Pontiac

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County

January 23rd 2015

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Dept, Jan. 23, 2015) Oakland County Health Division announced today that the Michigan Department of Community Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a measles case in an adult Oakland County resident. This case may be associated with the recent Disneyland outbreak in […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner

January 20th 2015

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 22, 2015) Starting Tuesday at 9:00 a.m., the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2015. Nearly 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of […]

Baby Found Dead in Pontiac, Possible Case of SIDS

January 20th 2015

Baby Found Dead in Pontiac, Possible Case of SIDS (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 20, 2015) INCIDENT: 10:15 hrs. – Jan. 18, 2015) City of Pontiac – Death Investigation/Possible SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)  #15-8678 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 90 block of Oliver St. for a report of a two month old child that […]

Vehicle Left Running and Unlocked Stolen from Pontiac Gas Station

January 18th 2015

Vehicle Left Running and Unlocked Stolen from Pontiac Gas Station (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 18, 2015) INCIDENT: 0430 Hours- Jan 17, 2015 – City of Pontiac-Vehicle Theft -UDAA/ Auto Theft Callout #15-8171. SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Marathon Gas station located at Baldwin and Montcalm for the report of a stolen vehicle. Deputies […]

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]

Pug & Terrier Rescues Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7

January 17th 2015

Pug Rescue Network & Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7 (Pug Rescue Network, Jan. 17, 2015) Pug Rescue Network and Midwest Boston Terrier Valentines event Renaissance Vineyard Church 1841 Pinecrest Drive Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Come and see Pug Rescue Network and our available pugs and Boston Terriers There will be games, raffles […]

Tweens, Teens & Social Media: Workshop for Parents & Educators Feb. 11

January 17th 2015

Tweens, Teens & Social Media: Workshop for Parents & Educators Feb. 11 (Oakland Schools Press Release, Jan. 17, 2015) “Tweens, Teens & Social Media: What PARENTS and EDUCATORS Need to Know!” is a free presentation that Oakland Schools created in response to growing issues with students using (and misusing) social media platforms. Scaring students off […]

…Willie Payne hosting Town Hall on Race & Law Enforcement Jan. 24

January 15th 2015

Former Pontiac Mayor Willie Payne hosting Town Hall on Race and Law Enforcement Jan. 24 (Willie Payne Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) UPDATE – this event has been moved to Jan. 31 due to an emergency funeral at the church. With the unfortunate deadly shootings of unarmed black teenagers by white police officers across America, […]

Workshops & Entertainment to Empower Pontiac Families Jan. 31

January 13th 2015

Workshops and Entertainment to Empower Pontiac Families Jan. 31 (CNS Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) As The Community Outreach Consultant for Community Network Services, Oakland County’s largest, publicly funded mental health care provider, we will be hosting a one-day event for families in Pontiac. The theme of “NEW DAY, NEW LIFE, AND NEW HOPE” exemplifies […]

B&E Suspect Smashed Glass at BP with Wrench

January 13th 2015

B&E Suspect Smashed Glass at BP with Wrench (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 13, 2015) INCIDENT: 03:23 hrs. – City Of Pontiac – Breaking and Entering (B&E) –Business      #15-5941 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 1500 block of S. Opdyke on a B&E Alarm of the BP gas station. Upon arrival, deputies observed that the side […]