Royal Oak

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Royal Oak Police Help with Amazing Proposal (video)

April 30th 2015

Royal Oak Police Help with Amazing Proposal (video) (Royal Oak Police Press Release, April 30, 2015) On April 17, 2013, a young man was pulled over by a Royal Oak Police officer while on his first date with a young woman. Two years later to the day, he asked the ROPD for help with his […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak

April 28th 2015

Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, April 28, 2015) On Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6:30 a.m., Royal Oak police officers responded to the 1500 block of N. Washington and arrested 29-year-old Royal Oak resident, Jason Dale, for Unlawful Imprisonment, Felonious Assault, Aggravated Assault, and Malicious Destruction of Property. […]

Royal Oak Student Reporters to Attend First Ever PBS NewsHour Academy in DC

April 26th 2015

Royal Oak Student Reporters to Attend First Ever PBS NewsHour Academy in DC (ROS Press Release, April 26, 2015) This summer, three talented young journalists from Royal Oak High School will be among 18 students from across the country selected to participate in the first Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington D.C. Georgie Abbey, Annie […]

Berkley Court Closure Close, Royal Oak is Ready for More Cases

April 22nd 2015

Berkley Court Closure Close, Royal Oak is Ready for More Cases (City of Berkley, April 22, 2015) Beginning Monday, April 20, 2015, the 44th District Court – Berkley Division will be closed for lunch from 11:30am-12:30pm.  The 44th District Court will also be closed to the public on Wednesdays.  If you need assistance during these […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

April 20th 2015

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer […]

Royal Oak PD Event Challenges: Are You Faster Than a Cop? May 9

April 20th 2015

Royal Oak PD Event Challenges: Are You Faster Than a Cop? May 9 (RO Press Release, April 20, 2015) Join Chief Corrigan O’Donohue and members of the Royal Oak Police Department to celebrate National Police Week! Train with Royal Oak’s finest! *Learn how to do sit-ups and push-ups properly and then see how many you […]

Two Women and Hoe to Share “Perennials… Can You Dig It” Class April 25

April 17th 2015

Two Women and Hoe to Share “Perennials… Can You Dig It” Class April 25 (Ferndale Beautification Commission, April 17, 2015) The Ferndale Beautification Commission is going to be hosting a class this month, April 25th, from 11am until 1pm called “Perennials… Can You Dig It” in preparation for the upcoming annual plant exchange!! Jan Coppola […]