Rochester/Rochester Hills

Commercial Lawn Mower Claims Part of Man’s Foot…

October 10th 2014

Commercial Lawn Mower Claims Part of Man’s Foot in Rochester Hills Accident (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 10, 2014) INCIDENT:  14:42 Hrs. – Oct. 9 – City of Rochester Hills – Assist Fire / Commercial/Industrial Accident.   14-160062 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with Rochester Hills Fire Department (RHFD) responded to Avon and Avon Circle Roads on a report of […]

Geibel & Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat (video)

October 4th 2014

Geibel and Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat in County-Wide Race (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) Oakland County has budgeted to reinstate a Judge position in the Sixth Circuit Court that had been vacant for several years. This opening, created in the Family Court Division, means that on November 4 voters of Oakland […]

Rochester Hills Author Recalls… (video)

October 4th 2014

Rochester Hills Author Recalls Year in the Combat Zone of Vietnam as a Donut Dolly (video) Joann Puffer Kotcher was one of just 600 women who went to Vietnam with the American Red Cross to go into war zones and bring comfort and support to troops entrenched in battle. Just out of college from the […]

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18

September 27th 2014

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18 (DIA Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014) The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, Oct. 18 for Oakland County residents as part of its “County Days,” which provides this service four times […]

75 Year Old Rochester Hills Man Dies of Suspected Suicide

September 23rd 2014

75 Year Old Rochester Hills Man Dies of Suspected Suicide (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Sept. 23, 2014)   INCIDENT:  19:18 Hrs. – Sept. 22 – City of Rochester Hills – Death Investigation    #14-150540 SUMMARY:  Deputies along with the Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to a possible suicide by gun, in the 1900 block of Pond […]

Oakland University to Host Candidate Forum for Multiple Races, Oct. 14

September 22nd 2014

Oakland University to Host Candidate Forum for Multiple Races, Oct. 14 (OU Press Release, Sept. 22, 2014)   10/14/2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Office of Government and Community Relations is hosting a Meet the Candidates Open Forum. Open Seat candidates running in the following districts will have up to 15 minutes to address the group […]

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help

September 11th 2014

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help (Sam Moore, Unique Home & Business Inventory, Sept 11, 2014) NOTE: Sam Moore is the owner of Unique Home and Business Inventory. After learning about his service during the flooding crisis, we asked him to share a write up about his work as another […]

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors

September 11th 2014

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept 11, 2014) Reading is such a fundamental part of society, that it may be hard to imagine not being able to. Yet in Oakland County there are 170,000 illiterate adults, a problem that the Oakland Literacy Council is tackling one human being at […]

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

September 9th 2014

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have […]