Rochester/Rochester Hills

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced

November 15th 2013

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Nov. 15, 2013) Better prepared and effective teachers will be available for Michigan students with the advent of a more rigorous teacher certification exam this year. “We want the best and brightest teachers in Michigan classrooms,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Increasing the […]

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit

November 12th 2013

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit (2 Women 4 Wheels, The Urbane Life, Nov. 12, 2013) How do you use and support public transportation to move around metro-Detroit? Well, grab a snack and get comfy while you read this “crash course” on transit in the region. SMART  As you know, we live in the Royal […]

Fired Employee Keys Car, Returns with Gun in Rochester Hills

November 11th 2013

Fired Employee Keys Car, Returns with Gun in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Nov. 11, 2013) INCIDENT:  03:52 hrs. Nov. 9 – City of Rochester Hills – Felonious Assault – #13-173040 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to 2923 Technology Drive to investigate a Felonious Assault that had just occurred. Per the complainant, an employee that […]

Easy Night for Most Oakland County Mayors…Election Results

November 6th 2013

Easy Night for Most Oakland County Mayors and Other Election Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2013) Election Day is over and in cities across Oakland County candidates are dealing with the wins and losses of the democratic process.  For most of the Mayors facing re-election, the night was an easy one though, since most […]

League of Women Voter’s Guide for Oakland County Cities

November 3rd 2013

League of Women Voter’s Guide for Oakland County Cities (League of Women Voters Website, Nov. 3, 2013) November 5, 2013 City Election VOTER GUIDES Voter Guides for the November 5, 2013, City Election for Oakland County will be available on or before September 23, 2013.If you are a candidate for office and have questions about […]

Sheriff Bouchard Gives Hunter Safety Tips

November 2nd 2013

Sheriff Bouchard Gives Hunter Safety Tips (Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard Press Release, Nov. 2, 2013) With deer hunting season rapidly approaching, many sportsmen and women will take advantage of the opportunity to share time with their friends, relax, and enjoy the outdoors. The hunting season offers much in the way of sportsmanship and camaraderie, […]

Need a Job: Here is the FCC Job Flash

November 1st 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Nov. 1, 2013) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Views: Crystal’s Council Speech on Voting In Honor of…

October 29th 2013

Crystal’s Council Speech on Voting in Honor of Marty & Dennis Hoeppner (given at City Council by oc115 Editor & Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28) I am here because there is a tradition that I think needs to be continued and honored. For as long as I have been back living in Ferndale and […]

Have You Pledged Your Reader Support?

October 21st 2013

Have You Pledged Your Reader Support? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2013) As the Ferndale 115 News expands into a county-wide framework, it’s important that we show what kind of support this online news project has, and get a steady stream of funding going.  Our goal is to encourage journalism’s revival, with a grassroots approach […]

Oakland Township Hunter Lost and Found

October 21st 2013

Oakland Township Hunter Lost and Found (Oakland Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Oct 21, 2013) INCIDENT:  12:41 hrs, 10-17-13 – Oakland Township Lost Hunter   #13-160684 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the area of Lake George Rd. and Predmore Rd. to search a wooded area for a hunter lost in the woods. The hunter called 911 and stated that […]

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