Pleasant Ridge

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials

February 17th 2019

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 17, 2019) Okemos, MI – When a room full of elected officials from townships around the state were asked how many of their boards do annual or bi-annual goal-setting, only a couple raised their hands. The question was asked at […]

Susan’s Special Needs to Close; Consultations Will Continue By Appointment

February 17th 2019

Susan’s Special Needs to Close; Consultations Will Continue By Appointment (Leslie Ellis, Feb. 17, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI-  Being diagnosed with breast cancer plunges a woman into a surreal gauntlet of sterile hospital rooms, unfamiliar medical terms, anxious loved ones and, often, distressing physical changes. When such a shell-shocked woman walks into Susan’s Special Needs […]

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech

February 13th 2019

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Capitol was bustling as Senators and Representatives from around the state and their guests gathered to hear Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s first State of the State address. In the hour before the speech, guests mingled in […]

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County

February 4th 2019

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County (Oakland County, Feb. 4, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Searching for a new and rewarding #career opportunity? Take a look at Oakland County, Michigan Government’s latest #jobs board for all of #OaklandCounty’s part and full-time positions. Apply online today at http://ow.ly/qkgl30mM3WL or call 248-858-0530.  Summer […]

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

A FAB way to help fill the gap for Ferndale Schools Fine Arts, Drawing Saturday

February 1st 2019

A FAB way to help fill the gap for Ferndale Schools Fine Arts, Drawing Saturday (Amy Butters, Ferndale Schools parent and FAB member, Feb. 1, 2019) Ferndale, MI- When I was in college, my mom used to randomly send me a little money. I had a small income from my campus job, but she just […]

Huntington Woods Rallies to Shield Drag Queen Story Time Visitors

January 26th 2019

Huntington Woods Rallies to Shield Drag Queen Story Time Visitors (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2019) Huntington Woods, As toddlers and parents arrived to the Huntington Woods Library Drag Queen Story Time they walked down a pathway lined with the supportive smiles and signs of nearly 300 people who showed up to shield them from […]

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 2019 Oakland County, MI – Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more. This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

The Faygo Book Author to Speak in Pleasant Ridge Jan. 24

January 18th 2019

The Faygo Book Author to Speak in Pleasant Ridge Jan. 24 (Kurt Metzger, Jan. 18, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI- Many of us grew up touting our local soda/soft drink brands as the BEST! I grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio where the Barq’s brand was king. Red Creme Soda was my go-to beverage of choice, followed […]

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced

January 18th 2019

Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40 Announced ​Waterford, Michigan – Beginning Friday at noon, the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2019. About 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the top 40 young […]