Royal Oak

Royal Oak Firefighters Open House Oct. 10

October 7th 2015

Royal Oak Firefighters Open House Oct. 10 (EVENT page)   Fire Fighters Open House   Event – Date & Time: Saturday, October 10, 2015 – 11:00am – 2:00pm Honor Fire Prevention Week by joining Royal Oak Fire Fighters at their annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. at Fire […]

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More

October 7th 2015

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Oct. 7, 2015) The silhouette of an enormous tabular iceberg juts out on each end, with giant beams of steel forming what will soon be a breathtaking sight – the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC) at the Detroit Zoo. […]

Star Wars Reads Day at Royal Oak Library Oct. 10

October 4th 2015

Star Wars Reads Day at Royal Oak Library Oct. 10 (EVENT page) Saturday, October 10 from 10:15 – 11:30a. Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day at ROPL. Games, crafts, Star Wars trivia, and more will be happening on Star War Reads Day. Feel free to come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character. No registration is […]

October Business Classes from Oakland County

October 2nd 2015

October Business Classes from Oakland County The Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center is getting ready for another business month with their October workshops. Start-up entrepreneurs and business professionals can succeed with help from other professionals and experts. Register today for one, or all, of the  workshops and get your business on the right track. […]

Oct. 15 is Global Hand Washing Day

October 2nd 2015

Oct. 15 is Global Hand Washing Day (Centers for Disease Control Press Release) Global Handwashing Day is a way to support a global and local culture of hand washing with soap, shine a spotlight on the state of hand washing in each country, and raise awareness about the benefits of hand washing with soap.1 Since […]

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

October 1st 2015

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more […]

RO: Rock Climber to Share Film, Story of Lebanon Visit Oct. 7

October 1st 2015

RO: Rock Climber to Share Film, Story of Lebanon Visit Oct. 7 (Event Listings Page) Rock climber Sam Elias will be at the Landmark Main Art Theater for one night on October 7, 2015 as part of The North Face Never Stop Exploring Speaker Series. Elias will show the film Rooted, which he shot in […]

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus

September 25th 2015

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus (Oakland County Health Dept. Press Release, Sept. 25, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed an 81-year-old woman from Oakland County died due to complications from West Nile Virus (WNV), the Oakland County Health Division announced today. She is […]

State Rep. Jim Townsend Coffee Hours: R.O. (Oct. 9), M. H. (Oct. 23)

September 25th 2015

State Rep. Jim Townsend Coffee Hours in Royal Oak (Oct. 9), Madison Heights (Oct. 23) (event listing) As a reminder, this year I am holding Coffee Hours on the second and fourth Friday every month: Second Friday at 8:30 a.m. (Oct. 9) Bean and Leaf Café 106 S. Main St. in Royal Oak Fourth Friday at […]

Van Crashes into Siam Spicy in Royal Oak

September 24th 2015

Van Crashes into Siam Spicy in Royal Oak (Andi Greer, Sept. 24, 2015)   A van crashed into the front of Siam Spicy this morning.  CBS reports that the driver had a medical emergency and lost control of his vehicle.  According to the report the building was not occupied at the time. The driver of […]