Royal Oak Township

Former State Senator among those Campaigning for Marijuana…

April 25th 2019

Former State Senator among those Campaigning for Marijuana Business in Royal Oak Township, Mel Farr Site Under Consideration (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2019) Royal Oak Township, MI- Former State Senator Virgil Smith Jr. is among those pushing for a ballot initiative that would allow recreational marijuana businesses in Royal Oak Township. If the ordinance […]

May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot

April 25th 2019

May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot Royal Oak Township, MI – Voters in Royal Oak Township have two ballot measures on the May 7, 2019 election. Ballot Language is as follows: General Operating Millage Renewal Shall the Charter Township of Royal Oak be authorized to continue the previously […]

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire…

April 20th 2019

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire, Jim Hoff Memorialized (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Detroit, MI- Metro Detroit Youth Clubs have a long history of working with the Detroit Tigers baseball team for support and inspiration. That partnership was celebrated Wednesday morning as Detroit Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire joined Club Kids and […]

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary

April 19th 2019

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary (Crystal Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The kids in Ferndale’s Lower Elementary had some special guests Tuesday.  Nate Perkins, known to children as “Farmer Nate,” of Upland Hills Farm in Oxford spent the day teaching kids at Ferndale’s Lower Elementary about animals and life […]

Ferndale Student Seeks Votes for Toyota Anti-Texting and Driving Contest

April 18th 2019

Ferndale Student Seeks Votes for Toyota Anti-Texting and Driving Contest (Lara Mossa, April 18, 2019) Ferndale, MI –  Dressed in yellow and strumming a happy-faced ukulele, Adelaide Wilson sang “Put That Phone Away.” Wilson created the one-minute video for the Toyota TeenDrive 365 Scholarship Contest. The light-hearted film encourages drivers to put down their phones […]

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis

March 26th 2019

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Announces Cancer Diagnosis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2019) Waterford, MI- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced Tuesday afternoon that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. Patterson will not be resigning from his position, but will instead take time off for treatment and to be […]

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks!

March 25th 2019

Join the OC Times Readers Club to Support Local Journalism, and Get Perks! The new Readers Club Program makes it fun to be part of Oakland County Times, while also keeping this community resource going and growing! Grassroots Level $5+/month Entry in monthly contest Flower Power Level $15+/month Entry in monthly contest, your name on […]

Ferndale State of the Schools is Actually a Scavenger Hunt, April 22

March 23rd 2019

Ferndale State of the Schools is Actually a Scavenger Hunt, April 22 Ferndale, MI – Discover all that is new and exciting in Ferndale Schools with a special State of the Schools Scavenger Hunt. The journey begins April 22 at 6pm at Ferndale High School.  Teams of four will explore the school, unlocking mysteries within […]

Measles Vaccination Clinic Sat. March 23, Number of Cases and Locations Continues to Grow

March 22nd 2019

Measles Vaccination Clinic Sat. March 23, Number of Cases and Locations Continues to Grow (Oakland County Health Division, Mar. 22, 2019) Pontiac, Mich. – The three measles cases under investigation in Thursday’s press release are now confirmed. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division confirmed the positive results today. This […]

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference

March 21st 2019

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference (C. Proxmire, March 21, 2019) Lansing, MI- Officials and city administrators from across the state gathered in Lansing this week for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference. MML provides educational and networking opportunities, including classes on topics that are important to local […]