Pontiac

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15

April 1st 2015

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15 (Ron Warren, Ron Warren Photography, April 1, 2015) Win a free environmental portraitphotoshoot! THE GENERAL IDEA: Send me a photograph of an interesting indoor location (in SE Michigan) that you would like to be the setting for your environmental portrait photoshoot. The most […]

Pontiac Schools Seeking Millage for Facility Repairs – Vote is May 5

March 31st 2015

Pontiac Schools Seeking Millage for Facility Repairs – Vote is May 5 The Pontiac School District Board of Education approved ballot language for a May 5, 2015 millage proposal for a building and site sinking fund tax levy. The Pontiac Schools District is seeking 2.87 mills ($2.87 on each $1,000 of taxable value) for five […]

Police Say Man Lit Fire in Occupied Group Home

March 30th 2015

Police Say Man Lit Fire in Occupied Group Home (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 30, 2015) INCIDENT: 11:07 hrs. – March 17 – City of Pontiac – Arson of an Occupied Dwelling / OCSO Fire Investigations Unit Assist. #15-44841 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of N. Tasmania Ave. on the report of […]

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo

March 29th 2015

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo (March 29, 2015) The Regional Transit Authority is seeking your input as it begins to plan for a regional rapid transit system to connect Oakland County and SE Michigan. Please join us on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7pm at the Detroit Zoo Ford Education […]

Jordie Kramer Appointed HR Director for Oakland County

March 26th 2015

Jordie Kramer Appointed HR Director for Oakland County (Oakland County Press Release, March 26, 2015)   Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has appointed Jordie A. Kramer as director of human resources for Oakland County. Kramer replaces Nancy Scarlet who retired Dec. 31, 2014. “Jordie has been an exemplary employee during her 17-plus years in […]

Police Looking For Armed Robber of 7-Eleven in Pontiac

March 23rd 2015

Police Looking For Armed Robber of 7-Eleven in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 23, 2015) INCIDENT: 03:26 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery.  #15-41977 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 1100 block of Baldwin Rd. (7-11 Store) for an armed robbery (weapon implied) that just occurred. The clerk observed the suspect motioning […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

Deli Discussion April 2 in Pontiac: What Should be Done w/Phoenix Center?

March 22nd 2015

Deli Discussion April 2 in Pontiac: What Should be Done w/Phoenix Center? (Kermit Williams, March 22, 2015) Deli Discussions are a chance for people who care about the future of Pontiac to get together over lunch and have a moderated discussion about topics important to the community. The lunches will be every Thursday at noon […]

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]

Fight Outside Mustang Jane’s Ends in Two Arrests

March 16th 2015

Fight Outside Mustang Jane’s Ends in Two Arrests (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., March 16, 2015) INCIDENT: 0217 hrs- City of Pontiac-Disorderly, R&O Taser Deployment  # 15-37380 SUMMARY: Deputies observed a large crowd of subjects fighting on the sidewalk near a downtown bar, Mustang Janes. Deputies ordered the subjects to stop fighting with no effect and they […]