Royal Oak

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin

October 23rd 2014

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2014)   As transit plans develop along the Woodward Corridor, one particularly sticky area is the intersection of I-696 and Woodward. Here, where Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods and Royal Oak meet, there are over and underpasses, bus stops, and precarious crosswalks leading […]

Royal Oak Honors Community Members with Awards (video)

October 22nd 2014

Royal Oak Honors Community Members with Awards (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2014) Stepping out of one’s comfort zone can be difficult, but one Royal Oak Police Sergeant’s willingness to do just that earned him the Police Officer of the Year Award at the 2014 Royal Oak Community Awards. Sgt. Eric Baroky was among […]

Royal Oak to Have Crime Prevention Meeting Nov. 11

October 21st 2014

Royal Oak to Have Crime Prevention Meeting Nov. 11 (press release, Oct. 21, 2014) The Royal Oak Crime Prevention Council is announcing the Fall Block Captains Meeting will be held on Nov. 11 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Royal Oak Police Department’s second floor conference room. The meeting is open to all neighborhood […]

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

October 18th 2014

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the […]

MML Names Pappageorge one of 3 Legislators of the Year

October 18th 2014

Michigan Municipal League Names Pappageorge one of Three Legislators of the Year (MML Press Release, Oct. 18, 2014) The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Sen. John Pappageorge (R-Troy); Sen. Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba); and Rep. Nancy Jenkins (R-Clayton) as the League’s 2014 Legislators of the Year. The awards were formerly presented to Sen. Pappageorge, Sen. […]

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park

October 18th 2014

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014)   A Liberian man visiting family in Oak Park is under scrutiny by the Centers for Disease Control and Oakland County Health Division. Although the man has never come in contact with anyone infected with the Ebola virus, and […]

Downtown Royal Oak Spooktacular Oct. 26

October 17th 2014

Downtown Royal Oak Spooktacular Oct. 26 (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Oct. 17, 2014)   Downtown Royal Oak presents the annual Spooktacular event for the whole family! Parents are invited to bring their children in their Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating at downtown businesses on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 2-4 p.m. Trick-or-Treat at over 50 downtown […]

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan

October 16th 2014

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2014) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $51.8 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Michigan survivors of the Aug. 11-13 storms and flooding. According to a FEMA press release, as of close of business Oct. […]

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase

October 13th 2014

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2014) Competition from other cities is one of the reasons Ferndale has struggled to attract people to work the polls on Election Day, said City Clerk Cherilynn Brown in a memo to City Council. That’s why Brown and the […]

Stories & Crafts w/ Cowboy Alex Oct 25

October 9th 2014

Halloween Stories & Crafts w/ Cowboy ALEX Oct 25 (Cowboy Alex, Oct 10,2014) Sat. Oct 25th at 11:00 AM 45 minutes of stories, puppets, crafts, magic and Halloween fun with Cowboy Alex. Good for kids ages 3 – 8 years old. Held at: The Royal Oak Senior/ Community Senior Center 3500 Marais Ave. Royal Oak, […]