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New Calendar Items

Gluten-Free World Beyond Wheat

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Need to pursue a gluten-free lifestyle? Curious about exploring new grains to incorporate more flavor

melt Method

Date: Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Laura Payment, a Licensed Massage Therapist, MELT Instructor, and Occupational Therapist will present

Essential Oils 101

Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Come experience and learn about the therapeutic benefits of nature's medicine-100% pure essential oils.

Social Security and You

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Join us at the library where Kevin R. Cook from Merrill Lynch will discuss the following topics regarding

Christmas Holiday Crafts and Storytime

Date: Saturday, December 20, 2014
Join us for a special holiday-themed story time, crafts, and cookie decorating Please register by calling

Recent Letters

Corporate profits are at record highs and the income gap between America's middle class and the nation's ...more»
Mike Fetzer | Nov 05
Oxford voters, As we are all relieved we are seeing no more election ads, we need to realize how one ...more»
Susan Rizzo | Nov 05
On behalf of the Oxford Downtown Development Authority, I would like to convey a heartfelt thank you ...more»
Ginny Schomisch | Oct 30

Recent Deaths

Betty J. McNeil

2014-12-09
McNeil, Betty J.; of Lake Orion; age 87; December 9, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Richard McNeil; loving mother of Sharon ...more»

Carol E. RADEMACHER (JAEGER)

2014-12-09
RADEMACHER (JAEGER), Carol E.; of Clarkston, Michigan; formerly of Dumont, New Jersey; died in the loving arms of family December ...more»

C. Wayne JOHNSON

2014-12-09
JOHNSON, C. Wayne; of Waterford; December 9, 2014; age 89. Preceded in death recently by his childhood sweetheart and wife of ...more»

News of the season

Susan Reddy hurries over for a donation during the Goodfellows newspaper drive on Main Street last Friday for Clarkston Rotary's Shoes for Kids program....more»

Remembering with wreaths

A little Christmas cheer was spread Saturday to the 200-plus U.S. veterans buried in Oxford’s Ridgelawn Memorial Cemetery. Members of Oxford American Legion Post 108 and Boy Scout Troop 366 placed ...more»

Brandon student charged in school shooting threats

Brandon Twp.- Jacob Michael Young, 17, has been charged as the individual who threatened a shooting in the school district this week. Young, a Brandon High School senior, was arraigned Dec....more»

Just a couple of kids hangin' out with their heroes

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer For Lake Orion resident Scott Miller, Shop with a Hero was riding around upside down on the bottom of a grocery cart with his favorite type of hero in the world....more»
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Born December 17th
1807: John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet, abolitionist, reformer and founder of the Liberal Party.
1908: Willard Frank Libby, American chemist who won a Nobel Prize for his part in creating the carbon-14 method in dating ancient findings.
December 17th
in history
1939: In the Battle of River Plate near Montevideo, Uruguay, the British trap the German pocket battleship Graf Spee. German Captain Langsdorf sinks his ship believing that resistance is hopeless.
1943: U.S. forces invade Japanese-held New Britain Island in New Guinea. Morotai: Stepping stone to the Philippines.
1944: The German Army renews the attack on the Belgian town of Losheimergraben against the defending Americans during the Battle of the Bulge.Winter Fury near Elsenborn Ridge.
1948: The Smithsonian Institution accepts the Wright brothers' plane, the Kitty Hawk.
1950: The French government appoints Marshal de Lattre de Tassigny to command their troops in Vietnam.

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