December Slide

December Slide

From left, Melissa, Ashleigh,13,  and Dave Armstrong sled at the Brandon Township Community Park, 1414 N. Hadley Road. On Dec. 27, the Deerfield Beach Fla. family visiting family  for Christmas took advantage of the Michigan snow for a day of sledding. Photo by Patrick McAbee

Local’s second stint on NBC game show falls short

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer How many bones are in a human ear? An incorrect answer recently bit former Brandon Township resident Ireland Sexton during a second stint on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. The 2014 Brandon High School graduate appeared on Ellen’s NBC show in March 2017, and she was asked back because she was […]

DNR, county near deal on park

By David Fleet Editor A preliminary concept to develop a working partnership between the Oakland County Parks and Recreation and the Michigan Department of Recreation for the management of the Groveland Township ORV Park moved step closer on Dec. 6, following a meeting of the Oakland County Parks and Recreations Commission meeting Waterford Oaks County […]

Letters to the editor: Jan. 6

Thank you responders Dear Editor, I wanted to take a minute to thank are local Brandon EMS and Oakland County Sheriff officers. On Dec. 26, 2017 I had a very bad flair up of an old disk injury to my lower back. I was in extreme pain like an electrical cord was connected to my […]

Red Mountain Foods opens in Tom’s Market

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville-Red Mountain Foods, 465 South St., located inside Tom’s Market, opened in August 2017 and features a variety of unique sandwiches, homemade soups and catering. Chef Will Rottenberk is a graduate of Dorsey Culinary School and brings several years of cooking talent and creativity to the village. “I’ve had a passion […]

GHS one of 35 county buildings with MI HEARTSafe

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer In the event of a cardiac emergency, Goodrich High School is prepared. GHS is one of 369 schools in Michigan, and one of 35 schools in Genesee County, that has been given the MI HEARTSafe designation by the Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). The MI HEARTSafe designation […]

A jump on winter

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Mark Tibbits is smiling these days. “It’s been a pretty darn good season so far,” said Tibbits, general manager of Mt. Holly Ski and Snowboard Resort, 13536 Dixie Highway The local resort opened earlier in the season than recent years thanks to the early snowfall. And in spite of the […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

PARKING THE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH WOULD LIKE TO REMIND RESIDENTS THAT PARKING ON OR ALONG ANY PUBLIC STREET, ROAD OR HIGHWAY WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH LIMITS SHALL BE PROHIBITED BY ORDINANCE, BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 2:00 AM AND 7:00 AM DAILY, AND DURING THE EFFECTIVE PERIOD OF A SNOW EMERGENCY. DRIVEWAY SNOW WE WOULD […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

Charter Township of Brandon Planning & Building Department NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Brandon Township Planning Commission shall hold a public hearing January 23, 2018 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Brandon Township Office, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462. To Consider a Proposed Zoning Change: To change the zoning and map for Parcel #03-19-327-017 […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP LEGAL NOTICE The regular meeting of the Groveland Planning Commission will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following: Z 2018-001, HOMER TOLLIVER, DIXIE HWY , HOLLY, MI. Sec. […]