Pleasant Ridge

New Way Bar Hosting “Staycation Blowout” for July 4th Weekend

June 22nd 2015

New Way Bar Hosting “Staycation Blowout” for July 4th Weekend (Jamie, New Way Bar, June 24, 2015) We are having what I call a “Staycation Blowout” at New Way Bar over the July 4th weekend.  The lineup is: Thursday July 2nd Live Local Electronic Music Featuring : Eddie Logix Pastel Arsenal Jason Daker Young Punk […]

Oakland County 115 Publisher Featured in Detroit News Column

June 22nd 2015

Oakland County 115 Publisher Featured in Detroit News Column (compiled, June 22, 2015) For those who may have missed page 3A of The Detroit News, we’re pleased to share that columnist Laura Berman did a fantastic write up about Oakland County 115 News Editor & Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire. “She practices her profession by walking […]

Keeping Safe on Carnival Rides

June 19th 2015

Keeping Safe on Carnival Rides (LARA, June 19, 2015) With the first official day of summer approaching, the more than 40 million of us who will travel Michigan to enjoy carnival and amusement rides this season are urged to make safety a priority, especially with the kids. “Carnival rides in Michigan are held to the […]

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 […]