Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video)

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) Not everyone knows who Christy Jensen is. But the women who have won office thanks in part to her campaign expertise are leading some of Oakland County’s largest communities. Mayor Brenda Lawrence of Southfield, who is now running for Congress,…

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video)

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) Not everyone knows who Christy Jensen is. But the women who have won office thanks in part to her campaign expertise are leading some of Oakland County’s largest communities. Mayor Brenda Lawrence of Southfield, who is now running for Congress,…

Downtown Pontiac Parking Program Set to Launch in November

Downtown Pontiac Parking Program Set to Launch in November (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) The contracts have been signed and the new multi-space parking meters are on their way to bring paid on-street parking back to Downtown Pontiac. Not everyone is thrilled about the revival, but Downtown Business Association President Glen Konopaskie says it’s…

Downtown Pontiac Parking Program Set to Launch in November

Downtown Pontiac Parking Program Set to Launch in November (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) The contracts have been signed and the new multi-space parking meters are on their way to bring paid on-street parking back to Downtown Pontiac. Not everyone is thrilled about the revival, but Downtown Business Association President Glen Konopaskie says it’s…

SMART Bus Driver Fell Asleep Before Hitting Seven Cars in W. Bloomfield

SMART Bus Driver Fell Asleep Before Hitting Seven Cars in W. Bloomfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) Two people were seriously injured when a SMART bus driver fell asleep at the wheel on Monday at around 6pm. The 65-year-old driver was on Maple Road near Middle Belt, traveling westbound when the bus went over…

SMART Bus Driver Fell Asleep Before Hitting Seven Cars in W. Bloomfield

SMART Bus Driver Fell Asleep Before Hitting Seven Cars in W. Bloomfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) Two people were seriously injured when a SMART bus driver fell asleep at the wheel on Monday at around 6pm. The 65-year-old driver was on Maple Road near Middle Belt, traveling westbound when the bus went over…

Driver of Vehicle Fatally Shot in Pontiac, Second Victim in Serious Condition

Driver of Vehicle Fatally Shot in Pontiac, Second Victim in Serious Condition (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 21, 2014)   INCIDENT 23:35 Hrs. – Oct 20 – City Of Pontiac – Homicide  #14-166574   SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 300 block of Linda Vista for multiple shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, deputies discovered…

Driver of Vehicle Fatally Shot in Pontiac, Second Victim in Serious Condition

Driver of Vehicle Fatally Shot in Pontiac, Second Victim in Serious Condition (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 21, 2014)   INCIDENT 23:35 Hrs. – Oct 20 – City Of Pontiac – Homicide  #14-166574   SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 300 block of Linda Vista for multiple shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, deputies discovered…

Oxford Man Shoots Ceiling in Domestic Assault Incident

Oxford Man Shoots Ceiling in Domestic Assault Incident (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 20,2014)   INCIDENT:  13:03 Hrs. – Oct. 17 – Oxford Township – Domestic Assault / Weapons Violation   #14-164675 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address in the 500 block of Worthington on a report of a Domestic Assault.  Upon arrival Deputies determined that…

Forum: Knollenberg v. Peltonen and Howrylak v. Kerwin (video)

Double Duty Candidate Forum: Knollenberg v. Peltonen and Howrylak v. Kerwin (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 19, 2014)   The League of Women Voters doubled up on a candidate forum last week, presenting candidates for the 13th District State Senate Seat and the 41st District State Representative Seat. All four candidates answered the same questions…

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A PR Love Story (video)

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A Pleasant Ridge Love Story (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.19, 2014) “There’s a reason people call stubborn people pig-headed,” said Tracey Leigh Bechard Magiera. The Pleasant Ridge mother and friend to animals everywhere knows this first-hand. Magiera can often be seen walking in Pleasant Ridge with one or…

Ferndale Library Picks: Susan’s Picks for Teen Read Week

Ferndale Library Picks: Susan’s Picks for Teen Read Week Happy Teen Read Week, everybody! (Jeff Milo, FPL, Oct. 18, 2014) Now that we’re well into the 21st century…we are seeing the maturation of a new generation, entering their teens and young adulthood, who have been raised with the Internet. The ability to read and process information…