to the generosity of many donors, Angell’s Little Library […]

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus

September 25th 2015

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus (Oakland County Health Dept. Press Release, Sept. 25, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed an 81-year-old woman from Oakland County died due to complications from West Nile Virus (WNV), the Oakland County Health Division announced today. She is […]

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student

September 25th 2015

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Sept. 25, 2015) On 09/24/15, Ferndale police investigated a report from a 13 year old girl walking home from school that she was followed by vehicle. The girl reported that she was in the area of Burdette and Mapledale when she noticed a […]

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives

September 22nd 2015

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking the community to take preventative measures to protect wild birds from window strikes, which occur when a bird collides with a window and dies. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an estimated […]

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Oak Park: Flower Arrangement Demo Oct 10

September 20th 2015

Oak Park: Flower Arrangement Demo Oct 10 (event listing) Saturday, October 10 at 1:30pm – 3:00pm Oak Park Community Center Oak Park, Michigan 48237 Please RSVP for our October OPAACC event. Flowers are known to bring joy to a room, person, or occasion. They add decorative color and ambiance to most any occasion from commemorative […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]