Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2014)   As transit plans develop along the Woodward Corridor, one particularly sticky area is the intersection of I-696 and Woodward. Here, where Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods and Royal Oak meet, there are over and underpasses, bus stops, and precarious crosswalks leading…

Ferndale Library Encourages Donors: “Make Your Mark”

Ferndale Library Encourages Donors: “Make Your Mark” (Jeff Milo, FPL, Oct. 22, 2014) The Ferndale Library has an invitation for local business leaders: Make Your Mark! The library encourages members of the business community to adopt programs and prominent areas of the library and be recognized as supportive partners. Credit Union One has already proudly…

Ferndale Library Encourages Donors: “Make Your Mark”

Ferndale Library Encourages Donors: “Make Your Mark” (Jeff Milo, FPL, Oct. 22, 2014) The Ferndale Library has an invitation for local business leaders: Make Your Mark! The library encourages members of the business community to adopt programs and prominent areas of the library and be recognized as supportive partners. Credit Union One has already proudly…

Auburn Hills… Firefighter of the Year-Melissa Macek

Auburn Hills Morning Optimists Honor Firefighter of the Year-Melissa Macek (Auburn Hills Public Safety Director Doreen Olko, Oct. 22, 2014) On Thursday, October 16th, the Morning Optimist Club honored one of our paid on call firefighters, Melissa Macek. I first met Melissa when she was a student at our Citizen’s Police Academy a few years ago. …

Heroin Overdose Claims Life of Addison Twp. Man

Heroin Overdose Claims Life of Addison Twp. Man (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 22, 2014) UPDATE (10/24):  At a family member’s request, the street has been removed from this police report. INCIDENT: 21:30 Hrs. – Oct. 21 – Addison Township – Death Investigation/Overdose. #14-167086 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the Addison Township Fire Department responded to…

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…