Pontiac

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

ART – FISH – FUN in Pontiac June 14

June 4th 2014

ART – FISH – FUN in Pontiac June 14 (POW Press Release, June 4, 2014) Pure Oakland Water (POW) and Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are holding a Father’s Day weekend festival at Beaudette Park in Pontiac on Saturday June 14th called “Art-Fish-Fun”.  This very family-friendly event is free, open to the public, […]

Suicide Reported at Pontiac Hotel

June 4th 2014

Suicide Reported at Pontiac Hotel (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., June 4, 2014) FROM DAY SHIFT: 06-03-14 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 06-04-14 INCIDENT: 11:10 hrs. – City of Pontiac Adult Suicide     #14-083272 SUMMARY: Deputies and STAR EMS responded to the 3000 block of Center Point Parkway (Court Yard Marriott) on a report of a deceased person in room […]

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale

May 19th 2014

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2014) Hundreds of representatives from Downtowns across the country converged in Ferndale Saturday for the Great American Main Street Conference Kick Off called Get In Gear. The conference in Detroit focuses on downtown development with speakers, classes and tours throughout SE […]

Canvas Pontiac Fills Downtown with Art

May 18th 2014

Canvas Pontiac Fills Downtown with Art (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 18, 2014) Bathed in the purple lights of Pontiac’s Elektricty nightclub, dozens of artists, business owners and supporters enjoyed an artistic evening to honor the Canvas Pontiac artists. Out of 38 submissions, judges picked 20 pieces of art that were made into giant canvas prints […]

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video)

May 13th 2014

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Over 900 people packed the Henry in Dearborn to listen to women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem talk about her lifelong fight for equality. For 80 years she has experienced patriarchy, and as she spoke to people of all ages at Planned […]

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

May 13th 2014

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for […]

Police Report: Machete Used in Robbery

May 9th 2014

Police Report: Machete Used in Robbery (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept. Press Release, May 9, 2014) INCIDENT: 22:19 hrs. May 7- City of Pontiac-  Armed Robbery    #14-066618 SUMMARY:  Two victims walked into the Pontiac Substation and stated they had been robbed. One of the victim’s stated they picked up a female acquaintance that called him […]

Habitat for Humanity Annual Plant Sale Benefits Women Build Program May 9

May 7th 2014

Habitat for Humanity Annual Plant Sale Benefits Women Build Program May 9 (Press Release, May 7, 2014)   Fourth Annual Flower and Plant Sale When: Fri, May 9, 3pm – 8pm Where: 150 Osmun Street, Pontiac, MI, United States (map) Description: Join us for our Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Flower and Plant Sale! Choose from […]