Pontiac

Program Helps Pontiac Students Prepare for Job Interviews

December 7th 2014

Program Helps Pontiac Students Prepare for Job Interviews (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014)   As AuJanae Love sat across the table from a woman in a suit and glasses with a stack of files, she squirmed a bit and stumbled on her words. “I’m so nervous,” she said, her voice barely a whisper. It […]

…Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade 2014

December 7th 2014

Video and Photos from the Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade 2014 (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) Downtown Pontiac was packed with energy for the 2014 Holiday Extravaganza Parade.  Pontiac and neighboring communities collaborate to host a grand parade with hundreds of people marching and thousands watching from the sidewalks.  Santa and Mrs. Claus were there, along […]

Slow’s BBQ to Open as Part of Strand Theater Redevelopment in Pontiac

December 7th 2014

Slow’s BBQ to Open as Part of Strand Theater Redevelopment in Pontiac (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) Slow’s Bar BQ will open a location in the former Strand Theater in Downtown Pontiac as part of a redevelopment project slated to open late next year, according to Crain’s Detroit. The theatre is expected to become the […]

Ice from Leaky Hydrant Possibly Factor in Serious Crash

December 7th 2014

Ice from Leaky Hydrant Possibly Factor in Serious Crash (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Dec 7, 2014) INCIDENT: 08:55 HRS.  – Dec. 4, 2014 – City of Pontiac – Injury Crash / Crash Reconstruction Unit Callout   #14-190965 The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting the Pontiac Deputies with the investigation of a serious injury crash that occurred […]

Pontiac Lights Tree of Hope (video)

December 6th 2014

Pontiac Lights Tree of Hope (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2014) The kick off to the holiday season in Pontiac is the annual lighting of the Tree of Hope in front of the Waterman Hall of Justice. The ceremony this year included a visit from Scooby Doo and local children’s choirs. Glen Konopaskie, President […]

Man Steals Unattended Ambulance from Hospital in Pontiac

December 2nd 2014

Man Steals Unattended Ambulance from Hospital in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Dec. 2, 2014) INCIDENT: 23:01Hrs. occurred 11-30-14 – City of Pontiac – UDAA of an Ambulance. #14-189040 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 50 block of N. Perry (McLaren Oakland Hospital emergency entrance), on a stolen ambulance from STAR EMS. Per the caller, […]

…Pontiac Man Stopped for Hands in Pockets … (video)

November 29th 2014

Video of Pontiac Man Stopped for Hands in Pockets Gets National Attention (video) (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) A cell phone video taken by a Pontiac resident on Thanksgiving Day has had over 1,300,000 views on Facebook and over 11,000 views on You Tube. The video shows Brandon McKean conversing with an Oakland County Sheriff’s […]

Suspect Sought in Pontiac Home Invasion

November 29th 2014

Suspect Sought in Pontiac Home Invasion (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 29, 2014) INCIDENT: 13:14 hrs. –Nov 27 – City of Pontiac – Home Invasion # 14-187494 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd for a Home Invasion in progress.  The complainant stated that she was home alone and […]

Pontiac to Light Tree of Hope Dec. 5

November 28th 2014

Pontiac to Light Tree of Hope Dec. 5 (Pontiac DBA Press Release, Nov. 28, 2014) Every year the community of Pontiac rings in the Holiday season by lighting the Tree of Hope and hearing the incredible voices of our community youth.  The community of Pontiac and the Pontiac Downtown Business Association invite you to come […]

Seven Families Fed Thanks to Ascend & NPG in Pontiac

November 26th 2014

Seven Families Fed Thanks to Ascend Foundation and NPG in Pontiac (C. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2014) The Ascend Foundation and NPG Foundation teamed up with 4 Brothers Lounge to give groceries to seven local families in need. The organizations contacted social workers in Pontiac Schools to identify children living in poverty they could help for […]