Pontiac

Fight on Baldwin Road Leads to Stabbings

September 4th 2015

Fight on Baldwin Road Leads to Stabbings (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 5, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  09-02-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  09-03-2015 INCIDENT: 15:37 hrs.  – City of Pontiac – Assault w/ Knife #15-143341 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to an address in the 100 block of Baldwin Road for a welfare check on a male subject who […]

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why?

September 1st 2015

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why? (C. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015) As part of our new series of features on the 1st and 15th, we’ve asked readers: What charity do you most support and why? Here are 15 of the best responses selected from various online forums. Like us […]

Poem: For Nostalgia’s Sake

September 1st 2015

Poem: For Nostalgia’s Sake (Poetry by Vickie Brent-Touray, Sept. 1, 2015 ed) On Friday, January 12th, 8:30 A.M., 4TH FLOOR MATERNITY WARD, RM 418, bed B, Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, to Joyce Marie — while Silas Brent played his last hand of Bid Whist— a hazelnut colored bundle of vehement lungs heralded her own arrival, and Just […]

Free 12 Week Comic Book Workshop to Draw People to Pontiac

August 30th 2015

Free 12 Week Comic Book Workshop to Draw People to Pontiac (Better Pontiac Press Release, Aug. 30, 2015) Comic Book Workshop Offered in Downtown Pontiac Weekly Classes Beginning Saturday, September 12th at 31 N. Saginaw. Enter through the Alley Cat Cafe! Beginner Class: 9am Intermediate Class: 10am Advanced Class: 11am Better Pontiac Community Development Corporation […]

Pontiac’s Sixth District Picnic Helps Neighbors Connect

August 27th 2015

Pontiac’s Sixth District Picnic Helps Neighbors Connect (C. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2015) Saturday was the Sixth District Neighborhood Association Picnic at Oakland Park in Pontiac, an event that Ahmy’a Flanagan, a junior at Pontiac High, was happy to be part of. “My sister just started kindergarten, and I think things like this are good for […]

Hispanic Artwork at Pontiac Creative Arts Center, Opening Sept 11

August 27th 2015

Hispanic Artwork  at Pontiac Creative Arts Center, Opening Sept 11 Pontiac Creative Arts Center And The Puerto Rican Cultural and Educational Center Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Reception September 11, 2015 5 – 8 p.m. Exhibition September 11 – October 10, 2015 Gallery Hours Wed. 10 – 4, Thurs. 10 – 7, Fri.10 – 4 […]

Waterford Oaks Hosting Dog Swim Sept 12

August 27th 2015

Waterford Oaks Hosting Dog Swim at Water Park Sept. 12 Location Waterford Oaks Waterpark Start Time 9/12/2015 12:00 PM End Time 9/12/2015 4:55 PM Category Dog Programs Description Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates the close of the waterpark season with 11th annual Waterford Oaks Waterpark Dog Swim. The dogs-only swim is from noon- 4:55 […]

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

August 24th 2015

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection […]

Yaktown Poets Revue Sept. 4

August 23rd 2015

Yaktown Poets Revue Sept. 4 (Event Listing) WORD ON THE STREET IS…. The Yaktown Poets Revue: Labor Day Edition! is gonna be DOPE, FLY, a BEAAAST! It’s an 80’s themed SPOKEN WORD EXTRAVAGANZA for the Sho’nuff Grown and Sexy, Fabulous and FLYY!!!!! Get your boom box, bamboo earrings, FAT gold chains and ADIDAS polished up, […]

Fleeing Suspect Drives Minibike Through Front Door of Home

August 23rd 2015

Fleeing Suspect Drives Minibike Through Front Door of Home (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 23, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  08-20-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  08-21-2015 INCIDENT:  12:15 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Fleeing and Eluding Police #15-135171 SUMMARY:  While patrolling near the area of Huron and Thorpe Street, a Deputy observed an unlicensed minibike pull […]