Pontiac

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

August 24th 2015

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection […]

Yaktown Poets Revue Sept. 4

August 23rd 2015

Yaktown Poets Revue Sept. 4 (Event Listing) WORD ON THE STREET IS…. The Yaktown Poets Revue: Labor Day Edition! is gonna be DOPE, FLY, a BEAAAST! It’s an 80’s themed SPOKEN WORD EXTRAVAGANZA for the Sho’nuff Grown and Sexy, Fabulous and FLYY!!!!! Get your boom box, bamboo earrings, FAT gold chains and ADIDAS polished up, […]

Fleeing Suspect Drives Minibike Through Front Door of Home

August 23rd 2015

Fleeing Suspect Drives Minibike Through Front Door of Home (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 23, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  08-20-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  08-21-2015 INCIDENT:  12:15 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Fleeing and Eluding Police #15-135171 SUMMARY:  While patrolling near the area of Huron and Thorpe Street, a Deputy observed an unlicensed minibike pull […]

Autism Safety Day for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1

August 21st 2015

Autism Safety Day  for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1 (event listing) Session 1: Monday, August 31, 2015 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Session 2: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Resource Crisis Center (Entrance at Lower Level) 1200 N. Telegraph Road Building 32 East Pontiac, MI 48341 Please use the parking lot on Hospital […]

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18

August 19th 2015

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18 (event listing) At Local Kitchen & Bar 344 W. Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale, MI 48220 Friday, September 18, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Join us as the Heritage Conference hits the road this year and in 2016, following the route of the […]

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform

August 15th 2015

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2015) “When I was in junior high, there was this famous editorial cartoon in the textbook about Gerrymandering, and it had this oddly chopped up district that was shaped like a monster or a dragon. It was like this big joke that back in […]

Pontiac “Hustle In The Park” Active Family Event Aug. 22

August 15th 2015

Pontiac “Hustle In The Park” Active Family Event Aug. 22 (event listing) The Healthy Pontiac, We Can Coalition (HPWC) and the Friends of the Pontiac Parks Association are encouraging families to get active at the 3rd annual Hustle in the Park event at Beaudette Park on Saturday, August 22, from 12 to 4pm. This free […]

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off

August 14th 2015

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off (Mark Houston, various contributors) Dream Cruise 2015 has kicked off officially with The Mayor of Ferndale Dave Coulter standing alongside Butch Patrick, who is famous for his role as Eddie Munster on The Munsters, a television program of the 1960s, to cut the ribbon opening the event. The Ferndale Golden […]

Pontiac Celebrates Several New Businesses

August 13th 2015

Pontiac Celebrates Several New Businesses (C. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) “I’ve been cutting ribbons all over Pontiac,” said Mayor Deidre Waterman as she and nearly a dozen business owners prepared to slice through the thick blue ribbon stretched across the walkway in front of a freshly painted 1860 two-level building at 47 N. Saginaw Street. […]

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy!

August 13th 2015

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy! (C. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) It’s Dream Cruise time again, and our friends at Go Comedy have revived a game that was started last year to make the event more interesting for spectators. Simply keep your eyes peeled for these common Dream Cruise sightings, and share the […]