Pontiac

Real Bad Boys Move in Silence

September 15th 2015

Real Bad Boys Move in Silence (Guest View by Kaino Phillips, Sept. 15, 2015)   Over the last few weeks, I have seen some things that have really had me shaking my head and quite frankly, it has me a little frightened. I am mainly concerned because of the actions that I am seeing coming […]

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015

September 15th 2015

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015 Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New jobs! Posted […]

Fa Real Doe (a poem)

September 15th 2015

Fa Real Doe (a poem) (Cherry Scott-Jones) I am from the universe. I am from young and old. I am from good food. I am from strength. I am from hope. I am from courage. I am from music. I am from hard work. I am from love. I am from God. By Cherry Scott-Jones….Three […]

Intoxication Suspected in Fatal Accident in Pontiac

September 13th 2015

Intoxication Suspected in Fatal Accident in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 13, 2015) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies with the Pontiac Substation in the investigation of a fatal traffic crash.  The traffic crash occurred on Woodward Avenue at the intersection of South Boulevard at approximately 7:14 this morning. Peter Whittaker a 64 […]

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19

September 9th 2015

Open House to Discuss Various Pontiac Projects Sept. 19 (event) September 19th, 2015 – 10am-1pm Come for an informal conversation on: The Future of 8 Former School Properties, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) & Ottawa Towers as an Innovation District Catalyst More info: https://www.facebook.com/PhoenixCenterRising Previous story: https://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/09/21/fate-of-the-phoenix-center-public-gets-tour-video/

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12

September 9th 2015

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12 (event listing) The Woodward Avenue Action Association invites you to Experience the Future of Woodward  a first of its kind two-day event to celebrate the past and learn about the future of the Woodward Corridor, presented by the DTE Energy Foundation. Register for 1 or […]

Pontiac’s Hustle in the Park Helps Encourage Good Health

September 5th 2015

Pontiac’s Hustle in the Park Helps Encourage Good Health (C. Proxmire,  Sept. 5, 2015) The Healthy Pontiac, We Can Coalition (HPWC) and the Friends of the Pontiac Parks Association hosted the third annual Pontiac Hustle in the Park on Aug. 22 at Beaudette Park.  Not only was there dancing, but several activities for kids and […]

Fight on Baldwin Road Leads to Stabbings

September 4th 2015

Fight on Baldwin Road Leads to Stabbings (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 5, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  09-02-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  09-03-2015 INCIDENT: 15:37 hrs.  – City of Pontiac – Assault w/ Knife #15-143341 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to an address in the 100 block of Baldwin Road for a welfare check on a male subject who […]

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why?

September 1st 2015

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why? (C. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015) As part of our new series of features on the 1st and 15th, we’ve asked readers: What charity do you most support and why? Here are 15 of the best responses selected from various online forums. Like us […]

Poem: For Nostalgia’s Sake

September 1st 2015

Poem: For Nostalgia’s Sake (Poetry by Vickie Brent-Touray, Sept. 1, 2015 ed) On Friday, January 12th, 8:30 A.M., 4TH FLOOR MATERNITY WARD, RM 418, bed B, Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, to Joyce Marie — while Silas Brent played his last hand of Bid Whist— a hazelnut colored bundle of vehement lungs heralded her own arrival, and Just […]