Pontiac

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote

July 4th 2015

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote (MML Press Release, July 4, 2015)   Sixteen projects, programs, and initiatives involving more than 20 Michigan communities are vying for the statewide Community Excellence Award (CEA)—the most prestigious Michigan Municipal League honor. The communities involved in this year’s competition are Allegan, Auburn Hills, Battle Creek, […]

Eighth Life Saved with Narcan this year by Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept

July 3rd 2015

Eighth Life Saved with Narcan this year by Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 3, 2015) INCIDENT: 02:19 hrs. – July 3 – City of Pontiac -Overdose- Narcan Administered #15-103981 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 300 block of Central Ave. for the report of a possible Heroin overdose. Deputies arrived before EMS personnel […]

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop

July 2nd 2015

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop (press release, July 2, 2015) Entrepreneurs and Startups, let Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center help you put your business plan in place. Sign up for one of their workshops in July and benefit from hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public […]

Idea from Cleveland’s Warehouse District: Small Box Storefronts

July 1st 2015

Idea from Cleveland’s Warehouse District: Small Box Storefronts (Guest View by Ronnie Karpinsi, Pontiac Pride, July 1, 2015) Note: This was originally written for the blog Pontiac Pride, and is presented as an idea for Lot 9 in Downtown Pontiac. I write you from the great city of Cleveland this evening. As I venture around […]

Pontiac: Victim Struck by Gunfire on S. Anderson

June 29th 2015

Pontiac: Victim Struck by Gunfire on S. Anderson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 29, 2015)   INCIDENT: 01:11 hrs. – June 29 – City of Pontiac – Non-Fatal Shooting #15-101285   SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (Oakland) for the report of a victim seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. The victim who […]

Walkers to go from Detroit to Flint in Water Justice Journey July 3-10

June 29th 2015

Walkers to go from Detroit to Flint in Water Justice Journey July 3-10 (Michigan Coalition for Human Rights/People’s Water Board press release, June 29, 2015) Join us as we walk from Detroit to Flint demanding clean, affordable water for all.  July 3-10, 2015 The Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey will begin in Detroit on […]

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]

Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Fuel Tanker in Pontiac

June 23rd 2015

Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Fuel Tanker in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., June 23, 2015)   SUNDAY JUNE 21, 2015 CITY OF PONTIAC The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Pontiac Substation with the investigation of a serious injury crash on North Perry at Parkwood Avenue at 4:12 a.m. A 25 year old […]

Gunplay Leads to 14 Year Old Girl Being Shot in Mouth

June 23rd 2015

Gunplay Leads to 14 Year Old Girl Being Shot in Mouth (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 23, 2015) INCIDENT: 01:29 hrs– June 21, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Shooting / #15-96129 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the area of Barkell Street and Tennyson for a female juvenile that had suffered a gunshot wound to […]

Murphy Park Clean-Up in Pontiac June 27

June 22nd 2015

Murphy Park Clean-Up in Pontiac June 27 June 27th, 2015 @ 9am! As all are aware, Better Pontiac is sponsoring a clean up of Murphy Park (441 Martin Luther King Blvd, Pontiac, MI 48341) As of right now, we have 42 volunteers comprised of residents, folks from Better Pontiac, and General Motors! This is exciting news […]