Rochester/Rochester Hills

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Oakland University to Host Student Leadership Conference May 5

April 22nd 2015

Oakland University to Host Student Leadership Conference May 5 (press release, April 22, 2015) Students and administrators from high schools across Oakland County will gather at Oakland University on Tuesday, May 5, for the sixth annual Student Leadership Conference. Organized by the Learning Achievement Coalition-Oakland, (LACO), in conjunction with Oakland University, the daylong event will […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Rochester Annual Antique Fire Truck Muster May 24

April 16th 2015

Rochester Annual Antique Fire Truck Muster May 24 (compiled, April 16, 2015) Check out fire trucks old and new at the 31st Annual Antique Fire Truck Muster on May 24. Rochester Fire Department 277 E. 2nd Street, Rochester. Sunday May 24, 2015 from 10am-3pm Event info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1545341242394552/ For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want […]

Suspects Arrested in Possession of Cloned Credit Cards and Marijuana in Rochester Hills

April 10th 2015

Suspects Arrested in Possession of Cloned Credit Cards and Marijuana in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 10, 2015)   INCIDENT: 20:04 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Credit Card Fraud (Cloned Cards) # 15- 52424   SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the Speedway Gas Station at Rochester Rd and Tienken for a credit […]

Oakland County Republican’s Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Scott Walker May 4

April 8th 2015

Oakland County Republican’s Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Scott Walker May 4 (OCRP Press Release, April 8, 2015) The Oakland County Republican Party (OCRP) is proud to announce the keynote speaker for the 126th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Governor Scott Walker. The 126th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace […]

Regional Transit Awards to Honor Advocates May 7

April 8th 2015

Regional Transit Awards to Honor Advocates May 7 (TRU Press Release, April 8, 2015) Transportation Riders United announces the nominees of the 2015 Regional Transit Awards! These impressive individuals have shown incredible dedication, creativity, and hard-work in their efforts to improve transit in greater Detroit. For the Forward Motion Award for Most Effective Public Servant, the […]

Earth Day Fest in Rochester April 24-26

April 6th 2015

Earth Day Fest in Rochester April 24-26 (press release, April 6, 2015) The MI Earth Day Fest is one of the planet’s largest and liveliest Earth Day celebrations. This high-profile community event highlights the efforts of area businesses and community organizations to Make Every Day Earth Day. The festival offers a wide variety of exhibits, attractions […]

Key to Regional Transit is Eliminating Excuses, RTA CEO Says

April 4th 2015

Key to Regional Transit is Eliminating Excuses, RTA CEO Says (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 4, 2015) “I should take every excuse away from you for why you don’t use the service.” That’s the plan coming from the Regional Transit Authority’s CEO Michael Ford as he and his team explore transit options that will connect communities […]