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Italian Dinner fundraiser for Orion Center Seniors

Date: Monday, October 12, 2015
Italian Pasta Dinner, George Sinnott band with dancing, drawings, door prizes. Casual attire. Tickets

Italian Dinner fundraiser for Orion Center Seniors

Date: Monday, October 12, 2015
Italian Pasta Dinner, George Sinnott band with dancing, drawings, door prizes. Casual attire. Tickets

Fall Color Back 40 Challenge Cycling Tour

Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015
The Flying Rhino Cycling Club and Kinetic Systems Bicycles of Clarkston present the 2015 Fall Color

Easter Seals Michigan 2015 Cheers Gala

Occurring Every Wed, Fri & Sun Through Friday, December 04, 2015.
An exciting NEW event to benefit Easter Seals Michigan. December 4, 2015 7pm - 10pm - Festive Holiday

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Occurring on the first Tuesday of each Month Through Tuesday, November 03, 2015.
39 words/297 characters Free, ongoing, two-part series to help participants learn to understand, identify

Recent Letters

Letters to the Editor

Did you notice from the recent televised political debates that all the presidential candidates support ...more»
Mike Fetzer | Sep 20
Thank you to the Pine Knob staff and The Oakland County Sheriff's Department. Another great season of ...more»
Chris Drouin | Aug 31

Township considers road millage

Proposal 1 which proposed a tax increase to fix roads overwhelmingly failed in May. Now, Supervisor ...more»
Rick Gutowski | Aug 01

Recent Deaths

Fred A. Swan

Fred A. Swan; of Oxford; passed away October 1, 2015 at age 77. Fred is survived by his beloved wife, Berna of 54 years; loving ...more»


SEVERANCE, Ernest "Ernie"; of Clarkston; October 4, 2015; age 87; preceded in death by his wife June and daughter Deborah; father ...more»


SEGUIN, (LYNCH) Marijo E. of Clarkston; October 4, 2015; age 49; loving wife of Allan, beloved mother of Bryan, Nicholas and ...more»

Sharing big artwork at Art Prize

For Richard Stocker of Independence Township, his art is meant to be shared. There's lots of sharing at Art Prize in Grand Rapids. "It's the biggest art show on Earth," said Stocker, whose acrylic painting ...more»

Wildcat royalty

Oxford High School seniors Anson Rowley and Grace Wysocki were crowned king and queen of Homecoming 2015....more»

Pros, cons of sewer system discussed as village vote looms

Ortonville- Jim Lane doesn’t want to bear the cost of sewers any more than many of the people who have publicly objected to a proposed village wastewater treatment system due to the financial burden....more»

Brown Rd. CIA board appointed despite dissent

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor After establishing the Brown Road Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA) with a 6-0 vote Monday night, trustees debated whether or not to immediately approve the corresponding ...more»
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Born October 7th
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
1935: Thomas Keneally, novelist, author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the film Schindler's List.
1955: Yo Yo Ma, cellist.
October 7th
in history
1571: In the last great clash of galleys, the Ottoman navy is defeated at Lepanto, Greece, by a Christian naval coalition under the overall command of Spain's Don Juan de Austria. The 1456 Siege of Belgrade.
1765: Delegates from nine of the American colonies meet in New York to discuss the Stamp Act Crisis and colonial response to it.
1780: Colonial patriots slaughter a loyalist group at the Battle of King's Mountain in South Carolina.
1849: Edgar Allan Poe, aged 40, dies a tragic death in Baltimore. Never able to overcome his drinking habits, he was found in a delirious condition outside a saloon that was used as a voting place.
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.

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