South Lyon

Fireworks in Oakland County 2017

June 21st 2017

Fireworks in Oakland County  2017 (EVENT page) Much appreciation goes to Meg Geddes of MichiganFireworks.com who compiles this list as a labor of love and generously shares with publications like Oakland County Times. Stony Creek Metropark Fireworks Date:  June 23, 2017 at Dusk Where: Stony Creek Metropark 4300 Main Park Road in Shelby Township, Michigan […]

Heritage Conference on Placemaking Sept. 15 in S. Lyon

May 25th 2017

Heritage Conference on Placemaking Sept. 15 in S. Lyon (EVENT page) South Lyon, MI –For 175 years, the traditional downtown of South Lyon has not only held onto its heritage but added new charm with every generation. This year’s Heritage Conference will focus on Making Places from historic sites, meeting first in the town’s historic […]

Reporter Food: Lafayette Corner Café in South Lyon Chicken Melt

April 10th 2017

Reporter Food: Lafayette Corner Café in South Lyon Chicken Melt (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2017) South Lyon, MI – Though the Oakland County Times tends to focus along the Woodward Corridor (and Holly!), sometimes it is fun to explore in place where we’ll one day be. South Lyon is one of those places.  After […]

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available

March 11th 2017

DTE Working on Power Restoration, Warming Centers Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2017) Oakland County, MI – 250,000 people in DTE’s service area remain without power as of 3am Saturday after wind storms knocked down power lines through the area. According to the DTE website, “DTE’s restoration teams are fully mobilized and working 24/7 […]

County Commissioners Sworn In

January 11th 2017

County Commissioners Sworn In (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners made their official start to the 2017-2018 term with a swearing in ceremony Wednesday night at the County Commission building in Pontiac.  Nineteen of the Commissioners were incumbents that had been re-elected.  Two new Commissioners took […]

Resources for Homeless and those in Need 2016

December 11th 2016

Resources for Homeless and those in Need 2016 (Royal Oak Library and Oakland County 115 News, Dec. 11, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Each year the Royal Oak Library compiles a list of resources for homeless and needy people in the area.  The following is the list they put together plus resources found by oc115.  […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

December 11th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2016) 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, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Parties Seeking Volunteers to Observe Presidential Recount

December 4th 2016

Parties Seeking Volunteers to Observe Presidential Recount (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 4, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – As the legal issues surrounding the Presidential ballot recount continue to play out in court, Oakland County Republicans, Democrats, and Greens are recruiting volunteers to observe the recounts, which could start as early as Monday. Green Party Candidate […]

15 Reasons to Support Oakland County 115 News

November 30th 2016

15 Reasons to Support Oakland County 115 News (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The Oakland County 115 News started in 2009 with just one city.  In the past seven years we have grown in many ways that help keep readers “informed, inspired, and united.” Here are some of the good things […]

Work Requirements for Food Assistance Reinstated in Oakland and Other Counties

November 30th 2016

Work Requirements for Food Assistance Reinstated in Oakland and Other Counties (MDHHS, Nov. 30 2016)   LANSING, MI – Able-bodied adults without dependents in four Michigan counties will be required by the federal government to meet work requirements that have been waived for more than a decade to continue receiving food assistance benefits. The Michigan […]

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