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why Program: Weight, Hypnotherapy and You

Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
May Dates and time to be determined. This is a 9 session (staggered) weight reduction class utilizing

why Program: Weight, Hypnotherapy and You

Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
This is a 9 session (staggered) weight reduction class utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Hypnotherapy

Psychic Fair 5/03/2014 with Rich Milostan

Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
Astrology/Psychic Fair 5/03/2014 with Astrologer Rich Milostan Saturday May 3, 2014 10am to 4pm Troy

North Oakland Concert Band Presents "Splashes of Color"

Date: Sunday, May 04, 2014
The concert will feature special guests the Light Metal Band, a leading metro Detroit brass quintet,

wildcat 5 k and bobcat 200

Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
This 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) event is accurately measured, is mostly flat, and is fast. Run entirely

Recent Letters

Ramp riles residents

The article says "The township supervisor said the study is free." Later in the article: "The township's ...more»
Rick Gutowski | Mar 26

Delayed repair could be costly

I'd like to clarify and expand on some of the comments in the article related to the Mill Race. The ...more»
Tammie j Heazlit | Mar 21

Are year-round schools the answer?

The concept of year round schools is interesting and there are many aspects that can be explored, such ...more»
Charlie Stevens | Mar 16

Recent Deaths

Gracie Langford

2014-04-09
Langford, Gracie; of Lake Orion; age 88. Beloved mother of Sandy (Bill) Mathisen; dear grandmother of Brad (Stefanie) and William ...more»

Violette K. JOHNSON, (Fields)

2014-04-08
JOHNSON, (Fields) Violette K.; of Waterford; April 8, 2014; age 87; wife and childhood sweetheart of C. Wayne for 68 years; mother ...more»

Raymond Michael DITMYER

2014-04-06
DITMYER, Raymond Michael; of Davisburg; April 6, 2014; age 74; Husband of Maryann for 45 years; father of Christopher (Tina), ...more»

Kudos to Big Jim

Greg Kudela, Oxford Rotary president, presents proclamations and honors to Jim Sherman Sr. during Saturday’s roast of the longtime community journalist. Please see page 26 for more pictures....more»

Cantankerous old publisher gets roasted

"I’m afraid I’ve known Big Jim for over 50 years . . . and it’s finally time to give him some grief publicly." That was how Roastmaster Tom Offer kicked off the Rotary Club of Oxford’s ...more»

Township firefighters pluck pooch from icy lake

Brandon Twp.- Paula Reese was outside on April 6 with her "puppies," 2-year-old shih tzu littermates Cali and Cody, when the dogs saw geese walking across the ice of Huff Lake and bolted after the birds....more»

Straight line wind storm ravages Lake Orion

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer It was dubbed the Evergreen Storm. When 36,000 customers of DTE Energy in Oakland County were still left without power as of Monday, April 14, one gas-fueled noise ...more»
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Born April 17th
1885: Isak Dinesen (Karen Dinesen), Danish writer (Out of Africa).
1894: Nikita S. Khrushchev, Soviet premier (1958-64).
1897: Thornton Wilder, novelist and playwright (Our Town).
1923: Harry Reasoner, American broadcast journalist.
1928: Cynthia Ozick, writer (The Cannibal Galaxy, The Messiah of Stockholm).
April 17th
in history
1947: Jackie Robinson bunts for his first major league hit.
1961: Some 1,400 Cuban exiles attack the Bay of Pigs in an attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro.
1964: Jerrie Mock becomes first woman to fly solo around the world.
1969: Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
1970: Apollo 13--originaly scheduled to land on the moon--lands back safely on Earth after an accident.

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