OHS holds real life commencement ceremonies

OHS holds real life commencement ceremonies

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer It was an epic, marathon day of commencement ceremonies for Oxford Community Schools. School administrators spent most of Tuesday, June 30 graduating seniors in shifts from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the sunny Wildcat Stadium. Oxford High School honored 463 seniors over four sessions at 12 p.m., 2 […]

Still outstanding in his field

Still outstanding in his field

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Real Living John Burt Realty, a dependable, successful realtor located at 15 E. Burdick Street since August 21, 1996, has joined forces with one of Michigan’s largest realtors and is now known as Real Living Kee Realty – Oxford. Run by President John Meesseman, Real Living Kee Realty (RLKR) […]

Kingsbury becomes self-managed school

Kingsbury becomes self-managed school

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Kingsbury Country Day School is taking over its own management, beginning this month. Previously, the public charter school located at 5000 Hosner Rd. in Addison Township had employed Charter School Partners, a company based in Brighton, to handle its management responsibilities. After 60 years as a private school, Kingsbury […]

Local couple celebrating 70 years of marriage

Local couple celebrating 70 years of marriage

Ed and Isabel Triest (to the left, in 2015 and in 1950) will celebrate their 70th Anniversary on August 5, 2020. They were married at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church in Pontiac. They have lived in the Oxford community since 1961. Ed is known for owning “Ed’s Sunoco” on S. Washington Street from 1957 to […]

Grant supplies OCTV new equipment

Grant supplies OCTV new equipment

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer With new equipment, Oxford Community Television can produce new programming for the Oxford/Addison areas. Four County Community Foundation (4CCF) has awarded OCTV three grants totaling $5,100. OCTV used the grant awards to purchase much-needed equipment for filming and compensation for production and editing staff. Production Manager Teri Stiles, who […]

Grads honored at virtual awards night

Grads honored at virtual awards night

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford Community Schools shared a link to Oxford High’s Senior Award Ceremony Friday night, June 26. The virtual ceremony was a pre-recorded video created by OHS counselor Kendrea Shenfeld, from clips submitted by the presenters of each award. “To our students, on behalf of our entire staff, we would […]

Water restrictions laid down

This just in from Oxford Township: ATTENTION OXFORD TWP. WATER CUSTOMERS! The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office (WRC), in coordination with the Oxford Township Water and Sewer Committee, has issued a mandatory watering schedule for your home. Restrictions are effective Tuesday, June 30 and will remain in effect until further notice. Odd-numbered homes are […]

40-year track coach, mentor George Schraut passes

40-year track coach, mentor George Schraut passes

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Longtime Oxford Wildcats track and field assistant coach George Schraut died unexpectedly on June 24. He was 68-years-old. Graduating from Naperville Central High School in 1970 and Illinois State University in Normal in 1974, Schraut moved to Oxford in 1975 and lived in the same house he originally purchased […]

FREE Diabetes Workshop Offered

Lions Clubs International (including the Oxford Area Lions) has provided a grant to sponsor Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health), a self-management workshop where you learn tools to manage diabetes. Over six weeks, you will learn strategies to help you: deal with difficult emotions, develop a healthy eating and exercise plan, set goals, problem solve, […]

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