Royal Oak

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 22- Dec. 31

November 21st 2014

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 22- Dec. 31 (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014)   SEE THE ZOO IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT For 24 nights beginning November 22, 2014 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights […]

Engaging the Royal Oak Community: Judy Davids

November 19th 2014

Engaging the Royal Oak Community: Judy Davids (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2014)   If you want to know what’s going on in Royal Oak, just ask Judy Davids. For three years this was a fact known to all who followed Davids’ work as Editor of the Royal Oak Patch. And now that the website […]

“Alex from Target” to Visit Royal Oak, $20 for a Picture, Nov. 29

November 19th 2014

“Alex from Target” to Visit Royal Oak, $20 for a Picture, Nov. 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 19, 2014) Alex from Target will be at Emagine Theater in Royal Oak on Nov. 29 to meet adoring fans. Alex is famous after a teenage girl took a picture of him bagging groceries at a Target in […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

Chili Cook Off for Boys and Girls Club & Jaycees Nov. 22 in Royal Oak

November 16th 2014

Chili Cook Off for Boys and Girls Club & Jaycees Nov. 22 in Royal Oak (press release, Nov. 16, 2014) Chili is the ultimate cold weather comfort-food, and there will be plenty of options to please every palate. The 5th annual South Oakland Chili Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, November 22 from 6:00 p.m. […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

Patricia Paruch Sworn in, Fills Royal Oak City Commission Vacancy

November 14th 2014

Former Mayor Patricia Paruch Sworn in, Fills Royal Oak City Commission Vacancy (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, Nov. 14, 2014) The Royal Oak City Commission voted unanimously at its Monday meeting  to appoint Patricia Paruch to fill a vacancy left when Commissioner Peggy Goodwin resigned in October. Goodwin, who served almost three years of […]

Terrific Turkey Storytime & Crafts in Royal Oak Nov. 22

November 12th 2014

Terrific Turkey Storytime & Crafts in Royal Oak Nov. 22 Join Cowboy Alex for 45 minutes of stories, puppets, crafts, magic and turkey fun. Good for kids ages 3 – 8 years old. Saturday, November 22nd @ 11:00 A.M. $5.00 per child. Held at: The Royal Oak Senior/ Community Center. 3500 Marais Ave., Royal Oak, […]

Royal Oak Veteran’s Day Event… (video)

November 11th 2014

Royal Oak Veteran’s Day Event Celebrates and Connects those Who Served (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2014) There was once a generational divide between the soldiers of World War II who came home to a country that celebrated their service, and the men and women who fought in Vietnam who suffered both from societal […]