Pontiac

HAVEN Breaks Ground on New Pontiac Facility

June 20th 2014

HAVEN Breaks Ground on New Pontiac Facility (press release, June 20, 2014) In Michigan, one out of three homes experiences intimate partner violence firsthand. In Oakland County alone, more than 150,000 households have experienced violence.1 Furthermore, 40% of women in Michigan, 16 years of age and older, have experienced some form of sexual violence.2 To […]

Summer Food Programs Available for Children of Low Income Homes

June 20th 2014

Summer Food Programs Available for Children of Low Income Homes (MDE Press Release, June 20, 2014) The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is proud to announce the availability of the new and improved Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Site Locator Map. This map will allow families to identify the nearest Meet Up and Eat Up™ […]

Suicidal Man Prevented from Shooting Self at Daughter’s Grave…

June 20th 2014

Suicidal Man Prevented from Shooting Self at Daughter’s Grave in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 20, 2014) INCIDENT: 13:30 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Suicidal Subject  #14-93119 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the area of Perry and Madison for a welfare check on a suicidal subject.  The subject told a friend he was going […]

Man in Pontiac Punched, Kicked, Stabbed and Robbed of $6

June 19th 2014

Man in Pontiac Punched, Kicked, Stabbed and Robbed of $6 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 19, 2014)   INCIDENT: 0003 Hours- June 18 – City of Pontiac-Armed Robbery/Stabbing # 14-92156 SUMMARY: Deputies and Star EMS responded to Huron and Murphy for the report of a victim who had been stabbed. Upon arrival the victim stated that […]

Summer Solstice Party for Charities June 21 in Pontiac

June 16th 2014

Summer Solstice Party for Charities June 21 in Pontiac (press release, June 16, 2014) The Summer Solstice event is hosted by Downtown 51 Grille, located in downtown Pontiac. We are hosting this party on June 21st to kickoff summer the right way! The early bird RSVP ticket prices will be $25 (ticket prices will be […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Reckless Ride Ends with Crash into Pole, Passenger Dead from Electrocution

June 13th 2014

Reckless Ride Ends with Crash into Pole, Passenger Dead from Electrocution (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 13, 2014) INCIDENT: June 10, 21:15 hrs. – City of Pontiac-Fatal Crash Investigation #14-087843 SUMMARY: A Deputy on patrol in the area of Baldwin and Montcalm in the City of Pontiac observed a 1996 Chevrolet Camaro make an improper […]

Woman on Motorcycle Killed in Crash in Pontiac

June 10th 2014

Woman on Motorcycle Killed in Crash in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 10, 2014)   INCIDENT: June 10 @ 09:11 hrs. – City of Pontiac Fatal Crash Investigation   #14-087431 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority responded to the area of Baldwin and Newport for an injury crash involving a motorcycle […]

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, […]