Royal Oak

Royal Oak Armed Robbery Suspects Tied to Murder, Other Crimes

June 13th 2014

Royal Oak Armed Robbery Suspects Tied to Murder, Other Crimes (Royal Oak Police Report, June 13, 2014) Update: On March 4, 2014 at approximately 9:00 p.m. a “takeover” type robbery occurred at Wilson’s Market, 901 E. 11 Mile. Subsequent investigation by members of ROPD Criminal Investigation Division determined that the Wilson’s robbery was related to […]

20th Annual Clay Glass and Metal Show in Royal Oak June 14-15

June 8th 2014

20th Annual Clay Glass and Metal Show in Royal Oak June 14-15 (Royal Oak Chamber Press Release, June 8, 2014)   The 20th Annual Clay, Glass & Metal Show is one of the jewels of Royal Oak taking place Saturday, June 14 from 10am-7pm and Sunday, June 15 from 11am-5pm on Washington Avenue in downtown […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

Royal Oak, Madison Hts. &Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center

June 5th 2014

Royal Oak, Madison Heights and Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, June 5, 2014) While climbing costs of health care continue to be a major concern nationwide, the cities of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Madison Heights are optimistic the creation of a health and wellness center for government employees […]

Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop in Royal Oak June 22

June 5th 2014

Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop in Royal Oak June 22 (press release, June 5, 2014) The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board in conjunction with Michigan Rain Barrel is hosting a Rain Barrel & Composting Workshop at the Woodwardside Neighborhood Garden on June 22 from 2-3 PM. The garden is at 2665 Bembridge Rd. At the […]

Another Radio Shack Robbed, This One in Royal Oak

June 5th 2014

Another Radio Shack Robbed, This One in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2014) The Royal Oak Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of the Radio Shack at 29160 Woodward Avenue on June 4 at about 6:30pm. The Radio Shack in Madison Heights was robbed on June 2. According to a Lt. David […]

Royal Oak Memorial Parade Makes Main Street Proud

May 27th 2014

Royal Oak Memorial Parade Makes Main Street Proud (Ron Arnold, May 27, 2014) This was the most well-attended Memorial Day parade that I’ve seen in the 15 years that I’ve been in Royal Oak. It was great to see Carl and Sander Levin (who was quipping to the crowd) along with Jim Townsend and Sheriff […]

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

May 24th 2014

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a […]

Woman Found Dead in Royal Oak Fire, Son in Custody

May 23rd 2014

Woman Found Dead in Royal Oak Fire, Son in Custody (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 23, 2014) A 69 year old woman was found dead this morning in a house on Altadena in Royal Oak, near 12 Mile and Campbell. According to police, they had been called to the home around 1am for a dispute involving […]