Coronavirus Coverage

Michigan Reaches 100,000 COVID-19 Cases, 14,213 in Oakland County

August 28th 2020

The COVID-19 crisis continues as Michigan reaches 100,000 cases of the disease. 

Aug 29  – Mourning Daughter Hosting Candlelight Vigil for Victims of COVID-19 

August 15th 2020

But now Pickering is reaching out to the entire community, inviting anyone who would like to gather and mourn the loss of all the victims to join them on Aug. 29 at 7:30pm at Madison Heights City Hall (360 W 13 Mile Rd) for a socially-distanced candlelight vigil.

Four Winners Selected in COVID-19 Messaging Contest

August 11th 2020

Four Oakland County residents who took different paths to deliver the same message – everyone should do their part to help stop the spread of the coronavirus – were chosen by a public vote as winners of the Oakland Together COVID-19 Safety Video & Art Contest.

Governor Signs Order Requiring Face Masks at Childcare Centers and Camps

August 6th 2020

Michigan has seen COVID-19 outbreaks at these locations, adding to the mounting evidence that children can contract and spread the virus.

Ferndale Schools Making Plans for Fall, “Ready to Pivot” as Necessary

July 29th 2020

Parents of Ferndale Public Schools Students tuned in Tuesday evening for a Facebook Live meeting with Superintendent Dania Bazzi and other school staff to learn about the district’s plans for the fall.

County Urges Face Mask Use as COVID Cases on the Rise

July 24th 2020

Oakland County has a dashboard with information and data, including a zip code map of cases and deaths. 

Vacuum Repair, Ice Cream Shop, Bowling Alley among Madison Heights Grant Recipients

July 18th 2020

“Local businesses are owned by our neighbors, classmates and friends, and are part of our extended family. This outpouring of support demonstrates the true spirit of our community.”

Masks Required for Police, and Other Mask Orders Issued by Governor

July 17th 2020

“For the safety of our loved ones and our dedicated first responders on the front lines: mask up, Michigan.” 

2020 Candidate Interview:  Penny Luebs for County Commissioner 16th District

July 8th 2020

In the race for County Commissioner for the 16th District, incumbent Penny Luebs is unopposed in the Democratic Primary. 

With 1/3  of COVID Deaths in Nursing Homes, Lawmakers Want to End…

June 18th 2020

But what people may not realize is that the State of Michigan has been paying nursing homes to accept COVID-19 positive patients.