Pontiac

Suspects Rob, Film Assault of Disabled Man in Pontiac (video)

December 1st 2015

Suspects Rob, Film Assault of Disabled Man in Pontiac (video) (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 1, 2015) Pontiac, MI – County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a possible assault at the Phoenix Place Apartments at 8:30am on November 29th. Prior to arrival, the Deputies were notified that a man was lying in front of an apartment […]

Woman Jumps to Death from Second Story Window in Pontiac

November 29th 2015

Woman Jumps to Death from Second Story Window in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Nov. 29, 2015)   INCIDENT: 05:19hrs. – Nov. 25, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Death Investigation / Suicide. #15-192623 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Tasmania (Halfway House), for a possible suicide. The caller stated that her […]

Holiday Extravaganza Parade in Downtown Pontiac Dec. 5

November 28th 2015

Holiday Extravaganza Parade in Downtown Pontiac Dec. 5 (EVENT page) Downtown Pontiac Dec 5 – The Holiday Extravaganza’s mission is to bring together Oakland County’s cities and townships to share together in celebration of the holiday season in the heart of Oakland County. Winterfun Festival 8:30am – 10:30am The WinterFUN Festival is a great opportunity […]

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video)

November 24th 2015

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2015) With cages of kittens stacked up in the hallways, the echo of endlessly barking dogs, dingy floors, walls painted with fading cartoonish murals, and the endless “here let me move past you”s in the all too […]

More than 30,000 Meals Served in Pontiac Thanks to OLHSA Program

November 24th 2015

 More than 30,000 Meals Served in Pontiac Thanks to OLHSA Program (OLHSA press release, Nov. 24, 2015) This summer OLHSA teamed up with United Way of Southeastern Michigan to promote healthy living among children and individuals with disabilities in Pontiac through the Meet Up and Eat Up program. With the primary focus on making fresh, […]

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side

November 21st 2015

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side (C. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been a couple years since that fateful day when Heidi Pettey’s toe ring broke.  The seemingly everyday kind of problem was the start of something good for the Madison Heights mom.  “I decided to fix it myself,” she said. In learning how to […]

County Executive Patterson Demands Pontiac Not Accept Syrian Refugees

November 18th 2015

County Executive Patterson Demands Pontiac Not Accept Syrian Refugees (C. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2015)   Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson wants to put an end to a development project in Pontiac specifically for Syrian refugees. According to The Oakland Press, developers have purchased 120 lots on 10 Pontiac city blocks west of Woodward near […]

Things Most People Get Wrong About Trees

November 15th 2015

Things Most People Get Wrong About Trees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2015) Trees. Everyone has them or lives near them. Yet there are many mistakes people make in their care. Pleasant Ridge residents were recently treated to a seminar on trees that can help people in any community understand the nature of these beautiful, […]

…Robbery and Attempted Murder (Graphic Language & Actions)

November 13th 2015

Pontiac: Video Shows Man Wanted for Robbery and Attempted Murder (Graphic Language & Actions) (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 13, 2015) Occurred on 11-11-15 INCIDENT: 11:12 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery & Attempt Murder- #15-184611 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 400 block of North Perry (Bob and Elmer’s Bar aka B&E’s Bar) […]

Auburn Hills Gets Fancy New Bridge, First in Michigan

November 12th 2015

Auburn Hills Gets Fancy New Bridge, First in Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2015) The Diverging Diamond Interchange is here, aka the fancy new bridge at University and I-75 in Auburn Hills. The bridge not only serves drivers on University, but incorporates on and off ramps for I-75. The bridge that was there was […]