Pontiac

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February 6th 2015

Valentine’s Day Ads for Sale to Support oc115.com! Support local journalism by purchasing a special Valentine’s Day ad for someone you care about. Each ad will be custom designed with a theme of hearts, flowers etc. and your special someone can see their ad on our Valentine’s Day page, AND they will be posted in […]

A Park is Growing in Downtown Pontiac, Crowdfunding Could Capture Matching Grant

February 6th 2015

A Park is Growing in Downtown Pontiac, Crowdfunding Could Capture Matching Grant (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2015) In the empty space between two office building on North Saginaw Street (across from Thrifty Pharmacy) sits a vacant lot of dirt and debris that could one day blossom into a community green space. The Downtown Pontiac […]

Performance-Based Lecture on Underground Railroad at West Bloomfield Library Feb. 22

February 4th 2015

Performance-Based Lecture on Underground Railroad at West Bloomfield Library Feb. 22 (Press Release, Feb.14, 2015) Historian and former Pontiac Mayor Dr. Willie W. Payne highlight the southern fugitive slave’s struggle to escape captivity and Michigan abolitionists and free Blacks that assisted them via the Underground Railroad. He uses music, song and photos of local Underground […]

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live

February 4th 2015

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live (C. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2015)     Tonight at 7pm Oakland County Executive Director L. Brooks Patterson will give his State of the County Address live from the Courtyard Marriott in Pontiac.  Watch the speech live courtesy Motown Digital, below:       \ \ \ […]

Police Seeking info on 711 Armed Robbers

February 3rd 2015

Police Seeking info on 711 Armed Robbers (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Feb. 3, 2015) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the persons responsible in an Armed Robbery which occurred this morning at 3:52 am at the 711 on Columbia Avenue in the City of Pontiac. The victim is a […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 2nd 2015

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Police Respond to Man Wearing Only Cowboy Hat on I-75 (video)

February 2nd 2015

Auburn Hills Police Respond to Man Wearing Only Cowboy Hat on I-75  (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015)   A man was stopped by police wearing only a cowboy hat on Feb. 1 on I-75 in the midst of the snowstorm. A driver got video of the incident, which is quickly gaining views on […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway UPDATED

February 2nd 2015

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Nov. 17, 2014) While the official start of winter is still a month away, many parts of the state are feeling the full effects of winter weather. The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the […]

A Slam Dunk Day of Support and Inspiration for Pontiac Families

January 31st 2015

A Slam Dunk Day of Support and Inspiration for Pontiac Families (C. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2015) How do you move from stress to success? That was the theme for the children who came to the New Day, New Life and New Hope event held for Pontiac Families on Jan. 31 at Salvation Army and hosted […]

Man Shot after Car Accident, Fires Back, Drives to Hospital, Hits Pole, and Passes Out Walking into ER

January 30th 2015

Man Shot after Car Accident, Fires Back, Drives to Hospital, Hits Pole, and Passes Out Walking into ER (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 30. 2015) INCIDENT: 22:55 hrs. – Jan. 29, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Shooting/Assault w/Gun   # 15-14679 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to McLaren Oakland Hospital for a shooting victim who had driven himself […]