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Holly VFW Flea Market June 22-24

June 9th 2018

Holly VFW Flea Market June 22-24 Holly, MI – The VFW POst 5587 Flea Market takes place June 22-24 from noon to 5pm at 201 Airport Drive, Holly, MI 48442 More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1488750767901836 ****** Visit the Event Page for other fun and educational things to do! To submit an event, email info to editor@oc115.com Sign […]

Sheriffs Investigating Murder at Osmun Lake in Pontiac

June 9th 2018

Sheriffs Investigating Murder at Osmun Lake in Pontiac  INCIDENT: 15:39 June 7, 2018 Hrs. – City of Pontiac – Homicide Investigation / OCSO Forensic Laboratory Assist / OCSO Dive Team Activation – #18-106735 SUMMARY:        Deputies were dispatched to Stanley Park for suspicious circumstances.  A mother had called the Sheriff’s Office Operations Center to report […]

Holly Fourth of July Fireworks

June 8th 2018

Holly Fourth of July Fireworks Holly, MI – Celebrate our nation’s independence and enjoy a fantastic fireworks display over Bush Lake at Lakeside Park! This event is funded 100% by sponsorships and donations. Bring the family and spend some time at the park with your friends and neighbors! Wednesday, July 4 at 9pm, Lakeside Memorial […]

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists

June 8th 2018

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2018) Michigan – With more and more people taking to the streets with pedal power, it’s important that bicyclists and drivers be aware of the rules of the road.  Below is a list of key rules put together by the State of Michigan specifically […]

Bicycling Lecture’s Advice on Safety, Law, Clothing, Maintenance and More

June 8th 2018

Bicycling Lecture’s Advice on Safety, Law, Clothing, Maintenance and More (Sam Gurwin, June 8, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “Tiger Lily”, a vintage road bicycle from the 80’s, sat against the wall at the Ferndale Area District Library, ready to be displayed during local bicycling expert Meredith Begin’s class on Bicycling Education. This “Bicycling 101” class […]

Grand Opening of New Town Homes in Downtown Wixom June 20

June 8th 2018

Grand Opening of New Town Homes in Downtown Wixom June 20 Wixom, MI- Robertson Homes is hosting a grand opening at Liberty at Tribute in Wixom Village Center at 411 Wright Street in Wixom. There will be a tour of a newly built, furnished model and hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. RSVP by June 18 to […]

Downtown Holly Outdoor Movie Night: Lion King June 23

June 8th 2018

Downtown Holly Outdoor Movie Night: Lion King June 23 Holly, MI – Movies are free and begin at dusk. Bring a chair or blanket to watch the show. Popcorn and other concessions available to purchase to go towards Holly Community Coalition and Movie Nights. June 23rd: The Lion King July 14th: The Secret Life of […]

Story of the Blind Man Selling Pens in the Walgreen’s Parking Lot

June 7th 2018

Story of the Blind Man Selling Pens in the Walgreen’s Parking Lot (Cheryl Weiss, June 7, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – You know him.  If you’ve been to the Walgreens at 13 Mile and Woodward in Royal Oak, or even if you have just driven by, you have seen Frank Sawiki.  Sitting on a chair […]

Who Supports Local Journalism? Hopefully you.

June 7th 2018

Who supports local journalism? Hopefully you. The Oakland County Times has been growing in regional reach and depth of coverage since we began in Ferndale in 2009. As corporate media outlets scale back and social media becomes muddled, the need for quality local journalism is clear. When you purchase an individual/family ad for $15 you […]

Ferndale Pride Chalks Up Another Year of Love, Diversity and Activism

June 6th 2018

Ferndale Pride Chalks Up Another Year of Love, Diversity and Activism (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2018) Ferndale, MI- As the nation continues to wrestle with acceptance in areas of race, gender, sexual orientation, politics and other areas of difference, there are communities making it clear that they are welcoming of all.  Ferndale Pride is […]