Local nurse wins national award for supporting MG community

When Sally O’Meara, a registered nurse for 26 years, was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis (MG) three years ago, she could have easily chose to spend all of her time focusing on her own health. But true to her selfless profession, the 49-year-old Oxford resident has been using her knowledge and position to help educate and […]

Dump your junk May 13

Whether hauling winter’s yard debris or removing junk and hazardous material, Addison Township officials are preparing to help their residents with proper disposal. The Addison Twp. Spring Clean Up is scheduled for May 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the township complex parking area (1440 Rochester Rd. in Lakeville). The date and time […]

DDA to readvertise director job

Looks like it’s back to the old drawing board for the Oxford Downtown Development Authority (DDA). At last week’s meeting, Chairperson Sue Bossardet let it be known the DDA’s choice to fill the vacant executive director position, Cheri LaFlamme Szcodronski, a resident of Hillsborough, North Carolina, was forced to decline due to “medical reasons.” “She […]

SUV crashes into fence, overturns

A 2005 Ford Escape crashed through some farm fencing on Oakwood Rd. in Oxford Township and overturned March 23. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s report, the driver, a 16-year-old Addison woman, said she was approaching the intersection of Oakwood and Delano roads, when a vehicle pulled out in front of her. She told the […]

LO appoints Joe as manager, approves $67K contract

By Jim Newell Lake Orion Review Editor It’s no joke – Joe Young will be the next Lake Orion village manager as of April 1. The village council voted 5-0 at its meeting Monday to officially approve a contract with Young and appointed him village manager. An official swearing-in ceremony will take place once Young […]

Who let the goats out? Who, who?

Oxford Elementary students met two very adorable visitors during an assembly held in the school’s cafeteria March 22 – a pair of baby goats. Oxford Schools’ International Baccalaureate Program organized the event to teach students about invasive plant species and how goats can help eliminate them. Students brought in change and wore hats to raise […]

Passion for Irish dance leads to scholarship

Ashley Murphy, an Oxford Middle School eighth-grader, was recently awarded a scholarship for her dedication to the Irish culture and heritage demonstrated through Irish dancing. Murphy received the $500 Richard Mahigan scholarship, which is awarded annually by the Cape Coral Irish American Club to promote Irish culture and heritage. Murphy first began Irish dancing lessons […]

Public safety

March 26: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home located in the 100 block of Breezewood Rd. at 12:56 a.m., where Sheriff’s deputies reported hearing two men fighting and a window break. A 19-year-old man opened the door for Sheriff’s deputies with his 48-year-old boyfriend, a Ferndale resident, standing behind him. Sheriff’s deputies […]

Italia Gardens to host fundraiser

Italia Gardens will host a fundraiser to benefit Love In the Name of Christ of North Oakland County (Love INC of NOC) Thursday, April 6 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Love INC is a nonprofit organization which links churches, volunteers, and service agencies and helps them to organize their efforts by reaching out to […]

Play it again, me boyo!

Play it again, me boyo!

Oh, Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes were calling at the Addison Township Public Library on St. Patrick’s Day. Joe Schnur, a longtime township resident, brought his bagpipes to the library and performed a few songs for a small, but enthusiastic crowd looking to get their Celtic on, minus the green beer and noisy drunks. […]

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