Jazz at Southfield Library: Kathy Kosins Feb.18

Jazz at Southfield Library: Kathy Kosins Feb.18 (SPL Press Release, Feb.1, 2015) “One of the most alluring voices in Jazz,” according to the Chicago Tribune, the Southfield Public Library welcomes award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins back home to Southfield for a performance on Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.  General admission is $5.00 or $3.00 admission…

Jazz at Southfield Library: Kathy Kosins Feb.18

Jazz at Southfield Library: Kathy Kosins Feb.18 (SPL Press Release, Feb.1, 2015) “One of the most alluring voices in Jazz,” according to the Chicago Tribune, the Southfield Public Library welcomes award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins back home to Southfield for a performance on Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.  General admission is $5.00 or $3.00 admission…

Southfield-Lathrup Optimist Club Honors Success in Students (video)

Southfield-Lathrup Optimist Club Honors Success in Students (video) The teens honored by the Southfield-Lathrup AM Optimist Club as Students of the Month for December and January had good reasons to be proud. “These are our best and brightest, but the best and brightest is not always based on a GPA score. It may be overcoming…

Man Shot after Car Accident, Fires Back, Drives to Hospital, Hits Pole, and Passes Out Walking into ER

Man Shot after Car Accident, Fires Back, Drives to Hospital, Hits Pole, and Passes Out Walking into ER (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 30. 2015) INCIDENT: 22:55 hrs. – Jan. 29, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Shooting/Assault w/Gun   # 15-14679 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to McLaren Oakland Hospital for a shooting victim who had driven himself…

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Public Meeting Feb. 17

The Future Look of Woodward and I-696: Design Public Meeting Feb. 17 (City of Pleasant Ridge, Jan. 29, 2015) Please join us at the Community Center on Tuesday, February 17 at 4:30pm or 7:30pm to review draft concepts for improvements to the Woodward/I-696 area. The City is participating in a study being led by the…

Pontiac Council Declines Letting Voters Decide on Road Funding

Pontiac Council Declines Letting Voters Decide on Road Funding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2015) The roads in Pontiac are in far from ideal condition, but the option to raise taxes to fix them won’t go on the ballot in the near future. A ballot proposal was presented to Pontiac City Council at the Jan.…

Exploring the Pontiac Silverdome (video)

Exploring the Pontiac Silverdome (video) (Jimmy Joo, orig. Architectural Afterlife, Jan. 29, 2015) As each 15,000-pound cable whipped down through seat after seat, down went the massive roof of Pontiac’s Silverdome stadium. These huge steel ropes went swinging through the stadium, slicing through the stands, causing destruction with the force of a bomb to butterfly…

Men in Light Blue Van Suspected of Trying to Abduct Two Children in Pontiac

Men in Light Blue Van Suspected of Trying to Abduct Two Children in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 29, 2015) INCIDENT: 13:13 Hrs. – Jan. 28 – City of Pontiac – Suspicious Circumstances / Possible Attempted Child Abduction    #15-13877 SUMMARY: Deputies at the Pontiac Substation took a walk-in report for a Suspicious Circumstance…