Pontiac

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

1928: The Last Best Year of a Generation Presentation in Pontiac on Nov. 14

November 12th 2014

1928: The Last Best Year of a Generation Presentation in Pontiac on Nov. 14 (compiled, Nov. 12, 2014) Gallery on the Boulevard is hosting some wonderful events in the coming weeks! The first of which will be Friday, November 14, 7-9 pm. Bruce Annett presents 1928: The Last Best Year of a Generation Author and […]

Art of Giving Event at Rust Belt… Nov. 20

November 12th 2014

Art of Giving Event at Rust Belt in Ferndale to Support Nonprofit Community Art Studio Nov. 20 (Art Experience Press Release, Nov. 12, 2014) The Art Experience, a nonprofit community art therapy studio in Pontiac, presents their 2nd annual Art of Giving Extravaganza on Thursday, November 20th from 5pm-9pm at the Rustbelt Market in Ferndale. […]

Blexting App… to Track Blight in Pontiac

November 9th 2014

Blexting App Uses Volunteers and Smart Phones to Track Blight in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 9, 2014) Volunteers and technology are enabling the City of Pontiac to tackle an age-old problem in a revolutionary way. Thanks to a grant from PNC Bank and a “blexting” app designed by Detroit-based Loveland Technologies, there will soon […]

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County

November 9th 2014

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Birmingham The City of Birmingham and the Piety Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host the traditional laying of the wreath on Nov. 11 at the Civil War and WWII Monuments in Shain Park, across from Birmingham City hall as 151 Martin […]

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates…

November 7th 2014

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates for General and LGBT Communities (AAA1-B Press Release, Nov. 7, 2014) The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s (AAA1-B) Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is partnering with Affirmations to offer LGBT Medicare beneficiaries free information and assistance on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans during open […]

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

November 2nd 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered […]

Donate Treats for Troops – Several Locations – Through Nov. 5

November 2nd 2014

Donate Candy to Treats for Troops – Several Locations – Through Nov. 5 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 2, 2014) For parents looking for an alternative to their children consuming excessive amounts of candy at Halloween while engaging in a service project with their children, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is accepting Halloween candy as […]

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and… (video)

November 1st 2014

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and other Crimes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper does not like seeing kids on a professional basis, whether it’s because they have gotten in trouble or because they are a victim. The internet and cell phones make it easy for young […]