Former State Senator among those Campaigning for Marijuana…

Former State Senator among those Campaigning for Marijuana Business in Royal Oak Township, Mel Farr Site Under Consideration (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2019) Royal Oak Township, MI- Former State Senator Virgil Smith Jr. is among those pushing for a ballot initiative that would allow recreational marijuana businesses in Royal Oak Township. If the ordinance…

May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot

May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot Royal Oak Township, MI – Voters in Royal Oak Township have two ballot measures on the May 7, 2019 election. Ballot Language is as follows: General Operating Millage Renewal Shall the Charter Township of Royal Oak be authorized to continue the previously…

May 7, 2019 Election: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Bond Proposition

May 7, 2019 Election: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Bond Proposition (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2019) Commerce, West Bloomfield, White Lake, Walled Lake, Farmington Hills, Novi, Orchard Lake, Wixom MI- Voters in the Walled Lake Consolidated School District have one issue on the May 7, 2019 ballot, with language as follows: Shall the Walled Lake…

After Nine Years as Superintendent of Bloomfield Hills Schools, Dr. Glass is Saying Goodbye

After Nine Years as Superintendent of Bloomfield Hills Schools, Dr. Glass is Saying Goodbye (Bloomfield Hills Schools, April 24, 2019) Bloomfield Hills, MI- Bloomfield Hills Schools Superintendent, Dr. Rob Glass, announced to his staff and community today that this will be his last school year in Bloomfield Hills Schools, as he will be relocating to…

Love of Plants and South-Facing Window Spur Growth of The Plant House at Rust Belt Market

Love of Plants and South-Facing Window Spur Growth of The Plant House at Rust Belt Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 23, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Before she and her husband launched the Rust Belt Market eight years ago, Tiffany Best worked for a Beverly-Hills (Michigan) –based gardening business. Not only did she fall in love…

Central Woodward Junior Chamber Connects Young Professionals with Community

Central Woodward Junior Chamber Connects Young Professionals with Community (Joannie Zelinski, 2019 Chapter President, Central Woodward Junior Chamber, April 22, 2019) Berkley, MI – If you’re a young adult age 21 to 40 who would like to become active in the community while having a good time and meeting new people look no further than…

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary (Crystal Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The kids in Ferndale’s Lower Elementary had some special guests Tuesday.  Nate Perkins, known to children as “Farmer Nate,” of Upland Hills Farm in Oxford spent the day teaching kids at Ferndale’s Lower Elementary about animals and life…

Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Visits Michigan, Touting Medicare for All

Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Visits Michigan, Touting Medicare for All (Carey Gustafson, April 14, 2019) Warren, MI- Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders made several stops across the Midwest this weekend, including a visit to Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren on Saturday. The 77 year old Senator from Vermont ran for the Democratic Party’s Presidential…

Author Anne Doyle Speaks of “Springboard Moment” for Women

Author Anne Doyle Speaks of “Springboard Moment” for Women (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2019) Three generations of women have experienced gender stereotypes and inequalities in different ways, and “Powering Up” author Anne Doyle spent a recent Friday morning speaking to a room of female civic leaders and the people who encourage them about how…

Acting Out Kids Community Theatre Teaches Confidence, Teamwork and More

Acting Out Kids Community Theatre Teaches Confidence, Teamwork and More (Nicole Siwak, April 8, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Clawson, MI…

Middle School in Birmingham, Child Care Center in Hazel Park Among Latest Measles Exposure Sites

Middle School in Birmingham, Child Care Center in Hazel Park Among Latest Measles Exposure Sites (Oakland County Health Division, April 8, 2019) Oakland County, MI- Below is the most recent measles outbreak information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division: Confirmed cases and vaccinations given 38 total measles…

Reporter Food: Atlantic Salmon with 3 Cheese Ravioli at Lily’s Seafood

Reporter Food: Atlantic Salmon with 3 Cheese Ravioli at Lily’s Seafood (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 6, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- A lunchtime business meeting last week gave me the chance to try Lily’s Seafood, located at 410 S. Washington in Downtown Royal Oak. This was a regular spot for my lunchtime companion, who opted for…

Oakland County Hustles Hardest Facebook Group Aims for Fun and Discussion

Oakland County Hustles Hardest Facebook Group Aims for Fun and Discussion (Derek Werenka, April 5, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Oakland…

Ferndale Proves that “Libraries Rock” with Resources, Events, and More

Ferndale Proves that “Libraries Rock” with Resources, Events, and More (Ferndale Area District Library, April 2, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea.…

Pets and People Reunited Thanks to Finding Mila and Friends in Waterford and White Lake Facebook Group

Pets and People Reunited Thanks to Finding Mila and Friends in Waterford and White Lake Facebook Group (Dawn Fashho, March 30, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about? …