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The Rainbow Connection: Group Grants Wishes for Kids Facing Illness

March 27th 2019

The Rainbow Connection: Group Grants Wishes for Kids Facing Illness (Ashley Adamek, March 27, 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 with your idea. Rochester, MI […]

Reporter Food: Seafood Crab Cake Sliders at White Castle

March 26th 2019

Reporter Food: Crab Cake Sliders at White Castle (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Ferndale, Royal Oak, Southfield, Oak Park, Troy, Pontiac, MI – As I hope everyone who reads Oakland County Times is aware, White Castle is the sponsor of our Reporter Food column.  While I am excited to be trying and indexing as […]

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis

March 26th 2019

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Waterford, MI- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced Tuesday afternoon that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. Patterson will not be resigning from his position, but will instead take time off for treatment and to be […]

21 Confirmed Measles Cases, Latest List of Potential Exposure Locations/Dates

March 26th 2019

21 Confirmed Measles Cases, Latest List of Potential Exposure Locations/Dates Pontiac, Mich. – Below is the most recent measles outbreak information from the Oakland County Health Division: Confirmed cases and vaccinations given 21 total measles cases now confirmed in Oakland County since March 13. Updated vaccination totals will be released on Mondays. Updated exposure dates […]

Minimum Wage Increase for Michigan Employees Takes Effect March 29

March 26th 2019

Minimum Wage Increase for Michigan Employees Takes Effect March 29 (LARA, March 26, 2019) Lansing, MI- Effective March 29, 2019, Michigan’s minimum wage will increase from $9.25 to $9.45 per hour. A copy of the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act (Public Act 337 of 2018) and related resources – including the required poster – can […]

Wednesday Walks in Downtown Ferndale Happen Each Week

March 26th 2019

Wednesday Walks in Downtown Ferndale Happen Each Week Ferndale, MI – Wednesday Walks is a weekly walk, departing from the City Hall parking lot at 5:30 pm and lasting 30-45 minutes. The start time is designed to be right as people are getting home from work – get a little exercise in before you get […]

Lathrup Village Welcomes Two New Police Officers, Including First Arab American

March 25th 2019

Lathrup Village Welcomes Two New Police Officers, Including First Arab American (City of Lathrup Village, March 25, 2019) LATHRUP VILLAGE, MI – The City of Lathrup Village has hired 2 full-time officers – one is its first of Arab American heritage – Officer Zahraa Elhourani. The other officer, Michael Tackett is a seasoned law enforcement […]

Family of Neil Simat, Oxford Man Killed in Crash, Raising Money for Funeral

March 25th 2019

Family of Neil Simat, Oxford Man Killed in Crash, Raising Money for Funeral (C. Proxmire, March 25, 2019) Oxford, MI- The family of the 56-year old man killed in a crash on Seymour Lake Road Saturday is now raising money for his funeral expenses. Neil Simat’s son Travis set up a GoFundMe page that has […]

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks!

March 25th 2019

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks! The new Readers Club Program makes it fun to be part of Oakland County Times, while also keeping this community resource going and growing! Grassroots Level $5+/month Entry in monthly contest Flower Power Level $15+/month Entry in monthly contest, your name on […]

18 Confirmed Measles Cases, Updated list of Exposure Sites includes Royal Oak, Wixom, Farmington Hills and More

March 25th 2019

18 Confirmed Measles Cases, Updated list of Exposure Sites includes Royal Oak, Wixom, Farmington Hills and More (Oakland County Health Division, Mar. 25, 2019) Pontiac, Mich. – Below is the most recent measles outbreak information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division: Confirmed cases and vaccinations given 18 […]