Oak Park

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24

July 14th 2014

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24 (press release, July 14, 2014) Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) will be hosting the 35th Anniversary of the summer games August 6-17 & 23-24, 2014 at various locations throughout Oakland County.  Registration deadline is July 16th. Men and women, 50+ compete in events including archery, badminton, […]

Oak Park Woman’s Car Repeatedly Rammed, Boyfriend Arrested…

July 13th 2014

Oak Park Woman’s Car Repeatedly Rammed, Boyfriend Arrested for Assault in Commerce Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 04:45 Hrs. July 13– Commerce Township – Felonious Assault with Motor Vehicle#14-108269 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 1700 block of Haggerty Road (Meijer’s) for an assault in progress.  Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with […]

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland Co. July 29

July 12th 2014

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland County is July 29 (SEMCOG Press Release, July 12, 2014) Bicycle and pedestrian (nonmotorized) travel is a vital part of Southeast Michigan’s transportation systems. For many communities, biking and pedestrian facilities improve quality of life for residents and make these communities more desirable. A nonmotorized plan for Southeast Michigan […]

Video: State Senate Candidates for 11th District Talk…

July 12th 2014

Video: State Senate Candidates for 11th District Talk About Issues in LWV Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2014) The League of Women Voters held a candidate’s forum on July 2 for the 11th State Senate District Candidates at the Southfield Public Library. Republican Candidate Boris Tuman was not at the present and did not […]

Oak Park Starts Internship Program

July 11th 2014

Oak Park Starts Internship Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2014) Spending five weeks working in the City of Oak Park may not seem like an exciting way to spent the summer, but for Darlene White, Otniel Chis, and Mark Castillo it could be a stepping stone on the path to greatness. Or at least […]

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together!

July 10th 2014

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together! (Guest Column by Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger, July 10, 2014) The clearest indicator of the regional connections that we share as communities comes from an analysis of place of residence and place of work. The Census Bureau uses commuting patterns to determine the […]

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12

July 10th 2014

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12 (Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Press Release, July 10, 2014) ​ Individuals who meet screening requirements may adopt cats for free this weekend at Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center’s “Certified Pre-Owned Cat Adoption Event” on Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 […]

July 11 is Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven Stores

July 10th 2014

July 11 is Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven Stores (7-Eleven Press Release, July 10, 2014) You’re invited to celebrate the most anticipated day of the year – 7-Eleven Day! It’s a wonder that it’s not a national holiday…yet! Stop in on Friday, 7/11/14, from 11am – 7pm and get a FREE small Slurpee drink. That’s […]

Police Looking for Suspects in Oak Park Assault

July 7th 2014

Police Looking for Suspects in Oak Park Assault (Oak Park Police, July 7, 2014) On Thursday, July 3rd at 11:24 AM, Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the 23000 block of Republic on the report of a woman who had been assaulted by two unknown male subjects. Officers arrived on scene and met with the […]

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9

July 4th 2014

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014) During the last school year, the Twomey family of Pleasant Ridge had an extra teenager with them on their day-to-day adventures. Giuseppe Ciccone came all the way from Italy, an experience he described “Being an exchange student doesn’t mean going on vacation. […]