Carnacchio continues to benefit Oxford/Orion FISH

Carnacchio continues to benefit Oxford/Orion FISH

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Before joining Oxford Township as Communications and Grants Manager in November 2019, C.J. Carnacchio spent two decades as a staff writer and editor at The Oxford Leader. While still shy of the one-year anniversary at his current post, the impact Carnacchio has made through his efforts to secure funding […]

Township gets ready for new additional parking and more

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer On Wednesday, October 14, the Oxford Township Board of Trustees held their regular monthly meeting. As they have done since April, the meeting was held remotely via Zoom video conference. Lasting approximately one hour and twenty-five minutes, the board voted on or addressed several wide-ranging topics and the meeting […]

Law & Order

  By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer “Ramen Noodles” A fight broke out between two brothers at a residence on Gill Street at 4:52 p.m. on October 17. The younger brother, 15-years-old, told Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies he and his two friends were playing video games in his bedroom, when his 16-year-old brother entered the […]

Volleyball clinches second-place in OAA Red

Volleyball clinches second-place in OAA Red

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer In a match originally scheduled for four days prior, the Oxford Wildcats volleyball team made the trip to Clarkston High School to battle the Wolves on Monday, October 12. The Wildcats took Clarkston, one of the top teams in the county, the distance, but ended up falling in five […]

Wildcats battle hard, fall to North Farmington

Wildcats battle hard, fall to North Farmington

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The first home loss for the team in the 2020 campaign, the Oxford Wildcats were tripped up by the North Farmington Raiders, 14-3, on October 16. Oxford dropped to 2-3 (1-2 Oakland Activities Association Red) with the loss, while North Farmington improved to 3-2 (2-2 OAA White). The Raiders […]

Season comes to an end in district quarterfinals

Season comes to an end in district quarterfinals

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Officially classified as Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) District 10, the Oxford Wildcats soccer team traveled to Romeo High School to battle the host Bulldogs in a quarterfinal match on a blustery, cold, overcast October 15 evening. Finishing their regular season in third-place in the Macomb Area Conference […]

Oxford Township receives COVID-19 Response Grant

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer On September 23, Oxford Township was awarded a $6,178 COVID-19 Response Grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL). Per Township Communications and Grants Manager C.J. Carnacchio, who completed and submitted the application on September 9, the grant covers election-related expenses incurred from June 15 through the […]

Meijer, Oxford Police join forces to benefit local schools

Meijer, Oxford Police join forces to benefit local schools

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Well-known for their “Shop with a Hero” event each Christmas, the Village of Oxford Police do a tremendous job of taking care of our local children. On Tuesday, October 6, the officers performed another good deed, dropping off outdoor sports equipment, such as kickballs, footballs, and basketballs, at Daniel […]

Law & Order

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer  Large cuts on the sidewall  At 9:10 a.m. on October 9, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Dunlap Circle for a report of malicious destruction of property. The caller, a 35-year-old man who lives at the residence, directed deputies to his black 2006 Chevrolet HHR, parked in the […]

Soccer captures OAA White championship

Soccer captures OAA White championship

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer On Thursday, October 8, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ soccer team defeated the Avondale Yellow Jackets, 2-1, to clinch the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White Division title. Posting a 5-4-2 (4-0 OAA White) record, the division title is the program’s first since 2015-16. Impressively, this championship came in head coach […]

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