Rochester/Rochester Hills

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards

April 29th 2016

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Twenty two communities through Oakland County take part in Main Street USA, a program focused on thriving downtowns and community centers.  Thursday night people from those Main Street Programs came together for their annual awards program, this year held […]

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court

April 28th 2016

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court (Michigan Municipal League, April 28, 2016) LANSING, MI — U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara has accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, permanently enjoining Secretary of State Ruth Johnson from enforcing a law passed in […]

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water

April 27th 2016

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Oakland County, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and […]

Rochester Community School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Rochester Community School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Rochester, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families […]

Plans in the Works to Test Water for Lead in Oakland County Schools

April 25th 2016

Plans in the Works to Test Water for Lead in Oakland County Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2016) Pontiac, MI – As dozens of teenagers from high schools throughout Oakland County sat eager to learn about the safety of their community’s drinking water, officials revealed that plans are in the works for testing of […]

Aug. 2 Election: Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage

April 25th 2016

Aug. 2 Election: Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2016) Royal Oak, MI –  Taxpayers will likely be asked to approve an extension of the tri county millage to continue funding the Detroit Zoo. The current .1 mill tax expires in 2018, but the process to put it on the […]

Poem: A Friend Doesn’t Need to be A Work of Art

April 15th 2016

Poem:  A Friend Doesn’t Need to be A Work of Art (Emily Kim, April 15, 2016) Introduction by Cherie Rolfe:  My student, Emily Kim of Rochester Hills is a fifth grade student at Brewster Elementary School. We did a poetry unit together and she has continued to write. In the “Emily Dickinson tradition,” we titled […]

Panty Drive for Sexual Assault Survivors Through April 30 in Rochester

April 12th 2016

Panty Drive for Sexual Assault Survivors Through April 30 in Rochester (Assistance League of SE Michigan, April 12, 2016) Rochester, MI – Rochester business owner, Tiffany Piggeé-Taylor, remembers what she was wearing the day she was raped in 2003. Her clothing was kept as evidence, and without the kindness of Assistance League® who provided a […]

Fashion Show Luncheon for Grace Centers of Hope May 7

April 9th 2016

Fashion Show Luncheon for Grace Centers of Hope May 7 (EVENT page) GRACE CENTERS OF HOPE HOLDS “WOMEN HELPING WOMEN” LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER, MAY 7 Grace Centers of Hope presents the 18th annual “Women Helping Women” Luncheon and Fashion Show on Saturday, May 7 at the Royal Park Hotel, 600 University, Rochester. This […]

Rochester Rotary Annual Craft Beer & Wine Tasting April 15

April 8th 2016

Rochester Rotary Annual Craft Beer & Wine Tasting April 15 (EVENT page) Rochester Hills, MI – Back by popular demand! Rochester Rotary Club annual craft beer and wine tasting event is April 15 600+ expected to attend April 15 homecoming type event featuring Michigan themed wine, beer and food; money raised goes to local and […]

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