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Angst Film/Discussion at Madison’s Wilkinson Middle School March 12

February 16th 2019

Angst Film/Discussion at Madison’s Wilkinson Middle School March 12 (event page) Madison Heights, MI –  Angst is a documentary and virtual reality experience that helps us look at anxiety its causes, effects, and what we can do about it. The film features interviews with kids and young adults who suffer or have suffered from anxiety […]

Pinewood Derby Teaches Ferndale Scouts about Physics, Trust and More

February 14th 2019

Pinewood Derby Teaches Ferndale Scouts about Physics, Trust and More (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2019) Ferndale, MI- What makes a pinewood derby car the best?  It’s a question contemplated each year by the boys (and girls) of the Tigers, Bears, Wolves, and Webelos of Cub Scout Pack 1221 in Ferndale as they prepare for […]

Beaumont Announces Plans for 13 & Woodward, Including Meijer and Hotel

February 14th 2019

Beaumont Announces Plans for 13 & Woodward, Including Meijer and Hotel (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Beaumont Health has announced plans for their property at 13 Mile and Woodward Avenue, just east of their existing hospital.  According to their statement: “Woodward Corners by Beaumont, a 117,000-square-foot commercial development located at the […]

Holly Car Show Continues on Saginaw Street in Spite of Concerns

February 14th 2019

Holly Car Show Continues on Saginaw Street in Spite of Concerns (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2019) Holly, MI – Each Wednesday in warm weather, classic cars line up along Saginaw Street in Downtown Holly where the historic buildings provide ambiance for the regular group of friends and car enthusiasts to gather. While the Holly […]

Reporter Food: Smoked Turkey Sandwich at The Root

February 13th 2019

Reporter Food: Smoked Turkey Sandwich at The Root (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2019) White Lake, MI- The Root in White Lake came highly recommended, and reading about the restaurant’s nine year tradition of seasonal, local foods prepared by talented chefs, I can see why.  The restaurant was sold in 2018, though it carries on […]

Ferndale Man Shares Story of Donating Marrow in Hopes of More Lives Saved

February 13th 2019

Ferndale Man Shares Story of Donating Marrow in Hopes of More Lives Saved (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Blake Scheer’s smiling face was missed around the Ferndale community for a few days, but it wasn’t a vacation that took the busy banker out of town. He was off in Washington DC, donating […]

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech

February 13th 2019

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Capitol was bustling as Senators and Representatives from around the state and their guests gathered to hear Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s first State of the State address. In the hour before the speech, guests mingled in […]

Governor Whitmer’s 2019 State of the State Address

February 13th 2019

Governor Whitmer’s 2019 State of the State Address (Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Feb. 12, 2019) Lansing, MI – Governor Gretchen Whitmer gave her first State of the State Address Tuesday in Lansing.  Here’s what she had to say:   I am grateful for the opportunity to speak tonight about the growing challenges we face in Michigan, […]

Cats in the Office are Part of Rose Township Charm

February 10th 2019

Cats in the Office are Part of Rose Township Charm Rose Township Offices (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2019) Rose Township, MI- Rose Township Supervisor Dianne Scheib-Snider is “not a cat person,” but when she became Township Supervisor in 2016 she found herself being “office mom” to a pair of somewhat friendly felines – appropriately […]

Shop Local for your Valentine While Supporting OC Times Sponsors

February 9th 2019

Shop Local for your Valentine While Supporting OC Times Sponsors (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2019) Ferndale, Holly, MI – Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and if you want to support local businesses that support the local journalism done here at Oakland County Times, this is this list for you.  Here’s a look at love […]