Southfield-Lathrup Optimist Club Honors Success in Students (video)

Southfield-Lathrup Optimist Club Honors Success in Students (video) The teens honored by the Southfield-Lathrup AM Optimist Club as Students of the Month for December and January had good reasons to be proud. “These are our best and brightest, but the best and brightest is not always based on a GPA score. It may be overcoming…

Man Shot after Car Accident, Fires Back, Drives to Hospital, Hits Pole, and Passes Out Walking into ER

Man Shot after Car Accident, Fires Back, Drives to Hospital, Hits Pole, and Passes Out Walking into ER (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 30. 2015) INCIDENT: 22:55 hrs. – Jan. 29, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Shooting/Assault w/Gun   # 15-14679 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to McLaren Oakland Hospital for a shooting victim who had driven himself…

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Public Meeting Feb. 17

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Design Public Meeting Feb. 17 (City of Pleasant Ridge, Jan. 29, 2015) Please join us at the Community Center on Tuesday, February 17 at 4:30pm or 7:30pm to review draft concepts for improvements to the Woodward/I-696 area. The City is participating in a study being led by the…

Pontiac Council Declines Letting Voters Decide on Road Funding

Pontiac Council Declines Letting Voters Decide on Road Funding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2015) The roads in Pontiac are in far from ideal condition, but the option to raise taxes to fix them won’t go on the ballot in the near future. A ballot proposal was presented to Pontiac City Council at the Jan.…

Exploring the Pontiac Silverdome (video)

Exploring the Pontiac Silverdome (video) (Jimmy Joo, orig. Architectural Afterlife, Jan. 29, 2015) As each 15,000-pound cable whipped down through seat after seat, down went the massive roof of Pontiac’s Silverdome stadium. These huge steel ropes went swinging through the stadium, slicing through the stands, causing destruction with the force of a bomb to butterfly…

Men in Light Blue Van Suspected of Trying to Abduct Two Children in Pontiac

Men in Light Blue Van Suspected of Trying to Abduct Two Children in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 29, 2015) INCIDENT: 13:13 Hrs. – Jan. 28 – City of Pontiac – Suspicious Circumstances / Possible Attempted Child Abduction    #15-13877 SUMMARY: Deputies at the Pontiac Substation took a walk-in report for a Suspicious Circumstance…

Clawson Hosting Logo Contest for 75th Anniversary

Clawson Hosting Logo Contest for 75th Anniversary (City of Clawson, Jan. 28, 2015) Calling all Local artists – you are invited to enter the City of Clawson’s 75th Anniversary Original Logo Design Contest that commemorates and celebrates the City of Clawson’s incorporation. The 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Celebration will encompass a number of events throughout…

Bloomfield Twp. Man Arrested After Driving Erratically, Waving to Police (video)

Bloomfield Twp. Man Arrested After Driving Erratically, Waving to Police (video) (Oakland Co. Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 28, 2015) INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – JAN 27, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Fleeing and Eluding. 15-13501  Dash Cam Attached SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the area of Cesar Chavez and Montcalm for a silver vehicle that was driving…

Ferndale Schools Tackling Challenges with Discussions on Restructuring

Ferndale Schools Tackling Challenges with Discussions on Restructuring (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 28, 2015) You could take every single resident student in the Ferndale School District, and move them to the High School/Middle School, close all the other buildings, and still have room left over. While that is not an option that the district would…

Southfield City Council Passes Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance

Southfield City Council Passes Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2015) Southfield can now be added to the list where people have legal protection against discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender expression. City Council voted unanimously to amend their human rights ordinance on Monday, nearly a year after it…

Custom Wig Maker Brings Comfort and Dignity to those Fighting Cancer

Custom Wig Maker Brings Comfort and Dignity to those Fighting Cancer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2015) Sometimes people don’t want to let the world know they have cancer. But loosing hair is can be a tell-tale sign of chemo. “Cancer sometimes brings on negative attention and awkwardness, when people just want to feel like…