Pontiac

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Suspect Arraigned in Murder of Apartment Painter in Pontiac

April 29th 2015

Suspect Arraigned in Murder of Apartment Painter in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 29, 2015) 41 year old Pontiac resident Sammy Hall was arraigned today in front of Judge Preston Thomas of the 50th District Court in the murder of Anthony Hardie of Detroit. He is charged with First Degree Murder and Use of […]

Man Murdered While Painting Apartment in Pontiac

April 26th 2015

Man Murdered While Painting Apartment in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff, April 26, 2015) INCIDENT: 13:53 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Homicide Investigation. #15-61589 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 10 block of S. Mill Street on the report of a person who had been shot.  Deputies searched the apartment building and located an apartment door […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Child on Life Support, Other Serious Injuries after Crash at Woodward & South Blvd.

April 20th 2015

Child on Life Support, Other Serious Injuries after Crash at Woodward & South Blvd. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 20, 2105)   The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Pontiac Substation with the investigation of a serious injury crash that occurred at 7:08 p.m. on South Blvd near Woodward. A 24 year old […]

Art and Fashion: Grand Opening of ARCADE in Pontiac April 29

April 18th 2015

Art and Fashion: Grand Opening of ARCADE in Pontiac April 29 (press release, April 18, 2015) PEOPLE’s ART EXHIBITION opens Wednesday April 29, 7PM to 9PM, featuring work of Detroit area photographers, Donita Simpson, David Clements, Aaron Eschenberg, Alan Watson, Kathi Craig, Ronna Fisher, Sandy Knudsen, Barbara Troy and more. Join us for an evening […]

Yaktown Poets Revue May 21

April 17th 2015

Yaktown Poets Revue May 21 (Vickie Brent-Touray, April 17, 2015) Come join The Yaktown Poets as we bring in the Memorial day weekend AND party with 4 Brothers at the KICK OFF of their 4 Year Anniversary Celebration! The Yaktown Poets Revue is a FUNKY evening out for the “Sho ’nuff Grown, Sexy, Fabulous and […]

ARCADE in Pontiac Hosting Performance Art Fundraiser for Pride May 7

April 16th 2015

ARCADE in Pontiac Hosting Performance Art Fundraiser for Pride May 7 (Ferndale Pride Press Release, April 16, 2015) Join new Pontiac retailers and art enthusiasts ARCADE along with Ferndale Pride for a night of Pride themed entertainment. Award winning playwright Frank Anothony Polito and his partner Craig Bentley will be performing a piece from Frank’s […]

Community Groups Clean Pontiac Parks, More to Do April 18

April 15th 2015

Community Groups Clean Pontiac Parks, More to Do April 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 15, 2015) Spring cleaning is serious business in Pontiac as groups of volunteers have been tackling the important task of keeping the playgrounds clean and safe for kids. Park cleanups have been organized for six years by concerned residents, including Councilperson […]