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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 […]

Upcoming Events in Oakland County

May 17th 2019

Events in Oakland County (May 17, 2019) To submit an event, email info to editor@oc115.com. May 17 – Birmingham Police hosting Self Defense Class, Birmingham May 18 – Hazel Park Animal Control Pet Vaccination Clinic, Warren May 18 – Perennial Exchange, Ferndale May 18 – Bike Repair Basics, Ferndale May 18 – Hot Daddies Contest […]

Instructions for Guest Org. Posts on Oakland County Times

May 10th 2019

Instructions for Guest Org. Posts on Oakland County Times 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.  A list of compiled profiles can be found HERE. The guest posts can be written in […]

Ballot Selfie… Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day

May 8th 2019

Michigan “Ballot Selfie” Case Settled, Here’s What Voters Can and Can’t Do on Election Day (Secretary of State, May 8, 2019) Lansing, MI- Subject to court approval, the Secretary of State today settled a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s restrictions on ballot photography, sometimes known as “ballot selfies.” Under the settlement, in which both parties to […]

Birmingham Youth Assistance Brings Positive Activities and Support to Kids

April 28th 2019

Birmingham Youth Assistance Brings Positive Activities and Support to Kids (Ann Nazareth Manning, and  Jill Reichenbach Fill, April 28, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com […]

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities

April 26th 2019

Summer Spark Website Helps Families Find Educational Events and Opportunities (United Way for Southeastern Michigan, April 24, 2019) Summer Spark, a free online tool designed to help busy parents and caregivers find quality summer programs all in one place, has made it easier than ever to search for fun, engaging and educational activities and programs […]