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21 Confirmed Measles Cases, Latest List of Potential Exposure Locations/Dates

March 26th 2019

21 Confirmed Measles Cases, Latest List of Potential Exposure Locations/Dates Pontiac, Mich. – Below is the most recent measles outbreak information from the Oakland County Health Division: Confirmed cases and vaccinations given 21 total measles cases now confirmed in Oakland County since March 13. Updated vaccination totals will be released on Mondays. Updated exposure dates […]

Minimum Wage Increase for Michigan Employees Takes Effect March 29

March 26th 2019

Minimum Wage Increase for Michigan Employees Takes Effect March 29 (LARA, March 26, 2019) Lansing, MI- Effective March 29, 2019, Michigan’s minimum wage will increase from $9.25 to $9.45 per hour. A copy of the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act (Public Act 337 of 2018) and related resources – including the required poster – can […]

Wednesday Walks in Downtown Ferndale Happen Each Week

March 26th 2019

Wednesday Walks in Downtown Ferndale Happen Each Week Ferndale, MI – Wednesday Walks is a weekly walk, departing from the City Hall parking lot at 5:30 pm and lasting 30-45 minutes. The start time is designed to be right as people are getting home from work – get a little exercise in before you get […]

Lathrup Village Welcomes Two New Police Officers, Including First Arab American

March 25th 2019

Lathrup Village Welcomes Two New Police Officers, Including First Arab American (City of Lathrup Village, March 25, 2019) LATHRUP VILLAGE, MI – The City of Lathrup Village has hired 2 full-time officers – one is its first of Arab American heritage – Officer Zahraa Elhourani. The other officer, Michael Tackett is a seasoned law enforcement […]

Family of Neil Simat, Oxford Man Killed in Crash, Raising Money for Funeral

March 25th 2019

Family of Neil Simat, Oxford Man Killed in Crash, Raising Money for Funeral (C. Proxmire, March 25, 2019) Oxford, MI- The family of the 56-year old man killed in a crash on Seymour Lake Road Saturday is now raising money for his funeral expenses. Neil Simat’s son Travis set up a GoFundMe page that has […]

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks!

March 25th 2019

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks! The new Readers Club Program makes it fun to be part of Oakland County Times, while also keeping this community resource going and growing! Grassroots Level $5+/month Entry in monthly contest Flower Power Level $15+/month Entry in monthly contest, your name on […]

18 Confirmed Measles Cases, Updated list of Exposure Sites includes Royal Oak, Wixom, Farmington Hills and More

March 25th 2019

18 Confirmed Measles Cases, Updated list of Exposure Sites includes Royal Oak, Wixom, Farmington Hills and More (Oakland County Health Division, Mar. 25, 2019) Pontiac, Mich. – Below is the most recent measles outbreak information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division: Confirmed cases and vaccinations given 18 […]

MDOT Seeking Input from Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Community on Mobility Needs

March 25th 2019

MDOT Seeking Input from Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Community on Mobility Needs (MDOT, March 25, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is developing a new state long-range transportation plan (SLRTP), known as Michigan Mobility 2045 (MM 2045), that will establish a vision and priorities for transportation in Michigan for 25 […]

Ferndale Concert Band’s Musical Kaleidoscope Concert April 7

March 24th 2019

Ferndale Concert Band’s Musical Kaleidoscope Concert April 7 Ferndale, MI – Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 3 PM – 5 PM This concert will feature FCCB members in small ensembles and then the whole band will come together to play an original piece of work composed, especially for the FCCB, by Shawn Lee. He will […]

Reporter Food: Chicken Taco Platter at Mex

March 23rd 2019

Reporter Food: Chicken Taco Platter at Mex (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 23, 2019) Bloomfield Hills, MI – As I’ve been exploring the restaurants of Oakland County, I find that I am just as much amazed by the flavors of the decor and atmosphere as I am with the food. A recent lunch meeting at Mex […]