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Pontiac Robbery Victim Follows Assailants, Gets Shot At

January 5th 2014

Pontiac Robbery Victim Follows Assailants, Gets Shot At (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 5, 2014) INCIDENT:  21:46 hrs. Jan. 4, 2014 – City of Pontiac – Robbery Armed # 14-1419 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the area of Stegman Lane and Kennett for an armed robbery in progress. Victim stated her son drove over to […]

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County

January 5th 2014

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County (City of Oak Park, Jan. 5, 2014) The City of Oak Park released the following information via email to help those in need of shelter during the cold.  For a printable pdf. go to http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1113800372963-61/OC+Warming+Centers.pdf. Please also call the Housing Resource Center at 248-928-0111 for additional specific information related […]

Winter Storm Update: Schools Closed, Snow Emergencies Declared

January 5th 2014

Winter Storm Update: Schools Closed, Snow Emergencies Declared (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2014) With low temperatures and high snowfall predicted, many cities have issued snow emergencies and school districts have taken the day off Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting snowfall of 3-7 inches tonight, and temperatures dropping to about 1 degree tomorrow, […]

Ferndale Blues Festival Seeking Volunteers

January 5th 2014

Ferndale Blues Festival Seeking Volunteers (Monica Mills, Ferndale Blues Festival Volunteer Coordinator, Jan. 5, 2014) Venues are checking in, we are gathering info about gigs for the program and the poster is in the works. We can’t wait to connect with our Blues Volunteer Friends again.  Our 9 day event will be Jan. 24 – Feb. […]

This Weekend: Progressive International Motorcycle Show Novi

January 3rd 2014

This Weekend: Progressive International Motorcycle Show Novi (Ron Arnold, Jan. 3, 2014) The Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Novi, Michigan opens today, January 3rd. Although it’s not the time of year for riding (especially the last few, and next few days), the Progressive International Motorcycle show never fails to scratch the riding itch in the […]

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced

January 3rd 2014

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced (Library of Michigan Press Release, Jan. 3, 2014) The Library of Michigan today announced the 2014 Michigan Notable Books – 20 books celebrating Michigan people, places and events. “Michigan is rich in talented writers, history, and resources,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Our Notable Books for 2014 express […]

Royal Oak: New Year’s Eve Arrest for Breaking and Entering

January 3rd 2014

Royal Oak: New Year’s Eve Arrest for Breaking and Entering (Lieutenant David Clemens, Jan. 3, 2014) On January 1, 2014, at approximately 3:17am, Royal Oak officers arrested a suspect for Breaking and Entering and Malicious Destruction of Property. The suspect, a 24 year old Pontiac resident, entered 404 E. Fourth Street, Digital Media Loft, stole […]

Man Injured in Car v. Train Accident After Ignoring Crossing Lights

January 2nd 2014

Man Injured in Car v. Train Accident After Ignoring Crossing Lights (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Dec. 2, 2014) INCIDENT:  21:51 hrs. Jan. 1, 2014 – City of Pontiac  Car vs. Train Injury Accident – #14-000362 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the railroad tracks on Woodward near South Blvd. for a car vs. train Personal Injury […]

School Closings and Snow Emergencies

January 2nd 2014

School Closings and Snow Emergencies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2014) There has been a lot of snow in SE Michigan, prompting many districts to cancel school and cities to declare snow emergencies.  In snow emergencies people must keep their vehicles off the street until the street is plowed, or they could face ticketing or […]

The Rose Bowl and Parade, Through the Eyes of a Spartan

January 1st 2014

The Rose Bowl and Parade, Through the Eyes of a Loyal Spartan (Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2014) Dedicated Spartan fan and former Michigan State student John Taylor was able to go to Pasadena, California for the 100th Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day.  There he watched his green-and-white-clad favorite team beat the Stanford Cardinals with […]