Pontiac

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18

September 27th 2014

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18 (DIA Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014) The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, Oct. 18 for Oakland County residents as part of its “County Days,” which provides this service four times […]

Oakland University to Host Candidate Forum for Multiple Races, Oct. 14

September 22nd 2014

Oakland University to Host Candidate Forum for Multiple Races, Oct. 14 (OU Press Release, Sept. 22, 2014)   10/14/2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Office of Government and Community Relations is hosting a Meet the Candidates Open Forum. Open Seat candidates running in the following districts will have up to 15 minutes to address the group […]

Fate of the Phoenix Center: Public Gets Tour (video)

September 21st 2014

Fate of the Phoenix Center: Public Gets Tour (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 21, 2014) The community got an inside look at the Phoenix Center and the adjacent Ottawa Towers in Pontiac on Saturday. The 2,500 space parking deck, topped by a canopied amphitheater is slated to be demolished by the order of State Emergency […]

Volunteer Day to Coordinate Park Clean Ups in Pontiac, Oct. 4

September 17th 2014

Volunteer Day to Coordinate Park Clean Ups in Pontiac, Oct. 4 (Minister Kathalee James, Sept. 17, 2014) Here is the information about our 2014 Hands4Detroit Volunteer Day, which is Saturday, October 4, 2014 in partnership with the United Methodist Churches of Metropolitan Detroit. This is the second year that Hands4Detriot has partnered with our organization. Last year […]

Public Invited to Tour Phoenix Center, Sat. Sept 20

September 15th 2014

Public Invited to Tour Phoenix Center, Sat. Sept 20 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2014) The fate of the Phoenix Center in Pontiac is still up in the air as the legal battle between the City and Ottawa Towers, which uses part of the Phoenix Center for parking, wages on. To help get residents more […]

Ride Home from Party in Pontiac Ends in Robbery

September 14th 2014

Ride Home from Party in Pontiac Ends in Robbery (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Sept. 14, 2014) INCIDENT: 02:53 Hrs. – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery. #14-145722 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to E. Huron and Woodward Ave. for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival the victim stated that she was at a party at […]

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help

September 11th 2014

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help (Sam Moore, Unique Home & Business Inventory, Sept 11, 2014) NOTE: Sam Moore is the owner of Unique Home and Business Inventory. After learning about his service during the flooding crisis, we asked him to share a write up about his work as another […]

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors

September 11th 2014

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept 11, 2014) Reading is such a fundamental part of society, that it may be hard to imagine not being able to. Yet in Oakland County there are 170,000 illiterate adults, a problem that the Oakland Literacy Council is tackling one human being at […]

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

September 9th 2014

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have […]

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids

September 9th 2014

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids (Oakland County Health Division, Sept. 9, 2014) With reports of Enterovirus D68 on the rise through the country, Oakland County Health Division has come out with a fact sheet about the infection. Reports vary as to whether this has been confirmed in Michigan or not, though […]