Knitters Needed to Yarn Bomb Birmingham

Knitters Needed to Yarn Bomb Birmingham (Birmingham Public Arts Board Press Release, Aug. 8, 2015) The Birmingham Public Arts Board is seeking volunteers to participate in its “Birmingham in Stitches” public art yarn bombing project. This project will involve knitting/crocheting large-scale objects for placement onto trees, parking meter posts, light posts, bicycle racks and benches.…

Man Shoots Self in Face with Gun He Thought was Unloaded

Man Shoots Self in Face with Gun He Thought was Unloaded (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 7, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  08-06-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  08-07-2015 INCIDENT: 0639 Hours – City of Pontiac – Accidental Shooting #15-126251 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Ridgemont for a reported shooting victim. Upon arrival Deputies discovered…

Skilled Trades Training Fund Info Sessions Aug. 25 and Sept. 2

Skilled Trades Training Fund Info Sessions Aug. 25 and Sept. 2 (Oakland County Michigan Works event listing) Skilled Trades Training Fund Employer Information Session August 25 from 1:30-3:30 p.m./ Sept. 2 from 9-11 a.m. The Skilled Trades Training Fund provides training for employers to enhance talent, productivity, and retention while increasing the quality of Michigan’s…

Oakland County International Airport 30th Annual Air Show Aug. 23

Oakland County International Airport 30th Annual Air Show Aug. 23 (event listing press release 2015) The Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) Open House & Air Show soars to new heights as it marks its 30th year Sunday, Aug. 23. This family-friendly event, which runs 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., will coincide with the grand opening…

Meet Peyton Meyer of “Girl Meets World” at Oakland Mall Aug. 22

Meet Peyton Meyer of “Girl Meets World” at Oakland Mall Aug. 22 (event listing) PEYTON MEYER “Lucas” on Disney Channel’s “Girl Meets World” SATURDAY, AUGUST 22ND 12PM at Center Court MEET & GREET Meet your favorite Disney Channel star, Peyton Meyer, at Oakland Mall. This is a FREE event – no ticket required. Peyton will…

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15 (event listing, cp) Birmingham is getting ready for the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise. It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to celebrate the automobile. The Birmingham Cruise Event, scheduled for…

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12 (event listing)   State Representative for the 27th District Robert Wittenberg will be hosting a “Town Hall” on Wednesday, August 12th at the Berkley High School Collaborative Center (2325 Catalpa Dr.). This event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will cover topics including redistricting, gerrymandering and proposals…

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts (C. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2015) Hazel Park Election results are in, with Hazel Park voters supporting police services with a 10-year 2.8 mil assessment. The millage will bring in about $431,000 and is the main source of funding for police services. This…

Pontiac: Shoot Out During Robbery Sends Two Men to Hospital

Pontiac: Shoot Out During Robbery Sends Two Men to Hospital (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 4, 2015) INCIDENT: 14:39 hrs. – Aug 4, 2015) City of Pontiac – Attempted Armed Robbery/Shooting  #15-124495 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 30 block of Stowell Street for a shooting victim. Upon their arrival, deputies observed a trail of…