Board member says vote ‘Yes’ for library bond

Dear Editor, As a member of the Board of Trustees of Oxford Public Library, I hope I can clear up misinformation that has been circulating about the bond request. It’s important that when we cast our ballots, we understand what is actually up for a vote. A quick timeline: A committee was brought together 10 […]

Oxford Township Supervisor responds to letter writer

Dear Editor, In response to Major D. Murray’s Oct. 13, 2021 letter to the editor entitled “They abdicated their responsibilities, a ‘no’ vote for library,” I wish to set the record straight. With respect to Oxford Township’s approval of the Oxford Public Library’s request to place a $9.1 million bond proposal on the Nov. 2 […]

Kindness is not dead

Dear Editor, I would like to share an experience that my wife and I and two others encountered on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 13 at Mario’s Restaurant on M-24 in Oxford. After enjoying a leisurely lunch and asking Robyn, our waitress, for our check, she informed us that a Good Samaritan had paid our […]

Please vote ‘yes’ for library millage

To my fellow Oxford community members, I am writing today to ask that you strongly consider voting “yes” on the bond millage for the Oxford Library. In the over 20 years that I have lived in Oxford, I have watched our community grow in size. We have a wonderful resource in our local library, and […]

Once again vote ‘NO’

Dear Editor, Fantasy vs. Reality The Oxford Library expansion plan is an expensive $9,100,000 bond and an untimely idea. Some of our public servants believe in the fantasy that taxpayers are the source of unlimited funds; yet, so many in our community are struggling to make ends meet in this post-covid inflationary period. Citizens like […]

Lib. board member says vote ‘yes’

Dear Editor, I begin my letter with transparency. I am the newest member of the Oxford Library Board of Trustees, having been elected last November. I am also a recently retired librarian after serving more than 40 years in 3 public libraries, 2 university libraries, and 2 corporate libraries, thanks to my husband getting transferred […]

Athlete of the Week: Ellie Gieselman

Athlete of the Week: Ellie Gieselman

Ellie Gieselman – Girls’ Golf Ellie Gieselman is a sophomore on the Girls’ Varsity Golf team. Ellie played a significant role in this year’s success. She led the team in all of the regular season tournaments. Her favorite tournament this year was the Bobcat Invitational at Warwick Hills. Ellie improved her average by 7.14 strokes […]

Show them the money!

Federal dollars coming to a local government near you By Dean Vaglia and James Hanlon Leader Staff Writers As it stands, the Charter Township of Oxford does not yet have any of the $2,023,243 allotted through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). “Some communities are slated to get it (this) week,” Township Supervisor Jack Curtis […]

What to do around town this month

What to do around town this month

By James Hanlon and Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writers Can’t wait for Halloween? You don’t have to. There are many ways to celebrate before Oct. 31. The Village of Oxford is shaping up to have a packed October, capping the month off with the expected activities on the 31st. Trick or treating hours in the […]

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