Two Robberies in One Day

Readership Area Hit Twice on Monday by Robberies Oakland Township - Armed Robbery - Oakland County Sheriff Office (OCSO) Deputies responded to the Subway located at 4834 Adams Road for an Armed Robbery that had just occurred. The clerk indicated that a black male entered the store wearing a construction style outfit and had a dust mask partially covering his face. The subject placed an order with the clerk for a sandwich. As the clerk began to prepare the sandwich, the subject produced a … [Read more...]

Romance through the Ages with Cooking and Crafts at Cranberry Lake Farm

Participants will learn about the fascinating history of romantic traditions, courting rituals and lesser known facets of our past. Pastry chef, Pam Gustairs, will be on site teaching guests how to make the Crepe, France’s delectable staple. Chef Pam will demonstrate how easy it is to make crepes, and how to experiment with the varieties of fillings. From fine restaurants to street vendors, this sweet or savory staple appeals to many. Students will each have the opportunity to experience making … [Read more...]

Bridge Walk in Oakland Township this Labor Day

Looking for something to do this weekend? Join your neighbors at the 12th Annual Paint Creek Trail Labor Day Virtual Bridge Walk and Run. This is a FREE event with a suggested donation of $5 per family for the Bike Lids for Kids Program. Onsite check-in starts at 8:00 a.m., and the event starts at 9:00 a.m. at the City of Rochester Municipal Park Kiwanis Pavilion. Visit the event website for more information.  And don't forget to mark your calendar for these upcoming … [Read more...]

The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

To Honor Our Veterans In May of 2016, local business people, civic leaders, and military Veterans formed a Michigan non-profit corporation - The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) - to erect a tribute to military Veterans in the Township. Timothy Reese, retired Army Colonel, businessperson, and Township resident, leads a group of four VTOT Directors. In September of 2016, the Moceri Companies donated a five-acre parcel of land to the Township on the west side of Adams Road, just … [Read more...]

Will Bridge 33.7 over the Paint Creek be Renovated?

Paint Creek Trailways Commission Recommended for Grant to Renovate Bridge 33.7 On December 7, 2016, the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) recommended funding the Paint Creek Trail Bridge 33.7 Renovation project for $300,000. The grant will match an additional $300,000 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) federal grant that was approved last summer. Bridge 33.7 is located on the Paint Creek Trail between Dutton and Silver Bell Roads in Oakland Township. The 93 year old timber … [Read more...]

2017 NoHaz Poster Contest, Collection Events, and VIDEO

Oakland County NoHaz Collections Could Top 5 Million Pounds as Grade School Poster Contest Kicks Off for 2017 North Oakland County’s NoHaz communities will likely top 5 million pounds of household hazardous waste amassed and properly disposed of since 2003 after completing their first collection date in April 2017. The NoHaz program has collected more than 4.9 million pounds of items commonly found around the house such as latex and oil-based paints, motor oil, pesticides and outdated … [Read more...]

Silverbell/Brewster Safety Path Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Cider Mill Connector Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Oakland Township Safety Paths and Trails Committee invite everyone to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the opening of the new Cider Mill Connector Safety Path Wednesday, October 5, at 5:00 p.m. Just in time for cider mill season, this recently completed safety path and trail provides an much-needed connection from the Paint Creek Trail to the village of Goodison and eliminates the need to use a very busy vehicular bridge on Gallagher Road. The Cider Mill Connector … [Read more...]

Doubleheader of Fall Fun in Oakland Township

Doubleheader of Fall Fun in Oakland Township on October 1 Down on the Farm 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Cranberry Lake Farm, 388 W. Predmore Road Open House at Fire Station #2, Oakland Township Fire Dept. at 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m., 1888 Rochester Road There will be tons of fun family activities free and open to the public, including a hayride, pumpkin painting, and horse grooming demonstration. Pumpkins painting is while they last, allow dry time and enjoy the other activities. Dinosaur … [Read more...]

Cider Mill Hike

Next Tuesday, Michael Dwyer of Rochester Media, will join The Midweek Meanders walking group to lead a hike in Oakland Township and the Village of Goodison to visit two of the area's cider mills. Free and open to all. Meet at 10:30 a.m. under the large covered porch at the Paint Creek Cider Mill building at 4480 Orion Road, Oakland Twp. (about 2 1/2 miles north from Rochester Road). Paint Creek Cider Mill (lots of free parking) is a large cedar building. From there we'll explore the new … [Read more...]