Pontiac

Patterson Presents Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on…

July 17th 2015

Patterson Presents County Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on Buildings and Workforce (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2015) With an emphasis on buildings and on building up the workforce, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented a three year budget that he hopes will be adopted by the Commission. The budget also includes a reduction in property taxes. […]

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24

July 9th 2015

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24 (event listing, election information, July 9, 2015) *Be an Informed Voter. Come out and Meet the Candidates you’ll be voting for, and have your Concerns answered in person.* The Women of National Congress of Black Women – Oakland County, MI Chapter are Hosting […]

Pontiac: Police Suspect Hallucinogens Led Man to Stab Himself

July 6th 2015

Pontiac: Police Suspect Hallucinogens Led Man to Stab Himself (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 6, 2015) INCIDENT:  02:33 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Unknown Trouble / Injured Person / OCSO Forensic Lab Assist #15-104631 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to an address in the 500 block of Brooks Ave on a report of an unknown trouble.  […]

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote

July 4th 2015

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote (MML Press Release, July 4, 2015)   Sixteen projects, programs, and initiatives involving more than 20 Michigan communities are vying for the statewide Community Excellence Award (CEA)—the most prestigious Michigan Municipal League honor. The communities involved in this year’s competition are Allegan, Auburn Hills, Battle Creek, […]

Eighth Life Saved with Narcan this year by Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept

July 3rd 2015

Eighth Life Saved with Narcan this year by Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 3, 2015) INCIDENT: 02:19 hrs. – July 3 – City of Pontiac -Overdose- Narcan Administered #15-103981 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 300 block of Central Ave. for the report of a possible Heroin overdose. Deputies arrived before EMS personnel […]

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop

July 2nd 2015

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop (press release, July 2, 2015) Entrepreneurs and Startups, let Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center help you put your business plan in place. Sign up for one of their workshops in July and benefit from hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public […]

Idea from Cleveland’s Warehouse District: Small Box Storefronts

July 1st 2015

Idea from Cleveland’s Warehouse District: Small Box Storefronts (Guest View by Ronnie Karpinsi, Pontiac Pride, July 1, 2015) Note: This was originally written for the blog Pontiac Pride, and is presented as an idea for Lot 9 in Downtown Pontiac. I write you from the great city of Cleveland this evening. As I venture around […]

Pontiac: Victim Struck by Gunfire on S. Anderson

June 29th 2015

Pontiac: Victim Struck by Gunfire on S. Anderson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 29, 2015)   INCIDENT: 01:11 hrs. – June 29 – City of Pontiac – Non-Fatal Shooting #15-101285   SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (Oakland) for the report of a victim seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. The victim who […]

Walkers to go from Detroit to Flint in Water Justice Journey July 3-10

June 29th 2015

Walkers to go from Detroit to Flint in Water Justice Journey July 3-10 (Michigan Coalition for Human Rights/People’s Water Board press release, June 29, 2015) Join us as we walk from Detroit to Flint demanding clean, affordable water for all.  July 3-10, 2015 The Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey will begin in Detroit on […]

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]