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Fire in Truck Bed Stops Traffic in Lake Orion

June 11th 2019

Fire in Truck Bed Stops Traffic in Lake Orion (Lara Mossa, June 11, 2019) LAKE ORION – No one was injured in a truck fire that stalled traffic in Lake Orion this morning. The driver – the only occupant in the vehicle – was driving a one-ton pickup style work truck north on M-24 when […]

Mi Abilities Opens Store in Milford for Products Made by Staff with Special Needs

June 11th 2019

Mi Abilities Opens Store in Milford for Products Made by Staff with Special Needs Milford, MI- Sounds of cheer filled the air as Liz Hall and Tommy Goike sliced the bright red ribbon down the middle, symbolizing the grand opening of Mi Abilities, Incorporated at the 2019 Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce Open House. With […]

Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination

June 11th 2019

  Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination (FDA/Kroger Co, June 11, 2019) The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (16 oz), and Private Selection Frozen Blackberries (16 oz) manufactured by Townsend Farms due to possible […]

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here

June 10th 2019

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County Times began a decade ago with the launch of The Ferndale One-Fifteen News.  This online magazine came out on the first and fifteenth of each month for a couple of years before making […]

August Primary and Write-In Campaign Part of Rochester Hills 2019 Elections

June 10th 2019

August Primary and Write-In Campaign Part of Rochester Hills 2019 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2019) Rochester Hills, MI- Petitions are in, and candidates for positions in Rochester Hills know who they will face on the ballot.  Longtime Mayor Bryan Barnett is running another write-in campaign to retain his seat.  Barnett was first elected […]

Reporter Food: The Corner in Downtown Ferndale

June 10th 2019

Reporter Food: The Corner in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Ferndale Pride gave me not one, but two, opportunities to try The Corner which is located at the corner of W. 9 Mile Road and Planavon. In the morning I had a junior reporter and her mother with me as […]

Farmington/F. Hills Education Foundation Inspires, Innovates, & Invests in Students

June 10th 2019

Farmington/F. Hills Education Foundation Inspires, Innovates, & Invests in Students (Aimee Ergas, Foundation Trustee, June 10, 2019) Farmington, Farmington Hills, MI -Creative teachers dream of having the resources to try innovative programs and techniques with their students, inspiring new thinking and new skills.  In the Farmington Public Schools, teachers have the opportunity to make some […]

Tales from the Oak Park Police Impound Auction

June 9th 2019

Tales from the Oak Park Police Impound Auction (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Oak Park, MI- A morning of auctioning off vehicles impounded by police is not what one might think. There is not a fast-talking auctioneer, or a showcase of fancy cars confiscated from drug dealers.  There are, however, sometimes deals to be […]

Stars and Super Heroes Pack Motor City Comic Con

June 9th 2019

Stars and Super Heroes Pack Motor City Comic Con (Sam Gurwin, June 9, 2019) Novi, MI-  Another year of super-heroes, anime fiends and pop-culture enthusiasts gathered recently for the annual Motor City Comic Con at Suburban Showplace in Novi. We spent a Saturday and Sunday at this treasure trove of Comic Books, Sci-Fi & Movie […]

Storm Does Not Stop the Sea of Rainbows of Ferndale Pride

June 8th 2019

Storm Does Not Stop the Sea of Rainbows of Ferndale Pride (Olivia Hughes, Crystal Proxmire, June 8, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale’s ninth annual Pride Festival was held June 1st, celebrating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Ally community (LGBTQIA+). Rainbows were everywhere – from flags, to clothes, to hair. As the festival […]