Royal Oak

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Royal Oak Police Handle “SWATTING” Situation

May 4th 2015

Royal Oak Police Handle “SWATTING” Situation (Royal Oak Police, May 4, 2015) Royal Oak police officers and the Southeast Oakland County SWAT team responded to the 1100 block of Royal to investigate the report of a barricaded gunman holding two hostages inside a home. When they arrived on the scene, a perimeter was set up […]

Royal Oak In Bloom May 10

May 4th 2015

Royal Oak In Bloom May 10 Event – Date & Time: Sunday, May 10, 2015 – 7:00am – 2:00pm On Sunday, May 10th, 2015 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., over 70 vendors with bring everything from flowers to landscaping décor and participate in the 22nd Annual Royal Oak in Bloom. This open-air market is […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Royal Oak Police Help with Amazing Proposal (video)

April 30th 2015

Royal Oak Police Help with Amazing Proposal (video) (Royal Oak Police Press Release, April 30, 2015) On April 17, 2013, a young man was pulled over by a Royal Oak Police officer while on his first date with a young woman. Two years later to the day, he asked the ROPD for help with his […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak

April 28th 2015

Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, April 28, 2015) On Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6:30 a.m., Royal Oak police officers responded to the 1500 block of N. Washington and arrested 29-year-old Royal Oak resident, Jason Dale, for Unlawful Imprisonment, Felonious Assault, Aggravated Assault, and Malicious Destruction of Property. […]

Royal Oak Student Reporters to Attend First Ever PBS NewsHour Academy in DC

April 26th 2015

Royal Oak Student Reporters to Attend First Ever PBS NewsHour Academy in DC (ROS Press Release, April 26, 2015) This summer, three talented young journalists from Royal Oak High School will be among 18 students from across the country selected to participate in the first Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington D.C. Georgie Abbey, Annie […]

Berkley Court Closure Close, Royal Oak is Ready for More Cases

April 22nd 2015

Berkley Court Closure Close, Royal Oak is Ready for More Cases (City of Berkley, April 22, 2015) Beginning Monday, April 20, 2015, the 44th District Court – Berkley Division will be closed for lunch from 11:30am-12:30pm.  The 44th District Court will also be closed to the public on Wednesdays.  If you need assistance during these […]