Peg Mcnichol, The Oakland Press

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Past articles by Peg:

Two bills support families of hostages, detainees

The bill in another way members of Congress are raising awareness of Americans held hostage, imprisoned or otherwise detained while traveling, and includes a flag design. → Read More

Oakland Co. road commission sets public meeting for paving in four communities

The meeting is aimed at West Bloomfield Township, Orchard Lake Village, Keego Harbor and Sylvan Lake residents, but anyone can attend. → Read More

Latest storm delivers power outages, school closings in Oakland County

Police remind people to plan on extra travel time and leave extra space between vehicles. → Read More

Oakland Co. woman wins lottery prize at Madison Heights grocery store

Her face turned so red, a coworker asked her if she was OK. → Read More

Mackinac Bridge Authority to meet in Southfield

The meeting video will be on YouTube for those who can’t attend in person. → Read More

Oakland County parks report highlights ARPA spending

The parks system includes 910 square miles of land. → Read More

Snow storm causes closures, cancellations

Snow is supposed to peak during the late-afternoon, early evening commute → Read More

Snow storm could bring 6-10 inches of heavy snow

Government agencies using social media to issue alerts included Michigan State Police, with a tweet reminding people of the winter storm warning and asking them to avoid traveling during the storm. → Read More

Oakland County senior centers to split $5m in ARPA funds

U.S. Census figures show that people 65 and older comprise nearly 18 percent of the county’s population, with nearly 500,000 people 50 and older. → Read More

Prisoner Paul Whelan discussed in U.S.-Russia talks

His case was discussed in a brief exchange Thursday at the G20 economic summit by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, according to the Associated Pres… → Read More

Oakland County commissioners consider continuing hazardous waste collection plan

County commissioners will meet tonight and review a proposal to continue the 10-year-old hazardous waste collection program. The county provides the service to these communities: Clarkston, Lake An… → Read More

Oakland County offers tips as one more ice storm looms

The county is participating in the statewide tornado drill, hosting weather spotter classes. → Read More

Water main work on 14 Mile starts Monday

Business access on Minnesota Street will be maintained from Elliot Avenue. An estimated 52,000 vehicles travel the part of 14 Mile Road daily. → Read More

Power outages hurt Oakland County’s small business owners

The National Weather Service meteorologists predict another ice storm Friday and Saturday. → Read More

Oakland County hosts Youth in Government Day today

Students will participate in a series of short workshops designed to learn about county issues and practice problem-solving, among other activities. → Read More

Job fair showcases more than 400 Oakland County opportunities

Some of the openings are for summer jobs or internships, others are long-term part- and full-time positions. → Read More

Carter aims to repeal Michigan’s emergency manager law

Among the consequences of the 2012 law, she said, was the Flint water crisis and, in Pontiac, a protracted lawsuit over the Phoenix Center. → Read More

Rochester Hills Secretary of State office closed for two weeks

The renovations will include new carpet, paint and upgraded electrical service, as well as changes to the counter. → Read More

Carter celebrates Black excellence

The keynote speaker is the Rev. Doug Jones. → Read More

Pontiac’s Legends and Trailblazers’ awards on Sunday

For three years, Ascend Foundation has awarded honors to some of Pontiac’s highest achievers → Read More