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15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2)

May 3rd 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the second installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. This round includes some artwork at the zoo, as well as a peek at some of the displays. And […]

Introduction to Meditation at Holly Library May 5

May 3rd 2018

Introduction to Meditation at Holly Library May 5 Holly, MI – The Holly Township Library is hosting meditation classes. Each session will cover the benefits of meditation as well as practical meditation and relaxation sessions. Attendance at all three sessions is recommended but not required. May 5, 12, 19 @10:00 a.m. ****** Visit the Event […]

Mortimer, Pajarito, Samantha, Arguile, and Autumn Meet…

May 2nd 2018

Mortimer, Pajarito, Samantha, Arguile, and Autumn Meet their Adoring Public (Cherie Rolfe, May 2, 2018) Troy, MI- The public got a first look at five owls who now call Troy’s Stage Nature Center home during two sold-out sessions of a “Meet the Owls” event on Sunday, April 29. Interest in the owls has been building […]

On Wednesdays, Over 100 “SkyWalkers” Log Miles and Share Smiles at Somerset

May 2nd 2018

On Wednesdays Over 100 “SkyWalkers” Log Miles and Share Smiles at Somerset (Mel Corrigan, May 2, 2018) Troy, MI- While many of us start our mornings off commuting to work or getting kids to school, others park in deserted lots and make their way inside an otherwise empty shopping mall. Mall Walkers across the country […]

Blue Ice Melting, Bridge Work, and Tourist Prep in Mackinaw/St. Ignace Area

May 2nd 2018

Blue Ice Melting, Bridge Work, and Tourist Prep in Mackinaw/St. Ignace Area (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2018) Mackinaw City, St. Ignace, MI – In the summertime the beaches of our peninsulas are filled with vacationers soaking up the sun and admiring the Great Lakes. But early springtime in St. Ignace and Mackinaw City is […]

Artist Kevin Burdick Shares Creation of New Train Mural in Holly

May 1st 2018

Artist Kevin Burdick Shares Creation of New Train Mural in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2018) Holly, MI – A new mural covers the back of the building where Broad Street and Battle Alley meet in Downtown Holly, across the street from the Holly Hotel. What once was a gray railroad scene taking up […]

Ferndale Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

May 1st 2018

Ferndale Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications The Ferndale Community Foundation—an organization that provides grant funding to in-need community groups in the areas of health, culture, education, the arts, and other human services—has released its grant application for the 2018 year. According to Foundation Chairperson and Ferndale City Councilman Dan Martin, grants are available to nonprofit […]

Rochester School Board Selects Andrea Walker-Leidy to fill Vacancy

May 1st 2018

Rochester School Board Selects Andrea Walker-Leidy to fill Vacancy (Rochester Community School District, May 1, 2018) Rochester, MI- Andrea Walker-Leidy was unanimously selected by the Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District to fill the vacant trustee position during the April 24 special meeting. The term for the trustee appointment will continue through […]

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – AUG 7 PRIMARY

May 1st 2018

2018 Candidate Interviews and Issues – AUG 7 PRIMARY 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 […]

Red Devil Restaurant in Holly Vandalized

April 30th 2018

Red Devil Restaurant in Holly Vandalized (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 30, 2018) Holly, MI- Security footage from early Sunday morning showed only the splat of white as a gallon’s worth of paint struck the windows and the sign of Red Devil Restaurant in Downtown Holly after they were closed. “I know they’ll turn up on […]