Royal Oak

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak March 12

February 26th 2016

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak March 12 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – St. Patrick’s Day Parade Event – Date & Time:UPDATE: the time has changed for the parade to 11:10am.  Everyone in the parade needs to be in the Royal Oak Middle School parking lot by 10 am because of the race.  […]

Resources and Info: Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 24th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Two Royal Oak High Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

February 24th 2016

Two Royal Oak High Seniors Named National Merit Finalists (Royal Oak Schools Press Release, Feb. 24, 2016) ROYAL OAK, MI. – Congratulations to Royal Oak High School’s 2016 National Merit Finalists Sean Tarr and Alexander Woznicki. Sean’s parents are Pat and Bill Tarr. At ROHS Sean participates in Model United Nations, Chess Club, National Honor […]

Great Futures Honored at the 2016 Boys and Girls Clubs Dinner

February 21st 2016

Great Futures Honored at the 2016 Boys and Girls Clubs Dinner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 21, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Rashemia Powell stood before the crowd at the 2016 Celebrating the Future Dinner for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties, accepting the award as one of two Youths of the […]

High Winds, Scattered Power Outages Reported

February 19th 2016

High Winds, Scattered Power Outages Reported (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 19, 2016) Waterford, MI – Wind storms with some lightning blew though Oakland County Friday night, sometimes reaching in the 30-40 mph range. Pockets of power outages happened through the area according to the DTE website. As of 11pm, Waterford, Clarkston and Ortonville had the […]

Royal Oak Unveils Glenn Frey Drive

February 18th 2016

Royal Oak Unveils Glenn Frey Drive (Ron Arnold, Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 18, 016) Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak paid tribute to a rockin’ former resident Thursday as the community came together to unveil Glenn Frey Drive.  The street was formerly called Willis Avenue, and extends from N. Washington to N. West, adjacent to […]

Royal Oak Police Offer Citizens Police Academy Beginning in April

February 14th 2016

Royal Oak Police Offer Citizens Police Academy in April (EVENT page) ROPD Offers Citizens Police Academy in April Royal Oak, MI – Beginning this spring, the Royal Oak Police Department will offer residents a unique insight into local law enforcement. The police department has established the Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy, an exciting seven-week course […]

Royal Oak Optimist Club Bowlabration March 20

February 14th 2016

Royal Oak Optimist Club Bowlabration March 20 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – The 2016 Bowlabration to benefit Royal Oak Optimist Club is Sunday March 20 at 1:30pm at Astro Lanes in Madison Heights. Cost is $35 per bowler with 4 bowlers per team, which includes two games, shoe rental, pizza and pop. For more […]

Royal Oak Approves 25ft Statue for 13 and Woodward

February 9th 2016

Royal Oak Approves 25ft Statue for 13 and Woodward (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – On August 15, 1945 news of Japan’s surrender spread around the world, prompting mass celebrations of the end of war. In the heat of celebration an intoxicated sailor began randomly grabbing strangers in Times Square and […]

“Controversy May Actually Work” As Royal Oak Considers Giant Kiss Statue

February 7th 2016

“Controversy May Actually Work” As Royal Oak Considers Giant Kiss Statue (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – The City of Royal Oak is weighing out the possibility of having a 25-foot-sculpture placed at 13 Mile and Woodward depicting a famous scene of a sailor grabbing an unsuspecting woman on the street […]