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2015 Pontiac State of the City Address June 29

June 9th 2015

2015 Pontiac State of the City Address June 29 (event listing) 2105 Pontiac State of the City Address June 29, 2015 Lafayette Grande 6:00 – 8:30pm — at The Lafayette Grande Banquet Facility.

Ferndale Community Concert Band Debut Performance June 23

June 9th 2015

Ferndale Community Concert Band Debut Performance June 23 (event listing)   The official event for the first public appearance of the Ferndale Community Concert Band! This FREE concert is titled “the Sounds of Summer.” Ferndale High School Auditorium Doors 7:30 p.m. | Concert Begins 8:00 p.m. Casual Attire Free! With suggested donation of $3/person or […]

Kids Learn Life Saving Benefits of Bike Helmets at Ferndale Bike Rodeo

June 8th 2015

Kids Learn the Life Saving Benefits of Bike Helmets at Ferndale Bike Rodeo (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 7, 2015) As kids of all ages got fitted for free bike helmets at the Ferndale Bike Rodeo, they got to see the necessity firsthand. Ferndale Auxiliary Officer Bruce Jarvie had with him the helmet that saved his […]

Driver Hits Multiple Vehicles, Flips Car, On Academy in Ferndale

June 8th 2015

Driver Hits Multiple Vehicles, Flips Car, On Academy in Ferndale (Dave Cornett and C. Proxmire, June 8, 2015) At about four in the morning Monday an out of control driver hit multiple vehicles on Academy Street in Ferndale just west of Hilton. Witnesses say the driver, a male who appeared to be in his teens […]

Motor City Pride 2015

June 8th 2015

Motor City Pride 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2015) It’s easy to get lost in the sea of rainbows, glitter, generous amounts of flesh, and the vibe of happy people dancing at Motor City Pride. And of course there is a draw to the people with the wildest hair, sexiest outfits, hottest dance moves, […]

Courthouse Gets Five New Trees Thanks to ReLeaf Michigan

June 7th 2015

Courthouse Gets Five New Trees Thanks to ReLeaf Michigan (C. Proxmire, June 7, 2015) A lovely spring day was celebrated on June 3 as officials from Oakland County, DTE and ReLeaf Michigan gathered to plant five trees at the south end of the County Courthouse in Pontiac. Two Princeton Elms and three Red Buds were […]

Poem: What we talk about when we talk about love

June 7th 2015

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (John Jeffire)   Too many ways of looking At a blackbird tossed In the autumn sky. From the dry shadows Of the bed from which The sun cannot step, Your whisper flits above: I am free to leave. First, a living will, Power of attorney, No […]

OCC and Pontiac Creative Arts Center Celebrate Together

June 6th 2015

OCC and Pontiac Creative Arts Center Celebrate Together (C. Proxmire and Mike McGuinness June 6, 2015) Two Pontiac-based art programs paired together Friday night for the Oakland Community College Faculty and Student Art Exhibition. The opening featured about 80 pieces of painting, mixed media, pottery and more. The Pontiac Creative Arts Center is at 47 Williams […]

Royal Oak to Replace about 60 Downtown Trees

June 6th 2015

Royal Oak to Replace about 60 Downtown Trees (Judy Davids, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist, June 6, 2015)   The City of Royal Oak plans to replace several trees that are slated for removal during the course of the 2015 sidewalk improvement program in the Central Business District. The trees scheduled for removal, many of […]

State Police to Host Open House at Oak Park Metro Post June 20

June 6th 2015

State Police to Host Open House at Oak Park Metro Post June 20 (event listing) Metro Post Open House: On June 20, 2015, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM the Metro Post located at 14350 West Ten Mile Road in Oak Park will be holding an Open House for the public. Some of the featured […]