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Troy Library will be closed Jan 2–Jan 20

November 29th 2018

  Troy Library will be closed Jan 2–Jan 20 (TPL, Nov. 29. 2018) Troy, MI- Troy Public Library will be closed so new carpet can be installed in the Adult Services area, the Technology Center, the Circulation area, the meeting room and conference room, the Friends Shop, the Book Shop and the Technical Services area. That’s over […]

Ferndale Library Featuring Concert by Matt Gabriel Dec. 7

November 29th 2018

  Ferndale Library Featuring Concert by Matt Gabriel Dec. 7 FERNDALE, MI– The Ferndale Library becomes a live music venue once again on Friday, Dec 7, at 8pm, when local indie rockers Electric Honey plug in and get loud for an afterhours concert. First Stop Friday effectively threads the library into the city’s local club […]

Clarkston Youth Assistance Presentation on Anxiety Dec. 4

November 29th 2018

Clarkston Youth Assistance Presentation on Anxiety Dec. 4 Clarkston, MI – Come learn the signs and symptoms of anxiety, identify coping skills to use when emotions are very intense, understand how thinking can contribute to anxious mood, and more. The presentation is hosted by Clarkston Area Youth Assistance.  Dec. 4, 6-8pm. Sashabaw Middle School LGI […]

SEMCOG Driving Survey Offers Chance to Win $50 Gift Card

November 29th 2018

  SEMCOG Driving Survey Offers Chance to Win $50 Gift Card (SEMCOG, Nov. 29, 2018) Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, Wayne County, MI- SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is launching a survey to better understand travel behaviors in Southeast Michigan and evaluate the region’s traffic safety education campaign Walk.Bike.Drive. Safe. “While […]

Reporter Food: Tuna Poke Bowl at Bobcat Bonnie’s

November 28th 2018

Reporter Food: Tuna Poke Bowl at Bobcat Bonnie’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI- Bobcat Bonnie’s opened at 240 W. 9 Mile in Downtown Ferndale just about a month ago, and recently started opening for lunch. A friend and I finally had a chance to give it a try. My friend had a […]

Madison Heights Sparkles with Tree Lighting and Santa Visit

November 27th 2018

  Madison Heights Sparkles with Tree Lighting and Santa Visit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2018) Madison Heights, MI- Santa Claus made his way to Madison Heights Tuesday to help the city welcome the holidays with hot cocoa, cookies, music and a tree lighting ceremony. With his sleigh was in the shop getting tuned up […]

Two More Weekends of Holly Dickens Festival Fun

November 27th 2018

Two More Weekends of Holly Dickens Festival Fun (Crystal A.  Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Holly, MI- “The Queen is coming! The Queen is coming!” said an excited bunch of chimney sweepers as a woman in a long golden-fringed dress and shawl came over the railroad tracks towards the children’s area.  “We must bow for the […]

Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County

November 27th 2018

  Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- As rental prices continue to increase throughout Oakland County, so too are the problems associated with homelessness and housing instability.  A panel of leaders from various organizations met Nov. 14 in Troy to look at the scope of […]

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival Dec. 8

November 27th 2018

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival Dec. 8 Ring in the holidays with #DowntownFerndale’s annual Holiday Ice Festival, Saturday, December 8th from 10am to 4pm! Come for plenty of traditional holiday-time activities for the whole family to enjoy. Experience downtown as it transforms into a winter wonderland with nearly 50 magnificent ice creations lining streets! Watch […]

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism

November 27th 2018

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Giving Tuesday is a time to consider what causes matter to you. Oakland County Times is a place for many of the things that matter to our readers. If you believe in the power of independent journalism to keep citizens informed about what’s […]