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…Willie Payne hosting Town Hall on Race & Law Enforcement Jan. 24

January 15th 2015

Former Pontiac Mayor Willie Payne hosting Town Hall on Race and Law Enforcement Jan. 24 (Willie Payne Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) UPDATE – this event has been moved to Jan. 31 due to an emergency funeral at the church. With the unfortunate deadly shootings of unarmed black teenagers by white police officers across America, […]

Give Young Readers Practice Reading to a Therapy Dog Jan 17

January 15th 2015

Give Young Readers Practice Reading to a Therapy Dog Jan 17 (Ferndale Library Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) A tail wags for a tale told, with the floppy, open ears of a Therapy Dog listening intently (and objectively) as kids read aloud from a book of their choosing. Paws & Tales is an early literacy […]

Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Coming Jan 23-31

January 15th 2015

Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Coming Jan 23-31 (Ferndale Blues Festival Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) Jan. 23 to Jan. 31, 2015 Get your Blues on! The Ferndale Metro Blues Festival has been a hugely popular and wildly successful event. In fact, it was an official sanctioned event of Super Bowl XL in 2006. The […]

Huntington Woods and Troy Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

January 14th 2015

Huntington Woods and Troy Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended (Troy Police Dept, Jan. 14, 2015) On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at approximately 12:40 p.m. the Charter One Bank at 125 Stephenson Hwy. was robbed by a white male suspect who fled on foot. The suspect implied having a weapon and was described as being approximately 35-years-old; […]

Curation of In-House Talent Shows in Ferndale DPW (video)

January 14th 2015

Curation of In-House Talent Shows in Ferndale DPW (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 14, 2015) Ferndale Department of Public Works Director Loyd Cureton has been the cure for stagnation, the curator of a dynamic team, and a cost-saving crusader since he came on board two years ago. The accomplishments are impressive, as is the group […]

Two Suspects Charged With Armed Robbery in Royal Oak

January 14th 2015

Two Suspects Charged With Armed Robbery in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, Jan. 14, 2015) The Royal Oak Police Department arrested two (2) suspects for an armed robbery, which occurred on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at approximately 10:50 p.m., at the Bean & Leaf Café located at 106. S. Main. While sitting at a table […]

Ferndale Schools Sues Former Superintendent Gary Meier

January 13th 2015

Ferndale Schools Sues Former Superintendent Gary Meier (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2015) Ferndale Superintendent Blake Prewitt announced that today that a civil suit has been filed against former Superintendent Gary Meier. Meier’s last couple of years as Superintendent were marred by scandal as details of his side consulting, and use of Ferndale Schools resources […]

Workshops & Entertainment to Empower Pontiac Families Jan. 31

January 13th 2015

Workshops and Entertainment to Empower Pontiac Families Jan. 31 (CNS Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) As The Community Outreach Consultant for Community Network Services, Oakland County’s largest, publicly funded mental health care provider, we will be hosting a one-day event for families in Pontiac. The theme of “NEW DAY, NEW LIFE, AND NEW HOPE” exemplifies […]

B&E Suspect Smashed Glass at BP with Wrench

January 13th 2015

B&E Suspect Smashed Glass at BP with Wrench (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 13, 2015) INCIDENT: 03:23 hrs. – City Of Pontiac – Breaking and Entering (B&E) –Business      #15-5941 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 1500 block of S. Opdyke on a B&E Alarm of the BP gas station. Upon arrival, deputies observed that the side […]

Deer Survey Being Done by Helicopter Jan. 14 in Madison Heights

January 13th 2015

Deer Survey Being Done by Helicopter Jan. 14 in Madison Heights (Madison Heights Police Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, Oakland County Parks and Recreation will be performing an aerial deer survey at the Red Oaks Nature Center. Conducting this survey, which should be done between 3 and 5 pm (weather […]