Pleasant Ridge

Sept. 19 – Zoom Dialogue About the Black Panthers and Gray Panthers

September 16th 2020

Sherry A. Wells, white female activist, and Kennie Kb Bowles, black male actor, will perform a dialogue that she wrote about the two movements, highlighting their common ground.

Enhanced Notification Service Now Available for Crime Victims in Michigan

September 14th 2020

The enhanced MI-VINE service offers users innovative functionality, an improved user experience and expanded access to victim services.

Video Interview: Ferndale Superintendent Talks About 2020 School Year

September 13th 2020

In under 25 minutes, we talked about several important topics including budget questions, classes and extracurriculars, advice for parents, the district’s efforts to combat racism, and more.

Help Oakland County Times Reach Our Monthly Pledge Goal

September 13th 2020

We are currently at about 50% of this goal.  Even a pledge of a few dollars makes a difference.  You can make a one-time gift through PayPal, or set up monthly payments through Patreon. 

$28 Million Approved to Help Schools with COVID-19 Expenses

September 13th 2020

School districts will be able to apply for items that have not been reimbursed by the state or federal government. Funding for the initiative has been made available from the federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds received by Oakland County.  

Sept. 16 – Discussion on Ferndale Schools Racism as Health Crisis Resolution

September 11th 2020

Ferndale Inclusion Network will be hosting an event to examine and discuss the recent Resolution of Racism as a Public Health Crisis passed by the Ferndale School District.

Election Analysis: Rejected Absentee Ballots, & How to Prevent Them in November

September 11th 2020

Oakland County had a slightly higher rejection rate of 1.7 percent of their total 261,890 absentee ballots.

Here’s How to Nominate a School Support Staffer for Statewide Award

September 10th 2020

Nominees must, at a minimum, demonstrate excellence in the following areas: (A) Work performance; (B) School and community involvement; (C) Leadership and commitment; (D) Local support (from co-workers, school administrators, community members, etc., who speak to the nominee’s exemplary work); (E) Enhancement of classified school employees’ image in the community and schools. 

Oakland County Offering Free Advanced Manufacturing Training

September 10th 2020

People looking for a fresh start as the economy continues to open up in our state can take advantage of these two programs, which are free to eligible participants

2020 Candidate Interview:  E. Wadsworth Sherrod for OCC Board of Trustees

September 10th 2020

Voters throughout Oakland County have the opportunity to select two Trustees for the Oakland Community College Board.