Pontiac

Two Oakland County Manufacturers Receive Grants to Make Gear for Health Care and First Responders in COVID-19 Crisis

An Oxford-based manufacturer of ice hockey equipment and a Pontiac company specializing in knitwear were awarded “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make desperately needed personal protective equipment used...

Helping Hands: Organizations Pitch In During COVID-19 Crisis in Oakland County Area

Investment group donates N95 masks The SK Investment Group recently donated 1,000 N95 masks to McLaren-Oakland Hospital in Pontiac.SK Investment is a real estate investment group based in Israel which...

Where to Find a Free Meal in Oakland County During Coronavirus Shutdown

Excerpt: School districts, community centers, nonprofits and other organizations are hosting meal delivery and pick-up spots during the COVID-19 outbreak.Here’s a list, which will be continually updated, of where...

Coulter: County to Begin Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for Residents and Essential Business Employees

Oakland County will begin drive-thru COVID-19 testing Thursday, April 16, for first responders, essential business employees and Pontiac residents who display symptoms of the coronavirus, County Executive David Coulter...

Michigan National Guard to Help Staff Food Banks

Excerpt: The Michigan National Guard has received a request to aid Food Banks in four communities across the state, including Ann Arbor, Comstock Park, Flint and Pontiac. Approximately 10...

Oakland County Program Putting Local Restaurants to Work Preparing Meals for Homeless

Excerpt: An Oakland County pilot to feed people in the county's two largest homeless shelters and in transitional housing with meals prepared by local restaurants launched Friday, just in...

Michigan Mask Donation Center Accepts Home-Sewn Masks, Donates Them to Groups

Excerpt: In March when Karen Buscemi turned her Pontiac business, Detroit Sewn, into a business that only produced hospital face masks, one thing led to another.When the need for...

Michigan Clothes Maker, Auto Supplier Switch to Stitching Masks

Excerpt: In a time of pandemic, making medical masks in Metro Detroit trumps the manufacture of upholstery for Lamborghinis and Rolls-Royces or the neat, new notion in pantsuits. Detroit Sewn in...

County Michigan Works! Centers Open by Appointment; COVID-19 Unemployment Benefit Claims Can Be Made Online

Unemployment claims that result from job loss or reduction related to COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, can be filed online at Michigan.gov/UIA or by calling 1-866-500-0017.Affected workers were...

United Shore Planning to Build Longest Skywalk in the Nation

Excerpt: Pontiac-based United Shore, a wholesale mortgage lending company, is planning to build the longest enclosed pedestrian bridge in the U.S.The 1,000-foot-long skywalk will connect two buildings on the...