Pontiac

In a Pandemic, Music Transcends School Walls

When Pontiac Schools closed mid-March due to COVID-19, Dream Williams was among countless students affected. On top of being cut off from friends and teachers and wondering what would...

Celebrate Recreation Professionals and Places to Play During July Is Parks and Recreation Month

Every day in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. Because...

Two OUWB Med Students Recognized for Work in Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Excerpt: Two medical students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine have been recognized for their great work in diversity, equity, and inclusion — both in and outside of the...

Lighthouse of Oakland County and South Oakland Shelter

Courtesy of Lighthouse of Oakland County Lighthouse of Oakland County and South Oakland Shelter have joined forces to provide a stronger response to poverty in the area. The organization works...

Pontiac Man Writes Own Children’s Book After Noticing Lack of Diversity

Excerpt: A man was inspired when he noticed a lack of diversity in children’s books and decided to do something about it. Cory J. Anderson said he wanted to make...

Oakland County Funds Rent, Mortgage and Utility Relief Program for Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Oakland County residents who have fallen behind on their rent, mortgage or utility payments because of a lost job or other income reduction due to the COVID-19 pandemic may...

Coulter, Local Pastors and Health Care Partner on COVID-19 Testing with 15 Churches Over Next Two Weeks

Oakland County Executive David Coulter and two health care systems are partnering with faith-based communities in Pontiac and Southfield to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at 14 locations beginning...

The World Turns — to Oakland County

Governments and companies all over the world know about Oakland County. That’s not just a boast from county officials — though Oakland County is certainly proud of its world renown.It’s...

Coulter Names Robin Carter-Cooper Oakland County’s First Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has named Robin Carter-Cooper, currently executive director of instructional equity for the Rochester Community Schools, as the county’s first chief diversity, equity and inclusion...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...