Pontiac

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone

February 28th 2018

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone (Detroit Zoo, Feb. 28, 2018) Royal Oak, Pontiac, MI – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is providing sanctuary to 61 animals in need of rescue after the sudden closure of Bat Zone in Pontiac. Fifty-four bats of three species – straw-colored fruit bats, short-tailed fruit bats […]

Fashion Show to Support Pontiac’s GIRDLE Org. May 12

February 28th 2018

Fashion Show to Support Pontiac’s GIRDLE Org. May 12 Sterling Heights, Pontiac, MI – G.I.R.D.L.E, Inc. is hosting a Fashion Show Luncheon and Expo, Saturday, May 12, 2018 to fund our women’s support system.  The Fashion Show Luncheon and Expo will be held at Wyndham Garden 34911 Van Dyke Sterling Heights, MI 48312.  Expo will […]

Fmr. OCC Chancellor Timothy Meyer Appointed to Development Deputy for Oakland County

February 28th 2018

Former OCC Chancellor Timothy Meyer Appointed to Development Deputy for Oakland County (Oakland County Executive, Feb. 28, 2018) Pontiac, MI. – The former chancellor of Oakland Community College (OCC) will serve as Oakland County’s top economic development official beginning March 5. County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has appointed Dr. Timothy R. Meyer as deputy county […]

Leaders Learn About Connected Community Needs

February 25th 2018

Leaders Learn About Connected Community Needs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2018) Ferndale,  MI – Does your community need more fiber?  The answer is likely yes according to Emily Dabish of Rocket Fiber who was among the speakers at Main Street Oakland County Main Street’s “Connected Downtowns” Conference on Feb.  15. Fiber is the foundation […]

Friends of Pontiac Parks Annual Meeting w/ Guest Speaker March 1

February 10th 2018

Friends of Pontiac Parks Annual Meeting w/ Guest Speaker March 1 Pontiac, MI – Guest Speaker; Quincy Murphy, Director of Flint Non-Profit, Urban Transformation, who work with Flint City Parks. Join the Friends of Pontiac Parks to hear from Mr. Murphy and talk about the potential for Pontiac’s parks. Meeting is Thursday, March 1 from […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 9th 2018

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2017) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Bat Zone in Pontiac Thrills, Teaches and Protects

February 5th 2018

Bat Zone in Pontiac Thrills, Teaches and Protects (Sam Gurwin, Feb. 5, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Pontiac added another cool place to its growing resurgence- it’s a little batty- literally. The Organization for Bat Conservation & Save The Bats started in the late 90’s by Rob Mies.  It outgrew its Cranbrook Institute of Science-affiliation and […]

Vernest James Griffin Arraigned in Shooting Spree Killings

February 5th 2018

Vernest James Griffin Arraigned in Shooting Spree Killings (OCSO, Feb. 5, 2018)   Pontiac, MI- The suspect in the Feb. 1 shootings in Taylor and Pontiac has been arraigned.   SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to 360 W. Sheffield Ave., Aluminum Blanking Company, on a report of a subject who entered the business armed with a […]

Sterling Heights Man in Custody after Fatal Shootings in Taylor and Pontiac

February 1st 2018

Sterling Heights Man in Custody after Fatal Shootings in Taylor and Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2018) Waterford, Pontiac, Taylor, Sterling Heights, MI – Details are being released about a series of shootings Thursday that led to the arrest of a 45-year-old Sterling Heights man. According to various reports, the first murder took place […]

Oakland County’s February Business Workshops

February 1st 2018

Oakland County’s February Business Workshops Are you navigating the sometimes-stormy seas of small business ownership? Find safe harbor in Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center. It is truly the perfect place to unlock your business’s potential in 2017. Connect with experts who have advice regarding small business loans, start-ups, and more. Register today and […]