Oxford Lions send their thanks!

Dear Editor, The Oxford Lions Club members were on the streets of Oxford, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 20, 21 and 22, 2021 selling “White Canes.” Thanks to the generous people of the Oxford area and the wonderful support of The Oxford Leader for advertisement, our dedicated Lions and associates, were able to raise donations […]

Residents protest Secretary of State decision

Residents protest Secretary of State decision

Dear Editor, By Appointment Only: Protestors Demand Return of Walk-In And Next-Day Services from Michigan’s Secretary of State (S.O.S.) Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is receiving mixed reviews from the public and legislature recently on her performance across the state. During the recent pandemic, everyone understood the need to restrict branch hours and reduce services. […]

Please support mental health initiatives

Dear Editor, May is Mental Health Month. By urging my public officials to prioritize suicide prevention, mental health, and crisis care, I am hoping to influence collective change to support #MentalHealth4All. Right now, individuals in crisis are able to call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential […]

The Oakland County Fair needs your help!

Dear Neighbors and Friends, I wanted to let everyone know that one of the oldest County fairs in Michigan, The Oakland County Fair that was founded in the 1880’s and is an annual event that draws tens of thousands of people to enjoy the agricultural interaction and fun of a fair, is in jeopardy of […]

Humming birds back!

Humming birds back!

Leader readers Bruce and Shirley Compau of Sebek Street sent us this first humming bird of the season photo. Said she, “We get them every year around this time. It was just a bit of a shock because it was so cold and rainy that morning, about 40 degrees! Thought the little would get brain […]

Guest Opinion: The Pandemic’s Effect on Academics

Guest Opinion: The Pandemic’s Effect on Academics

By Ken Weaver and Anita Qonja-Collins As a school community, we have endured many intrusions on our learning environment during the COVID-19 pandemic: masks, social distancing, quarantines, remote learning, school closures, etc. While Oxford Community Schools has managed to deliver face-to-face instruction most of the school year, many of our students have still felt the […]

Now hear this

Dear Editor, Do you have trouble hearing, I did and I am only 11-years-old! Thanks to my parents and doctors who understood hearing loss, I got help when I was younger. A lot of people with hearing loss don’t even know they have a problem, so if you think everyone is just mumbling or you’ve […]

Thank you!

Dear Editor, A huge thank you to the Orion and Oxford area people for your generosity during the Lake Orion knights of Columbus Tootsie roll drive during Palm Sunday weekend. With your help we will be donating over $10,200 to local charities that deal with people with intellectual challenges. It has been a challenging year […]

Collegiate Academic Achiever

Collegiate Academic Achiever

On March 31, Fiona Corcoran of Oxford, received the James B. Angell Scholar Award from University of Michigan for earning all A’s for three consecutive semesters. She is a sophmore at U of M, majoring in Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity, and graduated from Oxford High School in 2019. She is the daughter of Patrick and […]

Achiever

Achiever

In March, 2019 Oxford High School graduate Alyssa Schefke was awarded the James B. Angell Scholar award from the University of Michigan. The award is for 3 consecutive terms of all A’s. She is the daughter of Jeff and Kristina Schefke majoring in History (pre-law) with hopes to attend Law School at the University of […]

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