Royal Oak

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24

July 14th 2014

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24 (press release, July 14, 2014) Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) will be hosting the 35th Anniversary of the summer games August 6-17 & 23-24, 2014 at various locations throughout Oakland County.  Registration deadline is July 16th. Men and women, 50+ compete in events including archery, badminton, […]

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland Co. July 29

July 12th 2014

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland County is July 29 (SEMCOG Press Release, July 12, 2014) Bicycle and pedestrian (nonmotorized) travel is a vital part of Southeast Michigan’s transportation systems. For many communities, biking and pedestrian facilities improve quality of life for residents and make these communities more desirable. A nonmotorized plan for Southeast Michigan […]

Fingerprints on Duct Tape Led to Indictment…

July 11th 2014

Fingerprints on Duct Tape Led to Indictment of Suspected Radio Shack Robber (C. Proxmire, July 11, 2014) A 19-year-old Detroit man, Walter Smith, was indicted on two counts of Robbery Affecting Interstate Commerce and two counts of Using or Carrying a Firearm During and in Relation to a Federal Crime of Violence. The charges stem from armed robberies […]

Detroit Zoo Caring for Confiscated Wild Animals

July 11th 2014

Detroit Zoo Caring for Confiscated Wild Animals (Detroit Zoo press release, July 11, 2014) Thirty animals – including some exotic species ¬– are receiving care at the Detroit Zoo today after being rescued from a residential garage in the city of Warren on July 9. Exotic mammals – including two white-nosed coatis, two ring-tailed lemurs […]

Indecent Exposure, Obscene Graffiti & Stolen Leaf Blower…

July 11th 2014

Indecent Exposure, Obscene Graffiti and Stolen Leaf Blower Among Crimes in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, July 11, 2014)   Home Invasion 200 Block of E. Farnum, 7-6-14 – 7-9-14, 3:00 p.m. – 3:09 p.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect entered her unlocked home and went through several cabinets and drawers. Nothing was reported missing […]

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together!

July 10th 2014

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together! (Guest Column by Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger, July 10, 2014) The clearest indicator of the regional connections that we share as communities comes from an analysis of place of residence and place of work. The Census Bureau uses commuting patterns to determine the […]

Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair July 12-13

July 10th 2014

Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair July 12-13 (Press Release, July 10, 2014)   Location: Royal Oak Memorial Park Woodward Ave. @ 13 Mile and Coolidge Hwy. Saturday, July 12, 2014 – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday, July 13, 2014 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm As one of the most successful juried art fairs […]

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12

July 10th 2014

Pet Adoption Center Offers Free Cat Adoption July 12 (Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Press Release, July 10, 2014) ​ Individuals who meet screening requirements may adopt cats for free this weekend at Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center’s “Certified Pre-Owned Cat Adoption Event” on Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 […]

House Egged in Royal Oak, and More in Crime Report

July 6th 2014

House Egged in Royal Oak, and More in Crime Report For the week of June 26, 2014 through July 3, 2014 Home Invasion 3000 block of N. Altadena, 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect entered his residence and damaged a flat screen television and miscellaneous property in his bedroom. There was […]

Candidate Forum for 13th District State Senate Seat July 8

July 5th 2014

Candidate Forum for 13th District State Senate Seat July 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for the 13th District State Senate Seat on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 7pm. The forum will take place at Walsh College, 3838 Livernois Road in Troy. The 13th […]