Meet Michigan’s top youth volunteer

Meet Michigan’s top youth volunteer

Alex VanHaren, founder of the charity Scarves 4 Cozy Kids, has been named Michigan’s Top Middle Level Youth Volunteer of 2020 by the Prudential Spirit of the Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Alex will receive an engraved silver medallion and a $1,000 scholarship. He gets to go […]

Peeking in the Past

10 Years Ago Feb 24, 2010 Exuberant members of nine communities, including Oxford, gathered Feb. 18 at the Crofoot Ballroom in downtown Pontiac to celebrate Main Street accreditation by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. A jury in Oakland County Circuit Court convicted Keyon Timmons for shooting a five-year-old girl in the face. Fortunately, the […]

From Oxford to the big screen

From Oxford to the big screen

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Premiering at Emagine Novi on Nov. 17, the Detroit-based crime thriller ‘Devil’s Night: Dawn of Nain Rouge’ is now in its full theatrical release. According to movie promotions, the flick is “unlike anything to come before it.” Devil’s Night features a military veteran returning home to a career in […]