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Several Ways to Get Involved from the Madison Heights Community Showcase

June 21st 2019

Several Ways to Get Involved from the Madison Heights Community Showcase (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2019) Madison Heights, MI – Volunteerism and community involvements are part of what makes Madison Heights “The City of Progress.” In May, about a dozen local organizations gathered for the Madison Heights Community Showcase held at the library. The […]

Thornetta Davis Starts Off Oak Park Summer Concert Series

June 21st 2019

Thornetta Davis Starts Off Oak Park Summer Concert Series (Cheryl Weiss, June 21, 2019) Oak Park, MI -The chilly weather and all day rain may have deterred many Oak Park residents from coming out to Thornetta Davis’ concert at Shepherd Park on Thursday, but for the approximately 100 in attendance, it was a perfect evening […]

Royal Oak Gets $228,000 Grant for Stormwater Control Efforts at Normandy Oaks

June 21st 2019

Royal Oak Gets $228,000 Grant for Stormwater Control Efforts at Normandy Oaks ROYAL OAK, MI – Royal Oak proudly announces its award as one of seven organizations to participate in the inaugural National Fish and Wildlife Foundation-Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund grant program. The Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund is a public-private funding partnership that increases the […]

Girls Without Life Jackets Cling to Tree Branch Until Rescue after Raft Sinks Near Holly

June 20th 2019

Girls Without Life Jackets Cling to Tree Branch Until Rescue after Raft Sinks Near Holly INCIDENT:  June 18, 2019 – 18:46 hrs. – Village of Holly, MI – Water Rescue/OCSO Marine Unit Response – #19-116486 SUMMARY:  Marine Deputies and the Village of Holly Fire Department were dispatched to 470 Academy for two juveniles that had […]

Sheriff Bouchard Gets “Michigan Master Sheriff” Recognition

June 20th 2019

Sheriff Bouchard Gets “Michigan Master Sheriff” Recognition (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, June 20, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Recently, at the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) Summer Conference, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard was recognized by his peers as a ‘Michigan Master Sheriff’. To be eligible for the Michigan Master Sheriff designation, a sitting Sheriff must meet certain […]

Penguin Exhibit to Close for Nine Months Due to Failed Waterproofing

June 20th 2019

Penguin Exhibit to Close for Nine Months Due to Failed Waterproofing (Detroit Zoo, June 20, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will temporarily close the Detroit Zoo’s Polk Penguin Conservation Center beginning September 9 through mid-June 2020 to make repairs due to faulty waterproofing by the construction contractor. Approximately 9 gallons of […]

Man Accused of Fleeing From Auburn Hills Police Arrested in Romeo

June 20th 2019

Man Accused of Fleeing From Auburn Hills Police Arrested in Romeo (Auburn Hills Police, June 20, 2019) Auburn Hills, MI – On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Victor Emmett Crosley, a 49 year old man from Romeo, Michigan was arraigned at the 52/3 District Court on charges of Fleeing a Police Officer (5 year felony), Driving […]

Madison Heights Man Arrested After Odd Behavior in Brandon Township

June 20th 2019

Madison Heights Man Arrested After Odd Behavior in Brandon Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, June 21, 2019) INCIDENT: June 19, 2019 -13:57 hrs. – Brandon Township – Suspicious Person/Resisting and Obstructing Police/Assault with a Vehicle/ Possession of Narcotics – #19-116251 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to S. Baldwin and Seymore Lake for a suspicious person.  The […]

Reporter Food Guide Explores Restaurants Throughout Oakland County

June 19th 2019

Reporter Food Guide Explores Restaurants Throughout Oakland County 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 down to see a city by city list. Click on […]

Oak Park Approves Rainbow Flag, Sets Policy for Future Requests

June 18th 2019

Oak Park Approves Rainbow Flag, Sets Policy for Future Requests (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2019) Oak Park, MI – With Council members Carolyn Burns and Ken Rich voting no, Oak Park City Council adopted a policy to govern all flag-flying requests, as well as a request made by a young married couple in the […]