Oak Park

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 […]

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. […]

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors

July 3rd 2014

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors (July 3, 2014) The oc115 is a reader-supported online news hub that has grown from serving one community (as The Ferndale 115 News) to a county-wide framework. Currently we have over 20,000 unique readers each month. On any given day 1,000-2,000 people visit oc115.com to see our latest posts. A sponsorship […]

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video)

July 2nd 2014

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 2, 2014) Berkley could soon be added to the list of Michigan cities with local ordinances legalizing marijuana thanks to the efforts of volunteers who turned in petitions on Tuesday to put a proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot. 700 […]

Transparency and Optimism in Oak Park Budget Video (video)

June 30th 2014

Transparency and Optimism in Oak Park Budget Video (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Oak Park City Manager Erik Tungate is optimistic about the future of his city, and it shows in a budget video made earlier this month for City Council and the public. The video is […]