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Reporter Food: BBQ Pulled Pork Mac n Cheese at Dave and Amy’s

October 31st 2018

Reporter Food: BBQ Pulled Pork Mac n Cheese at Dave and Amy’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2018) White Lake, MI- at 9595 Highland Road (M59) in White Lake is a locally owned restaurant with a bar and a large menu, named after their founders: Dave and Amy’s. I went for lunch and had their […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]

Suspect in Georgia Murder Arrested After Speeding in Pleasant Ridge UPDATED

October 30th 2018

Suspect in Georgia Murder Arrested After Speeding in Pleasant Ridge (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Pleasant Ridge, MI- Pleasant Ridge Police arrested a murder suspect who is now awaiting extradition back to Savannah Georgia where the shooting of a 22 year old man occurred. According to Pleasant Ridge Police, “On October 21, 2018 Pleasant […]

County Hosting Panel Discussion on Apprenticeship Programs Nov. 13

October 30th 2018

  County Hosting Panel Discussion on Apprenticeship Programs Nov. 13 Auburn Hills, MI – Oakland County companies interested in building their talent pipeline are invited to attend a special luncheon and panel discussion on how to successfully implement registered apprenticeship programs. Sponsored by Oakland County Michigan Works! and Oakland Community College, the event is Nov. […]

Slobbery Smiles and Wagging Tails Make Fido Does Ferndale Barktastic

October 29th 2018

  Slobbery Smiles and Wagging Tails Make Fido Does Ferndale Barktastic (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Hundreds of doggies and their human companions gathered in Downtown Ferndale Thursday for the annual Fido Does Ferndale event.  Community groups and canine-related businesses lined W. 9 Mile, and local businesses handed out prizes.  Over […]

A Note to Readers about the Online Community Garden

October 29th 2018

A Note to Readers about the Online Community Garden (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2018) Dear Readers, Oakland County Times is a locally-owned grassroots publication that provides an important service to the community.  Reader funding is one of the core ways that we are able to do this. When you purchase a “Thank you” flower […]

Oak Park Settles Storm Water Fee Lawsuit for $2,850,000

October 29th 2018

  Oak Park Settles Storm Water Fee Lawsuit for $2,850,000 (City of Oak Park, Oct. 29, 2018) OAK PARK, MI – The City of Oak Park has agreed to a settlement in the Judy Kish and Joyce Bannon vs. City of Oak Park case to limit the financial risk that a trial could present. This […]

Cat Shelter Volunteer Encourages Crafty Homes for Outdoor Cats

October 28th 2018

Cat Shelter Volunteer Encourages Crafty Homes for Outdoor Cats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – It costs about $20 and an hour of being crafty to help save the lives of feral and community cats, and Kimberly Wallace of the Ferndale Cat Shelter is helping people learn how. Though most known for […]

Light in the Darkness: Jewish Ferndale Ceremony Honors Shooting Victims

October 28th 2018

Light in the Darkness: Jewish Ferndale Ceremony Honors Shooting Victims (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “In the face of adversity, we look for an opportunity to transform darkness into light,” said Rabbi Herscel Finman to the crowd of mourners who gathered on the front lawn of Jewish Ferndale for a ceremony […]

Tips for Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Winter

October 27th 2018

  Tips for Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Winter (ReLeaf Michigan, Oct. 27, 2018) Michigan winters can be hard on landscaped plants.  Winter burn is one of the most common ways boxwood, holly, rhododendron, and most conifers are damaged.  Symptoms often develop when temperatures warm up in late winter and early spring.  While a tree […]