Pontiac

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News

June 16th 2015

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News (C. Proxmire, June 16, 2015) The oc115 News has signed up with Patreon to have a platform for collecting monthly pledges from readers who value our website. Traditionally news outlets have survived with reader subscriptions and advertisers.  The oc115 does sell some advertising, but in order to […]

Pontiac School District Advisory Committee to Meet June 23

June 11th 2015

Pontiac School District Advisory Committee to Meet June 23 (event listing) PSD Community Advisory Committee is a special project of the the Pontiac School District Board of Education.  We are committed to furthering the education of all Pontiac students.  Our goal is to increase community and parent involvement and provide sound communication and transparency.  June […]

Red Bull Promotes Crazy BMX Ride Through Silverdome (video)

June 9th 2015

Red Bull Promotes Crazy BMX Ride Through Silverdome (video) (C. Proxmire, June 9, 2015) Energy drink company Red Bull has made a video of a BMX rider taking a stunt-filled ride through the dilapidated Pontiac Silverdome. The sentimental video pays homage to the roar of the crowds and the sporting prowess exhibited in the stadium’s […]

2015 Pontiac State of the City Address June 29

June 9th 2015

2015 Pontiac State of the City Address June 29 (event listing) 2105 Pontiac State of the City Address June 29, 2015 Lafayette Grande 6:00 – 8:30pm — at The Lafayette Grande Banquet Facility.

Courthouse Gets Five New Trees Thanks to ReLeaf Michigan

June 7th 2015

Courthouse Gets Five New Trees Thanks to ReLeaf Michigan (C. Proxmire, June 7, 2015) A lovely spring day was celebrated on June 3 as officials from Oakland County, DTE and ReLeaf Michigan gathered to plant five trees at the south end of the County Courthouse in Pontiac. Two Princeton Elms and three Red Buds were […]

OCC and Pontiac Creative Arts Center Celebrate Together

June 6th 2015

OCC and Pontiac Creative Arts Center Celebrate Together (C. Proxmire and Mike McGuinness June 6, 2015) Two Pontiac-based art programs paired together Friday night for the Oakland Community College Faculty and Student Art Exhibition. The opening featured about 80 pieces of painting, mixed media, pottery and more. The Pontiac Creative Arts Center is at 47 Williams […]

Canvas Pontiac Awards June 11, 2015

June 4th 2015

Canvas Pontiac Awards June 11, 2015 (event listing, June 3, 2015) Canvas Pontiac Awards Celebration 2015 Awards Program – June 11 5:30-8:30 On June 11 join us to celebrate the live announcements of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.  Our prestigious, seasoned, passionate panel of judges will be announcing this years Grand Award winners for […]

Hazardous Material Found in Clinton River, Pontiac to Rochester Hills

June 2nd 2015

Hazardous Material Found in Clinton River from Pontiac to Rochester Hills (Auburn Hills Fire Dept., June 2, 2015) The Auburn Hills Fire Dept. is assisting with the investigation of a hazardous materials spill in the Clinton River. At 3:04pm June 1, fire units responded to the Clinton River in the area of auburn Ct. and […]

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014

June 1st 2015

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014 (Kurt Metzger, orig. detroitsdataguru,  June 1, 2015) NOTE: Click on tables to expand. Shakespeare’s Juliet stated…”What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Marshall McLuhan said, a little less poetically, “The name of a man is […]

Sunflowers on Woodward …June 10

May 31st 2015

Sunflowers on Woodward Hosting Donor Party at Frank Lloyd Wright Home June 10 (event listing, June 1, 2015) Wednesday, June 10th from 6-8pm, be a part of the Sunflower Gardens on Woodward donor party, at the Turkel House in Palmer Woods. It’s the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Detroit! Make a donation of $75 […]