2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2016)   Southfield, MI – United States Congressperson Brenda Lawrence is seeking her second term representing the 14th District.  Also running for the seat are Republican Howard Klausner, Libertarian Gregory Creswell and Green Party Candidate Marcia Squier. Congressperson Lawrence has represented the public in…

Oak Hill Cemetery Walk to Feature Historic Figures Oct. 15

Oak Hill Cemetery Walk to Feature Historic Figures Oct. 15 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – Better Pontiac Community Development Corporation is organizing its second Oak Hill Cemetery Walk. The event is a strolling tour through the historical cemetery that features actors who portray notable individuals of Pontiac’s history. This event is titled The Pioneers of…

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac (City of Pontiac, Oct. 2, 2016) Pontaic, MI – Troy-based Flagstar Bank announced on Monday, September 19, 2016, a $10 million investment into the City of Pontiac.  Speaking at the event was representatives from the city, county and state, which included, Mayor Deirdre Waterman; U.S. Senator…

Free Six Week Class for Families Caring for Someone w/Dementia Starts Oct. 10

Free Six Week Class for Families Caring for Someone w/Dementia Starts Oct. 10 (EVENT page) Auburn Hills, MI – Help is Available for Families Caring for Someone with Dementia Free, Six-Week Workshop Offered in Auburn Hills The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) and the Alzheimer’s Association―Greater Michigan Chapter are hosting a free six-week…

County Executive Patterson Says He Plans Court Action to Stop Refugees from Coming to Oakland County

County Executive Patterson Says He Plans Court Action to Stop Refugees from Coming to Oakland County (Compiled, Sept. 22, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson told a reporter that he would sue to stop the settling of Syrian refugees in Oakland County. Patterson was on the Frank Beckman Show Tuesday morning…

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at Squirrel Road

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at  Squirrel Road (MDOT, Sept. 115, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – Weather permitting, both directions of I-75 will be closed this weekend between Crooks Road and M-59 in Oakland County, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The closure begins at 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16,…

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23 (EVENT page) The 2016 Heritage Conference is on the road again with its two-year exploration of the Saginaw Trail as it traversed Oakland County. This September, the conference moves north from Woodward Avenue onto the more rural Dixie Highway. Examine the potential of this heritage corridor…

Police Say Man Who Threw Rock at Sheriff’s Vehicle Wanted to be Arrested

Police Say Man Who Threw Rock at Sheriff’s Vehicle Wanted to be Arrested FROM DAY SHIFT: 09-09-2016, 07:00 hrs.  THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 09-10-2016, 07:00 hrs. ____________________________ INCIDENT:  11:39 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Malicious Destruction of Police Property – #16-158680 SUMMARY:  A Deputy was pulling into the east parking lot of the substation, located…

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham (Event Page) Birmingham, MI –   On Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7pm to 8:30pm transit activists will share information on the Regional Transit Plan that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.    The meeting is at First United Methodist Church of Birmingham This November, citizens…

Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will…