Pontiac

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 […]

Pontiac Election: A Perfect Example of Why Voter Turnout Matters

August 5th 2015

Pontiac Election: A Perfect Example of Why Voter Turnout Matters (Guest View by Kurt Metzger, Detroit’s Data Guru, Aug. 5, 2015) Yesterday, voters in the Pontiac School District, which currently is under a consent agreement with the state to address a massive deficit, asked voters to allow for the creation of a special fund — […]

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15

August 5th 2015

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15 (event listing, cp) Birmingham is getting ready for the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise. It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to celebrate the automobile. The Birmingham Cruise Event, scheduled for […]

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts

August 4th 2015

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts (C. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2015) Hazel Park Election results are in, with Hazel Park voters supporting police services with a 10-year 2.8 mil assessment. The millage will bring in about $431,000 and is the main source of funding for police services. This […]

Pontiac: Shoot Out During Robbery Sends Two Men to Hospital

August 4th 2015

Pontiac: Shoot Out During Robbery Sends Two Men to Hospital (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 4, 2015) INCIDENT: 14:39 hrs. – Aug 4, 2015) City of Pontiac – Attempted Armed Robbery/Shooting  #15-124495 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 30 block of Stowell Street for a shooting victim. Upon their arrival, deputies observed a trail of […]

With Election Tuesday, Pontiac Activists Try to Drive Home Votes

August 2nd 2015

With Election Tuesday, Pontiac Activists Try to Drive Home Votes (C. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2015) Pontiac School Board President Brenda Carter wanted to remind people to get out and vote on Tuesday.  There is a 2.87 mil sinking fund millage proposal on the ballot to be used for building repairs in the school district.  So […]

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 14-15, 2015

August 1st 2015

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 14-15, 2015 (event) City of Berkley Friday, August 14: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Kid’s Inflatable Zone, 12 Mile Road/Tyler 6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Berkley’s Classic Car Parade, 12 Mile Rd between Coolidge & Greenfield 7:30 PM-9:00 PM: Tri-Community Coalition Street Dance, 12Mile Road/Griffith, north 7:30 PM- 9:00 PM: DetroitElvis.com Entertainment at 12 Mile […]