Saturday, April 6, 2013
Check out some of the top Royal Oak-centric pages available on Facebook.
Thanks to your suggestions, our list of must-like Facebook pages has grown! Of course, there are many more Royal Oak-centric pages available on Facebook. We'd like this list to grow to 101, so if you see something missing from the list, add it to the comments section. For the latest Royal Oak news and information, "like" Royal Oak Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Here in Royal Oak, many have followed suit, going red for marriage equality, by sharing the Human Rights Campaign's logo to show their support for LGBT equality in Michigan.
You may have wondered at the logo showing up all over Facebook — a red square with two pink horizontal lines and folks changing their profile photos to this symbol that stands for marriage equality. It's an effort by the Human Rights Campaign that coincides with oral Supreme Court hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, D.C. on the issue. The equality symbol signifies that marriage equality really is all about love, the HRC post says, adding that in addition to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender supporters, heterosexuals are especially encouraged to do so as "straight allies." "Together we will show the nation that we believe all Americans deserve to be treated fairly and equally under the law — no matter who they love," …
Monday, September 17, 2012
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Tuesday, March 20, 2012
We're updating our Facebook page and want to showcase your photos in our 'timeline."
We all have a favorite photo backdrop around town. Whether it's downtown during Royal Oak in Bloom or on Woodward Avenue for the Dream Cruise, there are amazing settings everywhere you look in Royal Oak. We want to show them off. Much like we did during our Patch of Michigan photo contest last summer, we want to compile a gallery of favorite photos from Royal Oak. We'll use our favorites in the new "timeline" collage we're creating for our Royal Oak Patch Facebook page. Have a Royal Oak photo to show off? Click "upload" and share it with Patch readers.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Kathleen Edward, the girl who made news all over the world after she was taunted on Facebook about two years ago, died late Wednesday night.
After a long battle with Huntington's disease, Kathleen Edward, the 9-year-old girl who was taunted on Facebook in 2010, died at about 10 p.m. Wednesday night, according to Trenton Mayor Kyle Stack. Kathleen was at her father's house in Wyandotte when she died. Kathleen was the center of a feud with neighbors, Jennifer and Scott Petkov on Detroit Street, that eventually led to Jennifer Petkov admittingly doctoring photos to depict Edward and her late mother in a skull and cross bones and embraced by the grim reaper. Laura Edward, Kathleen's mother, died as a result of Huntington's disease in 2009. Kathleen's grandmother, Rebecca Rose, said she had mixed emotions about Kathleen's death. "A part of me is angry as hell because I shouldn't …