Royal Oak

Art Created by Fire Celebrated in Royal Oak

June 11th 2018

Art Created by Fire Celebrated in Royal Oak (Mark H. Stowers, June 11, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – This weekend Downtown Royal Oak was on fire. The 24th Annual Clay, Glass and Metal Show was renamed the Art of Fire and was held this past weekend. Artists from around the United States gathered to show […]

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists

June 8th 2018

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2018) Michigan – With more and more people taking to the streets with pedal power, it’s important that bicyclists and drivers be aware of the rules of the road.  Below is a list of key rules put together by the State of Michigan specifically […]

Story of the Blind Man Selling Pens in the Walgreen’s Parking Lot

June 7th 2018

Story of the Blind Man Selling Pens in the Walgreen’s Parking Lot (Cheryl Weiss, June 7, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – You know him.  If you’ve been to the Walgreens at 13 Mile and Woodward in Royal Oak, or even if you have just driven by, you have seen Frank Sawiki.  Sitting on a chair […]

13 Police Departments Join Hope Not Handcuffs to Connect Addicts with Help

June 5th 2018

13 Police Departments Join Hope Not Handcuffs to Connect Addicts with Help Bloomfield Township, Clawson, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Huntington Woods, Madison Heights, Royal Oak, South Lyon, Southfield, Waterford Township, West Bloomfield, White Lake and Wixom, MI – The Hope Not Handcuffs program began in Macomb County with a simple idea, giving police department the tools […]

Police Release New Info on 696 Motorcycle Crash – UPDATED

June 5th 2018

Police Release New Info on 696 Motorcycle Crash – UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2018) Ferndale, Royal Oak, Hazel Park, MI -A motorcyclist was critically injured after colliding with a semi-truck on EB I-696 just before the I-75 interchange Tuesday evening. The accident occurred at around 6:15pm.  Emergency responders from Ferndale and Royal Oak […]

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County

June 4th 2018

Want to Connect to Your Community? Here are Facebook Groups through Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Many communities have online forums where people can learn what is going on in their community as well as connect with neighbors. These are actually a very effective way of finding out […]

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them

June 4th 2018

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them (North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, June 4, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Across the state of Michigan, female turtles have begun their annual nesting trek from their home wetlands to open areas. Every year, thousands of female turtles are killed on our roadways in pursuit […]

The Art of Fire Art Show in Royal Oak June 9 & 10

May 31st 2018

The Art of Fire Art Show in Royal Oak June 9 & 10 Royal Oak, MI – Clay, Glass and Metal has a new look and a new name. This award-winning art show features works created from heat using fire and earth. Held in the heart of the downtown, the only mediums presented in this […]

Schuele Scholarship Sends Royal Oak Senior to Michigan State

May 30th 2018

Scholarship Sends Royal Oak Senior to Michigan State (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – A call to the Principal’s office turned out to be an exciting surprise for Royal Oak High School senior Jana Ratzloff Friday. She was was met by a room full of caring, excited adults to be presented […]

Pictures from the Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade

May 29th 2018

Pictures from the Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade (Mark Stowers, May 29, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – The Royal Oak community came together Monday to honor the men and women who have lost their lives in war. The Memorial Day parade included marching band performances, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, and other community groups like […]