Pleasant Ridge

Fireworks Around Oakland County June 20-July 10

June 17th 2015

Fireworks Around Oakland County June 20-July 10 (Oakland County Blog, June 17, 2015) Oakland County has released it’s list of 2015 Independence Day Celebrations: Celebrate Independence Day at one of the many fireworks displays throughout Oakland County. Most of these events take place at dusk, but times may vary. JUNE 20, 2015 Ortonville Creek Fest […]

Ferndale Freshman Scores Perfect 36 on ACT

June 17th 2015

Ferndale Freshman Scores Perfect 36 on ACT (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2015) The number of students who can claim a perfect 36 on the ACT is less than one tenth of one percent. Often taken by high school juniors and seniors, the ACT helps colleges and scholarship  judges determine the college readiness of applicants. […]

Cynthia Krencicki Named Ferndale Teacher of The Year

June 16th 2015

Cynthia Krencicki Named Ferndale Teacher of The Year (Suburban Collection Press Release, June 16, 2015) Cynthia Krencicki has been selected as Teacher of the Year for Ferndale Public Schools. Mrs. Krencicki, a 2nd Grade teacher at Roosevelt Primary School, was recognized for her excellence at a year-end awards ceremony today held at Ferndale High School. […]

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News

June 16th 2015

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News (C. Proxmire, June 16, 2015) The oc115 News has signed up with Patreon to have a platform for collecting monthly pledges from readers who value our website. Traditionally news outlets have survived with reader subscriptions and advertisers.  The oc115 does sell some advertising, but in order to […]

Duck Family Finds Safe Harbor in Pleasant Ridge Pool

June 3rd 2015

Duck Family Finds Safe Harbor in Pleasant Ridge Pool (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2015) Word seems to be spreading in the animal kingdom about how kindly the residents of Pleasant Ridge welcome unexpected four-legged, and two-legged, guests. For years a rescued stray cat named PR (purr) roamed the rooms of city hall and sneaked […]

PR Historical Home Tour June 6

June 2nd 2015

PR Historical Home Tour June 6 (event listing, June 2, 2015) When? Saturday, June 6th What Time? 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. How Much? $15 (prior to June 6) and $20 (the day of between the hours of 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.) Where to Buy? Online at www.cityofpleasantridge.org or in person at the Pleasant […]

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014

June 1st 2015

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014 (Kurt Metzger, orig. detroitsdataguru,  June 1, 2015) NOTE: Click on tables to expand. Shakespeare’s Juliet stated…”What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Marshall McLuhan said, a little less poetically, “The name of a man is […]

Sunflowers on Woodward …June 10

May 31st 2015

Sunflowers on Woodward Hosting Donor Party at Frank Lloyd Wright Home June 10 (event listing, June 1, 2015) Wednesday, June 10th from 6-8pm, be a part of the Sunflower Gardens on Woodward donor party, at the Turkel House in Palmer Woods. It’s the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Detroit! Make a donation of $75 […]

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County

May 29th 2015

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County (Oakland County press release, May 29, 20150 Are you just starting your business or in need some understanding of the legal considerations? One of these classes may be just for you.​ Business owners and entrepreneurs can greatly benefit from one of the many seminars offered by the Oakland […]

Charity… Yoga Camp

May 28th 2015

Charity Seeks to Send At Risk Girls from Ferndale, OP and Berkley to Yoga Camp (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2015) For Carla Krzysiak, being able to attend summer camp for underprivileged youth helped her grow into the kind of person she is today. Sending kids to yoga camp is one of the reasons she […]