Rochester/Rochester Hills

Rochester Hills Election Results 2017

November 7th 2017

Rochester Hills Election Results 2017 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – The unofficial results are in from Tuesday’s election. For council member at large Jenny McCardell won with 50.14% of the votes (4,025) over Kevin S. Brown’s 49.66% (3,986). In District 1, Stephanie Morita was unopposed and earned 99.08% of the […]

Rochester Hills Candidate Interviews 2017

October 31st 2017

Rochester Hills Candidate Interviews 2017 Rochester Hills, MI -Oakland County Times has invited all local candidates seeking office on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot to do a video interview.  Below are the ones who accepted. Click on the picture to view. In Rochester Hills there are two candidates competing for one at-large seat: incumbent Kevin […]

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11

October 28th 2017

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11 Join us for our first Oakland County AAPN Collaborative Family Conference! This event is open to all families building a community around student success. Parents and students Invited! We have an exciting line up to share with you … Social Media Secrets: Presented by Rasheda Williams, […]

Boil Water Advisory in Several Oakland County Communities

October 23rd 2017

Boil Water Advisory in Several Oakland County Communities Commerce Township, Farmington Hills, Novi, Oakland Township, Rochester Hills, Walled Lake, West Bloomfield and Wixom, MI – Effective immediately,  the Great Lakes Water Authority is issuing a  MANDATORY Boil Water Advisory for the communities of Commerce Township,  Farmington Hills, Novi (the area bounded by 14 Mile on […]

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context

October 19th 2017

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2017) Pontiac, MI – A dozen Oakland County residents have been charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl, seven of whom were charged with distribution resulting in death, revealed Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard in a press conference Wednesday […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Ryan Smith for Rochester Hills Council Dist. 4

October 12th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Ryan Smith for Rochester Hills Council Dist. 4 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2017)   Rochester Hills, MI – Ryan Smith is one of two people running for Rochester Hills City Council District 4.  He is on the ballot against Ryan J. Deel for a four year term Smith has spent 15 […]

How to be part of Rochester Festival of Trees

October 11th 2017

How to be part of Rochester Festival of Trees (Downtown Rochester, Oct. 11, 2017) ROCHESTER, MI – Plans are well underway for the 4th Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 17-19. The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, centerpieces, tablescapes, porchscapes and more designed and […]

Brazilian Romance Music Fills Royal Oak Library (video)

October 7th 2017

Brazilian Romance Music Fills Royal Oak Library (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The sounds of Rio de Janeiro flowed through the auditorium of the Royal Oak Library Saturday as Sheila Landis presented “A Brazilian Love Affair” concert. Joined by Rick Matle on guitar, Kurt Krahnke on bass, and Karen […]

Movie-Themed Windows Come Alive in Rochester’s Posed Event

October 6th 2017

Movie-Themed Windows Come Alive in Rochester’s Posed Event (Diane Williams Shaw, Oct. 6, 2017) Rochester, MI – Downtown Rochester storefronts came to life Thursday night with displays from favorite movies with live mannequins giving their best poses for the passers-by. “We enjoy the event,” said Diane Williams Shaw who took pictures as she went from […]