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Cat Cabaret at Magic Bag to Benefit Ferndale Cat Shelter March 31

March 28th 2019

Cat Cabaret at Magic Bag to Benefit Ferndale Cat Shelter March 31 The 3rd Annual Cat Cabaret (Sponsored by Toms Oyster Bar & Ale Mary’s Beer Hall Royal Oak) to benefit the Ferndale Cat Shelter & Catfe Lounge returns to the Magic Bag in Ferndale from 6p-10p on Sunday, March 31, 2019. Featuring talent by: […]

Volunteers Sought for Park Clean Up in Holly April 6

March 28th 2019

Volunteers Sought for Park Clean Up in Holly April 6 Holly, MI –  From the organizer Kristin Koppa-Watt: WE ARE MEETING at BATTLE ALLEY COFFEE ☕️ at 8:30 AM to grab some coffee and a pastry then head across to Crapo Park at 9am until noon. I will bring trash bags and lawn and leaf […]

Gardening Presentation: Usual Plants, Unusually Used, Bogie Lake Greenhouse March 31

March 28th 2019

Gardening Presentation: Usual Plants, Unusually Used, Bogie Lake Greenhouse March 31 White Lake, MI- The Usual Plants, Unusually Used with Janet Macunovich presentation takes placea t Bogie Lake Greenhouse on Sunday March 31  1pm-3pm. Many gardeners expend a lot of time and effort to find and grow unusual things. Here’s a way to spare your […]

The Rainbow Connection: Group Grants Wishes for Kids Facing Illness

March 27th 2019

The Rainbow Connection: Group Grants Wishes for Kids Facing Illness (Ashley Adamek, March 27, 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. Rochester, MI […]

Reporter Food: Seafood Crab Cake Sliders at White Castle

March 26th 2019

Reporter Food: Crab Cake Sliders at White Castle (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Ferndale, Royal Oak, Southfield, Oak Park, Troy, Pontiac, MI – As I hope everyone who reads Oakland County Times is aware, White Castle is the sponsor of our Reporter Food column.  While I am excited to be trying and indexing as […]

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis

March 26th 2019

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Waterford, MI- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced Tuesday afternoon that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. Patterson will not be resigning from his position, but will instead take time off for treatment and to be […]

21 Confirmed Measles Cases, Latest List of Potential Exposure Locations/Dates

March 26th 2019

21 Confirmed Measles Cases, Latest List of Potential Exposure Locations/Dates Pontiac, Mich. – Below is the most recent measles outbreak information from the Oakland County Health Division: Confirmed cases and vaccinations given 21 total measles cases now confirmed in Oakland County since March 13. Updated vaccination totals will be released on Mondays. Updated exposure dates […]

Minimum Wage Increase for Michigan Employees Takes Effect March 29

March 26th 2019

Minimum Wage Increase for Michigan Employees Takes Effect March 29 (LARA, March 26, 2019) Lansing, MI- Effective March 29, 2019, Michigan’s minimum wage will increase from $9.25 to $9.45 per hour. A copy of the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act (Public Act 337 of 2018) and related resources – including the required poster – can […]

Wednesday Walks in Downtown Ferndale Happen Each Week

March 26th 2019

Wednesday Walks in Downtown Ferndale Happen Each Week Ferndale, MI – Wednesday Walks is a weekly walk, departing from the City Hall parking lot at 5:30 pm and lasting 30-45 minutes. The start time is designed to be right as people are getting home from work – get a little exercise in before you get […]

Lathrup Village Welcomes Two New Police Officers, Including First Arab American

March 25th 2019

Lathrup Village Welcomes Two New Police Officers, Including First Arab American (City of Lathrup Village, March 25, 2019) LATHRUP VILLAGE, MI – The City of Lathrup Village has hired 2 full-time officers – one is its first of Arab American heritage – Officer Zahraa Elhourani. The other officer, Michael Tackett is a seasoned law enforcement […]