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The oc115 Seeks Sponsors

July 3rd 2014

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors (July 3, 2014) The oc115 is a reader-supported online news hub that has grown from serving one community (as The Ferndale 115 News) to a county-wide framework. Currently we have over 20,000 unique readers each month. On any given day 1,000-2,000 people visit oc115.com to see our latest posts. A sponsorship […]

Outdoor Movies at Booth Park in Birmingham, July 18, Aug. 8

June 26th 2014

Outdoor Movies at Booth Park in Birmingham, July 18, Aug. 8 (Birmingham PSD Press Release, June 26, 2014) Birmingham Movie Nights return to Booth Park this summer, offering free pre-show activities beginning at 7:30 p.m., followed by popular family movies under the stars at dusk. This family summertime tradition draws large crowds each summer. Families […]

Birmingham Raises Parking Rates

June 24th 2014

Birmingham Raises Parking Rates (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The cost of parking in Downtown Birmingham’s structures will go up beginning Aug. 1 after a vote by the City Commission on Monday to increase the cost of permits. The rates will also go up from there on July 1, 2015. “[Parking rates] have not […]

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

June 24th 2014

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays […]

Birmingham Bans Electronic Cigarette Usage by Minors

June 23rd 2014

Birmingham Bans Electronic Cigarette Usage by Minors (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2014) The City of Birmingham voted Monday to be a step ahead of the state in banning the use or sale of electronic cigarettes to youth. Monday’s vote adds the word “nicotine” to ordinances restricting tobacco use by those under 18, since electronic […]

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, […]

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park Wednesday Evenings

June 13th 2014

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park Wednesday Evenings (press release, June 13, 2014) Local bands are getting ready to perform live in Shain Park at the City of Birmingham’s In the Park Summer Concert Series. The popular series is a treasured summertime tradition and features music genres of all varieties, appealing to those of all […]

Birmingham Farmers Market Blossoms Every Sunday

June 7th 2014

Birmingham Farmers Market Blossoms Every Sunday (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 7, 2014) Blossoming with flowers, farmers, and other vendors, the Birmingham Farmers Market is a Sunday destination spot from May through October. The market is open from 9am to 2pm in Public Parking Lot 6 on the east side of N. Old Woodward (across from […]

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 […]

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work

May 29th 2014

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work (GSSEM Press Release, May 29, 2014) Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) is pleased to announce 16-year-old Jacqueline Caserio of Birmingham, MI as the 2014 Young Woman of Distinction for Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.  Her award was announced at the GSSEM’s annual Honor Reception on May […]