Oak Park

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 […]

Ferndale Recreation Dept. and Schools Recognize Families in Youth Programs

January 23rd 2015

Ferndale Recreation Dept. and Schools Recognize Families in Youth Programs (Ferndale Schools, Jan. 23, 2015) Ferndale Public Schools and the Ferndale Recreational Center teamed up this past Tuesday to put on Community Night – a celebration of local families and their participation in Youth Recreational Programming. The event was held during the boys’ varsity basketball […]

Oak Park Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 23rd 2015

Oak Park Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Cheryl Weiss,  Photography: Marian McClellan Jan. 23, 2015) “What you celebrate, you attract, “declared Nic South, principal of the Oak Park Preparatory Academy, at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on January 19, 2015. Students, parents, staff members, administrators, elected officials, and community members gathered to […]

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County

January 23rd 2015

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Dept, Jan. 23, 2015) Oakland County Health Division announced today that the Michigan Department of Community Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a measles case in an adult Oakland County resident. This case may be associated with the recent Disneyland outbreak in […]

Community Forum on Restructuring Ferndale Schools Jan. 27

January 21st 2015

Community Forum on Restructuring Ferndale Schools Jan. 27 (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Jan. 21, 2015) On Jan. 27 at 7pm at the Ferndale High School Auditorium join Ferndale Schools as we begin the discussion of the future of our district including: ~Presentations on the current state of our facilities and future enrollment projections ~Proposals on […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner

January 20th 2015

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 22, 2015) Starting Tuesday at 9:00 a.m., the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2015. Nearly 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of […]

Keeping with King’s Dream RO Twp. Asks What’s Going on? (video)

January 20th 2015

Keeping with King’s Dream, Royal Oak Twp. Asks What’s Going on? (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2015) For 25 years, Royal Oak Township has hosted a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and while the event was a fitting tribute, the speakers also raised painful topics for the community to consider. […]