Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered…

Donate Treats for Troops – Several Locations – Through Nov. 5

Donate Candy to Treats for Troops – Several Locations – Through Nov. 5 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 2, 2014) For parents looking for an alternative to their children consuming excessive amounts of candy at Halloween while engaging in a service project with their children, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is accepting Halloween candy as…

No On-Street Parking in Downtown Pontiac on Sunday

No On-Street Parking in Downtown Pontiac on Sunday (Downtown Pontiac Business Association Press Release, Oct. 31, 2014) Everyone is asked to clear street parking on Sunday, November 2 prior to 9:00 AM to 3:00PM Downtown Pontiac will be seeing more capital improvements after the recently repaved Huron Street.  On Sunday parking spaces will be striped along…

Angel’s Night Halloween Fair for Pontiac Youth Oct. 30

Angel’s Night Halloween Fair for Pontiac Youth Oct. 30 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept. Press Release, Oct. 27, 2014) Promoting a fun and safe Halloween season for students, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office’s 3rd Annual Harvest Festival Angels Night will be even bigger this year as Pontiac Schools partners to provide a “Lights On: Trunk or…

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…

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…

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the…

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Magic Cleaners in Pontiac

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Magic Cleaners in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 14, 2014) INCIDENT: 14:55 Hrs. – Oct. 13 – City of Pontiac- Armed Robbery -#14-162313 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 700 block of West Huron (Magic Cleaners) for an Armed Robbery. The complainant stated that the suspect inquired about having…

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Magic Cleaners in Pontiac

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Magic Cleaners in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 14, 2014) INCIDENT: 14:55 Hrs. – Oct. 13 – City of Pontiac- Armed Robbery -#14-162313 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 700 block of West Huron (Magic Cleaners) for an Armed Robbery. The complainant stated that the suspect inquired about having…