The Christmas season kicked off in downtown Oxford Friday night with the annual Soup & Sweet Stroll. A little more than 900 tickets were sold for the event, according to DDA Director Glenn Pape. Folks gathered in Centennial Park to listen to holiday songs performed by Oxford choir students and watch the lighting of the […]
The Village of Leonard kicked off the Christmas season Saturday night with its tree lighting and community gathering. Village President Mike McDonald had the honor of flipping the switch. Everybody gathered around the tree to sing Christmas carols before filing into Rowland Hall to enjoy cookies and hot chocolate.
Organized by the Oxford Chamber of Commerce, the annual Christmas parade rolled through the downtown area Saturday afternoon. For more photos from the parade, pick up a copy of The Oxford Leader.
The North Oakland Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 334 is stepping up to the plate in the fight against hunger in the Oxford area. The North Oakland VFW Post 334, with the help of the VFW Auxiliary, donated 28 bags filled with Thanksgiving meals to the Oxford chapter of Meals on Wheels Nov. 20. […]
Members of the Oxford Lions Club will be out and about selling newspapers to raise money to help local families and senior citizens have a merry Christmas this year. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio. Folks who purchase this newspaper from a member of the Oxford Lions Club between Thursday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 2 […]
Addison Township officials made their feelings clear about a proposed injection well at the Lanphar 1-12 Well, located near Leonard and Dequindre Roads. After Supervisor Bruce Pearson and township Attorney Robert Davis spoke in opposition of the proposed well at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing held in October, township officials voted 6-0 to pass […]
Not everyone around town knows his name, but they definitely know his uniform. Proudly wearing his U.S. Marine Corps dress blues, Oxford resident Clarence Cameron can be seen year-round collecting donations for veterans organizations, participating in patriotic ceremonies, visiting classrooms to share his life experiences with students and molding today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders. To […]
This holiday season, take the traditional holiday donation or drive in a new direction. You’ve collected canned and prepared foods, blankets, coats, and books. Not many people think of donating something simple they use every day. This item is needed by people who have limited resources due to unemployment, homelessness, fire or natural disaster. What […]
A fourth-year Oxford Schools Early College student accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, then attempting to deprive an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy of his gun pleaded guilty to all of the criminal charges against him Nov. 21 in Oakland County Circuit Court. Garrett Robert Brodeur, 18, is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 2, 2018 in Circuit […]
Oxford residents are invited to warm-up at the Oxford United Methodist Church (OUMC) during a party which will be held following the Oxford Christmas parade on December 2 from 3 to 4 p.m. A free meal, including hot dogs, chips cookies, hot chocolate/cider and coffee will be served. Each child who attends will receive a free gift […]