Pontiac

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System

December 26th 2013

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2013) Beginning Jan. 1, the system through which patrons can check out items from libraries other than their own will be changing throughout Michigan.  Those who wish to borrow items will need to stop by their home library and get either a new […]

Kwanazaa Celebration at Pontiac Arts Center Dec. 27

December 23rd 2013

A Kwanzaa Celebration at thePontiac Creative Arts Center (Pontiac Pride, Dec. 23, 2013) Friday, December 27, 2013 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Theta Lambda Omega Chapter AKA Teens * AKA Debs Emerging Young Leaders   Family * Friends * Food * GiftsPlease join us Friday, December 27, 2013 5:30 p.m. until […]

Christmas Tree Recycling in Oakland County

December 23rd 2013

Christmas Tree Recycling in Oakland County (Oakland County Press Release, Dec. 23, 2013) Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers free Christmas Tree Recycling at 11 park locations. Dec. 26, 2013 – Jan. 20, 2014 Free Self-Serve Christmas Tree Recycling, seven days, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Please remove all decorations, metal, plastic and string. Locations: Addison Oaks near […]

Suspect Wanted in Pontiac Holiday Party Murder

December 22nd 2013

Suspect Wanted in Pontiac Holiday Party Murder (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Dec. 22, 2013) UPDATE:  Suspect Kerry Holley is in custody.   The Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested him on California St. in Pontiac late this afternoon.  He is lodged in the Oakland County Jail. INCIDENT: 20:41 Hrs. – City of Pontiac – Homicide – # […]

Police Report Man Fired Gun at Pontiac Sheriff’s Dept. Substation

December 20th 2013

Police Report Man Fired Gun at Pontiac Sheriff’s Dept. Substation (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Dec. 20, 2013) INCIDENT: 02:02 hrs. –  City of Pontiac, Shots Fired at Sheriff’s Sub- Station/CCW  # 13-192572 12/16/2013  SUMMARY: An  Deputy was in the parking lot of the Pontiac Substation when he heard a gunshot come from a vehicle that was […]

More than Just a Pretty Trunk: How Trees Enhance Complete Streets

December 19th 2013

More than Just a Pretty Trunk: How Trees Enhance Complete Streets (Jeff Prygoski, orig. Transportation for Michigan, Dec. 19, 2103) Roads and sidewalks have undergone dramatic transformations in communities with complete streets policies. More than 90 Michigan communities have passed complete street policies, which contain a variety of design elements that foster a safer, more […]

DNC Chair, Michigan Dems Rally For LGBT Equality (video)

December 18th 2013

DNC Chair, Michigan Dems Rally For LGBT Equality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Between the Lines, Dec. 18, 2013) As Republicans continue to condone the hateful, anti-gay comments of their Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema, Democrats brought out the big guns for a community forum at Affirmations featuring Democratic National Committee Chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz. “In […]

Deadlines For CDL Drivers… Fast Approaching

December 12th 2013

Deadlines For CDL Drivers And Their Medical Providers Fast Approaching (Michigan Secretary of State Press Release, Dec. 12, 2013) Secretary of State Ruth Johnson strongly encourages Michigan residents with a Commercial Driver License (CDL) to self-certify to which type of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operation they perform to avoid losing CDL privileges after Jan. 30. […]

EAA Expansion to be Voted On

December 11th 2013

EAA Expansion to be Voted On (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2013) Michigan legislators are considering bills this week to expand the State’s authority to take over schools and run them as part of a State-controlled school district known as the Education Achievement Authority. The EAA takes over failing schools and puts them in a […]

How Michigan Funds Schools

December 10th 2013

How Michigan Funds Schools (Kevin Deegan-Krause, orig. Ferndale Friends/ KevinDeeganKrauseForFerndaleSchools.com, Dec. 10, 2013) Please put away your notes and let’s begin our discussion of school funding with a high-stakes multiple choice test: 1. Does Michigan fund schools from:                         A. Local sources         B. Federal sources C. State sources 2. Does the revenue come from:                                   […]

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