Pontiac

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins

January 9th 2019

Oakland County Commissioners Sworn In, Democratic Majority Begins (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2019) Pontiac, MI- “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”  The quote from Margaret Mead graced the back of the program for the Inaugural Ceremony for the […]

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9

January 6th 2019

County Commissioners Swearing in Ceremony Jan. 9 Pontiac, MI- The Oakland County Board of Commissioners will hold its first meeting of the 2019-2020 session and will welcome six (6) new members, including Thomas Kuhn, Penny Luebs (pictured, middle), Gwen Markham (pictured, right), William Miller, Kristen Nelson and Angela Powell (pictured, left), as well as 15 […]

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks

January 3rd 2019

New Law Reduces Number of Days for Fireworks Lansing, MI – The number of days one can set off fireworks in Michigan has been reduced from 30 to about a dozen since Public Acts 633, 634, and 635 were signed into law at the end of 2018. Bills were introduced by Rep. Jim Lilly (R-Park […]

Animal Shelter Fundraiser Combines Yoga and Adoptable Doggies Jan. 26

January 1st 2019

Animal Shelter Fundraiser Combines Yoga and Adoptable Doggies Jan. 26 Pontiac, MI- Come join Do Only Good for a relaxing yoga class and meet some of our shelter pups!  Oakland County Animal Shelter 1200 Telegraph Road, 42 East, Pontiac  Jan. 26 from 10:30 am to 11 am. Suggested donation $20.  Reserve your space by emailing […]

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City

December 23rd 2018

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City (Kurt Metzger, Dec. 23, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau clearly demonstrate the wide social and economic diversity that exists across communities in Oakland County. Utilizing data collected by the American Community Survey over the 2013-2017 period, I have […]

Reporter Food: Fried Whiting at Elam Brothers

December 21st 2018

Reporter Food: Fried Whiting at Elam Brothers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 21, 2018) Pontiac, MI-Headed north the other day I was craving fish, so I decided to stop in the iconic soul food restaurant at 45258 Woodward Ave called Elam Brothers. Elam’s is a tiny place with a small row of booths, but mainly serves […]

January Small Business Workshops Available through Oakland County

December 16th 2018

January Small Business Workshops Available through Oakland County (Oakland County, Dec. 16, 2018) CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation Time: 9:00am – 11:00am January 9, 2019 Registration Link   Have a need for alternative financing for your business? Is your business located in Oakland County? Consider learning more about the CEED Lending Small Business Loan […]

Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Shares Holiday Wish List

December 15th 2018

Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Shares Holiday Wish List Pontiac, MI -The Oakland County Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center has created a wish list on Amazon.com seeking holiday toy donations for the adoptable pets in its care. Each day, the shelter posts a video on its Facebook page (@OakGov.OPAC) of one of its adoptable […]

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map

December 13th 2018

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map (Oakland County Blog, Dec. 13, 2018) Celebrate the season with a tour of holiday light displays in and around Oakland County! Show off your decorated property or visit one of the many holiday light displays using the 2nd annual Oakland County Holiday Lights Map. Use the map below to […]

White Castle Mug Sales Benefit Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Bail Fund

December 13th 2018

White Castle Mug Sales Benefit Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Bail Fund (White Castle, Dec. 14, 2018) COLUMBUS, OH – White Castle, America’s first hamburger chain, today unveiled the design for its 2018 commemorative ceramic mugs just in time for the holiday season. The mugs, which are released annually, feature a new, custom design by […]