Oakland County

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Legacy of Leadership

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson died Aug. 3 at his Independence Township home surrounded by family and friends. The 80-year-old had been battling pancreatic cancer. “It is with deep sadness...

Oakland County Businesses Encouraged To Apply For State ‘Going PRO Talent Fund’ Training Grants

Oakland County employers seeking financial assistance to hire and train new talent as well as enhance the skills of existing employees are encouraged to apply for funding and resources...

Celebrate National Senior Day at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

Older adults are invited to participate in a fun day of fishing, archery, nature education, pedal boating, lawn games and pontoon boat rides as part of National Senior Day...

Beaumont Health’s Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe Hospitals Earn 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Hospitals’ National Rankings

Beaumont Health’s Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe hospitals have earned national recognition by U.S. News & World Report in the 2019-2020 “America’s Best Hospitals” rankings. Beaumont also has...

Aerobatic Teams Fill the Skies at OCIA Open House & Air Show

The Phillips 66 Aerostars will once again tear into the skies at 250 mph over the Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) Open House & Air Show in four Extra...

Soak Up the Sunshine at Oakland County Parks and Recreation in August

The hustle and bustle of a busy summer give way to long, sunshine-filled days in August. Savor every last moment of summer by enjoying a relaxing day at the...

JCC Receives Jewish Fund’s Mental Health Student Empowerment Grant

By Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit The JCC is honored to be the recipient of a grant to support our Opening the Doors (OTD) Mental Health Student Empowerment project. The...

Michigan Senior Olympics Converge on Oakland County

Michael Cushnier began competing as a cyclist in the Michigan Senior Olympics in 1999. Starting in cycling in the 1970s, he would participate in weekend races around Michigan, but the...

Five Bucks Gets Oakland County Middle School Students Entry in the 2019 McLaren Brooksie Way 5K Race

Middle school students interested in running or walking the McLaren Brooksie Way 5k race can register for the 2019 race and save themselves a bundle. For a mere $5, middle...

Patterson: Time for a Salary Overhaul

Salaries for non-union Oakland County employees will be more competitive in the current labor market if the board of commissioners adopts the new salary administration plan County Executive L....