New flag football game this fall at Brandon Recreation

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.-A new version of flag football will kick off this fall. Each fall about 60 youth participate in football where a flag is pulled from a belt system to stop the player’s progress. This year a tackle bar system will be implemented where players make contact pull a bar off […]

1980s comes to Good Times

By David Fleet Editor The video arcade game “Pac-Man” is released, Ronald Regan is elected President of the United States and the cable network MTV (Music Television) is launched. At 8:30 p.m., Aug. 3 the 1980s return to Good Times in Goodrich when the Square Pegz brings back the music etched in every cassette and […]

A Ford in the family

By David Fleet Editor Hadley-It’s been 102 years since the 1917 Ford Model T truck rolled off the assembly line in Detroit. The historic vehicle, one of just a few drivable today, has been a fixture in the Hartwig family and a regular on Hadley Road for the Fourth of July parade. This year local […]

Apollo 11:‘One small step’ remembered after half century

By David Fleet Editor According to news reports, at 9:32 a.m., July 16, 1969 Apollo 11 took off from Kennedy Space Center with astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin Jr., and Michael Collins aboard. After traveling 240,000 miles in 76 hours, Apollo 11 entered into a lunar orbit on July 19. On July 20, the Eagle […]

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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