Royal Oak Township

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote

May 25th 2015

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote (Adapted from press release, May 25, 2015) Members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to allocate a one-time appropriation of $2 million in Fiscal Year 2015 to assist the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) in purchasing road equipment. This activity […]

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County

May 21st 2015

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County (C. Proxmire, May 20, 2015) As Memorial Day approaches people through SE Michigan prepare to honor those who have done military service. Check out the parades and events in the area: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hazel Park Memorial Festival http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/19/memorial-day-festival-and-events-in-hazel-park-may-21-25/ Friday, May 22, 2015 Southfield City Hall […]

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak

May 18th 2015

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak (event listing, May 18, 2015)   Is regional transit important to you? Where do you want it to take you?   The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is designing a regional transit system that will provide seamless connections to Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Recognize Great Student Efforts

May 15th 2015

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Recognize Great Student Efforts (C. Proxmire, May 15, 2015) Ferndale Youth Assistance honored several students and groups at their recent annual awards banquet. Congratulations to all the winners: ROOSEVELT PRIMARY SCHOOL NOAH MITCHELL: Noah was nominated by his teacher, Cynthia Krencicki. She nominated him because Noah is an excellent math and […]

Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools Honored…

May 15th 2015

Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools Honored by MASB and SET SEG (C. Proxmire, May 15, 2015) The Michigan Association of School Boards and the SET SEG Foundation Honored 21 Educational Programs from around the state this week, with four districts in Oakland County taking home awards. Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools were all […]

Winning Student Masterpieces to Grace Ferndale Business Facades

May 11th 2015

Winning Student Masterpieces to Grace Ferndale Business Facades (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 11, 2015) The work of six high school students will soon be added to the multitude of public art pieces that grace the Ferndale community. The Ferndale Area Chamber teamed up with Ferndale Public Schools and the Downtown Development Authority to host an […]

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum

May 11th 2015

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2015) People cried.   And quite possibly that was the point. Opening up about suicide – whether you have lost a loved one, someone who survived an attempt, someone who has thought about it, a teacher, a counselor, a healthcare provider or […]

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