Oxford Village Council meetings moved to 7:30 p.m.

Get out your calenders, personal planners, palm pilots and make a note ? beginning Tuesday, Aug. 10 all regular Oxford Village Council meetings will be start at 7:30 p.m. According to Manager Joe Young, the meetings have been moved from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. so as to allow council members more time during their […]

Suspected computer hacker banned from Oxford library

A man suspected of trying to hack into the Oxford Public Library’s computer network last week was banned from the facility and is currently under investigation by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department. It all started Thursday, July 22 when the library’s computer system kept shutting down between approximately 2 and 6 p.m., according to Library […]

Feeding time for Donald

Lake Orion resident Kaitlin Cesarek, 4, feeds a duck in Paint Creek Saturday afternoon while attending the 10th Annual Duck Race and Family Picnic, sponsored by the Oxford/Orion Optimist Club.

Run Mitch! Run!

If you gave him the choice, Mitch Cuckovich would have probably run all the way to Eugene, Oregon. After all, Mitch’s love of running is the reason he went there this week. The 10-year-old Oxford boy qualified to compete in 400-meter and 800-meter running events at the 2004 USA Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships […]

Don’t split primary ballots! Vote Rep or Dem

If you plan to vote in Tuesday, August 3 primary election, remember to only vote straight Republican or Democratic tickets, otherwise your vote won’t count. Addison Township Clerk Pauline Bennett wants to make sure voters remember to not split the partisan section of their ballots. If a primary voter does happen to select candidates from […]

Donation to make road smoother ride

A bumpy stretch of Indian Lake Road will soon become a smooth ride thanks to the Levy Corporation, the Oakland County Road Commission and Oxford Township Supervisor Bill Dunn. Dunn recently secured a donation from Levy Corp. of 3,000 tons of ?21-AA? crushed stone, which will be used to resurface Indian Lake Road between M-24 […]

One inspector did report overpayment

It appears one of Oxford Township’s inspectors did report he was overpaid. Last week, the Leader reported that three township inspectors were overpaid a combined total of between $100,000 and $140,000 from January to June 2004 due to a ‘computer error.? According to township Building Official Mike Darling, Bob Gerds, who serves as the mechanical […]

My Way

I’ve been writing columns and opinion pieces for more than 10 years. From the East Detroit High School newspaper (The Shamrock) to The Michigan Review at the University of Michigan to The Oxford Leader, I’ve commented, criticized, praised, speculated, poked fun at and opinionated on a wide variety of subjects and people. But in all […]

Crash on M-24 sends drivers to hospital

A 1994 Ford Taurus and 2003 Dodge minivan collided Sunday afternoon on S. Washington St. (M-24) near Minnetonka St., in front of the Oxford Marketplace. According to the Oxford Village Police report, the Dodge minivan, driven by 36-year-old Oxford man, was exiting the Oxford Marketplace parking lot and turning right onto M-24 while an unknown […]

Downtown ice rink a possibility

Downtown Oxford is already known as a great place to eat, shop or go see a movie. But Ed Hunwick wants to add one more activity ? ice skating. ‘I figured I’d get laughed at, but a lot of people I discussed this with thought it was a great idea if we could pull it […]