Pontiac

Free Adoption Day at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Oct. 6

October 4th 2018

Free Adoption Day at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Oct. 6 This Saturday is the Bissell Empty the Shelter FREE Adoption Event at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center. Pontiac, MI- The event is from 10 am till 4 pm at our shelter located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd (building 42 East) in Pontiac. Join us […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Bethany Blackburn for Pontiac School Board

October 4th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Bethany Blackburn for Pontiac School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Pontiac, MI- Behtany Blackburn is running for Pontiac School Board. On the ballot are Bethany Blackburn, Kenyada Bowman, Eisha Branner, William A. Carrington, ShaQuana Davis-Smith, Peter Durham, Albert Hodge, Suave LaVallis, Dubrae L. Newman, George Rogers and Caroll Y. Turpin. […]

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads

October 3rd 2018

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Waterford, MI- What should people know when it comes to the roads?  The Road Commissioner for Oakland County Ron Fowkes and RCOC Manager Dennis Kolar joined members of the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce recently for breakfast and to share […]

Nominations Open for Oakland County 40 Under 40 Awards

October 3rd 2018

Nominations Open for Oakland County 40 Under 40 Awards (Oakland County Executive Office, Oct. 3, 2018) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson‘s Elite 40 Under 40 initiative, now in its eighth year, celebrates Oakland County’s “Best and Brightest” between ages 18 and 39. If you know a young person who adds value to the community […]

Haunted Mansion at Pine Grove in Pontiac Oct. 20

October 1st 2018

Haunted Mansion at Pine Grove in Pontiac Oct. 20 Pontiac, MI – The Haunted Mansion at Pine Grove, A Family Friendly alternative to the gory & gruesome normally presented. Come visit Governor Wisner’s Mansion for a short walk through 19th Century customs pertaining to crossing over. This event is scheduled for Saturday, October 20th from […]

Four Stories of Service from the 2018 WONder Woman Awards

September 28th 2018

Four Stories of Service from the 2018 WONder Woman Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- The first column Rochelle Riley ever wrote was for the Courier-Journal newspaper in Louisville, KY.  In it she called out city leaders for failing to honor hometown icon Muhammad Ali by letting his boyhood home deteriorate and […]

Ferndale Councilmember Melanie Piana Named Michigan Municipal League Board President

September 27th 2018

Ferndale Councilmember Melanie Piana Named Michigan Municipal League Board President (MML, Sept. 27, 2018) Grand Rapids, Ferndale, Pontiac, MI – Ferndale Councilmember Melanie Piana was selected as the 2018-19 president of the Michigan Municipal League Board of Trustees. Piana was named board president by the 18-member board during the Michigan Municipal League’s 2018 Convention that […]

Oakland County Man Dies from West Nile Virus Complications

September 26th 2018

Oakland County Man Dies from West Nile Virus Complications (OCHD, Sept. 26, 2018) Pontiac, Mich., – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed an 80-year-old man from Oakland County died due to complications from West Nile Virus (WNV), the Oakland County Health Division announced today. This is the first human WNV-related death […]

Kikki Challenge Moves & Healthy Messages from Kids across the County (video)

September 25th 2018

Kikki Challenge Moves & Healthy Messages from Kids across the County (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2018) Pontiac, Lake Orion, Southfield, Ferndale, MI- Groups in four Oakland County communities have taken the “Kiki Challenge” to a new level – harnessing the power of this social media trend to spread messages of positive mental health. […]

Police Seek Tips in Series of Shootings in Pontiac

September 25th 2018

Police Seek Tips in Series of Shootings in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Sept. 25, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Several shootings took place in Pontiac on Monday night into Tuesday morning. Below are the incident reports: INCIDENT:  15:09 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Shooting – #18-179932 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 200 block of […]