Oak Park

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, […]

Sierra Club Offers Solar Partnership for Homeowners

August 11th 2015

Sierra Club Offers Solar Partnership for Homeowners (Art Myatt, Sierra Club of Michigan, Aug. 11, 2015) Have you been thinking about putting solar panels on your home? Are you feeling the pressure to act soon, because the 30% federal tax credit is expiring at the end of 2016? Are you a little lost about where […]

Summerfest Celebrates Oak Park Community

August 8th 2015

Summerfest Celebrates Oak Park Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2015) A beautiful summer weekend doing activities with neighbors. That’s what Oak Park residents and guests got to enjoy at the community’s annual Summerfest.  On Saturday children burned off energy running and playing in the bounce houses and aiming for the top of the rock […]

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12

August 5th 2015

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12 (event listing)   State Representative for the 27th District Robert Wittenberg will be hosting a “Town Hall” on Wednesday, August 12th at the Berkley High School Collaborative Center (2325 Catalpa Dr.). This event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will cover topics including redistricting, gerrymandering and proposals […]

Oak Park: Man Shot on Albany, Motive Unknown, Suspect at Large

July 29th 2015

Oak Park: Man Shot on Albany, Motive Unknown, Suspect at Large (Compiled, July 29, 2015) A man was shot in the chest on Albany in Oak Park on Wednesday morning around 4am.  The Daily Tribune reports that the shooting took place near Scotia about four blocks south of Nine Mile Road.  Not much is known […]

FedEx Ground Breaks Ground in Oak Park, Delivering New Jobs (video)

July 23rd 2015

FedEx Ground Breaks Ground in Oak Park, Delivering New Jobs (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2015) It was a proud day for Oak Park as City officials welcomed FedEx Ground Executives and other key players in regional development for an official groundbreaking for a 300,000 square foot distribution center. The center will be built […]