By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-The path that led Chris Deines to being named the new Brandon athletic director included time in an airport prior to his honeymoon flight. Deines, who was unanimously approved as the district’s new AD at the July 18 board of education meeting, was newly wed to wife Danielle in […]
By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-A township couple are the victims of a nearly $40,000 fraud. According to an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office report, a Brandon deputy responded to the couple’s township home July 10 where the husband said he purchased a computer malware protection program from a company called “Fax Global” about a […]
Stacy Miller, a Hadley Township firefighter, cools off Mya Simon, 7, and Cadence Simon, 12, during the Hadley Fourth of July parade. Check out The Citizen print edition for more pictures. Photo by Patrick McAbee.
By David Fleet Editor An exceptionally dry June has prompted local fire departments to issue open fire bans in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. The Department of Natural Resources has issued an extreme fire danger for southeast Michigan on June 29 prompting the ban which includes recreational burning or brush burning and bonfires until further notice. […]
By David Fleet Editor The Goodrich Village Council voted 4-1 in a special meeting on Monday night to spray the mill pond for weeds this summer—the first application since 2013. Councilman Jake Vick voted no. Aquatic Weed Control of Swartz Creek will make a single application at a cost of $3,975. The application is under […]
By David Fleet Editor The filing deadline to be listed on the November ballot as a candidate for the Goodrich School Board or the Goodrich Village Council is 4 p.m., July 26. The Goodrich School Board has two seats up for election this year Tim Zirnhelt and Linda Jackson. Candidates can choose to file nominating […]
By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.– Police are warning residents to beware of scams again after a township woman was bilked out of $11,500 last week. “IRS scams are really heavy right now,” said Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Greg Glover, Brandon substation commander. “If you receive a phone call telling you that you […]
OWEN, ROSEANN of Ortonville. Died June 23, 2016. She was 96. She was born September 14, 1919 in Flint, Michigan to Theodore and Eva (nee: Clor) Herzog. She is survived by two sons, Ted (Linda) Owen and Scott (Holly) Owen; seven grandchildren, Raken Mekled, Jason (Candence) Owen, Nicole (Jared) DiClementi, Herb (Kristina) Dula, Becky […]
From left, Tommy Flicking, 11, and Joey Tomei, 15, from Boy Scout troop 139 hang up tie dye shirts during Relay for Life in Ortonville, June 18. Photo by Patrick McAbee.
"I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been brushed by a mirror of a passing motorist,"
David Fleet Editor For almost a decade Bruce DeGrouchy has been an avid bicyclist. “I’m out riding just about every week I can,” said DeGrouchy, an Atlas Township resident since 1988. “I ride on the shoulder of the road, wear a helmet, have a flashing light on the back of my bike and use a […]