Police Chief Could Do Double-Duty as Asst. Manager in Royal Oak UPDATED

Police Chief Could Do Double-Duty as Assistant City Manager in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2015) UPDATE:  City Commission approved the promotion on Monday night. Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak City Commission is expected to vote tonight on a measure that would put current Police Chief Corrigan O’Donohue in the unique position…

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to…

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3 (EVENT page) The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Kids All Together (KAT), in support of children and teens with special needs, will present its 6th annual Comedy Kick-off on Thursday, December 3, at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy Street…

Transformers Explode in Royal Oak, Power Outages Reported (video) UPDATED

Transformers Explode in Royal Oak, Power Outages Reported (video) UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) Several explosions happened in Royal Oak near 11 Mile and Campbell.  Originally this was reported to be a series of electrical transformers blowing.  The City of Royal Oak later released a statement saying “DTE reports: Our System Operations Center…

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side (C. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been a couple years since that fateful day when Heidi Pettey’s toe ring broke.  The seemingly everyday kind of problem was the start of something good for the Madison Heights mom.  “I decided to fix it myself,” she said. In learning how to…

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: HP, Ferndale, RO, Pontiac & Waterford

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: Hazel Park, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pontiac & Waterford November 13, 2015 This holiday season, the Ferndale Elks, Hazel Park Eagles, and Detroit Tough gym are partnering up to collect new or gently used clothing and blankets to be distributed among the nearly 2,000 homeless veterans in the Detroit area.…