Royal Oak

Help Send a Reporter to Washington DC for Housing Conference

March 6th 2015

Help Send a Reporter to Washington DC for Housing Conference (Editorial, Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) Hi there. I’m Crystal Proxmire, publisher of the local online news site Oakland County 115 News Hub ( www.oc115.com), and I’ve got a fundraiser going on at www.gofundme.com/oc115.com. I have been the only reporter digging into ethical and legal […]

County Clerk Plans Voter Registration Drives March 16, 19, 20, 23

March 5th 2015

County Clerk Plans Voter Registration Drives March 16, 19, 20, 23 (Lisa Brown, Oakland County Clerk, March 5, 2015) Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. “Voting is one of the most important rights […]

Royal Oak Library Hosts “Writing For Real” Workshop Starting March 30

March 5th 2015

Royal Oak Library Hosts “Writing For Real” Workshop Starting March 30 (ROPL, March 5, 2015) Monday, April 06 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM Friends Auditorium Acclaimed writer Cindy La Ferle returns to Royal Oak Public Library to host another non-fiction writing workshop series — “Writing for Real.” La Ferle will bring her considerable writing talent […]

Michigan Roundtable Seeking Youth-Led Programs to Present at April 18 Exhibition

March 4th 2015

Michigan Roundtable Seeking Youth-Led Programs to Present at April 18 Exhibition (Steve Spreitzer, President & CEO Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion) On April 18th, 2015 the Michigan Roundtable will be hosting the 62nd Annual Youth Justice & Leadership Exhibition (#2015YJLE), an event designed to showcase the work of Youth-Led programming in Metro Detroit (and […]

Royal Oak Commissioners Fournier and DuBuc Announce Re-Election Campaigns

March 3rd 2015

Royal Oak Commissioners Fournier and DuBuc Announce Re-Election Campaigns (Fournier and DuBuc Press Release, March 3, 2015) The 2015 city elections got under way today when incumbent Commissioners Mike Fournier and Kyle DuBuc pulled petitions from the clerk’s office and each officially announced his intent to run for reelection. Candidates interested in running for a […]

UPDATE: Abducted Boy Found, Girl Still Missing

March 2nd 2015

UPDATE: Abducted Boy Found, Girl Still Missing (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 2, 2015) After an Amber Alert was issued Monday in Indianapolis and was then expanded to Michigan for the two children, 16-year-old Aaron Blackwell has been found, according to the IndyStar. But as of 9:15 pm the 13-year-old girl Emma is still missing. According […]

AMBER ALERT: Two Youth May be Headed to Detroit Area with Armed Men

March 2nd 2015

AMBER ALERT: Two Youth May be Headed to Detroit Area with Armed Men (Michigan State Police, March 2, 2015) An amber alert that started in the State of Indiana has now extended into the State of Michigan and it is believed that the suspect and children may be heading to the Detroit Area. We are […]

85 Year Old Woman Killed in Fatal Accident in Royal Oak

March 2nd 2015

85 Year Old Woman Killed in Fatal Accident in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, March 2, 2015)   On March 1, 2015, at 2:54 p.m., an 85-year-old Farmington Hills resident, Mary Riordan, drove through a red light on northbound Woodward at 13 Mile. When she entered the intersection she was struck by a vehicle traveling […]

Fundraising in the Dark: Royal Oak Youth Assistance Rocks the Blackout

March 1st 2015

Fundraising in the Dark: Royal Oak Youth Assistance Rocks the Blackout (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2015) For an organization that helps illuminate a path for troubled young people, the skill of navigating life’s challenges is like second nature. So when volunteers from Royal Oak Youth Assistance showed up at Hazel Park Bowl to run […]

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains

February 28th 2015

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains (Guest Blog, Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Feb. 28, 2015) I was glad to see a USA Today news story over the weekend that details the challenges we have with the national cellular 911 system:  we struggle to find out where you are […]