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2018 Memorial Day Events Through Oakland County

May 22nd 2018

2018 Memorial Day Events Through Oakland County Click your community name below for more details about area events. If we have missed any please let us know at editor@oc115.com. Birmingham Farmington/Farmington Hills Ferndale Hazel Park Holly Lake Orion Madison Heights Milford Novi Northville Pleasant Ridge Royal Oak Southfield South Lyon Sylvan Lake Troy Walled Lake […]

Oakland County Celebrates Main Street Success Stories

May 12th 2018

Oakland County Celebrates Main Street Success Stories (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2018) Pontiac, MI – The superheroes of downtowns throughout Oakland County gathered at the Strand Theater in Pontiac Thursday evening for the annual “Main Event,” recognizing accomplishments of communities in the Main Street Oakland County program. The program provides planning, resources and sharing […]

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links

May 8th 2018

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links (Compiled, ongoing) Need a job? Oakland County Times has put together a list of places to check if you are looking for work in Oakland County. Click on the name to be taken to the page. MUNICIPALITIES Addison Twp Auburn Hills […]

Franklin Woman Who Lost Daughter to Whooping Cough Wins Immunization Champion Award

April 23rd 2018

Franklin Woman Who Lost Daughter to Whooping Cough Wins Immunization Champion Award (Michigan DHHS, April 23, 2018) LANSING, Mich. – Veronica McNally of Franklin has been named CDC Childhood Immunization Champion for her outstanding efforts to promote childhood immunization across Michigan by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Veronica and Sean McNally […]

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths

April 9th 2018

Berkley Library Discussion Revives Interest in Unsolved Oakland County Child Killer Deaths (Sam Gurwin, April 9, 2018) Berkley, MI – Many memories of mothers and fathers in 1976-1977 involved carefully watching children as they walked in groups to schools throughout Oakland County. That is because an unknown person was lurking, abducting and murdering children. Even […]

Mystery Chemicals Identified and Drained from Tank in Franklin Village Plaza

March 14th 2018

Mystery Chemicals Identified and Drained from Tank in Franklin (Oakland County Health Division, March 14, 2018) March 14, 2018, Pontiac, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has identified the chemicals found in a storage tank underneath Franklin Village Plaza in Franklin that led to the mandatory closure of five businesses. The multiple […]

Businesses in Franklin Asked to Close Pending More Air Quality Tests

March 3rd 2018

Businesses in Franklin Asked to Close Pending More Air Quality Tests (Oakland County Healthy Division, March 3, 2018) Franklin, MI – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services notified Oakland County Health Division yesterday afternoon of a vapor intrusion involving the chemicals Trichloroethylene (TCE) and Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in the Franklin Village Plaza at 32716-32744 […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 9th 2018

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2017) 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, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County

November 16th 2017

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County (Oakland County, Nov. 16, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County small businesses that hope to see green during the upcoming holiday shopping season could pocket a little green for themselves – $1,000 – just for registering for Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday to Saturday […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]