Oak Park

The Rides are on For New Oak Park Slow Roll Riders Group

June 11th 2015

The Rides are on For New Oak Park Slow Roll Riders Group (Adapted from Oak Park Slow Roll Riders Press Release, Photos: Bill Berlin,  June 11, 2015) A new group of bicycle riders has started a weekly ride in Oak Park. The group is called “Oak Park Slow Roll Riders”. Founded by Aaron Tobin, he […]

Fire Extinguished at T & W Tool in Oak Park on Monday

June 9th 2015

Fire Extinguished at T & W Tool in Oak Park on Monday (C. Proxmire & Jaw Dropping Photography, June 9, 2015) The pretty blue sky over Oak Park filled with dark gray smoke Monday afternoon when a fire at T & W Tool in Oak Park.  At around 2pm Oak Park Public Safety arrived to […]

State Police to Host Open House at Oak Park Metro Post June 20

June 6th 2015

State Police to Host Open House at Oak Park Metro Post June 20 (event listing) Metro Post Open House: On June 20, 2015, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM the Metro Post located at 14350 West Ten Mile Road in Oak Park will be holding an Open House for the public. Some of the featured […]

Oak Park Comes Together to Design Nine Mile, Thru. June 3

June 2nd 2015

Oak Park Comes Together to Design Nine Mile – Workshops Thru. June 3 (Cheryl Weiss, June 2, 2015) Oak Park residents, business owners, city staff members, and city officials came together last night to begin a three-day workshop to brainstorm and design a perfect place for everyone to live, work, play, and shop along Nine […]

Oak Park Recycling Event June 7

June 2nd 2015

Oak Park Recycling Event June 7 (event listing) Residents and visitors are welcome to drop off recyclables at the Ice Arena parking lot at 13950 Oak Park Blvd. on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from 10am to 2pm. There will also be a rain barrel workshop.  If you’d like a rain barrel to take home the […]

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014

June 1st 2015

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014 (Kurt Metzger, orig. detroitsdataguru,  June 1, 2015) NOTE: Click on tables to expand. Shakespeare’s Juliet stated…”What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Marshall McLuhan said, a little less poetically, “The name of a man is […]

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County

May 29th 2015

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County (Oakland County press release, May 29, 20150 Are you just starting your business or in need some understanding of the legal considerations? One of these classes may be just for you.​ Business owners and entrepreneurs can greatly benefit from one of the many seminars offered by the Oakland […]

Charity… Yoga Camp

May 28th 2015

Charity Seeks to Send At Risk Girls from Ferndale, OP and Berkley to Yoga Camp (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2015) For Carla Krzysiak, being able to attend summer camp for underprivileged youth helped her grow into the kind of person she is today. Sending kids to yoga camp is one of the reasons she […]

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote

May 25th 2015

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote (Adapted from press release, May 25, 2015) Members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to allocate a one-time appropriation of $2 million in Fiscal Year 2015 to assist the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) in purchasing road equipment. This activity […]

CASA Welcomes New Director Jennifer Gebbie

May 23rd 2015

CASA Welcomes New Director Jennifer Gebbie (Berkley Schools, May 23, 2015) The Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts, CASA, is pleased to announce Jennifer Gebbie as the new Director. CASA is a seven-school consortium high school program, with students from Berkley, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lamphere, Madison, and Oak Park High Schools. Mrs. Gebbie […]