Oak Park

Oak Park: Planet of Apes Collection Could Earn World Record

June 26th 2015

Oak Park: Planet of Apes Collection Could Earn World Record (Aaron Tobin, June 26, 2015) A very unique display was available for viewing in Oak Park on Tuesday. It was possibly the worlds largest display of Planet of the Apes figures, set up in one place, in a war scene. The scene depicts an ape […]

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]

Berkley Schools Community Mourns Loss of Trustee Paul Ellison

June 25th 2015

Berkley Schools Community Mourns Loss of Trustee Paul Ellison (Berkley Schools, June 25, 2015) The following letter was sent out from Dennis McDavid, Superintendent of Berkley Schools today: Dear Berkley Schools Community, It is with an incredibly heavy heart that I write to you. I received news today that current Board of Education Trustee Paul […]

Police Say False Report against Son Led to Officers with Weapons Drawn in Oak Park

June 23rd 2015

Police Say False Report against Son Led to Officers with Weapons Drawn in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2015)   Oak Park Public Safety says it was a false report by a mother against her son that led to a scary situation on Monday for residents near Rennselaer and Oak Park Blvd. At […]

Oakland County 115 Publisher Featured in Detroit News Column

June 22nd 2015

Oakland County 115 Publisher Featured in Detroit News Column (compiled, June 22, 2015) For those who may have missed page 3A of The Detroit News, we’re pleased to share that columnist Laura Berman did a fantastic write up about Oakland County 115 News Editor & Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire. “She practices her profession by walking […]

Recreation Celebration for HP, OP, RO Twp & Ferndale July 17

June 22nd 2015

Recreation Celebration for HP, OP, RO Twp & Ferndale July 17 (event listing) Recreation Departments for Hazel Park, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township and Ferndale are hosting a Recreation Celebration along with Oakland County Parks at Green Acres Park in Hazel Park on July 17 from 3pm-8pm. There will be a 250 ft zip line, […]

State Police Open House Gives Up Close Look at Oak Park Post

June 21st 2015

State Police Open House Gives Up Close Look at Oak Park Post (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2015)   From about 700-1000 feet in the air, Michigan State Police Trooper Nate McGuire is able to provide helicopter support to the troopers on the ground in a variety of situations. “We mostly use it to search […]

Keeping Safe on Carnival Rides

June 19th 2015

Keeping Safe on Carnival Rides (LARA, June 19, 2015) With the first official day of summer approaching, the more than 40 million of us who will travel Michigan to enjoy carnival and amusement rides this season are urged to make safety a priority, especially with the kids. “Carnival rides in Michigan are held to the […]

Fireworks Around Oakland County June 20-July 10

June 17th 2015

Fireworks Around Oakland County June 20-July 10 (Oakland County Blog, June 17, 2015) Oakland County has released it’s list of 2015 Independence Day Celebrations: Celebrate Independence Day at one of the many fireworks displays throughout Oakland County. Most of these events take place at dusk, but times may vary. JUNE 20, 2015 Ortonville Creek Fest […]

Ferndale Freshman Scores Perfect 36 on ACT

June 17th 2015

Ferndale Freshman Scores Perfect 36 on ACT (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2015) The number of students who can claim a perfect 36 on the ACT is less than one tenth of one percent. Often taken by high school juniors and seniors, the ACT helps colleges and scholarship  judges determine the college readiness of applicants. […]