West Bloomfield High Open After Bomb Threat

West Bloomfield High Open After Bomb Threat (compiled, Feb. 17, 2016) West Bloomfield, MI – West Bloomfield High School held classes today in spite of a bomb threat made against the school on Twitter.  The District sent out a notice to families explaining the situation, stating  “The West Bloomfield School District is committed to the…

Ferndale Schools Accepts $25,000 Determination, Gary Meier Documents Brought to Light

Ferndale Schools Accepts $25,000 Determination, Gary Meier Documents Brought to Light (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The lawsuit between Ferndale Schools and Equity Management Solutions, a company started by former Superintendent Gary Meier and his top staff while employed at the district, concluded on Thursday with both parties accepting a case…

Southfield Housing Renovations to Help Low Income, Senior and Disabled Residents

Southfield Housing Renovations to Help Low Income, Senior and Disabled Residents (SNHC Press Release, Feb. 16, 2016) Southfield, MI -McDonnell Tower Apartments and the tower and townhomes at River Park Place in Southfield are getting a $19.8 million makeover. The Southfield Nonprofit Housing Corporation, in partnership with Southfield-based Larc Community Development Group, worked on behalf…

Healthy Pontiac Meeting about Bicycle and Walking Access Feb. 20

Healthy Pontiac Meeting about Bicycle and Walking Access Feb. 20 (EVENT page) Saturday, February 20th: Healthy Pontiac, We Can Community Meeting, 10 am-12 pm “What would make it easier to walk and bike in your Pontiac neighborhood?” They want to hear your feedback. Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike Street, Downtown Pontiac Offered in English…

The Truth About the Pontiac School Millage Town Hall Feb. 22

The Truth About the Pontiac School Millage Town Hall Feb. 22 (EVENT page) Please share! Please join us as Brian Whiston, the Superintendent of Michigan Schools; Wanda Cook-Robinson, the Superintendent of Oakland Schools; Rochelle Riley, Detroit Free Press columnist on education issues; and Grant Mason, former Pontiac School Board Trustee educate our community on the…

Southfield Leap Year Winterfest to Feature Fireworks Feb. 28

Southfield Leap Year Winterfest to Feature Fireworks Feb. 28 (EVENT page) Southfield, MI -The city of Southfield will host the Leap Year Winter Fest featuring a spectacular fireworks finale on Sunday, February 28 from 2-6 p.m. in the Southfield Pavilion located in the Municipal Complex at 26000 Evergreen Road. This free community event will feature…

Berkley: Norup Students Celebrate Chinese New Year

Berkley: Norup Students Celebrate Chinese New Year (Berkley Schools, Feb. 13, 2016) Berkley, MI – On Monday, February 8, Norup students celebrated the Chinese New Year with a school-wide Spring Festival celebration. Led by the Chinese I class and teacher Erika Kwok, Norup students experienced different stations including calligraphy, paper cutting, lantern riddles, bean bag…

Daytona 500 Viewing Fundraiser for OATS in Ortonville Feb. 21

Daytona 500 Viewing Fundraiser for OATS at Bullfrogs Bar & Grill in Ortonville Feb. 21 (EVENT page) Daytona 500 Viewing Fundraiser for OATS (Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles) at Bullfrogs Bar & Grill in Ortonville Feb. 21 Let’s get the engines running Feb. 21st from noon to 5pm at Bullfrogs Sports Bar and Grill 2225…

Underground Railroad Stage Performance Feb. 21 in Pontiac

Underground Railroad Stage Performance Feb. 21 in Pontiac (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI -The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and The Oakland County Ministerial Alliance are proud to announce that in conjunction with Black History Month, The Crofoot, will   bring, The Underground Railroad Michigan Connection, a stage performance, to the performing arts venue on February 21,…

Reporter Food: The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights

Reporter Food: The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights the perfect kind of restaurant for a writer like me, and I think oc115 readers would like it too. It’s got fantastic creative breakfast food in a non-pretentious, but sunshiny and…

Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown Accuses State Senator Marty Knollenberg of Assault

Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown Accuses State Senator Marty Knollenberg of Assault (Compiled, Feb. 11, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown made a preliminary report to Oakland County Sheriff’s on Wednesday night alleging that State Senator Marty Knollenberg squeezed her arm in a painful way and would not let go until others…