Clarkston

Clarkston Restaurants Back Open, with Safety the Top Priority

Excerpt: Back in March when the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order was put in place, most Michigan restaurants were forced to close their doors.After a long couple of months,...

Optimists Leaving Mark on City, Depot Park, with More on the Way

Excerpt: As parks across the city are now open with families visiting on a regular basis, there is one new addition to Depot Park.On top of the playscape at...

Celebrate Recreation Professionals and Places to Play During July Is Parks and Recreation Month

Every day in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. Because...

Lighthouse of Oakland County and South Oakland Shelter

Courtesy of Lighthouse of Oakland County Lighthouse of Oakland County and South Oakland Shelter have joined forces to provide a stronger response to poverty in the area. The organization works...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Union Awards $3,000 in Scholarship Funds to Local Tech Students

The Oakland Technical Center Education Association (OTCEA) has given six graduating Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) seniors a total of $3,000 in scholarship money ($500 each) to help them...

Land of the Free Because of the Brave

Each year, Americans pause to remember and honor the men and women who have died while serving in the military. First established as Decoration Day after the Civil War,...

Flagstar Bank Grant To Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac Creates ‘Pontiac Restaurant Brigade’ and Gives Life to Businesses And Free Meals To Hospital Workers

A $20,000 grant from Flagstar Bank to Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac helped seven Pontiac restaurants create the “Pontiac Restaurant Brigade” and deliver 1,440 free meals to...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Extends Free Admittance to County Parks Until June 1

Oakland County Parks and Recreation has waived entry fees for all county parks until June 1, inviting residents and other guests to enjoy a walk in the park at...