Royal Oak

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Clean Planet Foods in Royal Oak Launches New Healthy Food Venture, Donates 10% of Profits to Fight Food Insecurity in Face of COVID-19

Clean Planet Foods has launched its Mindful MiniMeals two months early in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Clean Planet Foods Jack Aronson, founder of Clean Planet Foods...

Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County Award ‘Spirit of Main Street’ Micro Business Grants

Three area restaurants were awarded “Spirit of Main Street” micro business grants from Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County.The awards, announced today by Oakland County Executive David...

Six More Manufacturers Receive Oakland County ‘Saving Business, Saving Lives’ Grants

Six Oakland County manufacturers will share more than $344,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make desperately needed personal protective equipment and ventilator components used in the fight...

Despite Pandemic, New Shops, Restaurants Still Hope to Open Soon in Southeast Oakland County

Excerpt: It’s not business as usual during the COVID-19 pandemic, but that isn't stopping shops and restaurants from planning openings or re-openings in the coming months in southeast Oakland...

OUWB on the Frontline: Medical School Students, Alumni, Faculty Battle COVID-19

Excerpt: Third-year Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine medical student Niki Khajeh recalls exactly when she knew that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 would be devastating.It was in one of the break rooms...

LTU Nursing Students Fighting COVID-19 at Area Hospitals

Excerpt: Lawrence Technological University nursing students are on the front lines of fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even before their graduation.“We have eight nursing students working right now,” said M....

Art & Words: City of Royal Oak Connects Kids and Seniors Isolated by COVID-19 Pandemic

Excerpt: “Love needed; drawings wanted,” was a plea put out in late March by the City of Royal Oak. The city is engaging young people and others to communicate with Royal...

Where to Find a Free Meal in Oakland County During Coronavirus Shutdown

Excerpt: School districts, community centers, nonprofits and other organizations are hosting meal delivery and pick-up spots during the COVID-19 outbreak.Here’s a list, which will be continually updated, of where...

Blue Porch Lights, Flashlights Are New Way to Show Support for Health Care Workers

To honor and recognize health care heroes working to battle COVID-19, Beaumont Health is launching, “Home Beams for Health Care Teams.”Every day at 8 p.m., families are encouraged to step outside...