Age is just a number when you’re young at heart

A group of active seniors are proof that you can be young at any age, just so long as you’re young at heart. The Young at Heart senior group serves individuals, ages 50 and up, of the surrounding communities as a way to spend time with friends and enjoy the most out of life. The […]

Paperbag Theatre set to debut on television soon

Paper bags can do a lot of things: Hold groceries, provide a safe place for lunch and even serve as the all-important Halloween treat sack. With that list of abilities, can paper bags also act? Ric Viers and Gary Allison think they can. Viers and Allison are the creative forces behind ‘Paperbag Theatre,? a familiar […]

Kindermusik goes beyond learning songs, playing instruments

The brochure says it all: ‘Shakers to social skills. Castanets to coordination. Cymbals to self-esteem.? Kindermusik is much more than learning about music. It’s about preparing today’s youth for tomorrow’s adventures. ‘I’m amazed every semester at what it (class) accomplishes,? Giselle Graham, Kindermusik instructor, said. Kindermusik is a national program found in many communities throughout […]

Former Brandon schools music teacher honored

Former band and choir students of Lew Wilson are being sought to take part in an alumni concert on Sunday, Oct. 3 to honor Wilson. Lake Orion resident Kari Lynn Clark is on the committee heading up the concert. ‘We are looking for many past students of his in both choir and band who would […]

She keeps Lakeville Rd. looking good

One of Oxford resident Christine Kutchen’s favorite quotes comes from Mother Teresa ? ‘We can do no great things; only small things with great love.? She likes that quote because it reminds her about the importance of doing small things in a big way. ‘If you follow your heart and give lots of love, small […]

Legendary hoopster Van Guilder makes Hall of Fame

One can argue that Roslyn ‘Roz? Van Guilder (now Chapman) is the best female basketball player to every wear the blue and gold on the hardwood. As a sophomore, Van Guilder was named most valuable player on the varsity girls soccer team and was named to the all-league and all-county lists as a volleyball player. […]

Contract signed, permit issued for cell tower in Addison park

Dropped calls will be a thing of the past for cell phone users in Addison Township. A contract between Verizon Wireless and Addison Township was agreed upon and signed on Aug. 17 and a building permit issued on Aug. 23 for Verizon Wireless to build a 190 foot monopole in the Watershed Preserve Park. ‘The […]

Jenkins competes in first pageant

Oxford resident Taylor Jenkins, 14, found that modeling can be a fulfilling and motivating experience at the same time. She recently competed in the 2010 Miss Jr. Teen Detroit Pageant. After passing the initial application phase, she competed on July 19 and placed as a runner-up, going through two rounds of modeling and an interview. […]

Swimmers get first OAA win

The Varsity Swim team captured it’s first ever Oakland Activities Association victory with a 130-53 victory over Ferndale on Wednesday, Sept. 8. ‘If they (the girls) keep working how they are right now, I think they will be surprised by what they can accomplish,? said Varsity Swimming Head Coach Jackie Rank. The Individual results are […]