Pontiac

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials

February 17th 2019

Goals, Compromise, and Ethics Part of MTA Training for Elected Officials (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 17, 2019) Okemos, MI – When a room full of elected officials from townships around the state were asked how many of their boards do annual or bi-annual goal-setting, only a couple raised their hands. The question was asked at […]

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech

February 13th 2019

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Capitol was bustling as Senators and Representatives from around the state and their guests gathered to hear Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s first State of the State address. In the hour before the speech, guests mingled in […]

Here’s How to Watch the 2019 State of the County Address Feb. 7

February 6th 2019

Here’s How to Watch the 2019 State of the County Address Feb. 7 (event page) Pontiac, MI- The 2019 Oakland County State of the County address will be held Thursday, February 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the new corporate headquarters of United Shore in Pontiac. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson will address about 800 Oakland County […]

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County

February 4th 2019

Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Jobs through Oakland County (Oakland County, Feb. 4, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Searching for a new and rewarding #career opportunity? Take a look at Oakland County, Michigan Government’s latest #jobs board for all of #OaklandCounty’s part and full-time positions. Apply online today at http://ow.ly/qkgl30mM3WL or call 248-858-0530.  Summer […]

Brawl Puts Pontiac High School on Lockdown, Students Arrested

February 4th 2019

Brawl Puts Pontiac High School on Lockdown, Students Arrested (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Feb. 4, 2019) Pontiac, MI-  At 11:27 AM today Oakland County Sheriff School Resource Officer, Deputy McNeary radioed for assisting for a large fight in progress at the high school. Numerous OCSO patrol units, detectives, traffic units, and OCSO Air 1 responded […]

Reservations Available for White Castle’s Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 3rd 2019

Reservations Available for White Castle’s Valentine’s Day Dinner Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pontiac, Southfield, Oak Park, Troy, MI – If you would like to give your Queen or King a royal experience this Valentine’s Day, White Castle has a tradition for you! Each year castles across the country bring out their best – with table service […]

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

Pontiac Skate Park Project Community Meet Up Jan. 25

January 22nd 2019

Pontiac Skate Park Project Community Meet Up Jan. 25 Pontiac, MI – Let’s talk about a new skate park! Working towards a partnership with the Tony Hawk Foundation there will be a community meet up Jan 25, 2019 at Alley Cat Cafe 5:30-7pm 31 N. Saginaw Street, Pontiac, MI 48342 ****** Visit the Event Page […]

NB I -75 Closed for Emergency Pothole Repairs UPDATED – BACK OPEN

January 21st 2019

NB I-75 Closed for Emergency Pothole Repairs – UPDATED BACK OPEN Madison Heights, Troy, MI- Northbound I-75 had been closed down Monday evening between I-696 and M-59 for emergency pothole repairs. Drivers are advised to avoid the area. According to Troy Police, they freeway is expected to be closed for several hours. UPDATE: AT approximately […]

Driver with Needle in Arm Passes Out, Crashes into Mailbox

January 20th 2019

Driver with Needle in Arm Passes Out, Crashes into Mailbox (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Jan. 20, 2019) Pontiac, MI-Deputies responded to a single-vehicle automobile accident in the 1000 block of Cesar E. Chavez Street at about 2am on Jan. 18.  The 9-1-1 caller indicated that the driver, who was still on the scene, had struck […]