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Ferndale Student Seeks Votes for Toyota Anti-Texting and Driving Contest

April 18th 2019

Ferndale Student Seeks Votes for Toyota Anti-Texting and Driving Contest (Lara Mossa, April 18, 2019) Ferndale, MI –  Dressed in yellow and strumming a happy-faced ukulele, Adelaide Wilson sang “Put That Phone Away.” Wilson created the one-minute video for the Toyota TeenDrive 365 Scholarship Contest. The light-hearted film encourages drivers to put down their phones […]

Reporter Food: Primo’s Special Pizza at Primo’s in Oak Park

April 18th 2019

Reporter Food: Primo’s Special Pizza at Primo’s in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2019) Oak Park, MI – It was time to finally try Primo’s Pizza at 10100 W. 9 Mile in Oak Park. I figured the best bet would be to go with the house favorite – the Primo’s Special Pizza.  Cheese, […]

Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Promotes Access, Support for Moms

April 17th 2019

  Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Promotes Access, Support for Moms (Jennifer Day, Chair of Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition, April 17, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message […]

Clawson Schools on Lockdown as Police Investigate Online Comments – UPDATED

April 17th 2019

Clawson Schools on Lockdown as Police Investigate Online Comments (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 17, 2019)   UPDATED – The lockdown has been removed. A student who was not in school made a threat on Snap Chat stating they were bringing a gun to school. The student was located in Auburn Hills. Auburn Hills Police located […]

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter Gives Last State of the City Address

April 16th 2019

Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter Gives Last State of the City Address (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI – After nine years serving as Mayor of Ferndale, Dave Coulter will not be running for another term. He announced this decision at the State of the City Address Tuesday evening at the Rust Belt Market.  […]

Waterford Michigan Works Office Closing

April 16th 2019

Waterford Michigan Works Office Closing (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 16, 2019) Waterford, MI- The Oakland County Michigan Works! Office will close on June 15 according to a press release from the county.  “The Waterford School District operates this office and has decided to focus its resources on pre-kindergarten through 12th grade programming. A new office […]

Experience in Serbia Inspired Oakland Literacy Council Volunteer to Help Others Learn English

April 15th 2019

Experience in Serbia Inspired Oakland Literacy Council Volunteer to Help Others Learn English (Oakland Literacy Council, April 15, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with […]

Reporter Food: Burger Tuesday at The Emory

April 15th 2019

Reporter Food: Burger Tuesday at The Emory (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 15, 2019) Ferndale, MI – A Ferndale tradition is Burger Tuesday at The Emory (22700 Woodward Ave).  On Tuesdays the gourmet burgers are served up at a special discount rate, making it a great place for a workday lunch or easy dinner.  The Emory […]

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind…

April 14th 2019

Benevolent Texting, Censorship, and Snorkeldorf: The Story Behind a Billboard in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Like many roadways across the county, Woodward Avenue is lined with billboards.  As people make their way along such roads, their journey is dotted with images of attorneys promising to fight for their clients. With […]

Excitement Grows Around ORV Park, Holly Community Learns Details

April 14th 2019

Excitement Grows Around ORV Park, Holly Community Learns Details (Mel Corrigan, April 14, 2019) Holly, Groveland Township, MI-  Off-road vehicle riding is a popular past time in Michigan. There are more than 180,000 licensed ORV’s in Michigan according to a 2009 study, up 46 percent compared to a 1999 survey [1]. With the state’s extensive […]