Pontiac

Oakland County Beyond Coal Kickoff Meeting Jan. 21

January 19th 2014

Oakland County Beyond Coal Kickoff Meeting Jan. 21 (Beyond Coal Press Release, Jan. 19, 2014) DTE is one of the largest contributors to coal pollution here in Michigan, getting 75% of all energy they produce from dirty coal. Michigan can be a leader in clean energy, but by resisting the transition to cleaner energy sources, […]

Pontiac Man Catches Copper Thief in the Act

January 19th 2014

Pontiac Man Catches Copper Thief in the Act (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 19, 2014) INCIDENT: 13:50 hrs., Jan 18, 2014 – City of Pontiac Home Invasion  #14-008542 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 100 block of LeGrande Ave.  for a B&E in progress.  Upon arriving Deputies spoke to the victims (tenants) of the residence.  The […]

OLHSA Hosting Free Expungement Clinic Jan. 24

January 17th 2014

OLHSA Hosting Free Expungement Clinic Jan. 24 (OLHSA Press Release, Jan. 17, 2014) On Jan. 24 2014  Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) is having a Free Expungement Clinic, presented by Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The purpose of the clinic is to provide individuals with information on […]

Plane Crash Kills Pilot Near Pontiac Lake

January 10th 2014

Plane Crash Kills Pilot Near Pontiac Lake (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 10, 2014) Various sources report that the pilot of a small twin-engine Cessna 310 airplane was killed when his aircraft crashed just west of the Oakland County International Airport Friday evening.  According to Fox 2 News, “the scene of the accident is off North […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

January 10th 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Jan. 10, 2014) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Tips to Avoid Crimes Targeting Seniors

January 8th 2014

Tips to Avoid Crimes Targeting Seniors (Troy Police Dept. Press Release, Jan. 8, 2014) Health Insurance Frauds Medical Equipment Fraud: Equipment manufacturers offer “free” products to individuals. Insurers are then charged for products that were not needed and/or may not have been delivered. “Rolling Lab” Schemes: Unnecessary and sometimes fake tests are given to individuals […]

Pontiac Robbery Victim Follows Assailants, Gets Shot At

January 5th 2014

Pontiac Robbery Victim Follows Assailants, Gets Shot At (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Jan. 5, 2014) INCIDENT:  21:46 hrs. Jan. 4, 2014 – City of Pontiac – Robbery Armed # 14-1419 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the area of Stegman Lane and Kennett for an armed robbery in progress. Victim stated her son drove over to […]

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County

January 5th 2014

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County (City of Oak Park, Jan. 5, 2014) The City of Oak Park released the following information via email to help those in need of shelter during the cold.  For a printable pdf. go to http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1113800372963-61/OC+Warming+Centers.pdf. Please also call the Housing Resource Center at 248-928-0111 for additional specific information related […]

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced

January 3rd 2014

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced (Library of Michigan Press Release, Jan. 3, 2014) The Library of Michigan today announced the 2014 Michigan Notable Books – 20 books celebrating Michigan people, places and events. “Michigan is rich in talented writers, history, and resources,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Our Notable Books for 2014 express […]

Royal Oak: New Year’s Eve Arrest for Breaking and Entering

January 3rd 2014

Royal Oak: New Year’s Eve Arrest for Breaking and Entering (Lieutenant David Clemens, Jan. 3, 2014) On January 1, 2014, at approximately 3:17am, Royal Oak officers arrested a suspect for Breaking and Entering and Malicious Destruction of Property. The suspect, a 24 year old Pontiac resident, entered 404 E. Fourth Street, Digital Media Loft, stole […]