Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video)

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2017) Bloomfield Twp, MI – Oakland County Times founder Crystal A. Proxmire was recently interviewed by Chuck Moss for the television and internet-based program Eye on Oakland. Discussion focused on developments and transit in communities like Holly, Ferndale, Royal Oak,…

MML#1 – Working Towards Complete Streets

MML#1 – Working Towards Complete Streets (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2017) Lansing, MI – Civic leaders came together Tuesday to learn about topics important to local governments including “Complete Streets.” Representatives of Ferndale, Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo sat on a Michigan Municipal League’s Capitol Conference panel Tuesday to share what successes their communities have…

Common Ground Seeking Volunteers for 24-hour Crisis Helpline

Common Ground Seeking Volunteers for 24-hour Crisis Helpline (Common Ground, March 7, 2017) PONTIAC, Mich., – Common Ground is seeking new crisis helpline volunteers at the Resource and Crisis Center in Pontiac, Michigan. The organization’s volunteer program offers several benefits including: free certification and training courses, experience in a mental health environment, career development and…

Pontiac Library Offers 6 Week Course in Heartfulness Meditation

Pontiac Library Offers 6 Week Course in Heartfulness Meditation (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – The Heartfulness Meditation program offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises, taught over a free six week course on Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm at the Pontiac Public Library 60 E. Pike Street beginning March 14. More info: http://www.pontiac.lib.mi.us/eventscalendar.html ****** For…

Former NBA Player and GM Exec. Cheer Pontiac On During Chamber Lunch

Former NBA Player and GM Exec. Cheer Pontiac On During Chamber Lunch (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2017) Pontiac, MI – “There is no doubt that we’re building something beautiful in Pontiac,” said Vickie Brent-Touray as she addressed dozens of business people at the Pontiac Regional Chamber Annual Meeting and lunch on Wednesday.  “We have…

Pontiac Schools Tout Progress in Hopes of Fending Off School Closures by State

Pontiac Schools Tout Progress in Hopes of Fending Off School Closures by State (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 23, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Parents, teachers and officials packed the Pontiac School Board meeting Monday night after learning that two schools – Pontiac High School and Whitman Elementary – are under review for potential closure by Michigan’s…

Reporter Food: McDonalds with a Fish Tank in Bloomfield Hills

Reporter Food:  McDonalds with a Fish Tank in Bloomfield Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 23, 2017) Bloomfield Hills, MI – I’m not even going to bother talking about the food or taking pictures of it for this reporter food column, because I’m pretty sure most oc115 readers know what a McDonald’s hamburger and fries are…

All Saints Church in Pontiac Free Community Breakfast Every Saturday

All Saints Church in Pontiac Free Community Breakfast Every Saturday (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI –  All Saints Free Community Breakfast – Every Saturday from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.   All Saints Episcopal Church, 171 W. Pike Street, Pontiac. More info:  http://www.allsaintspontiac.org/ ****** For more event listings go to https://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to…