Royal Oak

Civil War Recruiting Day June 20 in Royal Oak

June 18th 2015

Civil War Recruiting Day June 20 in Royal Oak (event listing)   Experience history in action at the Royal Oak Historical Commission’s Civil War Recruiting Day on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Orson Starr House (3123 N. Main Street, Royal Oak).  Join the 15th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, a […]

Fireworks Around Oakland County June 20-July 10

June 17th 2015

Fireworks Around Oakland County June 20-July 10 (Oakland County Blog, June 17, 2015) Oakland County has released it’s list of 2015 Independence Day Celebrations: Celebrate Independence Day at one of the many fireworks displays throughout Oakland County. Most of these events take place at dusk, but times may vary. JUNE 20, 2015 Ortonville Creek Fest […]

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News

June 16th 2015

Pledges Being Accepted to Support Online Community News (C. Proxmire, June 16, 2015) The oc115 News has signed up with Patreon to have a platform for collecting monthly pledges from readers who value our website. Traditionally news outlets have survived with reader subscriptions and advertisers.  The oc115 does sell some advertising, but in order to […]

Jay Leno to Give Benefit Performance July 25 at Freedom Hill w/Car Show

June 11th 2015

Jay Leno to Give Benefit Performance July 25 at Freedom Hill w/Car Show (event listing) “The Jay Leno Show,” a one-night, benefit performance by stand-up comedian, acclaimed TV late night show host and car buff Jay Leno, will take place on July 25 at the Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights. Amphitheatre doors open for […]

Royal Oak to Replace about 60 Downtown Trees

June 6th 2015

Royal Oak to Replace about 60 Downtown Trees (Judy Davids, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist, June 6, 2015)   The City of Royal Oak plans to replace several trees that are slated for removal during the course of the 2015 sidewalk improvement program in the Central Business District. The trees scheduled for removal, many of […]

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014

June 1st 2015

Detroit’s Data Guru Explores: Top Baby Names for 2014 (Kurt Metzger, orig. detroitsdataguru,  June 1, 2015) NOTE: Click on tables to expand. Shakespeare’s Juliet stated…”What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Marshall McLuhan said, a little less poetically, “The name of a man is […]

Suspect in Royal Oak and Berkley Home Invasions Arrested

June 1st 2015

Suspect in Royal Oak and Berkley Home Invasions Arrested (Royal Oak Police, June 1, 2015) James Marino, was arrested for Home Invasion on May 29, 2015, after Royal Oak police officers responded to the 3000 block of Parker to investigate a suspicious subject who had been seen walking in the backyards. Upon arrival, the suspect […]

Sunflowers on Woodward …June 10

May 31st 2015

Sunflowers on Woodward Hosting Donor Party at Frank Lloyd Wright Home June 10 (event listing, June 1, 2015) Wednesday, June 10th from 6-8pm, be a part of the Sunflower Gardens on Woodward donor party, at the Turkel House in Palmer Woods. It’s the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Detroit! Make a donation of $75 […]

Suspect in Attempted Abduction in Royal Oak Leads Police on Chase

May 30th 2015

Suspect in Attempted Abduction in Royal Oak Leads Police on Chase (C. Proxmire, May 30, 2015)  A man accused of attempting to abduct a child in Royal Oak was arrested Friday after a police chase ending in Warren at I-96 and Van Dyke.  According to WJBK,  the chase happened around 9pm.  Michigan State Police Lt. […]

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County

May 29th 2015

June Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County (Oakland County press release, May 29, 20150 Are you just starting your business or in need some understanding of the legal considerations? One of these classes may be just for you.​ Business owners and entrepreneurs can greatly benefit from one of the many seminars offered by the Oakland […]