Police Seek Info in Rochester Hills Death – UPDATED

Police Seek Info in Rochester Hills Death – UPDATED (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Aug. 6, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Rochester Hills Substation detectives are conducting a death investigation regarding a 22 year old male found in the ditch alongside Avon Rd., in Rochester Hills. The victim was discovered by family…

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand?

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Jackson Clementz loves his chickens.  The five year old spends time chasing and petting the three black New England Reds and three Red Sex Links that live in a pen in his grandfather’s backyard in Holly.…

Rochester Families Reflect on Hosting International Students

Rochester Families Reflect on Hosting International Students (Debi Wilkelis, International Coordinator Educatius International, July 22, 2017) Rochester, MI – The last of the international high school students have returned home over the weekend.  I am an International Coordinator with Educatius International and supervise students through the agency while they are studying in the USA over…

Rochester Adams Interact Club Students Create Scholarship…

Rochester Adams Interact Club Students Create Scholarship for Fellow Student (Rochester Rotary, July 16, 2017) Rochester, MI – This Spring, the Rochester Adams Interact Club broke new ground for high school philanthropy and awarded a fellow Rochester Adams student with a $2,000 scholarship to Oakland Community College; enough to cover almost a full year of…

2017 Candidate Interview: Jenny McCardell for Rochester Hills City Council

2017 Candidate Interview: Jenny McCardell for Rochester Hills City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 5, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI  – Third generation Rochester Hills resident Jenny McCardell is running for City Council at large in the Nov. 7, 2017 election. At the time of this interview we do not know the complete list of those…

2017 Candidate Interview: Jenny McCardell for Rochester Hills City Council

2017 Candidate Interview: Jenny McCardell for Rochester Hills City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 5, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI  – Third generation Rochester Hills resident Jenny McCardell is running for City Council at large in the Nov. 7, 2017 election. At the time of this interview we do not know the complete list of those…

Rochester: 100 Women Who Care donates $26,200 to Teacher’s Pet

Rochester: 100 Women Who Care donates $26,200 to Teacher’s Pet (100 Women Who Care, June 25, 2017) Rochester, MI – Families adopting dogs from shelters often question: who rescued whom? People and animals can be powerfully therapeutic for one another. Together, they learn compassion, empathy and the importance of companionship.  An innovative program, called Teacher’s…

Rochester School Board Looks to Fill Vacancy Left by Talbert’s Resignation

Rochester School Board Looks to Fill Vacancy Left by Talbert’s Resignation (Rochester Community School District, June 21, 2017) ROCHESTER, MI. – The Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District is actively seeking to fill a vacant position following the resignation of Secretary Beth Talbert. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. The position…

Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills Celebrate Fire Academy Grads

Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills Celebrate Fire Academy Grads (Auburn Hills City Manager Tom Tanghe, May 22, 2017) The cities of Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills celebrated Friday evening, May 19, 2017, the graduation of five recruits from the combined AH/RH Fire Academy. The event took place in Rochester Hills at the historic Rochester Hills…

Adam’s Road to Close for Bridge Demolition

Adam’s Road to Close for Bridge Demolition (MDOT, May 15, 2017) Bloomfield Twp, MI -Dan’s Excavating, contractor for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), will close Adams Road between South Blvd. and Square Lake Road to through traffic in Bloomfield Township from May 19-22 to facilitate demolition of the northbound I-75 bridge (located over Adams…

Downtowns Honored with Main Street Awards

Downtowns Throughout Oakland County Honored with Main Street Awards (Drew Saunders, May 14, 2017) Pontiac, MI – County leaders and business people strode across the stage of Pontiac’s Flagstar Strand Theater for the Performing Arts for the seventeenth annual Oakland County Main Event Awards, last Thursday evening. “This year the award ceremony is different,” Main…

Rochester Area Residents Learn about LGBTQ Rights at GRAIN Panel Discussion

Rochester Area Residents Learn about LGBTQ Rights at GRAIN Panel Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – Nearly 100 people from the Greater Rochester Area gathered Thursday night to learn about the lack of civil rights protection for LGBTQ people and to hear what options might be available for making their…