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Dear Crabby, At what age should I let my daughter date?

Dear Crabby, My teenage daughter is starting to talk about boys and dating. I know she has to grow up eventually, but I’m having trouble with picking an age to let her start dating, what do you suggest? Sincerely, Nervous Dad Dear Nervous Dad, You better be nervous. All dads go through this and it’s just part of the parenting thing. … [Read More...]

2014 ArtPrize entry by Larry Binkowski - photo by Michael Dwyer

Rochester Artist Pays Tribute to Fallen Soldier with ArtPrize entry

Artist Larry Binkowski Larry graduated from Rochester High School in 1970 and attended Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills. He took art classes with long-time instructor, Ray Katz. However, for the most part, Larry is a self-taught sculptor, now living in Auburn Hills. Figurative and portrait sculpting in the public, as well as the … [Read More...]


Stoney Creek High School Celebrates their Students and Community

Stoney Creek High School is excited to celebrate the meaning of their battle cry ‘We Are SC!’  On November 1, parents, staff and friends of Stoney Creek High School will come together for a celebration and fundraiser benefitting Stoney Creek’s unique ‘Support the Tradition’ Fund which impacts every student attending Stoney Creek High … [Read More...]

Strong-willed child

Parenting a Strong-Willed Child

You might have a strong-willed child if:Commands are automatically disobeyed, just because it was a command.A seemingly simple task becomes difficult.A random stranger mutters in passing, “That’s a strong-willed child.”Can you relate to this sentiment?That last point literally happened to me recently as my family and I were leaving the gym. … [Read More...]

Award-winning author Bruce Jenvey will be discussing his latest work, “Haunted Lighthouses of Michigan.”

Experience the ‘Haunted Lighthouses of Michigan’ at the RAHS October Meeting

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s October 2014 member meeting will be held Thursday, October 2 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Town in Rochester. The program will feature award-winning author Bruce Jenvey presenting Haunted Lighthouses of Michigan. Bruce was raised in rural … [Read More...]

LOGO-Patriot Week - Final

Michigan Patriot Week passes in the Senate and House; Oakland and Macomb counties

It was announced today via press release that the State Senate joined the State House’s action from early this month and designated September 11-17, 2011 as Michigan Patriot Week. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley also designated Patriot Week in their respective states. Likewise, the County Commissions of … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby with a Laptop Computer

Dear Crabby, Separate Checks or One?

Dear Crabby, When I go out to lunch with my friends, the servers always ask: "Separate checks, or one?” This causes some immediate embarrassment because each person is mentally thinking whether he or she should offer to pay, or maybe it is even my turn to pay. How would you suggest handling this delicate social situation? Sincerely, … [Read More...]

Rochester Adams Student Kelly Baker and Family

Rochester Adams Denies Army Officer Entrance

High School Security Lieutenant Colonel Sherwood Baker has served in the Army for 24 years. Around 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 9, Baker stopped to check-in on his daughter, Kelly Baker, a new student at the high school. She was meeting with a counselor that morning regarding a class she was taking. However, three men and a woman working as … [Read More...]

Matthew Lyzen

Body of Matthew Lyzen found in Rochester

Matthew David Lyzen “The outpouring of prayers, love, and support has been amazing. Somewhat overwhelming, and even nearly incomprehensible at times to think Matt, and everyone who loved him, could be so surrounded by love.” posted Becky Lyzen, mother of Matthew Lyzen, on her Facebook page Tuesday. Matthew Lyzen went missing on January … [Read More...]

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