Time to ditch the Bald Don look

Time to ditch the Bald Don look

  The other day I posted online, it was time to get rid of the Bald Don look. I have let the chromedome column mugshot go here in the hallowed halls of Don’tRushMedom because, in our angst-ridden times, I thought it might make some of you guys smile. Only my barber knows, but — since […]

Welcomes new pastor

Welcomes new pastor

The faitful at Oxford United Methodist Church welcomed their new pastor this past Sunday, durimg an outdoor service. The Rev. Dr. Julius Ernest Del Pino replaces full time pastor, Rev. Jennifer Jue and interim pastor, Steven Black. Rev. Del Pino was born in Savannah,Georgia and grew up in a Methodist parsonage along with five siblings […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND NOTICE A Second Reading and possible Adoption of proposed text amendments to Zoning Ordinance No. 67A.024: • Section 2.2 – Definitions • Section 3.4 – Intent of Districts • Section 3.5 – Schedule of Use Regulations, and • Article 5 – Use Regulations To be considered at a […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND STATE OF MICHIGAN NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Lake Mickelson Special Assessment District Notice is hereby given the Charter Township of Oxford (“Township”) Board of Trustees will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., or soon thereafter as may be heard via “zoom” video […]

Public Notice: NOTA Budget Hearing

NORTH OAKLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (NOTA) NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING (TRUTH IN BUDGETING) FOR THE PROPOSED 2021 NOTA OPERATING BUDGET The NOTA Board will hold a Public Hearing of the 2021 NOTA Operating Budget on Thursday, September 17 at 4:30 pm via a Zoom Meeting. Call (248) 693-7100 #4 for meeting ID information. The property […]

Margie Kaars, 77

Margie (Burbage) Kaars, of Lake Orion passed away on August 31, 2020.  She was 77 years old. Margie is survived by her children Robert Weeks, Jenniffer Singleton, Marcy (James) Summerfield, Josie (Eric) Kaars-Mulholland; and her adoring grandchildren, Trey, Tommy, Candice, Tony, Caleb, Emily, Cynthia & Cody; and her brother Lonnie Burbage & sister Francis Harmon.  […]

Lemonade for sale!

Lemonade for sale!

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Oxford Township. Here, last week when the temperatures were still hot and humid, eight-year-olds Autumn Foster, left and Addie Winkleman set up their stand in the Tanview subdivision selling pink lemonade and brownies. This week’s weather has highs ranging from the low 70s to the low 80s. […]

Wait, what? Some positive news to share?

Wait, what? Some positive news to share?

In this tipsy, turvy world of turmoil, anger, angst and untrust (thank you politicians and COVID-19), you may not think there are good things going on. Au contraire, mon ami! I know we all have been fed more and more negative news to keep us agitated against one another — fear seems to be the […]

Weekly COVID Update

The Oxford area saw an increase in the total number of COVID-19 cases, according to numbers provided by Oakland County. Last week we reported there were a total of 158 cases from Leonard, west to Oxford. This week, the number increased to 175. Locally, the 48371 ZIP saw the largest increase in a week, from […]

Mary Salzmann-Powell, 78

Mary Lou Salzmann-Powell, 78, of Winter Haven, Florida formerly of Oxford, passed away on August 18, 2020 in Winter Haven. Born on September 11,1941 in Detroit, Mary Lou attended the University Liggett School in Grosse Pointe Woods and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1964. Mary Lou enjoyed camping, horseback riding, cross-stitch, and retiring […]