Pontiac

Women Officials Network Presenting Madam Mayors Networking Breakfast Jan. 11

December 10th 2018

Women Officials Network Presenting Madam Mayors Networking Breakfast Jan. 11 Bloomfield Hills, MI- The Women Officials Network of Oakland County is presenting a networking breakfast featuring a panel of women mayors.  Mayor Kelly Garrett of Lathrup Village, Council President Pam Hansen of the Village of Franklin, Mayor Marian McClellan of Oak Park and Mayor Deirdre […]

Guns Taken from Home of Man Making Workplace Threats

December 5th 2018

Guns Taken from Home of Man Making Workplace Threats (OCSO, Dec. 5, 2018) Pontiac, MI- Deputies responded to the United Shore Mortgage Building in the 500 block of E. South Blvd. on the report that a former employee had been making threatening statements via text messaging.  Upon their arrival, Deputies spoke with the complainant regarding […]

Teens and Young Adults Learn Police Work in Sheriff Dept. Cadet Program

December 5th 2018

  Teens and Young Adults Learn Police Work in Sheriff Dept. Cadet Program (Lara Mossa, Dec. 5, 2018) PONTIAC – When Ryan Tottingham goes into the U.S. Navy next year, he will already understand the discipline and structure it takes to be a good sailor. Tottingham, 20, of Lapeer is one of 20 young adults […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

Trouble Paying Property Taxes? Treasurer Hosting Meetings

November 30th 2018

Trouble Paying Property Taxes? Treasurer Hosting Meetings Wixom, Pontiac and Southfield, MI- Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner is hosting a series of taxpayer assistance meetings.  Meet one-on-one with Treasurer’s staff to discuss your 2016 and prior delinquent property taxes and find out if you are eligible to set up a Repayment Schedule. 5 convenient locations […]

Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City

November 29th 2018

  Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll […]

Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County

November 27th 2018

  Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- As rental prices continue to increase throughout Oakland County, so too are the problems associated with homelessness and housing instability.  A panel of leaders from various organizations met Nov. 14 in Troy to look at the scope of […]

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism

November 27th 2018

On Giving Tuesday, Remember Local Journalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Giving Tuesday is a time to consider what causes matter to you. Oakland County Times is a place for many of the things that matter to our readers. If you believe in the power of independent journalism to keep citizens informed about what’s […]

Eleven Year Old Shot Outside Party Store in Pontiac

November 27th 2018

Eleven Year Old Shot Outside Party Store in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 27, 2018) Pontiac, MI- On November 26, 2018 at approximately 2213hrs Deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of Joslyn Rd. for a reported shooting.  Upon arriving, they were advised that an 11- year old male passenger had been shot in […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

November 26th 2018

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]