Pontiac

17 Year Old Charged with Multiple Stabbings

February 18th 2015

17 Year Old Charged with Multiple Stabbings (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Feb. 18, 2015) The suspect, Jessica Davis, 17 years old of Pontiac, was arrested by the Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team late yesterday.  She was arraigned today in front of Judge Preston Thomas of the 50th District Court. She has been charged with: Assault With […]

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday

February 14th 2015

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the earth after passing on. While this generally comes along with a ceremony, […]

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions

February 14th 2015

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions (C. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Canvas Pontiac brings art and culture back to Downtown Pontiac. Inviting local artists from around Michigan to submit and display their art to be shared on public display throughout Downtown Pontiac. In the spring there will be an unveiling of the project and a reception […]

Driver Has Windows Shot Out by BB Gun in Pontiac

February 10th 2015

Driver Has Windows Shot Out by BB Gun in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Feb. 20, 2015) INCIDENT: 0258 Hrs. Feb. 7 City of Pontiac- Shooting MDOP #15-19061 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 500 block of Markle for the report of a vehicle that had been shot at. Deputies arrived and the victim stated […]

Auburn Hills Tech248 Initiative MeetUp Feb. 20

February 10th 2015

Auburn Hills Tech248 Initiative MeetUp Feb. 20 (City of Auburn Hills Press Release, Feb.10, 2015) Oakland County is home to over 2,000 tech companies with more than 42,000 jobs in the field. That is, 58% of all of the IT/Tech companies in the Metro Detroit region – more than twice the number of any other […]

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com!

February 6th 2015

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com! Support local journalism by purchasing a special Valentine’s Day ad for someone you care about. Each ad will be custom designed with a theme of hearts, flowers etc. and your special someone can see their ad on our Valentine’s Day page, AND they will be posted in […]

A Park is Growing in Downtown Pontiac, Crowdfunding Could Capture Matching Grant

February 6th 2015

A Park is Growing in Downtown Pontiac, Crowdfunding Could Capture Matching Grant (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2015) In the empty space between two office building on North Saginaw Street (across from Thrifty Pharmacy) sits a vacant lot of dirt and debris that could one day blossom into a community green space. The Downtown Pontiac […]

Performance-Based Lecture on Underground Railroad at West Bloomfield Library Feb. 22

February 4th 2015

Performance-Based Lecture on Underground Railroad at West Bloomfield Library Feb. 22 (Press Release, Feb.14, 2015) Historian and former Pontiac Mayor Dr. Willie W. Payne highlight the southern fugitive slave’s struggle to escape captivity and Michigan abolitionists and free Blacks that assisted them via the Underground Railroad. He uses music, song and photos of local Underground […]

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live

February 4th 2015

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live (C. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2015)     Tonight at 7pm Oakland County Executive Director L. Brooks Patterson will give his State of the County Address live from the Courtyard Marriott in Pontiac.  Watch the speech live courtesy Motown Digital, below:       \ \ \ […]

Police Seeking info on 711 Armed Robbers

February 3rd 2015

Police Seeking info on 711 Armed Robbers (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Feb. 3, 2015) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the persons responsible in an Armed Robbery which occurred this morning at 3:52 am at the 711 on Columbia Avenue in the City of Pontiac. The victim is a […]