Adam’s Road to Close for Bridge Demolition

Adam’s Road to Close for Bridge Demolition (MDOT, May 15, 2017) Bloomfield Twp, MI -Dan’s Excavating, contractor for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), will close Adams Road between South Blvd. and Square Lake Road to through traffic in Bloomfield Township from May 19-22 to facilitate demolition of the northbound I-75 bridge (located over Adams…

Pontiac: Pastor Finds Man and Woman Dead in Motel Room

Pontiac: Pastor Finds Man and Woman Dead in Motel Room (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, May 9, 2017) Pontiac, MI –   FROM DAY SHIFT: 05-08-2017, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 05-09-2017, 07:00 hrs. ___________________________________________ INCIDENT:  13:40 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Death Investigation / OCSO Forensic Science Laboratory Call-Out – #17-80750   SUMMARY:  Deputies…

County Sheriff, Chiefs from Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills Discuss Race

County Sheriff, Chiefs from Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills Discuss Race (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2017) Southfield, MI – What are the results of taking a proactive approach to community policing and addressing racial inequities?  Police Chiefs from through SE Michigan and Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard were among the speakers at the Race…

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video)

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2017) Bloomfield Twp, MI – Oakland County Times founder Crystal A. Proxmire was recently interviewed by Chuck Moss for the television and internet-based program Eye on Oakland. Discussion focused on developments and transit in communities like Holly, Ferndale, Royal Oak,…

MML#1 – Working Towards Complete Streets

MML#1 – Working Towards Complete Streets (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2017) Lansing, MI – Civic leaders came together Tuesday to learn about topics important to local governments including “Complete Streets.” Representatives of Ferndale, Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo sat on a Michigan Municipal League’s Capitol Conference panel Tuesday to share what successes their communities have…

Common Ground Seeking Volunteers for 24-hour Crisis Helpline

Common Ground Seeking Volunteers for 24-hour Crisis Helpline (Common Ground, March 7, 2017) PONTIAC, Mich., – Common Ground is seeking new crisis helpline volunteers at the Resource and Crisis Center in Pontiac, Michigan. The organization’s volunteer program offers several benefits including: free certification and training courses, experience in a mental health environment, career development and…

Pontiac Library Offers 6 Week Course in Heartfulness Meditation

Pontiac Library Offers 6 Week Course in Heartfulness Meditation (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – The Heartfulness Meditation program offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises, taught over a free six week course on Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm at the Pontiac Public Library 60 E. Pike Street beginning March 14. More info: http://www.pontiac.lib.mi.us/eventscalendar.html ****** For…

Former NBA Player and GM Exec. Cheer Pontiac On During Chamber Lunch

Former NBA Player and GM Exec. Cheer Pontiac On During Chamber Lunch (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2017) Pontiac, MI – “There is no doubt that we’re building something beautiful in Pontiac,” said Vickie Brent-Touray as she addressed dozens of business people at the Pontiac Regional Chamber Annual Meeting and lunch on Wednesday.  “We have…

Pontiac Schools Tout Progress in Hopes of Fending Off School Closures by State

Pontiac Schools Tout Progress in Hopes of Fending Off School Closures by State (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 23, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Parents, teachers and officials packed the Pontiac School Board meeting Monday night after learning that two schools – Pontiac High School and Whitman Elementary – are under review for potential closure by Michigan’s…

Reporter Food: McDonalds with a Fish Tank in Bloomfield Hills

Reporter Food:  McDonalds with a Fish Tank in Bloomfield Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 23, 2017) Bloomfield Hills, MI – I’m not even going to bother talking about the food or taking pictures of it for this reporter food column, because I’m pretty sure most oc115 readers know what a McDonald’s hamburger and fries are…

All Saints Church in Pontiac Free Community Breakfast Every Saturday

All Saints Church in Pontiac Free Community Breakfast Every Saturday (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI –  All Saints Free Community Breakfast – Every Saturday from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.   All Saints Episcopal Church, 171 W. Pike Street, Pontiac. More info:  http://www.allsaintspontiac.org/ ****** For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to…