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Rochester Hills Resident Runs Every Street in the City

Sandy Stiner Completes 500 Mile Challenge On May 20, Rochester Hills resident and avid runner Sandy Stiner set out to run every street in the City of Rochester Hills. 22 weeks later, she completed nearly 500 miles, met new people, discovered unique features of the city, and has a story for nearly every neighborhood. “I realized how much I … [Read More...]

Do You Know an Avondale Student Who Stands Out From the Crowd?

Seeking Avondale Students Who “Stand Out From the Crowd” for Annual Youth Recognition Awards Avondale Youth Assistance (AYA) and the Auburn Hills Morning Optimist Club have partnered in a search for students who “stand out from the crowd” to celebrate the good things they have accomplished. Students in grades 5 and higher who reside or attend a … [Read More...]

Bring Joy to a Michigan Child this Holiday Season

Be sure to make the “nice list” this year and brighten the holiday of a Michigan family in need by donating to The Rainbow Connection’s Annual Toy Drive through December 20. The Rainbow Connection (TRC) grants wishes to Michigan children battling life threatening illnesses. In 2017, wishes will be granted to more than 160 children right here … [Read More...]

Landmark in Lights at Meadow Brook Hall for the 46th Annual Holiday Walk

Meadow Brook Hall’s 46th annual Holiday Walk runs through December 23, 2017. Visitors can tour the grand rooms of the great estate decked in elegant holiday decor, then stroll down candy cane lane to the land of “Santa & Sweets.” The Meadow Brook estate will shine a little brighter this holiday season during “Holiday Lights and Winter … [Read More...]

Downtown Rochester is Caroling in the City

Downtown Rochester is proud to announce the newest addition to the downtown holiday event calendar, Caroling in the City. Held on Sunday, December 17 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., the event will be a cornucopia of holiday merriment including live entertainment, Ugly Sweater Contest, Christmas Cookie Eating Contest, Christmas Minute To Win It Activities, … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, What Are Your Thoughts on the Silverdome Implosion?

Dear Crabby, I know you must have an opinion about the Pontiac Silverdome snafu on Sunday. So, go ahead and lay it on me! Thanks, Stan Safety Dear Mr. Safety, You betcha I have an opinion! The implosion actually reminded me a lot of what it’s like to be a Detroit Lions’ fan: Great expectations with a disappointing payoff. First of all, … [Read More...]

Photo Highlights of the 2017 Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade

Photo Highlights of the 66th Annual Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade. This years' theme, Vintage Christmas. Thank you the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce for another successful event. Photos by Michael Dwyer of Rochester Media and The Community Edge. … [Read More...]

Rochester Garden Club Funds Four Science Camp Scholarships

Thanks to scholarships provided by the Rochester Garden Club, four Rochester Community Schools students underwent an outdoor hands-on learning experience this past summer. Louis Bowes (West Middle School), Madeline Crane and Primo Motyka (Rochester High School), and Mo Murray (Van Hoosen Middle School) enjoyed a week of environmental science … [Read More...]

Would You Like To Be a Ski or Snowboard Instructor?

The Ski and Snowboard Schools at Mt. Holly Ski Resort and Pine Knob Resort are expanding for the 2017/18 season. Applicants must be 16 years of age and competent skiers/riders. No teaching experience is necessary. Interested applicants should be skiers and snowboarders with solid skiing/riding skills who can instructed in how to teach. An … [Read More...]

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