Pleasant Ridge

Pleasant Ridge Adds Public Art with Two New Murals

June 22nd 2019

Pleasant Ridge Adds Public Art with Two New Murals (Lara Mossa, June 22, 2019) PLEASANT RIDGE, MI – Two local artists have brightened up the public spaces of Pleasant Ridge. The city commissioned Rich Ayers of Hazel Park and Ouizi of Detroit to paint murals in two different parts of town. Originally from Los Angeles, […]

Oakland County Honors Women’s Right to Vote

June 14th 2019

  Oakland County Honors Women’s Right to Vote (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 14, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Delia Bixby Leddick would wait until her grandchildren got home from school on election days so she could take them with her to the polls to watch.  These memories came to County Commissioner Gwen Markham of Novi’s mind when […]

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 100 Years, New Patio Space

June 13th 2019

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 100 Years, New Patio Space (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI- As Pleasant Ridge residents sipped beer and wine, mingled with neighbors, and lounged in the new patio seating behind the Community Center, nature gave the freshly opened space a warm sunset glow. Walled off from the buzz of […]

Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination

June 11th 2019

  Kroger Recalls Frozen Berries Due to Hepatitis A Contamination (FDA/Kroger Co, June 11, 2019) The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (16 oz), and Private Selection Frozen Blackberries (16 oz) manufactured by Townsend Farms due to possible […]

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here

June 10th 2019

Ten Years of Community Journalism: Where We Go From Here (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County Times began a decade ago with the launch of The Ferndale One-Fifteen News.  This online magazine came out on the first and fifteenth of each month for a couple of years before making […]

Royal Oak Police will be Cracking Down on Cruisers All Summer Long

June 8th 2019

Royal Oak Police will be Cracking Down on Cruisers All Summer Long (Royal Oak Police, June 8, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Royal Oak police will be taking a zero-tolerance approach to illegal activity involving cruisers on Woodward. It falls on the police every year, once the weather turns warms, to depress any unlawful behavior along […]

OC Times Info for 2019 Candidates

June 6th 2019

OC Times Info for 2019 Candidates (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2019) Each year Oakland County Times provides two opportunities to reach our readers and spread the word about your campaign – free candidate video interviews, as well as advertising opportunities. VIDEOS You can see previous videos HERE. These are short, easy video interviews that […]

Readers Invited to Write Guest Posts About Local Clubs and Orgs.

June 3rd 2019

Readers Invited to Write Guest Posts About Local Clubs and Orgs. (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2019) Oakland County, MI- Oakland County Times is inviting readers to submit guest posts featuring a charity or community group that is meaningful to them and is located in Oakland County. We began this series in April, thanks to […]

Fireworks Allowed Certain Days Due to Statewide Law

May 31st 2019

Fireworks Allowed Certain Days Due to Statewide Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 31, 2019) Lansing, MI – The number of days one can set off fireworks in Michigan has been reduced from 30 to about a dozen since Public Acts 633, 634, and 635 were signed into law at the end of 2018. This law […]

Reporter Food: Cork Wine Pub in Pleasant Ridge

May 22nd 2019

Reporter Food: Cork Wine Pub in Pleasant Ridge (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI- Our culinary adventure continues with a visit to Pleasant Ridge to have dinner at Cork Wine Pub with the Mayor and his wife. None of us are wine drinkers (I get headaches), but even without the obvious beverage […]