Local man battling cancer bikes in fundraiser for Make-A-Wish

Oxford resident Mark Terrian recently joined approximately 900 cyclists for an exhausting and exhilarating event July 28-31, which raised more than $2 million for the granting of wishes for Michigan children who are battling daunting illnesses. An avid cyclist for the past 12 years, this was Terrian’s first time participating in the 29th Annual Wish-A-Mile […]

Firefighters trade hoses for books

Some Addison Township firefighters visted the Addison Township Public Library last week to read a couple stories to the kids. Each kid got their very own fire hat and got to see a real live fire engine in the parking lot. It was a smokin’ good time.  

Voters to decide fate of fire tax

When they head to the polls Aug. 2, voters will be asked to approve an eight-year, 0.75-mill property tax to support the Addison Township Fire Department’s capital improvement fund. This fund contains money set aside for everything from purchasing new vehicles and equipment to constructing new stations, if necessary. According to Fire Chief Jerry Morawski, […]

Firefighters union works to get ID kits for kids

More than 800,000 children go missing or are abducted each year in the United States, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Members of the Oxford Fire Fighters Union, International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 4763 are partnering with the 24th Street Sports Tavern in downtown Oxford and Detroit Lions to combat […]

Oxford man wins natl. singing competition

Robert Skylis, of Oxford, earned first place honors in the Lower College Division/Independent Studio Men category at the National Association of the Teachers of Singers (NATS) annual conference, held in Chicago, Illinois July 8-11. Speakers from major universities around the country presented at the conference and a singing competition was held. Top performers from around […]

Fired soccer coach won’t be reinstated

Oxford school officials have declined to reinstate Robert Euashka, a former high school girls soccer coach, following a thorough investigation, according to Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Nancy Latowski. “A thorough review of the situation was conducted and it was determined that the decision to separate employment with the coach will stand,” Latowski wrote in […]

Parents, players object to firing of soccer coach

Nearly 50 student soccer players and parents came to the Oxford school board meeting last Tuesday with a simple message – We want our coach back. The group of past, present and future Oxford High School soccer players, along with parents, showed up in support of Rob Euashka, the former head coach of the OHS […]

Pokemon fever spreads to Oxford

The recently released “Pokemon Go” app has many Oxford and Addison residents on a mission to “catch ‘em all.” Following the app’s July 6 release via Nintendo Co. and Niantic Inc., residents have been taking to the town in search of rare Pokemon to capture. Pokemon, first released as a game for the original Gameboy […]

School board changes meeting day to Tuesdays

Last week, the Oxford Board of Education voted unanimously to move its meetings to the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the district’s central administration building in downtown Oxford. The address is 10 N. Washington in Oxford.  

Oxford Cup policy may be revisited

Since 1930, the Oxford Cup had been awarded at commencement to one graduating Oxford High senior who showed the best all-around development. That all changed in 2012, when the honor became shared by one male and one female student. Following a school board meeting last Tuesday, several school officials said that change may be revisited […]

1 43 44 45 46 47 50