Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War…

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult Passed Out on Couch Intoxicated (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 01:48 Hrs. – July 11 – City of Pontiac – Resisting & Obstructing / Child Endangerment / Taser Deployment  #14-106947 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Carriage Circle to assist the Waterford Regional…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult…

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult Passed Out on Couch Intoxicated (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 01:48 Hrs. – July 11 – City of Pontiac – Resisting & Obstructing / Child Endangerment / Taser Deployment  #14-106947 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Carriage Circle to assist the Waterford Regional…

Second Shooting this Year in Knight Riders Parking Lot

Second Shooting this Year in Knight Riders Parking Lot (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 6, 2014)   INCIDENT: 04:23 Hrs. July 5 – City of Pontiac  Shooting   /Forensic Lab Assist.  #14-103300 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 300 block of Raeburn (Knight Riders Motorcycle Clubhouse) for the report of a shooting. Deputies arrived and located a…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

14th Congressional Dist. Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills

14th Congressional District Candidate Forum June 25 in Farmington Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 14th Congressional District. The forum will take place on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7pm at Oakland Community College Orchard Ridge Campus, in the Smith Auditorium at…

Suicidal Man Prevented from Shooting Self at Daughter’s Grave…

Suicidal Man Prevented from Shooting Self at Daughter’s Grave in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 20, 2014) INCIDENT: 13:30 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Suicidal Subject  #14-93119 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the area of Perry and Madison for a welfare check on a suicidal subject.  The subject told a friend he was going…

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths,…