Pontiac

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18

August 19th 2015

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18 (event listing) At Local Kitchen & Bar 344 W. Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale, MI 48220 Friday, September 18, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Join us as the Heritage Conference hits the road this year and in 2016, following the route of the […]

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform

August 15th 2015

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2015) “When I was in junior high, there was this famous editorial cartoon in the textbook about Gerrymandering, and it had this oddly chopped up district that was shaped like a monster or a dragon. It was like this big joke that back in […]

Pontiac “Hustle In The Park” Active Family Event Aug. 22

August 15th 2015

Pontiac “Hustle In The Park” Active Family Event Aug. 22 (event listing) The Healthy Pontiac, We Can Coalition (HPWC) and the Friends of the Pontiac Parks Association are encouraging families to get active at the 3rd annual Hustle in the Park event at Beaudette Park on Saturday, August 22, from 12 to 4pm. This free […]

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off

August 14th 2015

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off (Mark Houston, various contributors) Dream Cruise 2015 has kicked off officially with The Mayor of Ferndale Dave Coulter standing alongside Butch Patrick, who is famous for his role as Eddie Munster on The Munsters, a television program of the 1960s, to cut the ribbon opening the event. The Ferndale Golden […]

Pontiac Celebrates Several New Businesses

August 13th 2015

Pontiac Celebrates Several New Businesses (C. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) “I’ve been cutting ribbons all over Pontiac,” said Mayor Deidre Waterman as she and nearly a dozen business owners prepared to slice through the thick blue ribbon stretched across the walkway in front of a freshly painted 1860 two-level building at 47 N. Saginaw Street. […]

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy!

August 13th 2015

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy! (C. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) It’s Dream Cruise time again, and our friends at Go Comedy have revived a game that was started last year to make the event more interesting for spectators. Simply keep your eyes peeled for these common Dream Cruise sightings, and share the […]

Sierra Club Offers Solar Partnership for Homeowners

August 11th 2015

Sierra Club Offers Solar Partnership for Homeowners (Art Myatt, Sierra Club of Michigan, Aug. 11, 2015) Have you been thinking about putting solar panels on your home? Are you feeling the pressure to act soon, because the 30% federal tax credit is expiring at the end of 2016? Are you a little lost about where […]

A Grand New Entrance to Pontiac High Thanks to GM Student Corps

August 7th 2015

A Grand New Entrance to Pontiac High Thanks to GM Student Corps (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2015)   “These kids are never going to look at their school the same again,” said Lew Elbert, a retired engineer who helped lead a group of ten Pontiac High School students through a summer of hands-on learning […]

Man Shoots Self in Face with Gun He Thought was Unloaded

August 7th 2015

Man Shoots Self in Face with Gun He Thought was Unloaded (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 7, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  08-06-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  08-07-2015 INCIDENT: 0639 Hours – City of Pontiac – Accidental Shooting #15-126251 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Ridgemont for a reported shooting victim. Upon arrival Deputies discovered […]

Oakland County International Airport 30th Annual Air Show Aug. 23

August 7th 2015

Oakland County International Airport 30th Annual Air Show Aug. 23 (event listing press release 2015) The Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) Open House & Air Show soars to new heights as it marks its 30th year Sunday, Aug. 23. This family-friendly event, which runs 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., will coincide with the grand opening […]