Pontiac

Open House Helps Refine the Vision for the Rise of Pontiac

September 23rd 2015

Open House Helps Refine the Vision for the Rise of Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2015) Standing at the edge of Pontiac’s Phoenix Center, with three levels of parking below and a lovely pedestrian plaza with a high quality amphitheater nearly deserted around him, Mike Stephens could not help but notice the irony of […]

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives

September 22nd 2015

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking the community to take preventative measures to protect wild birds from window strikes, which occur when a bird collides with a window and dies. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an estimated […]

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]

Real Bad Boys Move in Silence

September 15th 2015

Real Bad Boys Move in Silence (Guest View by Kaino Phillips, Sept. 15, 2015)   Over the last few weeks, I have seen some things that have really had me shaking my head and quite frankly, it has me a little frightened. I am mainly concerned because of the actions that I am seeing coming […]

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015

September 15th 2015

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015 Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New jobs! Posted […]

Fa Real Doe (a poem)

September 15th 2015

Fa Real Doe (a poem) (Cherry Scott-Jones) I am from the universe. I am from young and old. I am from good food. I am from strength. I am from hope. I am from courage. I am from music. I am from hard work. I am from love. I am from God. By Cherry Scott-Jones….Three […]

Intoxication Suspected in Fatal Accident in Pontiac

September 13th 2015

Intoxication Suspected in Fatal Accident in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 13, 2015) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies with the Pontiac Substation in the investigation of a fatal traffic crash.  The traffic crash occurred on Woodward Avenue at the intersection of South Boulevard at approximately 7:14 this morning. Peter Whittaker a 64 […]

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19

September 9th 2015

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19 (event) September 19th, 2015 – 10am-1pm Come for an informal conversation on: The Future of 8 Former School Properties, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) & Ottawa Towers as an Innovation District Catalyst More info: https://www.facebook.com/PhoenixCenterRising Previous story: http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/09/21/fate-of-the-phoenix-center-public-gets-tour-video/