Clarkston/Independence Twp.

Gerald Poisson Sworn in as County Executive, Commission to Appoint Patterson’s Replacement

August 4th 2019

Pursuant to Public Act 139 of 1973, Poisson will assume the duties of county executive until the Board of Commissioners appoints a replacement.

$5,000 Scholarship for Anti-Texting Campaign, Deadline Aug. 31

July 31st 2019

“The scholarship has been created in her honor to inspire change in teens who drive distracted
and help prevent car accidents,”

Fresh Pavement, Vintage Cars, & Silver Muzzle Rescue Dogs…

July 29th 2019

Waterford Hills Road Racing track (WHRR) is located east of Dixie Highway in Clarkston, just north of Andersonville Road.

Oakland County Times 2019 Candidate Interview Videos

July 26th 2019

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. *This page is frequently updated*

July 7 – Concert in Depot Park to Support Marathon Run for American Cancer Society 

July 1st 2019

July 7 – Concert in Depot Park to Support Marathon Run for American Cancer Society Clarkston, MI- Jennifer Osterman lost her father to pancreatic cancer.  She is planning to run in the Chicago Marathon in the fall as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.  She and Rob Osterman are hosting a free fundraising concert […]

Crash on Dixie Hwy Sends Vehicle Through Front of Brose Electric

June 29th 2019

Crash on Dixie Hwy Sends Vehicle Through Front of Brose Electric (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, June 29, 2019) Independence Twp, MI –  Just before 6pm Saturday, Deputies responded to the Brose Electric Company located at 5897 Dixie Highway on the report of a traffic crash.  The Sheriff’s Dispatch Center was advised that a vehicle had […]

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered 

June 23rd 2019

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered (Lara Mossa, Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2019) Ortonville, MI –“A bundle of happiness with four paws and a tail has quietly left you behind. But sweetness stays close in memories shared with the best friend a person could find.” The poem […]

Oakland County Honors Women’s Right to Vote

June 14th 2019

  Oakland County Honors Women’s Right to Vote (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 14, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Delia Bixby Leddick would wait until her grandchildren got home from school on election days so she could take them with her to the polls to watch.  These memories came to County Commissioner Gwen Markham of Novi’s mind when […]

Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination

June 11th 2019

  Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination (FDA/Kroger Co, June 11, 2019) The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (16 oz), and Private Selection Frozen Blackberries (16 oz) manufactured by Townsend Farms due to possible […]

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here

June 10th 2019

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County Times began a decade ago with the launch of The Ferndale One-Fifteen News.  This online magazine came out on the first and fifteenth of each month for a couple of years before making […]