Royal Oak

Holiday Magic Parade in Downtown Royal Oak Nov 24

November 13th 2013

Holiday Magic Parade in Downtown Royal Oak Nov 24 (City of Royal Oak, Nov. 13, 2013) Downtown Royal Oak invites families to the 12th Annual Holiday Magic Parade presented by Star Lanes Restaurant & Sports Bar at Emagine Royal Oak on Sunday, November 24th at 2pm. The parade starts at Lincoln and Washington and heads […]

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery

November 12th 2013

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery (C. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2013) An investigation is under way at Birmingham Seaholm after an early morning robbery.  According to The Detroit Free Press, a maintenance man was robbed at gunpoint while entering the school at approximately 4:50am. According to the report, the robber fired a […]

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit

November 12th 2013

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit (2 Women 4 Wheels, The Urbane Life, Nov. 12, 2013) How do you use and support public transportation to move around metro-Detroit? Well, grab a snack and get comfy while you read this “crash course” on transit in the region. SMART  As you know, we live in the Royal […]

Royal Oak Human Rights Ordinance Passes (video)

November 8th 2013

Royal Oak Human Rights Ordinance Passes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Originally printed 11/6/2013, Issue 2144 – Between The Lines News) “I cannot stress too much how important tonight is to the City of Royal Oak,” said Mayor Jim Ellison as he addressed the crowd at the victory party for several local campaigns including the proposal […]

Easy Night for Most Oakland County Mayors…Election Results

November 6th 2013

Easy Night for Most Oakland County Mayors and Other Election Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2013) Election Day is over and in cities across Oakland County candidates are dealing with the wins and losses of the democratic process.  For most of the Mayors facing re-election, the night was an easy one though, since most […]

League of Women Voter’s Guide for Oakland County Cities

November 3rd 2013

League of Women Voter’s Guide for Oakland County Cities (League of Women Voters Website, Nov. 3, 2013) November 5, 2013 City Election VOTER GUIDES Voter Guides for the November 5, 2013, City Election for Oakland County will be available on or before September 23, 2013.If you are a candidate for office and have questions about […]

Jim Rasor Exits Royal Oak City Commission

November 3rd 2013

Jim Rasor Exits Royal Oak City Commission (C. Proxmire, Nov. 3, orig. Between The Lines News, Issue 2144) Royal Oak is facing change on Nov. 5. Not only is the city facing the weight of a vote on an inclusive Human Rights Ordinance, they are losing a strong gay city commissioner and deciding on which […]

Sheriff Bouchard Gives Hunter Safety Tips

November 2nd 2013

Sheriff Bouchard Gives Hunter Safety Tips (Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard Press Release, Nov. 2, 2013) With deer hunting season rapidly approaching, many sportsmen and women will take advantage of the opportunity to share time with their friends, relax, and enjoy the outdoors. The hunting season offers much in the way of sportsmanship and camaraderie, […]

Need a Job: Here is the FCC Job Flash

November 1st 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Nov. 1, 2013) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Views: Crystal’s Council Speech on Voting In Honor of…

October 29th 2013

Crystal’s Council Speech on Voting in Honor of Marty & Dennis Hoeppner (given at City Council by oc115 Editor & Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28) I am here because there is a tradition that I think needs to be continued and honored. For as long as I have been back living in Ferndale and […]