Royal Oak

Go Along with Experts on an Owl Hoot Feb. 27

February 20th 2015

Go Along with Experts on an Owl Hoot Feb. 27 (Royal Oak Nature Society, Feb. 20, 2015) Event – Date & Time: Friday, February 27, 2015 – 7:30pm The Royal Oak Nature Society presents “Owl Hoot” at Cummingston Park on Friday, February 27th, 2015 beginning at 7:30 pm.  Park and meet at Leafdale & Torquay.  […]

Royal Oak Youth Assistance Bowl-A-Thon March 1

February 20th 2015

Royal Oak Youth Assistance Bowl-A-Thon March 1 (RYA , Feb. 20, 2015) Event – Date & Time: Sunday, March 1, 2015 – 12:00pm – 3:00pm Royal Oak Youth Assistance (ROYA) is seeking corporate sponsors for its 33nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon on Sunday, Mar. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. at Hazel Park Bowl, 24211 Hughes, Hazel Park. Door […]

Toy Gun Used in Attempted Bank Robbery in Royal Oak

February 17th 2015

Toy Gun Used in Attempted Bank Robbery in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, Feb. 17, 2015) The Royal Oak Police Department has arrested a bank robbery suspect fleeing from the PNC Bank located at 1710 E. 12 Mile Road. The suspect entered the bank at approximately 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, armed with […]

Laptop, Gift Cards & Other Items Stolen from Unlocked Cars in Royal Oak

February 15th 2015

Laptop, Gift Cards and Other Items Stolen from Unlocked Cars in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, Feb. 14, 2015) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of February 5, 2015 through February 12, 2015 Breaking and Entering 500 block of E. Lasalle, 2-11-15, 8:10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Complainant reported he returned home […]

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday

February 14th 2015

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the earth after passing on. While this generally comes along with a ceremony, […]

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions

February 14th 2015

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions (C. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Canvas Pontiac brings art and culture back to Downtown Pontiac. Inviting local artists from around Michigan to submit and display their art to be shared on public display throughout Downtown Pontiac. In the spring there will be an unveiling of the project and a reception […]

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video)

February 13th 2015

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2015) There are several balancing acts in play as the Detroit Zoo figures out how to provide the right blend of entertainment and fundraising with their mission of providing a good home to animals, and how to be good neighbors with the Royal […]

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life

February 12th 2015

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2015) For 19-year-old Carson Matlock, the hardest part about being locked in a jail cell for two days was not being able to have paper or pens. “My mind was racing. Every situation of my life was […]

Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Wanda Dies

February 12th 2015

Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Wanda Dies (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Feb. 12, 2015) A three-day journey from Michigan to California a decade ago marked the beginning of a new life for two Asian elephants and sparked an international conversation about how elephants are faring in captivity. Wanda and Winky – aging, arthritic elephants at the […]

Transgender Day of Visibility Celebration in Royal Oak March 31

February 11th 2015

Transgender Day of Visibility Celebration in Royal Oak March 31 (TGMI Press Release, Feb. 11, 2015) Meet up with transgender people and allies for the Transgender Day of Visibility Flagship Event on Tuesday, March 31 from 6-9pm at Five15 Royal Oak, 515 S. Washington. This part of International Transgender Day of Visibility. The theme is […]