Royal Oak

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed

February 25th 2015

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) Over thirty seniors and some other guests enjoyed a lively yet informative presentation from Don Ferguson of the Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Office about how to avoid scams. According to the Attorney General’s data, 30% of senior citizens fall victim to […]

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video)

February 24th 2015

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) The City of Royal Oak has made a public service announcement encouraging residents and business owners to shovel the snow and ice from their sidewalks. However, there is no ordinance requiring them to do so. The video shows a […]

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

February 23rd 2015

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to […]

Go Along with Experts on an Owl Hoot Feb. 27

February 20th 2015

Go Along with Experts on an Owl Hoot Feb. 27 (Royal Oak Nature Society, Feb. 20, 2015) Event – Date & Time: Friday, February 27, 2015 – 7:30pm The Royal Oak Nature Society presents “Owl Hoot” at Cummingston Park on Friday, February 27th, 2015 beginning at 7:30 pm.  Park and meet at Leafdale & Torquay.  […]

Royal Oak Youth Assistance Bowl-A-Thon March 1

February 20th 2015

Royal Oak Youth Assistance Bowl-A-Thon March 1 (RYA , Feb. 20, 2015) Event – Date & Time: Sunday, March 1, 2015 – 12:00pm – 3:00pm Royal Oak Youth Assistance (ROYA) is seeking corporate sponsors for its 33nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon on Sunday, Mar. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. at Hazel Park Bowl, 24211 Hughes, Hazel Park. Door […]

Toy Gun Used in Attempted Bank Robbery in Royal Oak

February 17th 2015

Toy Gun Used in Attempted Bank Robbery in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, Feb. 17, 2015) The Royal Oak Police Department has arrested a bank robbery suspect fleeing from the PNC Bank located at 1710 E. 12 Mile Road. The suspect entered the bank at approximately 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, armed with […]

Laptop, Gift Cards & Other Items Stolen from Unlocked Cars in Royal Oak

February 15th 2015

Laptop, Gift Cards and Other Items Stolen from Unlocked Cars in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, Feb. 14, 2015) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of February 5, 2015 through February 12, 2015 Breaking and Entering 500 block of E. Lasalle, 2-11-15, 8:10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Complainant reported he returned home […]

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday

February 14th 2015

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the earth after passing on. While this generally comes along with a ceremony, […]

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions

February 14th 2015

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions (C. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Canvas Pontiac brings art and culture back to Downtown Pontiac. Inviting local artists from around Michigan to submit and display their art to be shared on public display throughout Downtown Pontiac. In the spring there will be an unveiling of the project and a reception […]

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video)

February 13th 2015

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2015) There are several balancing acts in play as the Detroit Zoo figures out how to provide the right blend of entertainment and fundraising with their mission of providing a good home to animals, and how to be good neighbors with the Royal […]

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