Pleasant Ridge

Gerald Poisson Sworn in as County Executive, Commission to Appoint Patterson’s Replacement

August 4th 2019

Pursuant to Public Act 139 of 1973, Poisson will assume the duties of county executive until the Board of Commissioners appoints a replacement.

$5,000 Scholarship for Anti-Texting Campaign, Deadline Aug. 31

July 31st 2019

“The scholarship has been created in her honor to inspire change in teens who drive distracted
and help prevent car accidents,”

Oakland County Times 2019 Candidate Interview Videos

July 26th 2019

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. *This page is frequently updated*

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 […]