Royal Oak

Fire Destroys Home on N. Blair in Royal Oak

June 22nd 2015

Fire Destroys Home on N. Blair in Royal Oak (compiled, June 22, 2015)   There was a fire on Gardenia in Royal Oak just before midnight on Sunday. The Daily Tribune reports that a man had been home alone in an upstairs bedroom when smoke came up from a fire in a first floor bedroom. […]

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 […]

Autism Heroes Walk at Detroit Zoo June 28

June 21st 2015

Autism Heroes Walk at Detroit Zoo June 28 (event listing) The 1st annual Michigan Autism Heroes Walk will take off on Sunday June 28th at 8:30 AM at the Detroit Zoo. After the Walk, all are invited to explore the zoo until close. AAoM will provide entertainment at the events pavilion until Noon. This is […]

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 […]

Civil War Recruiting Day June 20 in Royal Oak

June 18th 2015

Civil War Recruiting Day June 20 in Royal Oak (event listing)   Experience history in action at the Royal Oak Historical Commission’s Civil War Recruiting Day on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Orson Starr House (3123 N. Main Street, Royal Oak).  Join the 15th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jay Leno to Give Benefit Performance July 25 at Freedom Hill w/Car Show

June 11th 2015

Jay Leno to Give Benefit Performance July 25 at Freedom Hill w/Car Show (event listing) “The Jay Leno Show,” a one-night, benefit performance by stand-up comedian, acclaimed TV late night show host and car buff Jay Leno, will take place on July 25 at the Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights. Amphitheatre doors open for […]

Royal Oak to Replace about 60 Downtown Trees

June 6th 2015

Royal Oak to Replace about 60 Downtown Trees (Judy Davids, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist, June 6, 2015)   The City of Royal Oak plans to replace several trees that are slated for removal during the course of the 2015 sidewalk improvement program in the Central Business District. The trees scheduled for removal, many of […]

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 […]