Royal Oak

Royal Oak High School Drama Presents Oklahoma Nov 14-16

November 3rd 2014

Royal Oak High School Drama Presents Oklahoma Nov 14-16 (RO Schools Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) Royal Oak High School Drama Club Oklahoma! Opens Friday November 14 at 7PM Student Preview on Thursday November 13th at 7PM Public Invited for three shows; Friday November 14th at 7PM, Saturday November 15th at 7PM and Sunday November […]

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

November 2nd 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered […]

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and… (video)

November 1st 2014

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and other Crimes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper does not like seeing kids on a professional basis, whether it’s because they have gotten in trouble or because they are a victim. The internet and cell phones make it easy for young […]

Royal Oak Judge Seeking Re-election…

November 1st 2014

Royal Oak Judge Seeking Re-election Likely to Retire in January Due to Relationship Scandal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 1, 2014) Royal Oak 44th District Judge Terrance Brennan is up for re-election Tuesday, but he has not been in court for weeks, and a report by the Detroit News reveals that Brennan is likely to resign […]

Royal Oak Voters Face Decision on Millage and Normandy Oaks

October 31st 2014

Royal Oak Voters Face Decision on Millage and Normandy Oaks (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Oct. 31, 2014) Royal Oak voters will consider two ballot proposals when they go to vote Tuesday, Nov. 4. Charter Proposal A, if adopted, would authorize up to 2.5 mills for 10 years to maintain, repair and reconstruct Royal Oak […]

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

October 29th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, orig. Aug. 26, 2014, republished Oct.29 ) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting (gerrymandering) process more sophisticated. […]

Photos from the 2014 Royal Oak Spooktacular

October 26th 2014

Photos from the 2014 Royal Oak Spooktacular (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 26, 2014)   Over 3,000 kiddies in costumes descended on Downtown Royal Oak for their annual Spooktacular Trick or Treating event.  Check out some of the fun costumes. And for future event information, keep in mind the oc115 Event Page at http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/.

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin

October 23rd 2014

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2014)   As transit plans develop along the Woodward Corridor, one particularly sticky area is the intersection of I-696 and Woodward. Here, where Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods and Royal Oak meet, there are over and underpasses, bus stops, and precarious crosswalks leading […]

Royal Oak Honors Community Members with Awards (video)

October 22nd 2014

Royal Oak Honors Community Members with Awards (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2014) Stepping out of one’s comfort zone can be difficult, but one Royal Oak Police Sergeant’s willingness to do just that earned him the Police Officer of the Year Award at the 2014 Royal Oak Community Awards. Sgt. Eric Baroky was among […]

Royal Oak to Have Crime Prevention Meeting Nov. 11

October 21st 2014

Royal Oak to Have Crime Prevention Meeting Nov. 11 (press release, Oct. 21, 2014) The Royal Oak Crime Prevention Council is announcing the Fall Block Captains Meeting will be held on Nov. 11 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Royal Oak Police Department’s second floor conference room. The meeting is open to all neighborhood […]