Oakland County Fair Idol brings music contest downhome

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Vocal professionals and amateurs can step on stage and compete for a chance at $500, in the third annual Oakland County Fair Idol competition. “I think a lot of the fairs are struggling to keep up with keeping everything modern. (Fair Idol) is taking something that’s popular on televisionContinue reading “Oakland County Fair Idol brings music contest downhome”

‘Top Concrete’ award given to Rochester construction

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post Rochester’s 2012 reconstruction work earned the city the honor of being named  a “Top Concrete” project by the Michigan Concrete Association at the end of February. The program looked at more than 50 submitted projects and awarded 21 based on quality, innovation, complexity and speed of construction, according to Kerry Sutton, MCAContinue reading “‘Top Concrete’ award given to Rochester construction”

Nice ride

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post The parking lot of Oakland University is full… of personality. The parking areas hold a variety of vehicles, from mid-size sedans and pick-ups to station wagons, SUVs and cars. Some people, however, want their car to stand out. A 1999 Chevy Tracker can be found dolled up and parkedContinue reading “Nice ride”