Royal Oak

Driver Stopped on 696 Near Scotia Flees Dangerously on Foot, Heroin Use Suspected

December 28th 2014

Driver Stopped on 696 Near Scotia Flees Dangerously on Foot, Heroin Use Suspected (Michigan State Police, Dec. 28, 2014)   Activity:                      Driving under the Influence of Narcotics/Resist Police        Incident Date:             December 18, 2014 7 05 PM Location:                   Westbound I-696 near Scotia Drive, City of Hunting Woods Summary:  Troopers while driving westbound […]

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth

December 27th 2014

Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Orgs. Across the Region to Benefit Youth (CFSEM Press Release, Dec. 27, 2014) The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced the distribution of $150,000 in grants to fund 18 projects through its YOUth Voice Social Justice grant program. Earlier in 2014, the Metropolitan Youth Policy Fellows, a diverse group of youth […]

Art Explored Unveiled in Downtown Royal Oak

December 26th 2014

Art Explored Unveiled in Downtown Royal Oak (Royal Oak Press Release, Dec. 26,2014) The second annual Art Explored Series kicks off in downtown Royal Oak on Dec. 22. This public art series launched last summer with three featured artists, grew to five local artists in its Fall/Winter Arts Explored Series, and is now showcasing 10 […]

Chabad-Lubavitch Chanukah Parade Shares Light…

December 19th 2014

Chabad-Lubavitch Chanukah Parade Shares Light Through Oak Park, Royal Oak and Birmingham (Photos and Interview by Aaron Tobin, Dec. 19, 2014) Dec. 17 was a day to celebrate light as the Labavitch Chanukah Parade made its way through Oak Park, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak and Birmingham “The idea was to reach as many Jews and non-Jews […]

Royal Oak Shelter Offering Discounted Fees in December

December 15th 2014

Royal Oak Shelter Offering Discounted Fees in December (Royal Oak Animal Shelter Release, Dec. 15, 2014) For the month of December, the Royal Oak Animal Shelter is offering DISCOUNTED adoption fees to help increase the chances of its cats and dogs finding a home just in time for the holidays! Dogs fees are $100; cats […]

Southfield Skyscraper’s Demolition Felt Miles Away (video)

December 14th 2014

Southfield Skyscraper’s Demolition Felt Miles Away (video) (Crystal Proxmire, video by Amy Probst, Dec. 14, 2014) At 8:30am Sunday a rumble like thunder was felt at least five miles away from 9 Mile and Northwestern Highway, where a 17-story building was demolished by implosion. North Park Plaza was built 42years ago. Oakland Community College bought […]

… Help with S. Oakland County Homeless Count Day Jan. 28

December 12th 2014

Volunteers Needed to Help with South Oakland County Homeless Count Day Jan. 28 (Royal Oak Press Release, Dec. 12, 2014) The City of Royal Oak is working in conjunction with the Oakland County Alliance For Housing to conduct a point-In-time count of homeless individuals on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Volunteers are needed. This one-day, approximately […]

Ways to Help Boys and Girls Club this Holiday Season

December 10th 2014

Ways to Help Boys and Girls Club this Holiday Season (Brett Tillander, Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Co, Dec. 10, 2014) It’s Holiday Basket time at the Boys & Girls Club and we have numerous club families needing some extra support during this holiday season. Many of you have helped out in […]

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

November 30th 2014

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All […]

Guest View: A Great Night for Wild Lights

November 29th 2014

Guest View: A Great Night for Wild Lights (Adam Cooley, Nov. 29, 2014) While meeting friends at Java Hutt for chat and coffee drinks, we decided nobody was really in the mood to go to the bar that evening and my friend brought up the Wild Lights display at the Detroit Zoo. A quick search […]