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Royal Oak Bike Rodeo CANCELLED Due to Weather

May 11th 2018

Royal Oak Bike Rodeo CANCELLED Due to Weather (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 11, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – A Bike Rodeo that was planned for Downtown Royal Oak on Friday, May 11 has been cancelled due to weather. The event will be rescheduled sometime in June. To keep up with the latest event postings and […]

Ferndale to Vote Monday on Medical Marijuana Facilities

May 10th 2018

Ferndale to Vote Monday on Medical Marijuana Facilities (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2018) Ferndale, MI-  Ferndale City Council is expected to vote Monday evening on whether to allow medical marijuana businesses in the city. Two options are being presented for consideration for the application approval process. According to a Memo by City Planner Justin […]

Springtime: Sink or Swim for Local Journalism

May 10th 2018

Springtime: Sink or Swim for Local Journalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2018) Ferndale, MI- Memorial Day kicks off several busy months here in Oakland County. With nearly every city and village bustling with events, lots of great community service happening, the wheels of local government turning, and election season beginning – there is a […]

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 3)

May 10th 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 3) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the third installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. Thank you to the zebra , the ostrich, the cuddly snakes, the peacock and all the other animals who […]

Crafters from Near and Far Share Wares at Holly Craft Show

May 9th 2018

Crafters from Near and Far Share Wares at Holly Craft Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2018) Holly, MI – When Carol Zombow’s mother broke her hip, her daughter was at her side, helping her recover. She wanted to do something to cheer her up, so she learned how to make flowers out of fabric […]

Workbench Fire Fills Troy Home With Smoke

May 9th 2018

Workbench Fire Fills Troy Home With Smoke (Troy Fire Dept, May 9, 2018)  Troy, MI –  The Troy Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in the basement at 6403 Tanglewood Wednesday morning. Caller reported seeing smoke and flames up to the ceiling. Prior to their arrival, Firefighters were told the occupant believed […]

Bob Wilson of MI Trails & Greenway Alliance to Speak May 22

May 9th 2018

Bob Wilson of MI Trails & Greenway Alliance to Speak May 22   Rochester Hills, MI – Friends of the Clinton River Trail (FCRT) invite you to an Open House featuring guest speaker Bob Wilson, Executive Director, Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance (MTGA), on Tuesday, May 22, 2017 at 7PM, River Crest Hall, 900 West […]

Artist In You Awards to Celebrate Student Art in Ferndale May 15

May 9th 2018

Artist In You Awards to Celebrate Student Art in Ferndale May 15 Ferndale, MI Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce (FAC) PRESENTS The Artist In You where students from Ferndale High School (Michigan), CASA (Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts) and University High School DECA enter a competition to have their artwork displayed as public art. All student […]

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links

May 8th 2018

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links (Compiled, ongoing) Need a job? Oakland County Times has put together a list of places to check if you are looking for work in Oakland County. Click on the name to be taken to the page. MUNICIPALITIES Addison Twp Auburn Hills […]

Pontiac Celebrates the Arts

May 7th 2018

Pontiac Celebrates the Arts (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Downtown Pontiac was bustling Friday evening as the Arts and Cultural Commission hosted the inaugural Arts and Culture Crawl. Businesses along Saginaw Street hosted performances and art exhibits from creators of all ages.  Among them was rapper Sean Preston who got the […]