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New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks

January 3rd 2019

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks 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. Bills were introduced by Rep. Jim Lilly (R-Park […]

Vietnamese New Year Celebration Jan 19

December 28th 2018

Vietnamese New Year Celebration Jan 19 Madison Heights, MI – On Saturday, Jan. 19 come celebrate Hoi Cho Tet – Vietnamese New Year. This free event takes place at Madison Place 876 Horace Brown Drive, Madison Heights, MI 48071 from 3pm to midnight. ****** Visit the Event Page for other fun and educational things to […]

Christmas Morning Fire Guts Apartments on Dequindre

December 25th 2018

Christmas Morning Fire Guts Apartments on Dequindre (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2018) Sterling Heights, Troy, MI – A fire Christmas morning has gutted several apartments in the Sterling Troy Apartment building at Dequindre and Wisconsin, just south of Maple Road in Sterling Heights. Several fire departments, including Sterling Heights and Troy arrived at 34400 […]

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City

December 23rd 2018

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City (Kurt Metzger, Dec. 23, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau clearly demonstrate the wide social and economic diversity that exists across communities in Oakland County. Utilizing data collected by the American Community Survey over the 2013-2017 period, I have […]

Reporter Food: Steak Burrito at Taco Tienda Mexicana

December 17th 2018

Reporter Food: Steak Burrito at Taco Tienda Mexicana (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2018) Madison Heights, MI – Inside the strip mall at the corner of John R. and Whitcomb (13 1/2 Mile) is a tiny Mexican grocery store, and inside that grocery store is a cafe called Taco Tienda Mexicana. This authentic Mexican restaurant […]

GFL Answers Questions about Trash Pick Up in Madison Heights

December 14th 2018

GFL Answers Questions about Trash Pick Up in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2018) Madison Heights MI – Residents in Madison Heights have been coming to the city with concerns over trash pick up.  In response, the City has put out a FAQ with commonly asked questions. “It is the City and GFL’s […]

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map

December 13th 2018

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map (Oakland County Blog, Dec. 13, 2018) Celebrate the season with a tour of holiday light displays in and around Oakland County! Show off your decorated property or visit one of the many holiday light displays using the 2nd annual Oakland County Holiday Lights Map. Use the map below to […]

Reporter Food: Fuji Japanese Buffet in Madison Heights

December 12th 2018

Reporter Food: Fuji Japanese Buffet in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2018) Madison Heights, MI – Fuji Japanese Buffet sits in the back corner of a shopping center at 32153 John R. in Madison Heights. Behind the simple facade is an impressive spread of food.  They are best known for their seafood, including […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City

November 29th 2018

  Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll […]