Royal Oak

Local Art Love: Vincent Cervantez (video)

January 15th 2016

Local Art Love: Vincent Cervantez (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2016) “Exploring the space between light and dark.” That’s what artist Vincent Cervantez said is the crux of his work. The Waterford man recently had an artist reception at Level One Bank Gallery in Ferndale to cap off his exhibition there. His paintings captured […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

Suspected of Several Larcenies, Teen Tries Selling Stolen Property to PR Cop

January 13th 2016

Suspected of Several Larcenies, Teen Tries Selling Stolen Property to PR Cop (Pleasant Ridge Police, Jan. 13, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Rhyonn Lee Eggen was arraigned on Jan. 3, 2016 on several charges related to larcenies from buildings and vehicles. His pre exam conference is scheduled in 45th District Court for 1 p.m. tomorrow […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]

Heart of a Leader Women’s Health Panel Feb. 3

January 9th 2016

Heart of a Leader Women’s Health Panel Feb. 3 (EVENT page) Southfield, MI – Heart of a Leader Women’s Health Panel Feb. 3 Name: Heart of a Leader Date: February 3, 2016 Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST Register Now Event Description: In recognition of Women’s Heart Health Month, Ferndale, Madison Heights/Hazel Park, Royal […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

RJ Spangler Concert at Royal Oak Library Jan. 9

January 3rd 2016

RJ Spangler Concert at Royal Oak Library Jan. 9 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Saturday, January 9 at 3p, drummer/bandleader RJ Spangler will celebrate a 40-year musical association with trombonist/vocalist T-bone Paxton at the ROPL. They will play music from the Great American Songbook: the Gershwin brothers, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter, Hoagie […]

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015

January 1st 2016

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – 2015 was an amazing year for the Oakland County 115 News as we began growing in new communities, and as we tackled some challenging stories.  We also got some nice recognition in other publications, including The Detroit News, Downtown Publications, […]

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees

December 30th 2015

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 2015) Washington, DC – The price of first class stamps will stay the same, but the costs of shipping and other services offered though the United States Postal Service (USPS) are going up. The increases, approved in October, begin Jan. 17, 2016. […]