Lake Orion/Orion Twp

Best Facebook Groups to Join in Your Community (Oakland County)

September 13th 2017

Best Facebook Groups to Join in Your Community (Oakland County) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 13, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors.  These are actually a very effective way of finding out what is going […]

Orion Township Raising Funds for Wheelchair Accessible Baseball Diamond

September 6th 2017

Orion Township Raising Funds for Wheelchair Accessible Baseball Diamond (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2017) Orion Township, MI – Orion Township is pulling together to crowdfund a unique public playground called Orion on Deck – a baseball field designed for people with accessibility issues such as those in wheelchairs. In partnership with Lake Orion Wiffleball […]

Rochester Community Schools Give Construction Updates

August 31st 2017

Rochester Community Schools Give Construction Updates (Rochester Community Schools, Aug. 31, 2017) Rochester, MI – Six Rochester Community School District summer bond construction projects are wrapping up in time for students to return to school on September 5. Summer construction projects benefit Baldwin, Hamlin, Hugger, and Musson Elementary Schools, Rochester High School, and West Middle […]

2017 Solar Eclipse Pics

August 25th 2017

2017 Solar Eclipse Pics (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2017) Oak Park, Ferndale, Ortonville, Southfield, Troy, Royal Oak, MI – Throughout Oakland County kids and adults joined with people all over the United States to watch a solar eclipse as it crossed the nation.  In Metro Detroit the moon blocked out the sun by about […]

Man Who Killed Gay Admirer after Jenny Jones Show Taping Out on Parole

August 24th 2017

Man Who Killed Admirer after Jenny Jones Show Taping Out on Parole (Compiled, Aug. 24, 2017) Lake Orion, MI – In 1995 two men from Lake Orion attended a taping of the Jenny Jones show. Three days later one of them was dead and the other in police custody, ultimately being sentenced to 20-50 years […]

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties and Tips to View Safely

August 18th 2017

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties and Tips to View Safely (Oakland County Health Division, Aug. 18, 2017) Oakland County Health Division encourages residents to view the upcoming solar eclipse safely. A partial solar eclipse will be viewable in Oakland County on Monday, August 21, between 1:02 p.m. and 3:46 p.m., with the maximum eclipse visibility at […]

Three Year Old Found Wandering Alone in Orion Twp

August 7th 2017

Three Year Old Found Wandering Alone in Orion Twp (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Aug. 7, 2017)   INCIDENT:  02:31 hrs. – Aug. 6 – Orion Township – Found Child / Children’s Protective Services Assist – #17-143524 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address in the 500 block of Kimberly on a report of a found child.  […]

Lake Orion Dragon on the Lake Chalk Art Competition Aug. 26

July 31st 2017

Lake Orion Dragon on the Lake Chalk Art Competition Aug. 26 (EVENT page) Lake Orion, MI  – 2017 Dragon on the Lake Chalk Art Competition, Aug 26 11am-4pm at Dragon on the Lake 115 S. Anderson St, Lake Orion, MI 48326 Compete for prize money and claim the streets of Lake Orion as your own […]

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates)

July 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates) Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing video interviews with candidates for local office.  Several communities have local elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and we’re working hard to interview as many local candidates as possible. We do not endorse any candidate and […]

Fireworks in Oakland County 2017

June 21st 2017

Fireworks in Oakland County  2017 (EVENT page) Much appreciation goes to Meg Geddes of MichiganFireworks.com who compiles this list as a labor of love and generously shares with publications like Oakland County Times. Stony Creek Metropark Fireworks Date:  June 23, 2017 at Dusk Where: Stony Creek Metropark 4300 Main Park Road in Shelby Township, Michigan […]

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