Royal Oak

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

May 24th 2014

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a […]

Woman Found Dead in Royal Oak Fire, Son in Custody

May 23rd 2014

Woman Found Dead in Royal Oak Fire, Son in Custody (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 23, 2014) A 69 year old woman was found dead this morning in a house on Altadena in Royal Oak, near 12 Mile and Campbell. According to police, they had been called to the home around 1am for a dispute involving […]

Royal Oak Named a Top City for Children

May 19th 2014

Royal Oak Named a Top City for Children (Royal Oak Press Release, May 19, 2014) It’s only natural for parents to want what’s best for their kids and offer them every possible advantage. With this in mind, Livability.com has named Royal Oak a Top 10 Best City for Kids, 2014. Royal Oak not only offers […]

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale

May 19th 2014

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2014) Hundreds of representatives from Downtowns across the country converged in Ferndale Saturday for the Great American Main Street Conference Kick Off called Get In Gear. The conference in Detroit focuses on downtown development with speakers, classes and tours throughout SE […]

Royal Oak Seniors Handbell Choir Shares the Love of Music (video)

May 18th 2014

Royal Oak Seniors Handbell Choir Shares the Love of Music (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 18, 2014) The sound of a couple dozen bells echoed through the Kulick Community Center in Ferndale on Wednesday as the Royal Oak Seniors Handbell Choir paid a visit to share their skills with the Ferndale Senior group. Sylvia Hartsoe […]

Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods

May 14th 2014

Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods (Sherry A Wells, May 14, 2014) Gardening is good for one’s mental health and nutrition but is also an excellent method of community building. There are two community gardens in southeast Oakland County. The Good Neighbors Community Garden is near the corner of Republic and Leroy […]

Royal Oak Welcomes New Manager of Economic Development

May 14th 2014

Royal Oak Welcomes New Manager of Economic Development (Royal Oak Press Release, May 14, 2014) The City of Royal Oak is welcoming a former Wayne County senior development officer to serve as its new manager of economic development. Todd Fenton – who has served as one of the region’s primary points of contact for companies […]

Royal Oak Woman Dies of Suicide

May 14th 2014

Royal Oak Woman Dies of Suicide (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 14, 2014) At request, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist Judy Davids released the following information, which has been edited to protect the identity of the deceased: “On May 9th 2014, at 7:55PM, officers responded to Poplar for a report of a gunshot victim. The Officers […]

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video)

May 13th 2014

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Over 900 people packed the Henry in Dearborn to listen to women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem talk about her lifelong fight for equality. For 80 years she has experienced patriarchy, and as she spoke to people of all ages at Planned […]