Suspected Robber of Banks in Birmingham, Ferndale, & Bloomfield Twp. Arrested

  Suspected Robber of Banks in Birmingham, Ferndale, & Bloomfield Twp. Arrested (Birmingham Police, Aug. 2, 2018) Birmingham (MI) Police, in cooperation with Ferndale and Bloomfield Twp. (MI) police as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force, helped lead to the arrest of a serial bank robbery…

Michigan Supreme Court Rules: Redistricting Proposal to go on November Ballot

Michigan Supreme Court Rules: Redistricting Proposal to go on November Ballot  Lansing, MI-   The Michigan Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a ballot proposal to create an independent redistricting commission will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.  The commission would be tasked with drawing the boundaries of election districts, ideally in a manner that is fair…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jim Runestad for State Senate Dist. 15

2018 Candidate Interview: Jim Runestad for State Senate Dist. 15 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2018) Commerce Township, Lyon Township, Milford Township, Northville, Novi, Novi Township, Orchard Lake, South Lyon, Walled Lake, West Bloomfield, White Lake and Wixom, MI – Jim Runestad is running for State Senate in the 15th District. In the Republican Primary…

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Kolin for Bloomfield Hills School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Kolin for Bloomfield Hills School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Troy, MI- Paul Kolin is running for Bloomfield Hills School Board. This is a non-partisan position. There are four seats for a four year term. Also on the ballot are Howard Baron,…

Explore: Favorite Finds at Holly Antiques

Explore: Favorite Finds at Holly Antiques (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2018) Holly, MI- Holly Antiques, located at 118 S Saginaw St in Downtown Holly, has been an advertising sponsor of Oakland County Times since they launched with new ownership in April 2017.  Every once in a while I like to stop in and see what…

2018 Candidate Interview: Julia Pulver for State Senate Dist. 15

2018 Candidate Interview: Julia Pulver for State Senate Dist. 15 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2018) Commerce Township, Lyon Township, Milford Township, Northville, Novi, Novi Township, Orchard Lake, South Lyon, Walled Lake, West Bloomfield, White Lake and Wixom, MI – Julia Pulver is running for State Senate in the 15th District.  She is unopposed in the…

2018 Candidate Interview: Wade Fleming for County Commissioner Dist. 16

2018 Candidate Interview: Wade Fleming for County Commissioner Dist. 16 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2018) Clawson, Troy, and Royal Oak, MI – County Commissioner Wade Fleming is running unopposed for re-election in the Republican Primary which takes place Aug. 7, 2018. In the Democratic Primary Penny Luebs and Charles “Chuck” Salgat are running.  The…

2018 Candidate Interview: Ted Villella for County Commissioner Dist. 4

2018 Candidate Interview: Ted Villella for County Commissioner Dist. 4 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2018, updated Oct. 20, 2018) Clarkston, Independence Township, Waterford, MI – Ted Villella is the Democratic candidate for County Commissioner in the 4th District. Incumbent Tom Middleton is the Republican candidate seeking re-election. Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018. Check out…

2018 Candidate Interview: Brian Wright for State Rep Dist. 38

2018 Candidate Interview: Brian Wright for State Rep Dist. 38 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2018) Novi, Northville, South Lyon, Lyon Township, and Walled Lake, MI – Brian R. Wright is running for State Representative in the 38th District.  He is unopposed in the Libertarian Primary which is held Aug. 7, 2018. In the Democratic Primary…

Who’s Running for Office? Here are Candidate Interviews for Aug. 7 Primary Election

Who’s Running for Office? Here are Candidate Interviews for Aug. 7 Primary Election Oakland County, MI-  The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing brief, introductory interviews with candidates for political offices. This gives all candidates a chance to talk about the issues that are important to them, and we welcome candidates from any…

Auburn Hills Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect UPDATED

Auburn Hills Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect UPDATED (AHPD, July 26, 2018)   Auburn Hills, MI -On July 26, 2018 at 12:53 pm, personnel from the Auburn Hills Police Department were dispatched to a bank robbery that had just occurred at the Cornerstone Community Financial Credit Union on University Drive. Preliminary investigation reveals that…

Officials Warn of Potential Measles Exposure, New Cases in Michigan

Officials Warn of Potential Measles Exposure, New Cases in Michigan (Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services, July 26, 2018) Detroit, MI- The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed two additional cases of measles in Michigan for 2018; both related to international travel. These individuals were residents of Oakland and Washtenaw…

Fire Chief McGee Makes Holly Full-Time Focus, Announces New Station and More

Fire Chief McGee Makes Holly Full-Time Focus, Announces New Station and More (Drew Saunders, July 25, 2018) Holly, MI – Holly Fire Chief Steve McGee is excited to expand the scope, efficiency and quality of the services provided to the village that he now serves full-time. McGee’s years of experience have already been an asset…