Pleasant Ridge

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map

December 13th 2018

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map (Oakland County Blog, Dec. 13, 2018) Celebrate the season with a tour of holiday light displays in and around Oakland County! Show off your decorated property or visit one of the many holiday light displays using the 2nd annual Oakland County Holiday Lights Map. Use the map below to […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

Trivia Night to Benefit Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund Jan. 11

December 1st 2018

  Trivia Night to Benefit Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund Jan. 11 Pleasant Ridge, MI  -The Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club presents an evening of fun to benefit the Scholarship Fund Friday, January 11 Pleasant Ridge Rec Center 7 p.m. – Check in • 7:30 p.m. – Game on! Get some friends together to make […]

Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City

November 29th 2018

  Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Iron Ridge Tree Lighting Celebration in Ferndale Nov. 30

November 24th 2018

Iron Ridge Tree Lighting Celebration in Ferndale Nov. 30 Ferndale, MI- Join Iron Ridge for some free holiday fun. FREE Entry • Santa + Mrs. Claus • Food + Drink Vendors • Holiday Market • Tree Lot • Kids Crafts • Live Music • and more! Friday, November 30th, 5:30-8:00pm / Tree Lighting to take place […]

Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest

November 22nd 2018

  Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest (Oakland County, Nov. 22, orig. Nov. 17, 2018) Oakland County, MI- One holiday shopper can win $5,000 just by making a purchase at any independent retailer or service provider in Oakland County during “Small Business Saturday” Nov. 24. Shoppers who buy goods or services […]