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How to Be Part of St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak March 11

January 15th 2017

How to Be Part of St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak March 11 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI –The 2017 Oakland County St. Patrick’s Day Parade rolls down Washington Avenue on Saturday, March 11 beginning at 11:30 a.m. The parade is a great family event and one of the largest parades in Oakland County. […]

Jesse Palter Concert at Beth Shalom in Oak Park Jan. 28

January 14th 2017

Jesse Palter Concert at Beth Shalom in Oak Park Jan. 28 (EVENT page) Oak Park, MI Jesse Palter, jazz and pop musician and recently signed Mack Avenue Records artist, will be performing a community-wide concert at 8:00pm on Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at Beth Shalom synagogue in Oak Park. Jesse’s performance will include both jazz […]

Pontiac City Council Approves Phoenix Center Sale

January 13th 2017

Pontiac City Council Approves Phoenix Center Sale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Years of lawsuits and a structure going unused may be coming to an end as the City of Pontiac moves forward with the sale of the Phoenix Center.  At Thursday night’s City Council meeting officials agreed to sell the […]

Como’s Has First Inspection Since Re-Opening, Offers New Menu & Dance Classes

January 13th 2017

Como’s Has First Inspection Since Re-Opening, Offers New Menu & Dance Classes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After being shut down by the health department, Como’s Restaurant at 22812 Woodward has been back in business for about 11 weeks.  Oakland County 115 News shared with the public the violations that had […]

Hazel Park Makes Jeffrey Keeton Mayor, Appoints Bethany Holland to Council

January 13th 2017

Hazel Park Makes Jeffrey Keeton Mayor, Appoints Bethany Holland to Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2017)   Hazel Park, MI –  After the resignation of Hazel Park Mayor Jan Parisi in December, Hazel Park City Council moved up Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Keeton to the top spot.  They then had to pick a new […]

oc115 Featured in MetroMode Article on Independent Journalism

January 13th 2017

oc115 Featured in MetroMode Article on Independent Journalism (Jan. 13, 2017)  Ferndale, MI – Metromode,  a website that celebrates Metro Detroit, included The Oakland County 115 News in their feature this week titled “Metro Detroit’s independent local news outlets making the best of a bad time in journalism.” Oc115 was included along with Motor City […]

Tracking People in Michigan’s Criminal Justice System Just Got Easier

January 13th 2017

Tracking People in Michigan’s Criminal Justice System Just Got Easier (MDHHS, Jan. 13, 2017) LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has enhanced the MI-VINE (Michigan Victim Information and Notification Everyday) service with a powerful new feature called RegistrationLink 2.0. The RegistrationLink system links offender records and cases to better […]

Ferndale High Principal Roger Smith Ready for Retirement

January 12th 2017

Ferndale High Principal Roger Smith Ready for Retirement (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 12, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “It doesn’t matter how much you know, until they know you care.” That philosophy helped guide Ferndale High School Principal Roger Smith through 37 years of education, first as a music teacher, then as an administrator.  And as […]

Oakland County Threatens to Pull Funding from Area Agency on Aging after Commissioners Denied Access to Meeting

January 12th 2017

Oakland County Threatens to Pull Funding from Area Agency on Aging after Commissioners Denied Access to Meeting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 12, 2017) Pontiac, MI – When the Area Agency on Aging 1-B held a closed session meeting on Jan. 3, they did so without allowing Commissioners  from the six counties they cover to attend. […]

County Commissioners Sworn In

January 11th 2017

County Commissioners Sworn In (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners made their official start to the 2017-2018 term with a swearing in ceremony Wednesday night at the County Commission building in Pontiac.  Nineteen of the Commissioners were incumbents that had been re-elected.  Two new Commissioners took […]