Pontiac

Fate of the Phoenix Center: Public Gets Tour (video)

September 21st 2014

Fate of the Phoenix Center: Public Gets Tour (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 21, 2014) The community got an inside look at the Phoenix Center and the adjacent Ottawa Towers in Pontiac on Saturday. The 2,500 space parking deck, topped by a canopied amphitheater is slated to be demolished by the order of State Emergency […]

Volunteer Day to Coordinate Park Clean Ups in Pontiac, Oct. 4

September 17th 2014

Volunteer Day to Coordinate Park Clean Ups in Pontiac, Oct. 4 (Minister Kathalee James, Sept. 17, 2014) Here is the information about our 2014 Hands4Detroit Volunteer Day, which is Saturday, October 4, 2014 in partnership with the United Methodist Churches of Metropolitan Detroit. This is the second year that Hands4Detriot has partnered with our organization. Last year […]

Public Invited to Tour Phoenix Center, Sat. Sept 20

September 15th 2014

Public Invited to Tour Phoenix Center, Sat. Sept 20 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2014) The fate of the Phoenix Center in Pontiac is still up in the air as the legal battle between the City and Ottawa Towers, which uses part of the Phoenix Center for parking, wages on. To help get residents more […]

Ride Home from Party in Pontiac Ends in Robbery

September 14th 2014

Ride Home from Party in Pontiac Ends in Robbery (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Sept. 14, 2014) INCIDENT: 02:53 Hrs. – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery. #14-145722 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to E. Huron and Woodward Ave. for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival the victim stated that she was at a party at […]

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help

September 11th 2014

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help (Sam Moore, Unique Home & Business Inventory, Sept 11, 2014) NOTE: Sam Moore is the owner of Unique Home and Business Inventory. After learning about his service during the flooding crisis, we asked him to share a write up about his work as another […]

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors

September 11th 2014

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept 11, 2014) Reading is such a fundamental part of society, that it may be hard to imagine not being able to. Yet in Oakland County there are 170,000 illiterate adults, a problem that the Oakland Literacy Council is tackling one human being at […]

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

September 9th 2014

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have […]

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids

September 9th 2014

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids (Oakland County Health Division, Sept. 9, 2014) With reports of Enterovirus D68 on the rise through the country, Oakland County Health Division has come out with a fact sheet about the infection. Reports vary as to whether this has been confirmed in Michigan or not, though […]

Student Could Win Trip… in Leadership Essay Contest

September 6th 2014

Student Could Win Trip to Congress of Cities in Leadership Essay Contest (MML Press Release, intro by Jay Foreman, Sept. 6, 2014) As we know, today’s teenagers will become tomorrow’s leaders. Who will they ultimately be and how will they get there? Some will take themselves into this direction consciously while others will get there […]

OC Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Mtg. Sept 29

September 6th 2014

Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Meeting Sept 29 (Oakland Schools press release, Sept. 6, 2014) Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education will be having a meeting on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 from 6pm-7pm at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. The meeting will include a welcome and introduction, and overview […]