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Ferndale Community Response to Charlottesville One Year Later Aug.12

August 9th 2018

Ferndale Community Response to Charlottesville One Year Later Aug.12 Ferndale, MI – Last year we gathered after the horror of Charlottesville to witness for diversity, inclusion, peace and justice; to pray and act; to mourn and work; to lament and remember. This year we again gather to work against white supremacy and oppression in all […]

How’d Your Community Do? Voter Turnout Rates Throughout Oakland County

August 8th 2018

How’d Your Community Do? Voter Turnout Rates Throughout Oakland County (Kurt Metzger, Crystal Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2018) Oakland County, MI- The numbers are in for the Aug. 7, 2018 Primary Election, and data guru Kurt Metzger has compiled a list of communities ranked by voter turnout percentages. Huntington Woods took the top spot Tuesday, with […]

2018 Primary Election Results and Voter Selfies

August 7th 2018

2018 Primary Election Results and Voter Selfies (Compiled, Aug. 7, 2018) Oakland County, MI –  Here are some of Oakland County’s election results.  For the most up to date numbers visit the Oakland County Clerk’s page. Scroll down to check out our collection of “I Voted” sticker selfies! BALLOT PROPOSALS SMART renewal – Pass (total […]

Ballot Shortages Hinder Elections in Oakland County

August 7th 2018

Ballot Shortages Hinder Elections in Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 7, 2018) Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Oak Park, and Pontiac, MI- Voters in multiple communities are reporting ballot shortages when they showed up to their local precincts.  Among those impacted are Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Oak Park, and Pontiac, MI. Some voters […]

Story of Big Top Changes, As Kelly Miller Circus Returns to Holly Animal-Free

August 7th 2018

Story of Big Top Changes, As Kelly Miller Circus Returns to Holly Animal-Free (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2018) Holly, MI – “The Greatest Show on Earth” ceased to exist in 2017 when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus ended their nearly 150-year run of traveling the country to delight and amaze ladies and […]

Reporter Food: Rare Beef Pho at Saigon Diamond in Madison Heights

August 6th 2018

Reporter Food: Rare Beef Pho at Saigon Diamond in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2018) Madison Heights, MI- Ever since I first tried pho back in March, it has been one of my favorite go-to meals.  And Siagon Diamond in Madison Heights is among my favorites.  The #27 is Rare Beef Pho, made […]

Vandal Glues Keys on Public Art Piano, Royal Oak Police Seek Suspect

August 6th 2018

Vandal Glues Keys on Public Art Piano, Royal Oak Police Seek Suspect (Royal Oak Commission for the Arts, Aug. 6, 2018) Royal Oak, MI –On Wednesday August 1, a public piano placed in front of Gayle’s Chocolates was vandalized. The unknown assailant spread adhesive along the keys of the piano making them inoperable. The first […]

Asian Festival Celebrates Diversity of Culture, Unity of Community

August 6th 2018

Asian Festival Celebrates Diversity of Culture, Unity of Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2018) Madison Heights, MI- Simply publishing a list of the organizations that participated in Saturday’s Asian Festival in Madison Heights would show the rich diversity that exists within the Asian American community. And yet, it would also barely scratch the surface. […]

State Warns Against Eating Fish in Areas of Oakland County and Others

August 6th 2018

State Warns Against Eating Fish in Areas of Oakland County and Others (MDHHS, Aug. 6, 2018) Lansing, MI -The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued an emergency ‘Do Not Eat’ fish advisory for all fish between the Huron River at Milford (Oakland County) to the Huron River at Base Line and […]

Aug. 7 Primary Candidate Interviews and Ballot Proposals

August 5th 2018

Aug. 7 Primary Candidate Interviews and Ballot Proposals Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing brief, introductory interviews with candidates for political offices. This gives all candidates a chance to talk about the issues that are important to them, and we welcome candidates from any political party. Some candidates did […]