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2017 Candidate Interview: Richard “Rick” Karlowski for Royal Oak City Commission

September 5th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Richard “Rick” Karlowski for Royal Oak City Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2017) Royal Oak, MI –  Richard “Rick” Karlowski is one of five people running for three seats on the Royal Oak City Commission.  On the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot he will be on the ballot with incumbents Sharlan Douglas […]

Boys and Girls Club Shows Success and Need at Annual Dinner

March 6th 2017

Boys and Girls Club Shows Success and Need at Annual Dinner (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – When the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties has their annual dinner, they have an interesting tradition of placing two of the youth at each table with the various adults who […]

How to Be Part of St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak March 11

January 15th 2017

How to Be Part of St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak March 11 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI –The 2017 Oakland County St. Patrick’s Day Parade rolls down Washington Avenue on Saturday, March 11 beginning at 11:30 a.m. The parade is a great family event and one of the largest parades in Oakland County. […]

Royal Oak to Present Info on Potential Bike Lanes Jan. 24

January 6th 2017

Royal Oak to Present Info on Potential Bike Lanes Jan. 24 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – On Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 6pm Royal Oak’s engineering department will present their plan for a north-south bike lane this month at a special meeting. According to an event page encouraging turnout “Bicycle advocates have been pressing Royal […]

Just a Few Days Left Before Kissing Statue’s Goodbye

January 2nd 2017

Just a Few Days Left Before Kissing Statue’s Goodbye (City of Royal Oak,  Jan. 2, 2016) Royal Oak, MI -After more than six months, Seward Johnson’s “Embracing Peace,” the massive interpretation of the famous kiss that marked the end of WWII, will be departing for warmer quarters in Key West, Fla. on Thursday, January 5, […]

Reporter Food: Sign of the Beefcarver in Royal Oak

January 2nd 2017

Reporter Food:  Sign of the Beefcarver in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 2, 2017) Royal Oak, MI –   My friend Julia and I started the new year off with a heavy dose of nostalgia since our regular spots were closed for the holiday.  As it turns out, Sign of the Beefcarver was a delightful […]

Jim and Jodie Ellison Talk about Political Journey (video)

December 23rd 2016

Jim and Jodie Ellison Talk about Political Journey (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 23, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Lovebirds and partners in politics Jim and Jodie Ellison are adjusting to the change of Jim’s role as Mayor to that of State Representative. Jim now gets to represent the residents of Royal Oak and those […]

Marie Donigan Appointed to Royal Oak City Commission

December 20th 2016

Marie Donigan Appointed to Royal Oak City Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 20, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Marie Donigan is back. As the Royal Oak City Commission played a bit of musical chairs to account for Jim Ellison’s resignation as Mayor to serve as State Representative, Michael Fournier has moved up to the Mayoral […]

Royal Oak Officials to Discuss 12 Mile Road Speed Limit Increase

December 18th 2016

Royal Oak Officials to Discuss 12 Mile Road Speed Limit Increase Royal Oak, MI – Should the speed limit on 12 Mile Road be raised? This question will be discussed at Monday’s Royal Oak City Commission meeting. According to the agenda packet, the City of Royal Oak and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) […]

Film at Royal Oak Library: My Love, Don’t Cross that River Dec 17

December 9th 2016

Film at Royal Oak Library: My Love, Don’t Cross that River Dec 17 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Library is showing  My Love, Don’t Cross That River (2014) at 2:00 pm -3:30 pm on Dec. 17 in the Friends Auditorium My Love, Don’t Cross That River (2014) presents an unforgettable story of […]