Oak Park

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November

November 3rd 2014

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November (SOCRRA Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) SOCRRA and its 12 member communities are pleased to offer a special sale on recycle bins during the month of November, 2014. Residents of Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak and Troy […]

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

November 2nd 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered […]

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and… (video)

November 1st 2014

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and other Crimes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper does not like seeing kids on a professional basis, whether it’s because they have gotten in trouble or because they are a victim. The internet and cell phones make it easy for young […]

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

October 29th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, orig. Aug. 26, 2014, republished Oct.29 ) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting (gerrymandering) process more sophisticated. […]

Ferndale School Board Candidates…CFF Forum (video)

October 27th 2014

Ferndale School Board Candidates Discuss Issues at CFF Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire and Keith Dalton of TDG “Presents,”  Oct. 27, 2014) Candidates for the Ferndale School Board met at a forum on Oct. 25 that was hosted by Citizens for Fair Ferndale. The forum gave candidates a chance to share their views on a […]

Ferndale and Oak Park Chamber Awards Gala Nov. 13

October 27th 2014

Ferndale and Oak Park Chamber Awards Gala Nov. 13 (FACC Press Release, Oct. 27, 2014) Each year in November the Ferndale Area Chamber and the Oak Park Alliance Chamber of Commerce honor the best of the best in business, and pay tribute to our outstanding members. This year’s Gala will be presented by Gage Products […]

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video)

October 21st 2014

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) Not everyone knows who Christy Jensen is. But the women who have won office thanks in part to her campaign expertise are leading some of Oakland County’s largest communities. Mayor Brenda Lawrence of Southfield, who is now running for Congress, […]

Shop Oak Park Holiday Bazaar Nov. 9

October 19th 2014

Shop Oak Park Holiday Bazaar Nov. 9 (City of Oak Park, Oct. 19, 2014) The Shop Oak Park Holiday Bazaar is on Sunday, Nov. 9 from 11am to 4pm at the Oak Park Community Center. The goal of the Bazaar is to keep it local, featuring local businesses and artists. The event is promoted to […]

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

October 18th 2014

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the […]

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park

October 18th 2014

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014)   A Liberian man visiting family in Oak Park is under scrutiny by the Centers for Disease Control and Oakland County Health Division. Although the man has never come in contact with anyone infected with the Ebola virus, and […]