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Rare Cats Reportedly Spotted in Farmington Hills Area After Fire, Owners Offering Reward

December 10th 2017

Rare Cats Reportedly Spotted in Farmington Hills Area After Fire, Owners Offering Reward (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 10, 2017) Farmington Hills, MI – The search continues for four cats that lived in a Farmington Hills home that burned on Nov. 13. The cats were originally thought to have perished in the fire, but the couple […]

Hazel Park Lunch with Santa Dec. 16

December 10th 2017

Hazel Park Lunch with Santa Dec. 16 Hazel Park, MI – Come and join the Rec Department for their Lunch with Santa event on Saturday, December 16th, 2017 beginning at 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.. The event costs $5 per child and pre-registration is required, as this event sells out quickly. Crafts and pizza will […]

Royal Oak Holiday Spectacular Dec. 16

December 10th 2017

Royal Oak Holiday Spectacular Dec. 16 Royal Oak, MI- Celebrate the holiday season at the Royal Oak Holiday Spectacular on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 4-10:00 p.m. The intersection of Washington Street and Fifth Street in downtown Royal Oak will be transformed into a winter wonderland, offering both young and old the opportunity to get in […]

Reporter Food: Chicken Bacon Avocado Sandwich from Davisburg Bread

December 9th 2017

Reporter Food:  Chicken Bacon Avocado Sandwich from Davisburg Bread (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 9, 2017) Holly, MI – We’re very excited to have added Davisburg Bread as an advertiser at Oakland County Times. They opened earlier this year in Downtown Holly at 204 S. Saginaw and they’ve been delighting the community with high-quality creative sandwich […]

Michigan Minimum Wage Goes Up Jan. 1

December 9th 2017

Michigan Minimum Wage Goes Up Jan. 1 (LARA, Dec. 7, 2017) Lansing, MI – Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum hourly wage will increase to $9.25 an hour. This is the final scheduled increase provided for in Public Act 138, the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act of 2014. Any future adjustments after January 2018 shall not […]

Ferndale Football Team Disqualified Over Alleged False Registrations

December 8th 2017

Ferndale Football Team Disqualified Over Alleged False Registrations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After getting support from the community to go to National Championships in Orlando, Florida, the Ferndale Eagles Youth Association Pop Warner football team was disqualified after a review of registrations for the players. In the Unlimited Division – […]

Suspects Smash Window to Steal from Mobil in Commerce Twp (video)

December 8th 2017

Suspects Smash Window to Steal from Mobil in Commerce Twp (video) (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Dec. 8, 2017) Commerce Township, MI – INCIDENT: 04:39 hrs. – Commerce Township – Commercial Breaking and Entering – #17-223592 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 3000 block of E. West Maple Rd. (Mobil Gas Station) for a Commercial Burglary Alarm. […]

Detroit Axe: Sharp New Restaurant Combines Food & Hatchet Throws

December 7th 2017

Detroit Axe: Sharp New Ferndale Restaurant Combines Food & Hatchet Throws (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2017) Ferndale, MI – With so many quality restaurants in Downtown Ferndale, how do you stay a cut above the competition?  Not just with good food, but with experience says Detroit Axe co-founder Geoff Kretchmer. Kretchmer and Brian Siegel […]

HUD Report Looks at Homelessness Decline in Michigan, Nationwide Stats

December 6th 2017

HUD Report Looks at Homelessness Decline in Michigan, Nationwide Stats CHICAGO –  Homelessness declined in Michigan according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  While overall homelessness slightly increased nationally, HUD’s 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found the follow regarding homelessness across Michigan: In Michigan, […]

Reporter Food: Burger at Chive Kitchen in Farmington

December 6th 2017

Reporter Food:  Burger at Chive Kitchen in Farmington (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2017) Farmington, MI – A meeting of the media minds took place before election season at Chive Kitchen in Farmington as I had the privilege of dining with the Editor and Publisher of Farmington Voice Joni Hubred. Hubred started Farmington Voice five […]