Royal Oak Gets $228,000 Grant for Stormwater Control Efforts at Normandy Oaks

Royal Oak Gets $228,000 Grant for Stormwater Control Efforts at Normandy Oaks ROYAL OAK, MI – Royal Oak proudly announces its award as one of seven organizations to participate in the inaugural National Fish and Wildlife Foundation-Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund grant program. The Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund is a public-private funding partnership that increases the…

Penguin Exhibit to Close for Nine Months Due to Failed Waterproofing

Penguin Exhibit to Close for Nine Months Due to Failed Waterproofing (Detroit Zoo, June 20, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will temporarily close the Detroit Zoo’s Polk Penguin Conservation Center beginning September 9 through mid-June 2020 to make repairs due to faulty waterproofing by the construction contractor. Approximately 9 gallons of…

Royal Oak Police will be Cracking Down on Cruisers All Summer Long

Royal Oak Police will be Cracking Down on Cruisers All Summer Long (Royal Oak Police, June 8, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Royal Oak police will be taking a zero-tolerance approach to illegal activity involving cruisers on Woodward. It falls on the police every year, once the weather turns warms, to depress any unlawful behavior along…

Illegal Snare Traps Turned into Animal Sculptures on Display at Detroit Zoo

Illegal Snare Traps Turned into Animal Sculptures on Display at Detroit Zoo (Detroit Zoo, May 2, 2019) Exhibition highlights unique conservation initiative working to eliminate poaching One-of-a-kind sculptures made from illegal snare traps that threaten wildlife in East Africa will be on display in the Detroit Zoo’s Wildlife Interpretive Gallery beginning May 8. This special…

New to You Resale Shop inside St. John’s Episcopal on Woodward Benefits Shoppers and Charities

New to You Resale Shop inside St. John’s Episcopal on Woodward Benefits Shoppers and Charities (Rosemary Spatafora, Get Involved Guide, May 1, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Since 1980 the New to You Resale Shop has been operating out of St. John’s Episcopal Church at the corner of Woodward and 11 Mile Road in Royal Oak.…

Railroad Crossing Repair Causes Fourth Street/Lincoln Detour in Downtown Royal Oak

Railroad Crossing Repair Causes Fourth Street/Lincoln Detour in Downtown Royal Oak After months of working with CN Railroad, the City of Royal Oak has prepared permits for detouring traffic away from CN’s Fourth Street and Lincoln Avenue crossing so that the railroad can proceed with the replacement of rails and uneven decking. The work began…

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire…

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire, Jim Hoff Memorialized (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Detroit, MI- Metro Detroit Youth Clubs have a long history of working with the Detroit Tigers baseball team for support and inspiration. That partnership was celebrated Wednesday morning as Detroit Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire joined Club Kids and…