Royal Oak

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, […]

Area TimeBanks Hosting Auction Event in Royal Oak Oct. 18

October 8th 2014

Area TimeBanks Hosting Auction Event in Royal Oak Oct. 18 (Compiled, Oct. 8, 2014) Live & Silent AUCTION 1ST Ever “Bidding to Build our Communities” Auction Saturday, October 18 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Royal Oak Woman’s Club, 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak Light refreshments, entertainment, door prizes, free parking $10 in advance / $15 […]

Pasta for Paws Supports Royal Oak Animal Shelter Oct. 12

October 7th 2014

Pasta for Paws Supports Royal Oak Animal Shelter Oct. 12 (Royal Oak Animal Shelter Press Release, Oct.7, 2014) On Sunday Oct.12 from 3pm to 7pm, enjoy a delicious pasta dinner with other animal lovers , at VFW Post 1669, at 214 E. Fourth Street in Royal Oak. Tickets are available at the door, and the […]

…Rail Program from Pontiac to Chicago, Hearing Oct. 28

October 5th 2014

Public Comment on Passenger Rail Program from Pontiac to Chicago, Hearing Oct. 28 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2014) What is in store for the rail system in Michigan, particularly the rail between Detroit/Pontiac and Chicago? Michigan and surrounding states have been doing major research and planning looking at this issue, and a public hearing […]