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Churches Offering Drive Thru Ashes for Ash Wednesday

February 13th 2018

Churches Offering Drive Thru Ashes for Ash Wednesday Feb. 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2018) Madison Heights, Novi, Pontiac, Southfield, West Bloomfield, MI- Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the […]

15 Things to Love at Holly Antiques

February 12th 2018

15 Things to Love at Holly Antiques (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2018) Holly, MI – With Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, it’s nice to look at how love has been celebrated over the years. Holly Antiques has lots of ways to show you care.  Vintage jewelry and fashion might make someone’s eyes sparkle. Or romantic […]

Valentine’s Day Plans? Check Out White Castle’s Romantic Dinner Tradition

February 12th 2018

Valentine’s Day Plans? Check Out White Castle’s Romantic Dinner Tradition Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pontiac, Southfield, Oak Park, Troy, MI – White Castle will accept reservations starting January 4 for its 25th annual Valentine’s Day dinner Sunday, February 14, from 4 – 9 p.m. The special experience, complete with hostess seating, tableside service and a decadent […]

Slope Style and Big Air Part of Holly Teen’s Olympic Dreams

February 12th 2018

Slope Style and Big Air Part of Holly Teen’s Olympic Dreams (Mark Stowers, Feb. 12, 2018) Holly, MI -As the Winter Olympics gear up in South Korea, Holly native David Retzlaff has his hopes set on the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. The snowboarder has been honing his skills pretty much since his elementary […]

Valentine Distilling Announces Expansion

February 12th 2018

Valentine Distilling Announces Expansion (Valentine Distilling, Feb. 12, 2018) Ferndale, MI – It’s time to mix up a cocktail and offer a toast to one of the country’s first micro-distilleries, Valentine Distilling Co. The 10-year milestone has been completed by Valentine and to celebrate the local distiller is investing $1 million in its production operation to […]

SOCRRA Reopens Drop-off Recycling Services

February 12th 2018

SOCRRA Reopens Drop-off Recycling Services (SOCRRA, Feb. 12, 2018) Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, Troy, MI – We are pleased to announce the reopening of our recycling drop off services! SELF SERVICE RECYCLING AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC: MIXED RECYCLING: All Paper (newspaper, […]

Drive Sober Crackdown Nets 482 Arrests, Over 2,200 Speeding Tickets

February 12th 2018

Drive Sober Crackdown Nets 482 Arrests, Over 2,200 Speeding Tickets (Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, Feb. 12, 2018) Southfield, MI – Law enforcement officers arrested 482 motorists during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving crackdown Nov. 22–Dec. 10, 2017. Of those arrested, 71 were charged under the state’s high blood alcohol […]

15 Things to Love at Blumz for Valentine’s Day

February 12th 2018

15 Things to Love at Blumz for Valentine’s Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2018, orig. Feb. 3, 2018) Ferndale, Holly, Detroit, MI – With Valentine’s Day coming up, I took a look around Blumz by J.R. Designs in Holly to find 15 things to love that might inspire others. Blumz is a long time […]

News, Notes and Nudges ~ Feb. 12, 2018

February 12th 2018

News, Notes and Nudges ~ Feb. 12, 2018 Hello OC Times readers! Wednesday is Valentine’s Day, so we’d like to encourage folks to shop and dine locally, especially at businesses that support Oakland County Times. Check out our sponsors HERE. Ash Wednesday is this week, and a few local churches are making it easy by […]

Rochester Regional Chamber Host Community Outlook Breakfast Feb. 23

February 11th 2018

Rochester Regional Chamber Hosts Community Outlook Breakfast Feb. 23 Rochester, MI – The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting local leaders at the annual Community Outlook Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Friday, February 23 at the Royal Park Hotel. Preceding the breakfast, there will be a press conference at 8:00 am […]