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Oakland County Executive, Mayors And Supervisors Video Encourages Residents to Continue COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

A host of government leaders from Oakland County are featured in a new video urging residents to continue practicing COVID-19 safety protocols as the best way to beat the dangerous virus.The leaders from 10 communities joined County Executive Dave Coulter in the video reinforcing the county’s “The Only Way to Beat...

Oakland County Captures Top Fiscal Reporting Award

Oakland County’s fiscal leadership remains strong in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has bestowed top honors for fiscal reporting on Oakland County for the 29th year in a row. The county earned the Certificate of Achievement...

Oakland County Executive, Mayors and Supervisors Video Encourages Residents to Continue COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

A host of government leaders from Oakland County are featured in a new video urging residents to continue practicing COVID-19 safety protocols as the best way to beat the dangerous virus.The leaders from 10 communities joined County Executive Dave Coulter in the video reinforcing the county’s “The Only Way...

County Hits the Road with CARES Act Checks Totaling $530,000 to Veteran Service Organizations

Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter, one of his deputy executives and 12 county commissioners are bringing much-needed help to 28 area veteran service organizations impacted by COVDeputy County Executive Sean Carlson and County Commissioner Angela Powell, D-Pontiac, made stops at three Pontiac organizations Dec. 21 — American Legion Post...

First Set of Oakland County EMS Workers Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

Oakland County has begun vaccinating emergency medical service (EMS) personnel Dec. 18 against the COVID-19 virus. One hundred EMS workers from all over Oakland County — including from Oak Park, Farmington Hills, Auburn Hills, Commerce Twp., and South Lyon — made appointments to be vaccinated today at the Waterford...

COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives in Oakland County EMS Vaccinations Begin Dec. 18

The first 1,950 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech arrived today at Oakland County Health Division. Initial vaccinations will begin by appointment only on Friday, Dec. 18 in Waterford for emergency medical service (EMS) personnel who have indirect or direct exposure to patients and to help keep emergency response...

Holocaust Memorial Center Receives Grant from the Donald R. and Esther Simon Foundation

The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus has received a $45,000 grant from the Donald R. and Esther Simon Foundation. The grant will support the creation of virtual Holocaust education workshops for Michigan teachers.“We are honored to receive this generous grant from the Donald R. and Esther Simon Foundation,” said Holocaust...

Lighting Up Chanukah on the Eastside

Excerpt: The drive-in Chanukah event saw the lighting of a 12-foot menorah, followed by a fire show for all to enjoy.For the first time, Jewish families who live in eastern Oakland County had a Chabad Chanukah event of their very own. On Dec. 13, the Chabad Jewish Center of...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Offers Free Park Entry on December Holidays

EVENT NAME: Oakland County Parks and Recreation Appreciation Days WHAT: During Oakland County Parks and Recreation Appreciation Days, visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. WHEN: Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24; Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25; and New Year’s...

Holiday Light Shows Make Season Bright Amid COVID-19

Excerpt: Families across the country are being asked to stay home to help curb COVID-19. But as we’ve all experienced by now, too much together time can easily dampen the Christmas spirit.When cabin fever sets in, families can enjoy a safe and festive night out admiring the holiday lights.Read...

Oakland County Launches Public Education Campaign To Reinforce Safety Guidelines and Control COVID-19 Spread Until Vaccine Is Available

Oakland County leaders today launched an updated public education campaign to encourage residents to remain vigilant about following health and safety measures that control the spread of COVID-19 as they wait for a vaccine to arrive.The goal of the effort, entitled “The Only Way To Beat It Is To...

Jeep and LEGO Create Miniature Wrangler Rubicon Technic Model

Jeep has partnered with LEGO to offer the miniature Wrangler Rubicon Technic model. // Photo courtesy of Jeep The Jeep brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which operates its North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, today announced a partnership with LEGO Group to produce a one-of-a-kind miniature Wrangler Rubicon Technic model.Designed...