Idol out

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-It’s over. After wowing celebrity judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan in prime time on ABC “American Idol” township resident Genavieve Linkowski bid to make the top 50 contestants fell short on Sunday night. “It was such a good experience overall,” said Linkowski, 19. “I was in the […]

Township medical personnel honored

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- Seven township medical responders will be honored on Monday night for their life saving efforts. At 5:25 p.m., March 26, township medical personel were dispatched to Thayer Road for report of a 30-year-old male unconscious, suspected overdose. The responders were advised the patient was not breathing by the caller. […]

Easter Egg-citement

Easter Egg-citement

Chloe Breakie, 7, opens a plastic Easter Egg at O.A.T.S. on March 24  in Groveland Twp. The event included egg dying, petting zoo, face painting. Photo by Patrick McAbee. 

Goodrich opts to continue open Schools of Choice

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the school board of trustees voted 7-0 to adopt a resolution exercising the option permitted by Section 105 of the State School Aid Act, to operate a Schools of Choice program for the 2018-19 school year. The district will continue to accept applications for enrollment of non-resident students […]

Hollywood for Linkowski

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Township’s own Genavieve Linkowski’s Hollywood debut to wow celebrity judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan will be in prime time on ‘American Idol,’ April, 1. Linkowski snagged the American Idol Gold Ticket to Hollywood on March 19 following a stellar performance of “I Won’t Give Up,” by Jason […]

Goodrich awarded SAW grant to ID village drains

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- The village was awarded a $150,000 grant to fund a project to systemically identify all village drains. The grant was announced at the March 12 village council meeting. By a 5-0 vote in November 2013 the village council moved forward with the grant application. The village, with the assistance of […]

Locals gather for ‘March for Our Lives’

By David Fleet Editor On March 24, some of the survivors of the deadly shooting rampage at a Parkland, Fla., high school led hundreds of thousands in “March for Our Lives” events across the country, delivering a message to Washington that action on gun violence is necessary. Saturday’s march followed the March 14, National School […]

Bats visiting township safe for now

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- The Road Commission for Oakland County recently ramped up tree removal before a few bats could call them home. The RCOC started last month taking trees out of the right-a-way along Tripp Road between Dixie Highway and Grange Hall Road because soon bats coming out of hibernation may roost […]

Michael Pappas

PAPPAS, MICHAEL STEVEN of Waterford; died March 24, 2018.  He was 75.  He was born on March 25, 1942 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Steven and Marjorie (nee: Miller) Pappas.  He is survived by two daughters, Annette (Dean) Thompson and Teresa (Pete) Rose; four grandchildren, Robert (Stephanie) Thompson, Rachel Thompson, Carlton Rose and Mikayla […]

James King

KING, JAMES FRED of Ortonville; died March 25, 2018.  He was 88.  Born in Mary, Kentucky on February 2, 1930 to the late George Douglas and Dona (nee: Hollon) King.  He married the former Ponzella Rose on March 11, 1954 in Kentucky.  He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ponzella; three children, […]