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

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…

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

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…