Madison Hts. Fire Dept. Gets Donation of Oxygen Masks for Pets

Madison Hts. Fire Dept. Gets Donation of Oxygen Masks for Pets (Paws for Life, April 8, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Paws for Life Rescue recently donated two pet oxygen masks to the Madison Heights Fire Department. “Industry sources estimate 40,000 to 150,000 pets die each year in fires,” said Courtney Protz-Sanders, executive director of…

Two Off-Duty Oakland County Deputies Arrested, Suspended

Two Off-Duty Oakland County Deputies Arrested, Suspended (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, April 8, 2016) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is deeply disappointed to report the arrest of two off-duty Deputies involved in a traffic accident yesterday at approximately 11:00 am at University Drive near Paddock Street in the City of Pontiac. An…

Suspects Targeted Robbery & Counterfeiting Victims through Craigslist Ads

Suspects Targeted Robbery and Counterfeiting Victims though Craigslist Ads (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 8, 2016) Orion Township, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 04-05-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 04-06-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 23:35 hrs. – Orion Township – Armed Robbery – #16-56358 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to a residence in the 800 block of N…

Bloomfield Twp. Police Say Ferndale Man Hid Under Tree with Stolen Items

Bloomfield Twp. Police Say Ferndale Man Hid Under Tree with Stolen Items (Bloomfield Township Police, April 7, 2016) Retail Fraud 1st Degree- Rite Aid, 42931 Woodward Ave Bloomfield Township, MI -On April 7th at 12:30am, Officers were dispatched to the Rite Aid at  Woodward and Square Lake for a Retail Fraud that just occurred.  The …

Data Expert Shares Ethnic and Racial Trends in Ferndale

Data Expert Shares Ethnic and Racial Trends in Ferndale (Kurt Metzger, April 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The mission of Citizens for a Fair Ferndale is to foster a community that is dedicated to the fair and equal treatment of all residents and visitors regardless of sexual orientation, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or…

MML #6: Lessons Learned at the Michigan Municipal League Conference

MML #6: Lessons Learned at the Michigan Municipal League Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 6, 2016) Lansing, MI – Each year employees and elected officials from cities, townships, villages and counties from across the state gather in Lansing for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference.  This year oc115.com was able to attend and bring you…

Southfield Mayor Shares Development Successes in State of the City Address

Southfield Mayor Shares Development Successes in State of the City Address (C. Proxmire, April 5, 2016) Southfield MI – Southfield Mayor Ken Siver had a lot of great Southfield news to share at his State of the City Address on March 21.  He talked about Southfield’s strong commitment to public safety, stating that major crimes…

Student Creativity Shines at Ferndale’s Artist in You Reception

Student Creativity Shines at Ferndale’s Artist in You Reception (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2016) Ferndale, MI – When it comes to helping young artists find their inspiration, teacher Jerry Lemenu likes to “get out of their way and let them work.”  The results of the right mix of support and freedom filled the walls…

Southfield Seeking Nominations for Community Service Award

Southfield Seeking Nominations for Community Service Award (City of Southfield, April 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The city of Southfield has reintroduced the Greg Kennedy Community Service Award to honor members of the community who exemplify the characteristics of the late Greg Kennedy. The award was originally established in 1999 to honor the legacy of…

Olympic Runner & 100 Women Who Care Given Inaugural Rochester Hills…

Olympic Runner  and 100 Women Who Care Group Given Inaugural Rochester Hills Community Excellence Awards (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 31, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI – “You’ve just got to go out there and finish faster.” That’s the key to winning, according to Rochester Hills native Desiree Linden who is going to compete in the…

Pontiac Gains Back Power as State Keeps Some Oversight

Pontiac Gains Back Power as State Keeps Some Oversight (Dept. of Treasury, March 31, 2016) Pontiac, MI –  State Treasurer Nick Khouri today, signed off on amendments to two existing emergency manager orders that will provide additional authority to the City of Pontiac’s mayor and city council, following a recommendation approved by members of the…