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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Cases Prompt Reminder to Avoid Mosquitoes

September 11th 2020

Oakland County Health Division and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are reminding residents to take precautions from mosquito bites as cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in 2 horses in Holly and Ortonville.

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.

Reporter Food:  House Omelette at Val’s Polish Kitchen in Rochester Hills

September 10th 2020

This cozy diner had a menu full of traditional Polish items, as well as some American classics.

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:  Richard Mukamal for Farmington School Board

September 10th 2020

Candidates for the full term are: Cheryl Blau, David Ehrlich, Mable Fox, Steven Goldberg, Janet L. Ravitz Meir, Richard Mukamal, and Frank Raines III. 

2020 Candidate Interview: Kristy Schlak for Hazel Park School Board

September 10th 2020

In the race for Hazel Park School Board there are eight candidates running for four seats. The positions have a four year term.

2020 Candidate Interview: Erika Alexander for Royal Oak School Board

September 10th 2020

Candidates are Erika Alexander, Timothy Ciechorski, Lisa-Aline Hanes, Dustin Kaupp, Lakeesha Morrison, and incumbent MaryAnne VanHaitsma.

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. 

Michigan Governor Clarifies Rules for Face Masks During Sports

September 9th 2020

Last week, the governor signed Executive Order 2020-176 reopening Michigan’s gyms and pools in those regions where they remain closed and allowing for organized sports practices and competitions to resume in those regions where they remain restricted, subject to strict protections meant to limit spread of the virus.