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‘Rumors’ and Fun Run Amok at Oakland University

At 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, the Theatre Program at Oakland University will open its production of Neil Simon’s comedy Rumors, which is a classic madcap farce, complete with slamming doors. The action is set in in a large home just outside of New York City. As the guests arrive to celebrate the tenth wedding anniversary of the deputy mayor … [Read More...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Presents Children’s Series Sponsored by Genisys Credit Union

The beloved children's book series Junie B. Jones comes to life on the Meadow Brook Theatre stage with Junie B. Jones Essential Survival Guide to School, February 11, 2017 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in style. With a jillion … [Read More...]

Rochester Named Best Place to Raise a Family

The City of Rochester was recently named the Best Place in Michigan to raise a family by WalletHub. To help families find the best Michigan cities in which to put down roots, WalletHub’s analysts compared 104 cities in the state across four key dimensions: Family Life & Fun; Education, Health & Safety; Affordability and … [Read More...]

Applied Fitness Solutions Teams Up with KidzKare

Michigan Fitness Start-Up Forms Unique Partnership with Local Charity Everyone knows the benefits of exercise. Feel better, have more energy, lose weight, survive another harsh Michigan winter; the list goes on. This year, one local gym is hoping to add “giving to charity” to the list. After recently opening their third location this January in … [Read More...]

Award Winners, Vehicle Introductions, the Future of Mobility and More at the 2017 NAIAS

The 2017 North American International Auto Show is HERE and in full throttle in Detroit at Cobo Center. Rochester Media and the Community Edge were one of the over 5,000 journalists in attendance. Car enthusiasts have until Sunday, January 22, to visit to see the best in new cars and trucks, new technology, and the future of mobility. Well over … [Read More...]

Relay for Life Needs You to Celebrate, Remember, and Fight Back

Join the Leadership Team at Relay for Life Relay For Life is an event that brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups, people from all walks of life – all aimed at celebrating the lives of those who have had cancer, remembering those who have been lost, and fighting back against the disease. The Relay … [Read More...]

R Word Rally at Avondale High School

Avondale School District Announces R Word Rally, An Event designed as Opportunity for Students and Staff to Reaffirm Respect for All Hundreds of Avondale School District students in grades eight through twelve will participate in an R Word Rally on January 18 at Avondale High School. The event brings together students from the District’s middle … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, What is your Favorite TV Show?

Dear Crabby, What is your Favorite TV Show? Just Curious, George   There is that one program I watch every fall, where the Lions compete again Bears, Dolphins, Rams, Seahawks and others. We had a few more episodes this time, but as always, the season ended horribly and I swear each year I won't watch next season - but I do - just like … [Read More...]

Foreign-Owned Investment Increases Again in Oakland County

International Companies Boost Oakland County Economy as Foreign-Owned Investment Increases for Third Straight Year More than $1 million a day of new international investment fueled Oakland County businesses in 2016 as foreign direct investment increased for the third consecutive year, totaling $371 million, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson … [Read More...]

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