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Slobbery Smiles and Wagging Tails Make Fido Does Ferndale Barktastic

October 29th 2018

  Slobbery Smiles and Wagging Tails Make Fido Does Ferndale Barktastic (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Hundreds of doggies and their human companions gathered in Downtown Ferndale Thursday for the annual Fido Does Ferndale event.  Community groups and canine-related businesses lined W. 9 Mile, and local businesses handed out prizes.  Over […]

A Note to Readers about the Online Community Garden

October 29th 2018

A Note to Readers about the Online Community Garden (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2018) Dear Readers, Oakland County Times is a locally-owned grassroots publication that provides an important service to the community.  Reader funding is one of the core ways that we are able to do this. When you purchase a “Thank you” flower […]

Oak Park Settles Storm Water Fee Lawsuit for $2,850,000

October 29th 2018

  Oak Park Settles Storm Water Fee Lawsuit for $2,850,000 (City of Oak Park, Oct. 29, 2018) OAK PARK, MI – The City of Oak Park has agreed to a settlement in the Judy Kish and Joyce Bannon vs. City of Oak Park case to limit the financial risk that a trial could present. This […]

Cat Shelter Volunteer Encourages Crafty Homes for Outdoor Cats

October 28th 2018

Cat Shelter Volunteer Encourages Crafty Homes for Outdoor Cats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – It costs about $20 and an hour of being crafty to help save the lives of feral and community cats, and Kimberly Wallace of the Ferndale Cat Shelter is helping people learn how. Though most known for […]

Light in the Darkness: Jewish Ferndale Ceremony Honors Shooting Victims

October 28th 2018

Light in the Darkness: Jewish Ferndale Ceremony Honors Shooting Victims (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “In the face of adversity, we look for an opportunity to transform darkness into light,” said Rabbi Herscel Finman to the crowd of mourners who gathered on the front lawn of Jewish Ferndale for a ceremony […]

Tips for Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Winter

October 27th 2018

  Tips for Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Winter (ReLeaf Michigan, Oct. 27, 2018) Michigan winters can be hard on landscaped plants.  Winter burn is one of the most common ways boxwood, holly, rhododendron, and most conifers are damaged.  Symptoms often develop when temperatures warm up in late winter and early spring.  While a tree […]

Donate Halloween Candy through Sheriff’s Treats for Troops Through Nov. 5

October 27th 2018

Donate Halloween Candy through Sheriff’s Treats for Troops Through Nov. 5 Pontiac, Ortonville, Commerce Twp, Highland Twp, Independence Twp, Lake Orion, Oxford, Rochester Hills, MI-  For parents looking for an alternative to their children consuming excessive amounts of candy at Halloween while engaging in a service project with their children, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office […]

Jill Jack Sharing Tips & Insights for Aspiring Songwriters Nov. 13

October 27th 2018

Jill Jack Sharing Tips & Insights for Aspiring Songwriters Nov. 13 FERNDALE, MI – Jill Jack is often seen on stages, under bright lights with substantial soundsystems, performing for large audiences at local festivals. But on Tue., Nov. 13, she’ll be at the Ferndale Library, unplugged and engaging with fellow songwriters of any skill level, […]

Reporter Food: Witches’ Luncheon at Holly Hotel

October 27th 2018

Reporter Food: Witches’ Luncheon at Holly Hotel (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Holly, MI – The Holly Hotel has been getting magical this weekend with their annual Witches’ Luncheon.  The event attracts people with tall pointy hats and black dresses from all around the state who revel in the creative culinary creations and the […]

Public Info Meeting on Middlebelt/Maple Construction, Nov. 13

October 27th 2018

  Public Info Meeting on Middlebelt/Maple Construction, Nov. 13 West Bloomfield Twp, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting about the planned 2019 Maple Road/Middlebelt Road intersection-improvement project in West Bloomfield Township on Nov.13. The meeting is from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at Orchard Lake Middle School, 6000 […]