Royal Oak

Student Could Win Trip… in Leadership Essay Contest

September 6th 2014

Student Could Win Trip to Congress of Cities in Leadership Essay Contest (MML Press Release, intro by Jay Foreman, Sept. 6, 2014) As we know, today’s teenagers will become tomorrow’s leaders. Who will they ultimately be and how will they get there? Some will take themselves into this direction consciously while others will get there […]

OC Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Mtg. Sept 29

September 6th 2014

Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Meeting Sept 29 (Oakland Schools press release, Sept. 6, 2014) Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education will be having a meeting on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 from 6pm-7pm at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. The meeting will include a welcome and introduction, and overview […]

Why I Walk: Alyssa Atkinson on AIDS Walk Detroit, Sept. 14

September 5th 2014

Why I Walk: Alyssa Atkinson on AIDS Walk Detroit, Sept. 14 (Alyssa Atkinson, Sept. 5, 2014) About a month ago I went to put the date for this year’s AIDS Walk on my calendar, only to realize that the date of the walk, September 14th, just happens to fall on Grandparents Day. What a strange […]

Donut Shop Break in and More in Royal Oak Police Report

September 5th 2014

Donut Shop Break in and More in Royal Oak Police Report (Royal Oak Police, Sept. 5, 2014) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of August 28, 2014 through September 4, 2014 Breaking and Entering 1016 S. Main (Main Donut Stop), 9-3-14, 11:40 p.m.: The owner of the Donut Shop heard a noise […]

363 Auto Fatalities Last Year: SEMCOG Survey Seeks Answers

September 5th 2014

363 Auto Fatalities Last Year: SEMCOG Survey Seeks Answers (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014)   Last year there were more than 128,000 traffic crashes in the Metro Detroit area in which 363 people lost their lives and over 35,000 were injured. And we are in the last month of the busy summer travel season […]

Clawson and HW Join Ferndale in Waiving Fees, RO to Vote Monday

September 4th 2014

Clawson and HW Join Ferndale in Waiving Fees, RO to Vote Monday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2014) Now that the floods of Aug. 11 are gone, there is still plenty of cleanup and property restoration to be done in South Oakland County Communities. Some cities are making that easy by waiving fees for residents […]

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback

September 4th 2014

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014) The Detroit Zoological Society’s breeding program for the Wyoming toad has produced a record 3,945 tadpoles for release into the wild in its efforts to preserve the federally endangered amphibian. “This is the largest number of tadpoles we have […]

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

September 2nd 2014

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended (Lt. David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Dept, Sept. 2, 2014) On Monday, September 1, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Dearborn Police Department Special Operations Unit, with assistance from the FBI Oakland County Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force, the Royal Oak Police Department, and the Detroit Police Department arrested […]

Families in Several Cities Sent Deceptive School Enrollment Notices

August 31st 2014

ALERT: Families in Several Cities Sent Deceptive School Enrollment Notices from EAA (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2014) Families across South Oakland County have been receiving strange notices in the mail saying that their children are to report to EAA-run schools on the first day of class instead of their own. Titled “Confirmation of 2014-2015 […]

Arts, Beats & Eats Festival Packs Royal Oak

August 31st 2014

Arts, Beats & Eats Festival Packs Royal Oak (Compiled, Aug.31, 2014) Labor Day weekend brought the annual Arts, Beats, and Eats Festival to Downtown Royal Oak.  With dozens of local bands and plenty of fun for the whole family,the event raises money for playground equipment in the community.  If you have photos you’d like to […]