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 […]

Push back on violations of our precious rights

Push back on violations of our precious rights

Dear Editor, While running errands on Saturday, April 10, in Lake Orion, I noticed about 20 people gathered in front of the Bank of America branch on Lapeer Road. They were pretty disturbed about something, so I stopped to find out why. It turns out that major news media reported Bank of America had voluntarily […]

Thank you for the birthday celebration

Dear Editor, A warm and heartfelt Thank You to all of my dear friends and wonderful family who helped make my 90th birthday celebration an awesome and magical day! A special thank you to Don Rush of The Oxford Leader for his terrific article covering my Special Day and the Oxford Police and Fire departments […]

HR-1 is dangerous, takes away local control

Dear Editor: Your readers deserve to know that efforts in Michigan and across the nation by Republicans to strengthen practices around the ballot box will not create roadblocks for voters. As I read the March 21 letter to the Detroit News and Free Press editor written by an attorney making such claims, I was shocked […]

Belated welcome, Wade!

Belated welcome, Wade!

This might be a little late, but hey, it was a COVID-19 world and things happen. Grandparents Anita and Rick Smith, of Oxford introduce their grandson, Wade Richard Boreo, who was born on March 30, 2020. The second son of Stacy and Jason Boreo of Lake Orion was born at Troy Beaumont Hospital, weighing six […]

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