Oak Park

State Representative Robert Wittenberg Hosting Coffee Hours Feb. 26 and 27

February 5th 2015

State Representative Robert Wittenberg Hosting Coffee Hours Feb. 26 and 27 (Press Release, Feb. 5, 2015) 27th District State Representative Robert Wittenberg is hosting coffee hours in Ferndale and Oak Park for residents to stop in and chat about issues that may be on their minds. The first one is on Feb 26th  at 7pm-8pm […]

Warming Centers & Shelters Through Oakland County

February 5th 2015

Warming Centers & Shelters Through Oakland County (Compiled, Jan. 7, 2015 – Updated Feb. 5, 2015– Check back for updates) The frigid temperatures of winter are upon us, and many have no place to go. The recent death of a homeless man in Pontiac shows the urgency of being able to stay safe and warm. […]

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live

February 4th 2015

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live (C. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2015)     Tonight at 7pm Oakland County Executive Director L. Brooks Patterson will give his State of the County Address live from the Courtyard Marriott in Pontiac.  Watch the speech live courtesy Motown Digital, below:       \ \ \ […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 2nd 2015

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway UPDATED

February 2nd 2015

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Nov. 17, 2014) While the official start of winter is still a month away, many parts of the state are feeling the full effects of winter weather. The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the […]

Oak Park Sparkles with Winterfest

February 1st 2015

Oak Park Sparkles with Winterfest (C.Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) The freezing January temperatures did not deter the people of Oak Park from putting on a Winterfest event that warmed the hearts of the families that attended. Outside the ice sculptures held their form, and animals in the petting zoo got plenty of love to keep […]

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Public Meeting Feb. 17

January 29th 2015

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Design Public Meeting Feb. 17 (City of Pleasant Ridge, Jan. 29, 2015) Please join us at the Community Center on Tuesday, February 17 at 4:30pm or 7:30pm to review draft concepts for improvements to the Woodward/I-696 area. The City is participating in a study being led by the […]

Vacant Home on Borgman in Oak Park Destroyed in Blaze

January 28th 2015

Vacant Home on Borgman in Oak Park Destroyed in Blaze (Public Safety Chief Steve Cooper, Jan. 28, 2015) Wednesday, January 28th at approx. 6:00AM Public Safety responded to the report of a residential fire on the 14000 block of Borgman. Upon arriving on scene Officers discovered a fire in the basement of the residence. The […]

Ferndale Schools Tackling Challenges with Discussions on Restructuring

January 28th 2015

Ferndale Schools Tackling Challenges with Discussions on Restructuring (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 28, 2015) You could take every single resident student in the Ferndale School District, and move them to the High School/Middle School, close all the other buildings, and still have room left over. While that is not an option that the district would […]

The oc115 Oak Park Tour

January 25th 2015

The oc115 Oak Park Tour (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2015) In getting to learn about the City of Oak Park, I asked Mayor Marian McClellan for a tour of the City. While we weren’t able to visit all of the wonderful locally-owned businesses, the tour was a great start. We started on 9 Mile […]