Royal Oak

Girlfriend of Royal Oak Murder Suspect Testifies About Shooting

February 1st 2016

Girlfriend of Royal Oak Murder Suspect Testifies About Shooting (Compiled, Feb. 1, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – What happened on Oct. 26, 2015 in the house on Fern Street in Royal Oak where 28-year-old Kenith Tyran Walter was fatally shot? One version of events came out Thursday when the suspect’s girlfriend testified.  Misty Williams, who […]

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison Announces Candidacy for State Rep Seat

January 28th 2016

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison Announces Candidacy for State Rep Seat (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Today, surrounded by family and supporters at the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties, Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison announced his plan to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for State Representative in […]

Royal Oak Firefighters Collecting Water for Flint

January 28th 2016

Royal Oak Firefighters Collecting Water for Flint (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) The Royal Oak Professional Firefighters Local 431 is collecting cases of water to be donated to the people of Flint affected by this crisis. Due to the success of the collection we have decided to extend the Flint water collection until Wednesday February […]

Developer Shares Initial Concept for 600 S. Main in Royal Oak

January 27th 2016

Developer Shares Initial Concept for 600 S. Main in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – With the Downtown short on parking and a desire to attract more workers and residents to bolster the existing businesses, the City of Royal Oak is considering selling the parking lots at 600 and […]

Doctor Mona Hanna-Attisha, Who Exposed Lead Poisoning in Flint, to Speak in RO Feb. 6

January 26th 2016

Doctor Mona Hanna-Attisha, Who Exposed Lead Poisoning in Flint, to Speak in RO Feb. 6 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint pediatrician who was a central figure in exposing and publicizing the lead contamination of Flint’s tap water, will be the guest speaker at the Greater Royal Oak Democratic Club […]

Royal Oak: Cantina Diablo’s to Add Outdoor Seating, and More Dancing

January 26th 2016

Royal Oak: Cantina Diablo’s to Add Outdoor Seating, and More Dancing (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Nearly five years after opening in Downtown Royal Oak, Cantina Diablo’s is getting ready to switch things up by adding outdoor seating and having two dance floors open at once. The change in business […]

Royal Oak: Cops & Doughnuts Feb. 9

January 25th 2016

Royal Oak: Cops & Doughnuts Feb. 9 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Cops & Doughnuts on Feb. 9 Join the Crime Prevention Council on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Royal Oak Police Station for ‘Cops & Doughnuts.’ Deputy Chief Mike Frazier of the Royal Oak Police Department will provide an overview of […]

Pop Up Ice Skating Spots in Royal Oak and Ferndale

January 22nd 2016

Pop Up Ice Skating Spots in Royal Oak and Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 22, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – The City of Royal Oak and the City of Ferndale have added some wintery fun to local parks – creating makeshift ice skating rinks for residents and visitors. The City of Royal Oak announced today […]

Volunteers Needed for County-Wide Homeless Persons Count Jan. 27 (video)

January 22nd 2016

Volunteers Needed for County-Wide Homeless Persons Count Jan. 27 (video) (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – The City of Royal Oak is working in conjunction with the Oakland County Alliance For Housing to conduct a Point-In-Time count of homeless individuals on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. This one-day, approximately four (4) hour event helps homeless individuals […]

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video)

January 21st 2016

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 21, 2016) Roseville, MI – “There is a stereotype of librarians as being quiet and meek. I hope that our presence today helps to debunk that stereotype. And if they want to throw us in jail for sharing […]