Royal Oak

Royal Oak Adds Warming Center

January 7th 2014

Royal Oak Adds Warming Center (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Jan. 7, 2014) The Salter Center has been added as a designated warming center. The Salter Center (Boys and Girls Club) 1545 E. Lincoln , Royal Oak, Mi. 48067 Phone: (248) 544-4166 Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday / 9:00am – 7:00pm Inclement Weather Advisory  The […]

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County

January 5th 2014

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County (City of Oak Park, Jan. 5, 2014) The City of Oak Park released the following information via email to help those in need of shelter during the cold.  For a printable pdf. go to http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1113800372963-61/OC+Warming+Centers.pdf. Please also call the Housing Resource Center at 248-928-0111 for additional specific information related […]

Winter Storm Update: Schools Closed, Snow Emergencies Declared

January 5th 2014

Winter Storm Update: Schools Closed, Snow Emergencies Declared (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2014) With low temperatures and high snowfall predicted, many cities have issued snow emergencies and school districts have taken the day off Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting snowfall of 3-7 inches tonight, and temperatures dropping to about 1 degree tomorrow, […]

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced

January 3rd 2014

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced (Library of Michigan Press Release, Jan. 3, 2014) The Library of Michigan today announced the 2014 Michigan Notable Books – 20 books celebrating Michigan people, places and events. “Michigan is rich in talented writers, history, and resources,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Our Notable Books for 2014 express […]

Royal Oak: New Year’s Eve Arrest for Breaking and Entering

January 3rd 2014

Royal Oak: New Year’s Eve Arrest for Breaking and Entering (Lieutenant David Clemens, Jan. 3, 2014) On January 1, 2014, at approximately 3:17am, Royal Oak officers arrested a suspect for Breaking and Entering and Malicious Destruction of Property. The suspect, a 24 year old Pontiac resident, entered 404 E. Fourth Street, Digital Media Loft, stole […]

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 […]