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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The last day to order a t-shirt to benefit two deserving causes is fast approaching. T-shirts are now on sale for $10 each at Red Knapp’s American Grill in downtown Oxford (2 N. Washington St.) and The Oxford Leader office (666 S. Lapeer Rd.) These green-and-white fashion statements combine the spirit of the Lone Ranger […]
Thousands flocked to Seymour Lake Township Park in Oxford on Friday and Saturday for the 9th Annual Seymour Celebration.