Royal Oak Township

Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of Florida School Shooting

February 15th 2018

Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of  Florida School Shooting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 15, 2018) Clarkston, Farmington, Ferndale, Madison Heights,  MI – Wednesday’s shooting in Parkland Florida left 17 people dead.  It also left parents and school administrators across the country with a painful reminder of the need to keep students safe. “When […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 9th 2018

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2017) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6

February 1st 2018

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6 Troy, MI – Come learn the watershed story of the mighty Clinton River and how you can help take care of this precious place for generations to come. In most of Macomb County, the eastern half of Oakland County, and small areas of southern Lapeer and St. […]

State Rep. Wittenberg Sounds Horn on 1949 Law for Motorists, Introduces Repeal

January 30th 2018

State Rep. Wittenberg Sounds Horn on 1949 Law for Motorists, Introduces Repeal (Rep. Robert Wittenberg, Jan. 30, 2018) Huntington Woods, MI – House Bill 5504, introduced today by state Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Huntington Woods), heralds a change to an archaic 1949 law encouraging drivers to toot a horn or give another audible sign when they […]

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

November 21st 2017

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After sending off longtime Board of Education Member Karen Twomey with a certificate and cake, Ferndale Public Schools announced Tuesday that the process is open for filling the vacancy. The following was sent by Ferndale Schools Communications Director Bill […]

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County

November 16th 2017

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County (Oakland County, Nov. 16, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County small businesses that hope to see green during the upcoming holiday shopping season could pocket a little green for themselves – $1,000 – just for registering for Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday to Saturday […]

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools

October 28th 2017

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students at Ferndale Elementary Schools will soon be learning to play golf as part of their physical education classes. With thanks to the First Tee organization, the program was announced in the Oct. 27 e blast from the […]

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board

October 23rd 2017

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board (Ferndale Schools, Oct. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools Board of Education Secretary Ms. Karen Twomey has announced she will resign from her position on the Board effective November 21st, 2017. In her letter of resignation Ms. Twomey stated: “I joined the Board in 2008 in order to […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]

Royal Oak Township Seeks Volunteers for Tree Planting Oct. 14

October 11th 2017

Royal Oak Township Seeks Volunteers for Tree Planting Oct. 14 Royal Oak Township, MI – What:  Volunteer Tree Planting – Help to beautify the area by planting 18 trees!  Experts from ReLeaf Michigan will be on hand to train volunteers to properly plant trees.  We encourage you to take what you’ll learn here, and go […]