Nonprofit secures wheelchair ramp for disabled man

When Oxford resident Marcie Gruenberg reached out to The Guiding Star Foundation for help obtaining a wheelchair ramp for her brother-in-law Mitch Gruenberg, who recently had both legs amputated, the organization didn’t hesitate to help. Mitch, a lifelong Oxford resident, was initially paralyzed from the neck down in a diving accident around 30 years ago. […]

Don’t waste this opportunity: NO HAZ collection April 28 at OMS

Local residents are invited to safely dispose of household hazardous waste that could be harmful to humans and the environment. Addison Township, Leonard Village, Oxford Township, Oxford Village, Orion Township and Lake Orion Village are among the participating communities for the waste collection event, which will be held on Saturday, April 28 at Oxford Middle […]

Leonard kids ready to blast off to Space Camp

Leonard siblings Cody and Sierra Musial know that failure is not an option. Cody and Sierra Musial, both fifth-grade students at Leonard Elementary School, have been awarded full scholarships to Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Cody and Sierra will attend one week of camp there this summer. In […]

She knows what your pet is feeling

Leslie Cirinesi is never at a loss for words when it comes to animals. Cirinesi, a Clarkston resident, will appear the Addison Township Public Library on Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. to share her insights on being an animal communicator. This is a people-only event, so please no animals. Cirinesi first learned she had […]

Local author ready to release sixth novel

An award-winning Addison Township author is preparing to release her sixth novel. Brakefield’s latest contribution to the literary world is entitled “Destiny’s Whirlwind” and it’s the second part of a thrilling four-part series. The novel is set to be released on April 17 through CrossRiver Media Group. According to a recent press release, “Collina McConnell […]

Cops seek tips about stolen golf course signs

Twenty-two signs marking pathways and holes were stolen from the Boulder Pointe Golf Club in Oxford sometime between 7:30 p.m. March 27 and 7:30 a.m. March 28. The signs, which were made of bronze and painted green,were removed from the front of various boulders found throughout the golf course, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s […]

Golf outing to fight diabetes

As the weather warms up, one Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) program student is hoping to make an impact on a disorder which currently affects approximately 1.25 million American children and adults – Type 2 diabetes. Walker Kennedy, a fifth-year student of the OSEC program, is inviting the community to his golf outing, “Driving Fore […]

Vietnam vets share stories

United States History Geography (USHG) students at Oxford High School heard tales of triumph and sorrow straight from the mouths of American heroes last Monday. Twelve local Vietnam-era veterans spent the day giving students first-hand accounts of their military experiences, their time overseas and their military training. Students had the opportunity to ask questions and […]

Seniors experience ‘Cookie Madness’

Residents at Independence Village of Waterstone in Oxford were delighted to try a variety of tasty treats last week during “Cookie Madness.” The eight-week-long, bracket-inspired competition is being held between Independence Village and its sister company, StoryPoint’s, 15 combined communities and will run until late April. Eight Independence Village residents submitted their favorite cookie recipes […]

Vachon signs with U of St. Francis

Oxford High School (OHS) senior Hannah Vachon made her commitment to college sports official during a March 16 letter of intent signing ceremony. Vachon signed to play softball for the University of St. Francis located in Joliet, Illinois. Vachon has played on the OHS varsity softball team since her freshman year and is now looking […]

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