Donations needed for Christmas Toy Store

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon Christmas Community Toy Store is gearing up for Christmas and seeking some help from area elves. The local toy drive kicks off this week with boxes for gifts around area businesses. “Around 180 children, and around 70 families,” said Linda Mizejewski, president of CCTS. “Parents get to shop, […]

Trial ends for man charged in deputy’s death

A Macomb County man has been found guilty of premeditated murder in the first degree and murder of a police officer following a trial and jury deliberation. Christopher Berak, 24, was found guilty on Nov. 1 of killing Oakland County Sheriff Deputy Eric Overall, a deputy with the Brandon Substation, on November 23, 2017. Overall […]

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Joel Taylor

Joel Edwin Taylor of Goodrich, Michigan; died July 19, 2019 after a battle with cancer. He was 63. Born September 14, 1955 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia to the late Floyd and Geraldine (nee: Mitchell) Taylor. Preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Joyce Spencer. He is survived by his wife, Mary (nee: […]

Riddle ready for 2019-20 NAHL season

By David Fleet Editor Carson Riddle described his first year in the North American Hockey League as fast, physical and tough. “You get the hang of it after a few games,” said Riddle, 18. “The speed is amazing and you just have to keep on training even after the season ends.” Riddle of Ortonville and […]

Council takes aim at soild waste pickup

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- On Monday night, the village council voted in favor of adding two lines to the current solid waste pickup ordinance. In Section 50.05, pertaining to solid waste collection, it will soon have added, “With the exception of commercial dumpsters, solid waste pickup is only allowed on Mondays between the […]

Groveland Township Plannng Commission

Groveland Twp.-On June 10, by a 5-0 vote the township board of trustee appointed resident Neil Loughlin to the township planning commission. Loughlin, has been a township resident for 26 years, a member of the township tax appeal board, assisted in the township elections, and is a retired Chrysler employee. Loughlin will replace township fire […]

Free Swim

Free swim From 1- 4 p.m., Saturday, May 11, the Brandon Schools Aquatics Center, 1025 South Ortonville Road, will host free swim team clinic trial swim lessons. Games, prizes use Entrance 6 at the school. Contact (248) 672-1816 or (248) 627-1843.

Harry Green Jr.

GREEN, JR., HARRY ADAMS of Ortonville; died April 1, 2019.  He was 54. Born September 27, 1964 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Harry A., Sr. and Mary Juanita (nee: Meeker) Green. He married Suzette La Turneau on September 28, 2011 in Waterford, Michigan.  He is survived by his loving wife, Suzette Green; his mother, Mary […]

Missing Brandon Township man found dead

Missing Brandon Township man found dead

A Brandon Township man who went missing on Jan. 11 was found dead in the Kearsely Creek. The 52-year-old man was last seen at 12:15 a.m. He left his residence on Zarieda Street of his own accord and wandered towards the wooded area behind his home, and Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon deputies were dispatched at […]

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