Royal Oak

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 […]

Royal Oak Seeks Citizen Input at Normandy Oaks… July 9

June 26th 2014

Royal Oak Seeks Citizen Input at Normandy Oaks Town Hall Meeting July 9 (Royal Oak Press Release, June 26, 2014) Event – Date & Time: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 – 7:00pm The Normandy Oaks Task Force will present a special town hall meeting at 7 p.m. on July 9 at the Mahany/Meininger Center, 3500 Marais, […]

One Night of Revvin’ Bikes, Bites & Brews July 10

June 26th 2014

One Night of Revvin’ Bikes, Bites & Brews July 10 (Bill Lonskey, June 26, 2014) A One Night Celebration of All Things Motorcycle Thursday, July 10, 2014 6 pm to 11 pm Royal Oak Farmers Market 316 E. 11 Mile Road • Royal Oak, Michigan 48067 Exhibits from area dealerships New and used bikes on […]

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

June 24th 2014

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays […]

Talent on Display at the 2014 Royal Oak Clay,Glass and Metal Show

June 19th 2014

Talent on Display at the 2014 Royal Oak Clay,Glass and Metal Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014) This weekend brought a celebration of art to Downtown Royal Oak with the 2014 Clay, Glass and Metal Show.  Artists from around the country came to show off their work and sell their wares.  Live metalworking demonstrations […]

Four Local Schools Compete for DSO Concert

June 18th 2014

Four Local Schools Compete for DSO Concert (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014)   The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will be giving special performances based on feedback from the community. In Oakland County, Clarkston, Clawson, Lake Orion and Royal Oak have schools in the running. DTE Energy Foundation Presents the DSO in Your Community has been […]

Penguin Center Being Built at Detroit Zoo

June 17th 2014

Penguin Center Being Built at Detroit Zoo (Detroit Zoo Press Release, June 17, 2014) Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) board members, donors, staff and guests gathered at the Detroit Zoo this evening to ceremoniously “break the ice” on the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC). The groundbreaking event marks the beginning of an 18-month development period for […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]