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Reporter Food: Little MO in Downtown Pontiac

March 6th 2020

For me it was a trip back to the tastes of childhood with the “Best of What’s Around Burger,” made with freshly ground venison…

Awards Celebrate Volunteerism and Community Pride in Pontiac

April 1st 2019

Awards Celebrate Volunteerism and Community Pride in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2019) Pontiac, MI – It was a night of hugs, smiles, lots of clapping, and smooth jazz music as Pontiac’s most engaged residents gathered at Baker College for The Clarence E. Phillips Ascend Foundation’s second annual Pontiac Honors: Community Service Awards. The […]

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide

February 22nd 2019

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide (Common Ground, Feb. 22, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Common Ground is a nonprofit organization that helps “move people from crisis to hope.” Among the services they provide is suicide prevention, with a crisis center, chat line, and a helpline. They also shared the following signs to help […]

Reporter Food: Fried Whiting at Elam Brothers

December 21st 2018

Reporter Food: Fried Whiting at Elam Brothers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 21, 2018) Pontiac, MI-Headed north the other day I was craving fish, so I decided to stop in the iconic soul food restaurant at 45258 Woodward Ave called Elam Brothers. Elam’s is a tiny place with a small row of booths, but mainly serves […]

Pontiac Schools Released from State Consent Agreement

October 18th 2018

  Pontiac Schools Released from State Consent Agreement (State of Michigan Department of Treasury, Oct. 18, 2018) Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Sylvan Lake, Bloomfield Twp, Orion Twp, Waterford Twp, and West Bloomfield Twp, MI. – State Treasurer Nick Khouri announced that the Pontiac School District has been released from its Consent Agreement under the Local Financial […]

2018 Candidate Interview: ShaQuana Davis-Smith for Pontiac School Board

October 10th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: ShaQuana Davis-Smith for Pontiac School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Pontiac, MI- ShaQuana Davis-Smith is running for Pontiac School Board. On the ballot are Bethany Blackburn, Kenyada Bowman, Eisha Branner, William A. Carrington, ShaQuana Davis-Smith, Peter Durham, Albert Hodge, Suave LaVallis, Dubrae L. Newman, George Rogers and Caroll Y. Turpin. Check […]

Movie at Pontiac Library: Star Wars The Last Jedi July 27

July 13th 2018

Movie at Pontiac Library: Star Wars The Last Jedi July 27 Pontiac, MI – Join us after hours at the Library for a movie the whole family can enjoy. This month we’re showing Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Friday, July 27, from 6-8 pm. Pontiac Library is located at 60 E Pike St, Pontiac, MI […]

Historic Neighborhood in Pontiac Hosting Car Show in the Park Aug. 12

July 9th 2018

Historic Neighborhood in Pontiac Hosting Car Show in the Park Aug. 12 Pontiac, MI – Historic GM Modern Housing Neighborhood Association will celebrate it’s automotive heritage by presenting Car Show in the Park on Sunday, Aug. 12 from noon to 4p at Historic Oakland Park. Check out classic cars, food, entertainment and fun. Top 25 […]

Pontiac Creative Arts Center to Host Confetti Camp July 9-13

June 29th 2018

Pontiac Creative Arts Center to Host Confetti Camp July 9-13 Pontiac, MI – Registration is open for the Pontiac Creative Arts Center (PCAC) 36th annual Confetti Camp. The art camp runs Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 for kids ages 6-11. Each day from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., campers will make new friends […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Brenda Carter for State Rep. Dist 29

June 25th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Brenda Carter for State Rep. Dist 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2018) Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, Orchard Lake, MI –Brenda Carter is running for State Representative for the 29th District and is on the ballot for the Aug. 7 primary on the Democratic Ballot. Also on the Democratic Ballot […]