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Reporter Food: Steak Burrito at Taco Tienda Mexicana

December 17th 2018

Reporter Food: Steak Burrito at Taco Tienda Mexicana (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2018) Madison Heights, MI – Inside the strip mall at the corner of John R. and Whitcomb (13 1/2 Mile) is a tiny Mexican grocery store, and inside that grocery store is a cafe called Taco Tienda Mexicana. This authentic Mexican restaurant […]

GFL Answers Questions about Trash Pick Up in Madison Heights

December 14th 2018

GFL Answers Questions about Trash Pick Up in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2018) Madison Heights MI – Residents in Madison Heights have been coming to the city with concerns over trash pick up.  In response, the City has put out a FAQ with commonly asked questions. “It is the City and GFL’s […]

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map

December 13th 2018

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map (Oakland County Blog, Dec. 13, 2018) Celebrate the season with a tour of holiday light displays in and around Oakland County! Show off your decorated property or visit one of the many holiday light displays using the 2nd annual Oakland County Holiday Lights Map. Use the map below to […]

Reporter Food: Fuji Japanese Buffet in Madison Heights

December 12th 2018

Reporter Food: Fuji Japanese Buffet in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2018) Madison Heights, MI – Fuji Japanese Buffet sits in the back corner of a shopping center at 32153 John R. in Madison Heights. Behind the simple facade is an impressive spread of food.  They are best known for their seafood, including […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City

November 29th 2018

  Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll […]

Madison Heights Sparkles with Tree Lighting and Santa Visit

November 27th 2018

  Madison Heights Sparkles with Tree Lighting and Santa Visit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2018) Madison Heights, MI- Santa Claus made his way to Madison Heights Tuesday to help the city welcome the holidays with hot cocoa, cookies, music and a tree lighting ceremony. With his sleigh was in the shop getting tuned up […]

Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County

November 27th 2018

  Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- As rental prices continue to increase throughout Oakland County, so too are the problems associated with homelessness and housing instability.  A panel of leaders from various organizations met Nov. 14 in Troy to look at the scope of […]

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism

November 27th 2018

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Giving Tuesday is a time to consider what causes matter to you. Oakland County Times is a place for many of the things that matter to our readers. If you believe in the power of independent journalism to keep citizens informed about what’s […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

November 26th 2018

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]