Clarkston/Independence Twp.

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis

March 26th 2019

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Waterford, MI- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced Tuesday afternoon that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. Patterson will not be resigning from his position, but will instead take time off for treatment and to be […]

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks!

March 25th 2019

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks! The new Readers Club Program makes it fun to be part of Oakland County Times, while also keeping this community resource going and growing! Grassroots Level $5+/month Entry in monthly contest Flower Power Level $15+/month Entry in monthly contest, your name on […]

Measles Vaccination Clinic Sat. March 23, Number of Cases and Locations Continues to Grow

March 22nd 2019

Measles Vaccination Clinic Sat. March 23, Number of Cases and Locations Continues to Grow (Oakland County Health Division, Mar. 22, 2019) Pontiac, Mich. – The three measles cases under investigation in Thursday’s press release are now confirmed. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division confirmed the positive results today. This […]

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference

March 21st 2019

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference (C. Proxmire, March 21, 2019) Lansing, MI- Officials and city administrators from across the state gathered in Lansing this week for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference. MML provides educational and networking opportunities, including classes on topics that are important to local […]

Announcing the NEW Oakland County Times Readers Club!

March 13th 2019

Announcing the NEW Oakland County Times Readers Club! The new Readers Club Program makes it fun to be part of Oakland County Times, while also keeping this community resource going and growing! Grassroots Level $5+/month  Entry in monthly contest Flower Power Level $15+/month Entry in monthly contest, your name on a “flower” that appears sporadically […]

Sales Coach Frank Driscoll Shares Tips for Motivation and Social Media

March 6th 2019

Sales Coach Frank Driscoll Shares Tips for Motivation and Social Media (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Frank Driscoll starts every day off with success. “I wake up, right off the bat, I close my eyes and I start to think.  I’m in my car. In my driveway.  I go in.  I […]

Road Commission for Oakland County Hiring for 32 Seasonal Positions

March 4th 2019

Road Commission for Oakland County Hiring for 32 Seasonal Positions (RCOC, March 4, 2019) Beverly Hills, MI — The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire 32 seasonal summer laborers. The position pay rate is $11.25 per hour, and it will be fulltime. The start dates for this position are June 3 […]

Reporter Food: Fish & Chips at Royal Diner

February 28th 2019

Reporter Food: Fish & Chips at Royal Diner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2019) Clarkston, MI – It’s nice having someplace to go in the middle of the night that has an amazing variety of food and people.  The Royal Diner at 6540 Dixie Highway in Clarkston is that perfect after-meeting place. Recently I had […]

Metro Times, Freep, and Others Fall Victim to Content Theft, Bad Bot Translations

February 22nd 2019

Metro Times, Freep, and Others Fall Victim to Content Theft, Bad Bot Translations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 21, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Metro Times, Detroit Free Press (Freep), and Clarkston News are among an untold number of publications whose online articles are being ripped off and slightly changed by a website operator profiting from the thefts. […]

Clarkston Nearing Fundraising Goal for Depot Park, March 1 Deadline for Matching Funds

February 21st 2019

Clarkston Nearing Fundraising Goal for Depot Park, March 1 Deadline for Matching Funds (Lara Mossa, Feb. 21, 2019) CLARKSTON, MI – The city of Clarkston has until March 1 to raise $50,000 for improvements to Depot Park. After the fund-raising drive, the city intends to apply for a grant through the Michigan Department of Natural […]