Pontiac: Brother and Sister Assaulted, Robbed, Left Tied in Kitchen

Pontiac: Brother and Sister Assaulted, Robbed, Left Tied in Kitchen (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 8, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 11-07-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 11-08-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 1545 hrs. City of Pontiac-Robbery// UDAA 15-182486 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 60 block of W. Colgate for a report of a robbery. Upon…

Ferndale Marching Band Takes First in State Competition

Ferndale Marching Band Takes First in State Competition (C. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2015) Ferndale’s Marching Band carried on their tradition of excellence Saturday by taking first place in the fourth flight of the State Marching Band Competition.  Under the leadership of Elon Jamison, they scored 93.15. Prior to the competition, Jamison shared his sentiments on…

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud (Oakland County Clerk Press Release, Nov. 7, 2015) Oakland County has launched its new Property Record Notification system to enhance its Super Index, simplifying property record searches and allowing activity notifications for residents, professionals and law enforcement. “We’ve taken our Super Index, a property…

League of Women Voters Michigan Discusses Redistricting

League of Women Voters Michigan Discusses Redistricting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2015) “The problem,” said Michigan League of Women Voters of Michigan President Judy Karandjeff, “Is the politicians are drawing their own voting maps to manipulate elections and keep themselves and their party in power.” Karandjeff spoke to over 50 people at a recent…

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015 (Guest View: Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 5, 2015) Now that the results are final and the celebrations are over, it is time to reflect on Tuesday’s election results across communities in southeast Oakland County. As one would expect in an off-year election, the…

Oakland County Community Resource Day Nov 18

Oakland County Community Resource Day Nov 18 (EVENT page) COMMUNITY RESOURCE DAY – November 18, 2015 A free event with 30+ community resources & services at the Genesis Church, 309 N. Main Street, Royal Oak, MI from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Community resource day.jpg For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our…

2015 Election Results

2015 Election Results (oc115 Staff, Nov. 3, 2015) Election Results will be updated as they become available.  The results listed below come from the Oakland County Clerk’s Office, and are unofficial until verified.  For more detailed info on any of the races go to the Oakland County Clerk’s Election page at https://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections. Auburn Hills In…

Election Day! Share Your Stickers and Poll Worker Pictures!

Election Day! Share Your Stickers and Poll Worker Pictures! (Compiled, with much thanks to Cheryl Weiss, Nov. 3, 2015) Election Day is one of our favorite holidays!  Let’s spread the Election Day spirit by sharing pictures of poll workers and folks with “I voted” stickers. For the best oc115 Election Stories go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/11/02/2015-election-stories/. Check…

2015 Election Stories

2015 Election Stories (Compiled, Nov. 2, 2015) Nov. 3 is Election Day and several cities have local elections and ballot issues.  The Oakland County 115 News Hub does not endorse any candidates, and we respect everyone who puts themselves out there to take on the challenge of local governance.  This year we tried something new…