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REVIEW: Avon Players’ ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ Transcends a Typical Love Story

From real-life tragedy to comedy and even murder, Avon Players has taken audiences on an exciting journey during its 2017-2018 season. Now, for their curtain call it’s time for one final road trip that leads to The Bridges of Madison County. Over 25 years ago, readers fell in love with the book and soon after came the movie starring Meryl … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, What Do You Hear, Yanny or Laurel?

Dear Crabby, What Do You Hear, Yanny or Laurel? Sincerely, Larry Yanel   Dear Larry, First of all, I'd have to be listening to hear anything. Second of all, I'd have to care. Thirdly, I would have to know what you're talking about. So, being a good journalist, I went to the internet. Yanny or Laurel? That is the question - one … [Read More...]

REVIEW: ‘The Three Little Pigs’ is Great Family-Friendly Fun

Perfect for kids and kids at heart, the Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance’s latest production, The Three Little Pigs, A Very Curly Musical Tale is pure joy to watch. Under the direction of Lynnae Lehfeldt, with musical direction by Jamie Reed, and choreography by Rachel Constantino, the talented cast brings the music by … [Read More...]

Walton Boulevard Now Under Construction From Squirrel to Adams

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) began construction on Walton Blvd. this week. It will involve replacing three culverts and resurfacing the road between Squirrel and Adams roads in Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills. The contractor, Z Contractors of Shelby Township, will begin work in the Walton Blvd. median which will require inside … [Read More...]

Zenith Brass Presents a Free Concert at Oakland University

The Zenith Brass, made up of some of the best high school brass and percussion players in the northern suburbs, will perform at Oakland University's Varner Recital Hall at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The concert is free and no tickets are required. Members come from 17 schools across Oakland and Macomb counties and are selected by … [Read More...]

A Familiar Face on Multi-grain Cheerios Available at Costco

Proceeds to Benefit Beaumont Children’s, a Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital Elise Bromund, the 2016-2017 Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Champion for Michigan, has been selected to appear on multi-grain Cheerios boxes sold across the nation for the month of May. The boxes of cereal will be sold at all Costco stores with partial … [Read More...]

Oakland Township Safety Paths and Trails Committee Vacancy

The Charter Township of Oakland is seeking a new Safety Paths and Trails Committee member. Residents who have a passion to implement safe connections to trails in parks throughout the township are requested to apply. The Safety Paths and Trails Committee (SPTC) was established in 2007 to make recommendations to the Board of Trustees … [Read More...]

Meadow Brook Theatre ends season with romantic ‘Burt & Me’

Michigan premiere musical comedy runs from May 30 through June 24, 2018 In the musical Burt & Me, Joe and Lacey were high school sweethearts, but when they attended different colleges, they drifted apart. Years later, they meet again, and Joe decides to win Lacey back. All it will take is a clever plan, a little bit of luck and the songs of … [Read More...]

Toyology Toys offers Milk Chocolate and a Trip to Cedar Point

Benefiting Beaumont Children’s, A Children’s Miracle Network Hospital  During the month of May, select Toyology Toys locations will begin offering special milk chocolate candy bars with proceeds benefitting Beaumont Children’s, a Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital. The candy bars will retail for $5. One lucky winner will find a Golden … [Read More...]

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