Clarkston/Independence Twp.

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 […]

OC Times Info for 2019 Candidates

June 6th 2019

OC Times Info for 2019 Candidates (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Each year Oakland County Times provides two opportunities to reach our readers and spread the word about your campaign – free candidate video interviews, as well as advertising opportunities. VIDEOS You can see previous videos HERE. These are short, easy video interviews that […]

Readers Invited to Write Guest Posts About Local Clubs and Orgs.

June 3rd 2019

Readers Invited to Write Guest Posts About Local Clubs and Orgs. (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2019) Oakland County, MI- Oakland County Times is inviting readers to submit guest posts featuring a charity or community group that is meaningful to them and is located in Oakland County. We began this series in April, thanks to […]

Fireworks Allowed Certain Days Due to Statewide Law

May 31st 2019

Fireworks Allowed Certain Days Due to Statewide Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 31, 2019) Lansing, MI – The number of days one can set off fireworks in Michigan has been reduced from 30 to about a dozen since Public Acts 633, 634, and 635 were signed into law at the end of 2018. This law […]

Besides John R, Most County Road Construction to Pause for Memorial Day Weekend

May 20th 2019

Besides John R, Most County Road Construction to Pause for Memorial Day Weekend (Road Commission for Oakland County, May 20, 2019) Beverly Hills, Mich. — Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Managing Director Dennis Kolar has announced that most RCOC road construction projects will be suspended at 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, for the Memorial […]