Oak Park

Guest View: Save the JCC in Oak Park

January 7th 2015

Guest View: Save the JCC in Oak Park (Guest View by Aaron Tobin, Jan. 7, 2015) Jewish Community Center is considering closing the Oak Park center. This has saddened many people in the area, who are rallying behind this important part of the community. A change.org petition has been started for people to show support […]

Oak Park May Lose Jewish Community Center, Meeting Jan 12

January 5th 2015

Oak Park May Lose Jewish Community Center, Meeting Jan 12 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2015) Oak Park could lose the Jewish Community Center, and a meeting has been set for Jan. 12 to give community members an opportunity to talk about it before it happens. The center offers a gathering space for the community, a […]

Waterwork Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter

January 5th 2015

Waterworks Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter (Guest Column by David Greylen of Waterwork Plumbing. Dec. 2, 2014,republished Jan. 5, 2015) NOTE: Waterworks Plumbing is a sponsor of The Oakland County 115 News Hub. This informative guest column is NOT paid advertising, but readers should be aware that the author does advertise with us. The plumbing […]

Building Green Bridges: Environmentalism in Congregations Jan. 17

January 5th 2015

Building Green Bridges: Environmentalism in Congregations Jan. 17 (ROEAB Press Release, Jan. 5, 2015) The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board (ROEAB) is pleased to co-sponsor a Building Green Bridges workshop for anyone interested in beginning or enhancing an environmental sustainability program at their congregation. ROEAB, together with the Birmingham Unitarian Church, has lined up some […]

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video)

January 4th 2015

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video) (Cherie Wyatt Rolfe, Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 4, 2015) At the age of 94, the co-founder of Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW) and celebrated portrait artist Patricia Hill Burnett passed away last week. Burnett was a face for feminism spanning across socioeconomic and political lines. She was well-dressed, […]

Oak Park Winterfest Jan. 25

January 4th 2015

Oak Park Winterfest Jan. 25 (compiled, Jan. 4, 2015) Sunday January 25, 2015 1-3PM Oak Park Community Center Details: Ice Carving Demonstrations Bonfire & S’mores Ice Skating Sleigh Rides Student Talent Showcase Ballooning & Glitter Tattoos Petting Farm Refreshments & Chili & More! Ice Skating 12:30-3PM At Oak Park Ice Arena   For more event […]

Ferndale Family Starts Year by Taking In Injured Goose

January 3rd 2015

Ferndale Family Starts Year by Taking In Injured Goose (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 3, 2015) The Ebaugh family’s Ferndale home is sort of like a zoo already, so taking when they heard about an injured goose seen near 9 Mile and Coolidge on New Year’s Eve, there was no question what they should do. “I […]

Meet Elsa at Oak Park/Ferndale Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 6

January 2nd 2015

Meet Elsa at Oak Park/Ferndale Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 6 (Ferndale Recreation Press Release, Jan 2, 2015) Come show the little princess in your life how special they really are! Ferndale Recreation and Oak Park Recreation come together to bring you Daddy Daughter Dance: A Royal Ball, featuring a live DJ, a pre-dance dinner special […]

The stories of 2014 Part 1 of 4 – January through March

January 1st 2015

The stories of 2014 Part 1 of 4 – January through March (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 31, 2014) This has been an amazing year as the oc115 has ventured on the path of county-wide news coverage. From feel-good stories of neighbors helping each other to mass expressions of love, to the challenges of local governments, […]

The stories of 2014 Part 2 of 4 – April through June

January 1st 2015

The stories of 2014 Part 2 of 4 – April through June (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) This has been an amazing year as the oc115 has ventured on the path of county-wide news coverage. From feel-good stories of neighbors helping each other to mass expressions of love, to the challenges of local governments, […]