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…

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…

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…

Redistricting Presentation in Huntington Woods Nov. 10

Redistricting Presentation in Huntington Woods Nov. 10 (EVENT page) Redistricting Presentation in Huntington Woods Nov. 10 Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 at 7pm Huntington Woods Library 26415 Scotia, Huntington Woods, MI, 48070 The League of Women Voters of Michigan is hosting over 30 Town Halls across the state of Michigan this fall to educate voters on…

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…

Candidate Interview: Jeff Jenks Huntington Woods Commissioner (video)

Candidate Interview: Jeff Jenks Huntington Woods Commissioner (video) (C. Proxmire, October 13, 2015) Huntington Woods Commissioner Jeff Jenks is running for re-election, and in his candidate interview with oc115 the seasoned public servant gave many reasons why he hopes people will vote for him. Jenks brings extensive education and experience to the table. Not only…

HW: Experts to Discuss Great Lakes Water Authority Oct. 14

HW: Experts to Discuss Great Lakes Water Authority Oct. 14 (EVENT page)   Wednesday, October 14, 2015 – 7pm 26415 Scotia Rd, Huntington Woods, MI 48070 Jeff McKeen, SOCWA (Southeast Oakland County Water Authority) General Manager, and Mark Jacobs, an Attorney with Dykema Gossett PLLC, will discuss The Great Lakes Water Authority and its impact…

Orange Barrels Part of Traffic Study at Woodward & 696

Orange Barrels Part of Traffic Study at Woodward & 696 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 8, 2015) As drivers speed towards the curve just before 696 on northbound Woodward, they may be surprised by the extra wide swoop they must make coming around the bend. With orange construction barrels marking off a lane, drivers must slow…

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Oct. 7, 2015) The silhouette of an enormous tabular iceberg juts out on each end, with giant beams of steel forming what will soon be a breathtaking sight – the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC) at the Detroit Zoo.…