Berkley

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 […]

James O’Donnell Merrimusic Jazz Concert at Berkley First Church Dec. 16

December 1st 2018

  James O’Donnell Merrimusic Jazz Concert at Berkley First Church Dec. 16 Berkley, MI- Celebrate the holidays with the James O’Donnell quartet in Downtown Berkley. Trumpeter James O’Donnell has literally played his horn around the globe. He is well known for festive holiday jazz. Presented by the Friends of the Berkley Public Library and Berkley […]

Berkley Delays Decision on Marijuana Related Businesses

November 30th 2018

Berkley Delays Decision on Marijuana Related Businesses (City of Berkley, Nov. 30, 2018) Berkley, MI – The City Council and city administrators received a number of inquiries regarding how a proposed ordinance for marihuana establishments might be implemented in the City of Berkley. Council members felt more time was needed to understand state policies and […]

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 […]

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, […]

Berkley Public Input Open House for Coolidge Reconfiguration Nov. 28

November 24th 2018

Berkley Public Input Open House for Coolidge Reconfiguration Nov. 28 Berkley, MI- The City of Berkley would like your input! Please join us on Wednesday, November 28th, for a Public Input Open House to explore reconfiguring Coolidge Highway from four to three lanes between 11 mile and 12 Mile. Earlier this year, the Downtown Development […]

Berkley Library Presentation on POW Camps in Michigan Nov. 29

November 24th 2018

  Berkley Library Presentation on POW Camps in Michigan Nov. 29 During World War II, Michigan became a temporary home to six thousand German and Italian POWs. At a time of homefront labor shortages, they picked fruit in Berrien County, harvested sugar beets in the Thumb, cut pulpwood in the Upper Peninsula and maintained parks […]

Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest

November 22nd 2018

  Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest (Oakland County, Nov. 22, orig. Nov. 17, 2018) Oakland County, MI- One holiday shopper can win $5,000 just by making a purchase at any independent retailer or service provider in Oakland County during “Small Business Saturday” Nov. 24. Shoppers who buy goods or services […]