E-poll book to speed up check-in for Addison voters

Addison Township residents heading to their local precincts on Aug. 3 need not fear the prospect of standing in long voter check-in lines thanks to some new technology. The smile on Addison Township Clerk Pauline Bennett’s face could not be bigger as she showcased the electronic poll book, which allows registered voters to scan their […]

Good taste for a good cause

The Clarkston Rotary Club hosted its Fifth Annual ‘Taste for the Holidays? Wine Tasting Gala on Nov. 10. The event took place at Bordine Nursery in Clarkston, and the scenery was absolutely marvelous. Bordine hosted nearly 550 guests in the nursery’s greenhouse. The colors were striking and brought a warm feeling to the room. The […]

Two booters sign with Warriors

Two former varsity girl soccer players will be transforming themselves from Wildcats into Warriors when they play soccer next season. It was announced on Saturday, July 3 that recent Oxford High School graduates Kelsey Littmann and Sarah Ricketts signed letters of intent to play soccer for the Rochester College Warriors next fall. ‘I think that […]

Student Santa earns his jingle bells

Ho, Ho, Holy Moly! There really is a Santa School! Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School is the world’s oldest and most famous Santa school. Founded in 1937, it is located a short trip north in Midland. Steve Percival, a former Clarkston resident now residing in Waterford, is proud to be a recent graduate for […]

Voters to face slight fire tax increase

Addison Township voters are going to decide whether they would like to approve or deny a millage tax increase for the Addison Township Fire Department when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Voters are being asked to approve a millage increase to 0.75 mills (75 cents for every $1,000 of a property’s […]

Commission candidates answer questions

Five of the nine candidates running for the Oakland County Commissioner District #1 seat answered audience member questions for just over one hour at a community forum held by the League of Women Voters Oakland Area at the Addison Twp. Hall on Thursday, July 15. With the Aug. 3 primary election looming, candidates Tony Albensi, […]

First 10 chosen for OHS Hall of Fame

After much debate and consideration, the Oxford High School Hall of Fame Committee is ready to announce the inaugural class to the community. For nearly a century Wildcat fans have enjoyed watching the athletic achievements of many high school athletes and coaches ever since the Wildcats captured their first title, the Tri-County League in baseball, […]

Elmer Ball: A leader on the field and in the classroom

Ask anyone in the Athletic Department at Oxford High School or the community who the most successful track and field and cross country coach in Oxford history, and one name will continually come up. Elmer Ball. With that recognition, Ball was selected as one of the 10 inaugural members of the Oxford High School Hall […]

Ghiaciuc hosts charity motorcycle ride to fight leukemia

Eric Ghiaciuc, a 2006 graduate of Oxford High School, made a special trip to his home town to host the first annual Rubber & Roads charity motorcycle ride on Saturday, July 10 in order to raise money for a cause that’s dear to his heart. Ghiaciuc put together the charity ride to honor the passing […]

Good samaritans to the rescue

A house fire that ripped through a house at the corner of M-24 and Brauer Rd., just outside Oxford Township, in Metamora could have been a lot worse for the family of Theodore and Perdema Duncan. Luckily, two good samaitans were on duty. According to reports, the Duncans were awakened sometime after the fire started […]