Southfield

Summer Food Programs Available for Children of Low Income Homes

June 20th 2014

Summer Food Programs Available for Children of Low Income Homes (MDE Press Release, June 20, 2014) The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is proud to announce the availability of the new and improved Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Site Locator Map. This map will allow families to identify the nearest Meet Up and Eat Up™ […]

Southfield Fun Run Gets Kids Excited About Exercise

June 17th 2014

Southfield Fun Run Gets Kids Excited About Exercise (Crystal Proxmire, June 18, 2014) Tis the season for marathons, relays and runs. But on June 14 in Southfield there was one especially for young people to get out and get excited about exercise. The first annual Mayor’s 3K Children’s Fun Run brought youth aged 8-12 to […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

The Testing Series Author Coming to Southfield Library June 19

June 13th 2014

The Testing Series Author Coming to Southfield Library June 19 (Book Beat Press Release, June 13, 2014) Book Beat and the Southfield Public Library are proud to host YA author Joelle Charbonneau at the Southfield Public Library (26300 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI 48076) on Thursday, June 19 from 6:30-8:30pm to promote the conclusion of her […]

Legends of Softball BBQ for Boys and Girls Club, June 28

June 7th 2014

Legends of Softball BBQ for Boys and Girls Club, June 28 (press release, June 7, 2014)   The Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties is having a Celebrity Softball Barbeque on Saturday, June 28 in Martin Road Park in Ferndale from 10am to 6 pm. The event will feature Team Hollis Legends […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video)

May 13th 2014

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Over 900 people packed the Henry in Dearborn to listen to women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem talk about her lifelong fight for equality. For 80 years she has experienced patriarchy, and as she spoke to people of all ages at Planned […]

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

May 13th 2014

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for […]

State Representative 35th District

May 5th 2014

2014 – State Representative 35th District The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun this community news project. […]

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