Oxford student organizing car show to help fight ALS

Mike Gula loves cars and his grandmother. So it seems only natural that the Oxford resident decided to use one to help the other. Gula is organizing a charity car show for Sunday, Aug. 13 in the parking lot of the Legacy Center, located at 925 N. Lapeer Rd. It will run from 11 a.m. […]

Bike patrol to hit trail, parks, subdivisions

What has four wheels, two badges and can go practically anywhere it’s needed? Oxford Township’s new bike patrol. Over the weekend, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies Jim Willyard and Brandy Mendicino tackled their very first assignment atop mountain bikes – patrolling the Seymour Celebration held at the 132-acre Seymour Lake Twp. Park. Riding among the thousands […]

‘I’ll probably keep working as long as I can’

Rose Paddubny isn’t spending her Golden Years rocking away in a comfortable chair, watching television and knitting. No, sir. The 88-year-old longtime resident of Oxford is still working as a housekeeper at the McLaren Oakland medical facility (385 N. Lapeer Rd.) in Oxford Township. “I clean the exam rooms, pick up trash,” she said. “I […]

Women’s Club to host hoedown July 30

The Oxford Women’s Club (OWC) is planning its annual hoedown fund-raiser, which will benefit the organization’s scholarship program for Oxford area students. The hoedown will be held Sunday, July 30 at the Oxford Hills Golf Club (300 E Drahner Rd.) from 4-7 p.m. A buffet dinner, which will include chicken and hamburgers, will be served […]

Leonard church offers VBS for kids

Leonard Community Church is inviting children ages 5-12 to attend a FREE Vacation Bible School from July 17-21. Each daily session will begin at 9 a.m. and end at noon. Leonard Community Church is located at 4391 Whitehead St. in Leonard. To learn more, vist the church’s page on Facebook.  

Parks/rec. close to new home

After years of waiting, planning and hoping, the Oxford Twp. Parks and Recreation Department is going to have a permanent place to hang its hat in just a matter of weeks. No more landlords. No more rent checks. No more sharing space with other governmental entities. No more worrying about having to leave if the […]

Free sprinklers!

Addison Township Hall will continue to keep its lawn healthy and vibrant, thanks to a donation from Kent’s Lawn Care, LLC., in Leonard. Owner and longtime Addison Township resident, Kent Phillips, donated the parts and installation of a new sprinkler system for the township’s lawn. The project, valued at around $2,600, will be completed this […]

What did they have to say?

The master plan update survey included a number of opportunities for respondents to provide written comments. For more information on survey responses, please read “Survey says?: Public input to be used in master plan update” Here’s a sample of the hundreds of comments: “The equestrian way of life is at risk as the township continues to build. Stop […]

Get your Irish on!

Downtown Oxford’s Centennial Park was filled with the sounds of the Emerald Isle Thursday evening when the Folk/Celtic duo Brother Crowe performed as part of the Concerts in the Park series.