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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 […]

Eleven Year Old Shot Outside Party Store in Pontiac

November 27th 2018

Eleven Year Old Shot Outside Party Store in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 27, 2018) Pontiac, MI- On November 26, 2018 at approximately 2213hrs Deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of Joslyn Rd. for a reported shooting.  Upon arriving, they were advised that an 11- year old male passenger had been shot in […]

Pleasant Ridge Resident Appearing Friday on Jeopardy!

November 26th 2018

  Pleasant Ridge Resident Appearing Friday on Jeopardy! (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2018) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Elizabeth Ellis Goss has a husband, six kids, and an entire community full of people rooting for her as she takes her brainpower before a nation-wide television audience on Friday evening to compete on Jeopardy! If there […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

November 26th 2018

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]

Reporter Food: Chicken Wing Deviled Eggs and More at Public House

November 24th 2018

Reporter Food: Chicken Wing Deviled Eggs and More at Public House (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 24, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Public House in Downtown Ferndale has a menu of unique, almost artistic, items.  When I had the chance recently to visit for lunch I was delighted with the trio of Chicken Wing Deviled Eggs.  They […]

Berkley Public Input Open House for Coolidge Reconfiguration Nov. 28

November 24th 2018

Berkley Public Input Open House for Coolidge Reconfiguration Nov. 28 Berkley, MI- The City of Berkley would like your input! Please join us on Wednesday, November 28th, for a Public Input Open House to explore reconfiguring Coolidge Highway from four to three lanes between 11 mile and 12 Mile. Earlier this year, the Downtown Development […]