Royal Oak

School Closings and Snow Emergencies

January 2nd 2014

School Closings and Snow Emergencies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2014) There has been a lot of snow in SE Michigan, prompting many districts to cancel school and cities to declare snow emergencies.  In snow emergencies people must keep their vehicles off the street until the street is plowed, or they could face ticketing or […]

The Rose Bowl and Parade, Through the Eyes of a Spartan

January 1st 2014

The Rose Bowl and Parade, Through the Eyes of a Loyal Spartan (Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2014) Dedicated Spartan fan and former Michigan State student John Taylor was able to go to Pasadena, California for the 100th Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day.  There he watched his green-and-white-clad favorite team beat the Stanford Cardinals with […]

Couple Looking for Ring Lost in Royal Oak, Reward Offered

January 1st 2014

Couple Looking for Ring Lost in Royal Oak, Reward Offered (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2014) A Royal Oak couple is offering a reward for return of a very special ring that was lost in December. “The ring is a family heirloom, it’s an art deco style ring from the 1920s and belonged to my […]

George Morris and the Gypsy Chorus… New Year’s Eve (video)

December 30th 2013

George Morris and the Gypsy Chorus at The New Way Bar New Year’s Eve (video) (Jeff Milo, Dec. 30, 2013) It’s got a ring to it, doesn’t it? New Year at the New Way? The modest-sized bar just north of Cambourne, with new management taking over last May, has since been regularly hosting a revolving […]

Shrine of the Little Flower’s Monsignor Easton Passes

December 30th 2013

Shrine of the Little Flower’s Monsignor Easton Passes (Dec. 30, 2013) Monsignor William H. Easton of Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak passed away on Dec. 29, 2013. Monsignor Easton will be in state at the National Shrine of the Little Flower (Woodward Ave. and 12 Mile Rd) on Thursday, January 2 from […]

Radon Test Kits Half Price Through January

December 30th 2013

Radon Test Kits Half Price Through January (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Dec. 30, 2013) Oakland County Health Division will offer radon test kits for just $5 during National Radon Action Month this January. County Executive L. Brooks Patterson encourages residents to take advantage of this half-off price to test their homes for the […]

Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update

December 28th 2013

Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of December 19, 2013 through December 26, 2013 (Royal Oak Police, Dec. 28, 2013) Larceny 200 N. Main (Emagine Theater), 12-18-13, 11:00pm – 11:59pm: Complainant reported he went to the theater to watch a movie. He placed his wallet in the seat cup holder and it […]

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System

December 26th 2013

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2013) Beginning Jan. 1, the system through which patrons can check out items from libraries other than their own will be changing throughout Michigan.  Those who wish to borrow items will need to stop by their home library and get either a new […]

Royal Oak Looking to Fill Seats on Boards and Commissions

December 25th 2013

Royal Oak Looking to Fill Seats on Boards and Commissions (C. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2013) The City of Royal Oak has several opportunities for citizens to get involved.  They recently sent out an email letting the public know about what openings are available. Those interested in volunteering for a position on one of the many […]

Package Thieves Hit Ferndale Homes

December 24th 2013

Package Thieves Hit Ferndale Homes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2013) Several Ferndalians are reporting that packages delivered to their doorsteps have been snatched up by thieves. St. Louis, Beaufield and Leroy are among those streets where packages have come up missing. Kim Hoxworth ordered her son’s Christmas present online, only to learn that when […]