Pontiac

Better Pontiac Crowdfunding for Comic Book Art Program

January 5th 2016

Better Pontiac Crowdfunding for Comic Book Art Program (Better Pontiac, Jan. 5, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Better Pontiac has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the platform Indiegogo in order to generate funds for a local comic book art workshop in Downtown Pontiac. Better Pontiac Nonprofit is organizing the second semester of the Comic Workshop for […]

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (video)

January 5th 2016

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Jan. 5, 2016) Lansing, MI – Local government leaders from across the state today joined to ask Gov. Rick Snyder to veto Senate Bill 571, which would gag local officials seeking to provide constituents with factual information on election matters 60 […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

Reporter Food: Avon Donuts

January 3rd 2016

Reporter Food: Avon Donuts (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 3, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Ah.  Donuts.  There is no more perfect food for when I have to wake up early to go to a meeting of some sort.  Convenient, cheap, a burst of sugary energy, and easy to eat in the car – what more could […]

Two Vacant Building Fires under Investigation in Pontiac

January 3rd 2016

Two Vacant Building Fires under Investigation in Pontiac FROM DAY SHIFT: 1-2-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 1-3-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 15:39 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Structure Fire / OCSO Fire Investigations Unit Call-out – #16-798 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Cesar Chavez assist the Waterford Regional Fire Department […]

Pontiac: Bullets Damage Home at Midnight New Year’s Day

January 3rd 2016

Pontiac: Bullets Damage Home at Midnight New Year’s Day (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Jan. 3, 2016) Pontiac, MI – INCIDENT: 00:06 hrs. –Jan. 1, 2016 – City of Pontiac – Occupied Dwelling Struck by Stray Bullets #16-00010 SUMMERY: Deputies responded to the 400 block of Camron regarding a residence being struck by a stray bullet. […]

Radon Test Kits Just $5 in January

January 3rd 2016

Radon Test Kits Just $5 in January (Oakland County Health Division, Jan. 3, 2016) Pontiac, Mich. – Oakland County Health Division will offer radon test kits for just $5 during National Radon Action Month this January. County Executive L. Brooks Patterson encourages residents to take advantage of this half-off price to test their homes for […]

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015

January 1st 2016

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – 2015 was an amazing year for the Oakland County 115 News as we began growing in new communities, and as we tackled some challenging stories.  We also got some nice recognition in other publications, including The Detroit News, Downtown Publications, […]

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees

December 30th 2015

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 2015) Washington, DC – The price of first class stamps will stay the same, but the costs of shipping and other services offered though the United States Postal Service (USPS) are going up. The increases, approved in October, begin Jan. 17, 2016. […]

Homeless Man Found Dead on Pontiac Library Steps

December 30th 2015

Homeless Man Found Dead on Pontiac Library Steps (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 30, 2015)   Pontiac, MI – INCIDENT:  10:26 hrs. –Dec. 30, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Death Investigation – # 15-212016 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 60 block of E. Pike (The Pontiac Library) on a welfare check.  Deputies discovered an […]