Pontiac

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 […]

Local Leaders in Running for NAACP Image Award Hometown Honor

January 13th 2015

Local Leaders in Running for NAACP Image Award Hometown Honor (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan.12, 2015) The vote is on. Seventeen Detroit Area leaders have been nominated as part of the NAACP Image Awards Hometown Champion Award. Through an online competition, the nominee who gets the most votes will be flown to Pasadena, California for the […]

One Person Shot, Two Assaulted in Pontiac

January 10th 2015

One Person Shot, Two Assaulted in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 10, 2015) INCIDENT: 0015 Hours- City of Pontiac-Shooting/ Assault w/ Gun/Pistol Whipping/Attempt Murder   # 15-0004486 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to a home in the 300 block of W. Huron for the report of a shooting. Deputies arrived and discovered a shooting victim and two […]

Community Forum with Local Law Enforcement in Pontiac Jan. 10

January 7th 2015

Community Forum with Local Law Enforcement in Pontiac Jan. 10 (Compiled, Jan. 7, 2015) As relationships between police and the public are sometimes strained as incidents of violence around the country are reported, Pontiac area organizations are inviting members of law enforcement agencies and the public to a Community Forum with Local Law Enforcement. The […]

“Expectations” Trump “Hope” as Pontiac School Board Members Swear In (video)

January 6th 2015

“Expectations” Trump “Hope” as Pontiac School Board Members Swear In (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2015) “We don’t say ‘we hope’ anymore. We say ‘we expect.’” The concept is one surrounding every decision made at Pontiac Schools, and when Superintendent Kelley Williams brought it up at the Jan. 5, 2015 School Board meeting it […]

Waterwork Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter

January 5th 2015

Waterworks Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter (Guest Column by David Greylen of Waterwork Plumbing. Dec. 2, 2014,republished Jan. 5, 2015) NOTE: Waterworks Plumbing is a sponsor of The Oakland County 115 News Hub. This informative guest column is NOT paid advertising, but readers should be aware that the author does advertise with us. The plumbing […]

Building Green Bridges: Environmentalism in Congregations Jan. 17

January 5th 2015

Building Green Bridges: Environmentalism in Congregations Jan. 17 (ROEAB Press Release, Jan. 5, 2015) The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board (ROEAB) is pleased to co-sponsor a Building Green Bridges workshop for anyone interested in beginning or enhancing an environmental sustainability program at their congregation. ROEAB, together with the Birmingham Unitarian Church, has lined up some […]

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video)

January 4th 2015

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video) (Cherie Wyatt Rolfe, Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 4, 2015) At the age of 94, the co-founder of Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW) and celebrated portrait artist Patricia Hill Burnett passed away last week. Burnett was a face for feminism spanning across socioeconomic and political lines. She was well-dressed, […]

Homeless Man Dies on Pontiac Porch…

January 2nd 2015

Homeless Man Dies on Pontiac Porch, Former Shelter Organizer Wants Action (C. Proxmire, Jan. 2, 2014) A homeless man was found dead on a porch in Pontiac on New Year’s Day, and a fellow man that used to give him shelter is now beside himself, saying “he didn’t have to die this way.” 58-year-old Mickie […]