Pontiac Church Hosting Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 24

Pontiac Church Hosting Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 24 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – First Presbyterian Church (99 Wayne St.) in Pontiac is hosting a free community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 24 from 11:30am to 2pm.  Everyone is welcome.  RSVP is encouraged but not necessary (248) 335-6866. ****** For more event listings go to…

2016 Candidate Interview County Commissioner David Bowman 10th District

2016 Candidate Interview County Commissioner David Bowman 10th District (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Oakland County Commissioner David Bowman of the 10th District representing Pontiac is running for re-election on the Nov. 8 ballot.  He is being challenged by Republican David B. Foster. In addition to being County Commissioner, Bowman works…

Michigan Supreme Court Rules Phoenix Center Cannot be Condemned

Michigan Supreme Court Rules Phoenix Center Cannot be Condemned (Maddin Hauser, Roth & Heller PC, Oct. 27, 2016) Pontiac, MI –Southfield, Michigan-based multi-specialty law firm, Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C., today announced that the Michigan Supreme Court denied the City of Pontiac’s application for leave to appeal the March 15, 2016 decision of the…

Several Cities Showcase One Stop Ready Properties in Oakland County

Several Cities Showcase One Stop Ready Properties in Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2016) Waterford, MI – “Developers know what cities are good to work with.  You make someone wait on a permit or an inspection, and the developer may not come back.  You get a bad reputation and that spreads to others…

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2016)   Southfield, MI – United States Congressperson Brenda Lawrence is seeking her second term representing the 14th District.  Also running for the seat are Republican Howard Klausner, Libertarian Gregory Creswell and Green Party Candidate Marcia Squier. Congressperson Lawrence has represented the public in…

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac (City of Pontiac, Oct. 2, 2016) Pontaic, MI – Troy-based Flagstar Bank announced on Monday, September 19, 2016, a $10 million investment into the City of Pontiac.  Speaking at the event was representatives from the city, county and state, which included, Mayor Deirdre Waterman; U.S. Senator…

Free Six Week Class for Families Caring for Someone w/Dementia Starts Oct. 10

Free Six Week Class for Families Caring for Someone w/Dementia Starts Oct. 10 (EVENT page) Auburn Hills, MI – Help is Available for Families Caring for Someone with Dementia Free, Six-Week Workshop Offered in Auburn Hills The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) and the Alzheimer’s Association―Greater Michigan Chapter are hosting a free six-week…

County Executive Patterson Says He Plans Court Action to Stop Refugees from Coming to Oakland County

County Executive Patterson Says He Plans Court Action to Stop Refugees from Coming to Oakland County (Compiled, Sept. 22, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson told a reporter that he would sue to stop the settling of Syrian refugees in Oakland County. Patterson was on the Frank Beckman Show Tuesday morning…

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at Squirrel Road

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at  Squirrel Road (MDOT, Sept. 115, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – Weather permitting, both directions of I-75 will be closed this weekend between Crooks Road and M-59 in Oakland County, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The closure begins at 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16,…

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23 (EVENT page) The 2016 Heritage Conference is on the road again with its two-year exploration of the Saginaw Trail as it traversed Oakland County. This September, the conference moves north from Woodward Avenue onto the more rural Dixie Highway. Examine the potential of this heritage corridor…