Royal Oak

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 […]

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9

July 4th 2014

Host an Exchange Student: Informational Meetings July 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014) During the last school year, the Twomey family of Pleasant Ridge had an extra teenager with them on their day-to-day adventures. Giuseppe Ciccone came all the way from Italy, an experience he described “Being an exchange student doesn’t mean going on vacation. […]

Royal Oak Summer Concerts “Art Explored Live” in July and August

July 4th 2014

Royal Oak Summer Concerts “Art Explored Live” in July and August (Royal Oak Press Release, July 4, 2014) The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts brings its summer concert series – Art Explored “Live” – to the heart of downtown Royal Oak with weekly performances by some of the area’s top bands on Thursdays in July […]

Fighting Cancer w/Unusual Fundraiser: Pole Dancing With a Purpose

July 4th 2014

Fighting Cancer with Unusual Fundraiser: Pole Dancing With a Purpose (Guest Column by Lori Glaza, July 4, 2014) Fifteen months ago breast cancer touched my family. Five days after my loved one was diagnosed, I signed up to participate in the Susan G. Komen 3 Day. I felt it was the best way to show […]

Pedestrian Dead after being hit by Garbage Truck in Berkley

July 3rd 2014

Pedestrian Dead after being hit by Garbage Truck in Berkley (compiled report, July 3, 2014) A 61 year old woman is dead after being struck by a garbage truck in Berkley Wednesday night. The accident happened at about 8:30pm at 11 Mile and Woodward. According to various reports, the woman had been crossing 11 Mile […]

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors

July 3rd 2014

The oc115 Seeks Sponsors (July 3, 2014) The oc115 is a reader-supported online news hub that has grown from serving one community (as The Ferndale 115 News) to a county-wide framework. Currently we have over 20,000 unique readers each month. On any given day 1,000-2,000 people visit oc115.com to see our latest posts. A sponsorship […]

Royal Oak Residents Warned of ‘Water Department’ Imposter Scam

July 2nd 2014

Royal Oak Residents Warned of  ‘Water Department’ Imposter Scam (City of Royal Oak, July 2, 2014) The Royal Oak Police Department is investigating a Larceny that occurred in the 1100 block of Cherokee. A Royal Oak resident called the police department on July 1, 2014 at 2:27 p.m. to report a larceny. The resident stated […]

Knife-Wielding Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak

July 1st 2014

Knife-Wielding Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, July 1, 2014) The Royal Oak Police Department responded to an Armed Robbery of the Speedway Gas Station located at 1620 East 12 Mile Road. On June 29, 2014, at 3:21 p.m., an employee called 911 to report the Armed Robbery. The employee stated […]

Royal Oak Twp. Radio Shack Latest to be Robbed (updated)

June 30th 2014

Royal Oak Twp. Radio Shack Latest to be Robbed (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) The Radio Shack on 8 Mile in the shopping center near Wyoming in Royal Oak Township is the most recent of the chain to be robbed at gunpoint. The robbery took place this afternoon, and is still being investigated by […]

Celebrity Softball Brings Support … (video)

June 29th 2014

Celebrity Softball Brings Support and Wisdom for Boys and Girls Club (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 29, 2014) Before going to bat with an eclectic mix of all-stars and celebrities, Garden Fresh Salsa founder Jack Aronson and his wife Annette were presented with the Ray Odem Award. The award came from humanitarian efforts like Saturday’s […]