Romeo, MI

Woman dies in early morning car crash

ROCHESTER HILLS – A 23-year-old woman from Rochester Hills died Sept. 20 after her car hit an embankment and became airborne before crashing on its side. Deputies from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office say Amanda Marie White was operating a 2020 Jeep Renegade northbound on Adams Road, south of Tienken Road, at approximately 12:25 a.m. when the crash occurred. She was alone in the vehicle, according to reports.
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Big Red Orchard – Washington Township

This Washington Township cider mill has been “pressing” forward since 1878! Check out Big Red Orchard and Cider Mill!. “Family fun begins at the oldest U-Pick Apple Orchard in Washington Twp., Michigan. We welcome you and your family to what we believe is a very special and very fun place. Enjoy a wagon ride to our apple orchard where you decide the quality of time with family and friends shared. Enjoy a nice age-old tradition in the fresh air where “U-Pick” your own apples and or pumpkins and have fun! Free Farm Family Activities include Bounce Houses, Petting Farm, Straw Mountain, and more! Pressing Forward Since 1878!” – Per their Facebook page.

Lake Orion Homecoming parade kicks off a week of activities

LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion High School Homecoming Parade on Sunday kicked off a week of Homecoming activities. The parade featured student organizations, sports teams, Cheer, Dance, the Homecoming Court and the LOHS marching band. The Powder Puff football game is on Thursday at Lake Orion High School.

Halloween Stroll offers fun for the whole family

Canterbury Village in Lake Orion is kicking off its Halloween Stroll, which runs every weekend during the month of October. Keith Aldridge, the owner of Canterbury Village, described the Halloween Stroll as having “a little bit of spooky and a little bit of happiness”. Visitors can experience around...

Hy’s Cider Mill – Romeo

Hy’s Cider Mill in Romeo is all about family. Three generations of Goldsteins have loved and cared for this mill. Jim and Michelle Goldstein are the owners. Hyman, Jim’s dad, is the one who started the cider mill. Joe, Jim’s grandfather, bought the orchard. Jim says he remembers being 5 years old and going to Eastern Market to sell the cider with his dad!

Fox Pointe Apartments

Fox Pointe apartments are offering beautiful spacious 1&2 bedroom apartments starting at $695. Fox Pointe is located in Pontiac, Mi just north of Square lake rd. across from St. Joseph Mercy hospital. Stop in or give us a call at (248)334-8900. Location. 900 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd S, Pontiac,...

Paint Creek Cider Mill – Rochester

Paint Creek Cider Mill is one of the newer players with historical roots. The current business has been around for the last ten years, but the original mill dates back to the 1800s. Their cider comes from apples on their family-owned farm in Northern Michigan, Red Jack Cider Mill. They also bring back pumpkins every year from the farm and have them available on site! You can also get a slice of their seasonal blueberry zucchini bread!

Retail fraud in Utica turns into police chase with damage to police vehicle

UTICA — Utica police said that an attempted retail fraud Sept. 12 turned into a chase after the suspects hit a police vehicle while trying to get away. The two suspects reportedly were apprehended by Michigan State Police and a Macomb County Sheriff’s Office deputy after the suspect vehicle crashed. The crash happened after police had ended the pursuit.

LOHS men’s cross country takes 4th at Hanson’s Invitational

(Left to right) Junior Sean Stein, sophomore-Raymond Lucero, senior Horacio Lopez, sophomore Blake Peardon and senior Eddie Cromwell. Photo by Andrew McDonald. The Lake Orion High School Men’s Cross Country team competed at the Hanson’s Invitational on Saturday, scoring 144 points to take 4th place out of 34 teams in the competition.
Government Technology

Michigan Students Get Up-Close Look at Manufacturing Jobs

(TNS) — Tuesday was Manufacturing Day in Macomb County and this year nearly 2,500 students from local high schools were invited to tour 50 host sites. The annual campaign, coordinated by Macomb County Planning and Economic Development and the Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD), provides opportunities for students to tour area advanced manufacturing facilities and meet people who make things.
Oxford Leader

Public Notice: Oxford Village

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Oxford Department of Public Works will begin. flushing hydrants beginning Monday, October 10 through Friday, October 21, 2022. During that. time, residents may experience low water pressure as well as discolored water and possible. sediment. Contact the Village of Oxford offices at 248.628.2543...

Man accused of shooting at teen outside Oakland County youth facility

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (FOX 2) - A man is facing charges after authorities allege that he shot at a teen outside an Oakland County facility for at-risk youth. According to a court filing, Dartez Tremayne Downs drove the victim's mother, infant child, and the child's mother to Crossroads for Youth in Oxford Township on Sept. 26.

Pontiac man found shot dead in his truck on his birthday

PONTIAC, Mich. (FOX 2) - Oakland County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the murder of a Pontiac man who was found with a gunshot wound Monday. As the community held a vigil for Guillermo Rosado, who was gunned down on his birthday, his family pleaded for help in finding the people that shot him.
Detroit News

Editorial: Our choices for state House from Macomb County

Macomb County voters will fill state House seats in newly drawn districts when they go to the polls on Nov. 8. Many of the new districts cross county lines into Wayne and Oakland. In districts that include parts of Detroit, CitizenDetroit, a good government advocacy group, has done short videos...