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Festival of Trees Reception. 
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Don’t Miss the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Cocktail Preview on November 20!

Tickets are on sale now for the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Cocktail Preview on Friday, November 20, 7-11 pm at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow. Tickets are $50 per person/$85 per couple. This is your first chance to get a preview this amazing holiday spectacular featuring over 80 trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes and … [Read More...]

Downtown Rochester Trick-or-Treat

Trick-Or-Treat and Something Good to Eat!

On Saturday, Oct. 24, join your friends and neighbors in downtown Rochester for Trick-or- Treat Downtown, a costume parade, a spaghetti dinner, and more! Kids are encouraged to dress-up and Trick-or-Treat Downtown from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Over 50 businesses will participate in Trick-or-Treat and streets with participating businesses will be … [Read More...]

The Oakland University School of Business Administration is among the top business schools in the country, according to The Princeton Review.

Oakland University Named a ‘Best’ Business School by ‘The Princeton Review’

Oakland University’s School of Business Administration is among the nation’s best business schools, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the school in the new 2016 edition of its annual book, “The Best 295 Business Schools” and on its website. “We recommend Oakland’s business school as one … [Read More...]

Meadow Brook Theatre's Artistic Director Travis Walter watches as Board President Thom Foxlee welcomes the start of the 50th season - photo by Michael Dwyer

Meadow Brook Theatre Opens 50th Season

Founded in 1966 with First Production the following year! Meadow Brook Theatre, Michigan's largest producing non-profit professional theatre, hosted a special ribbon cutting ceremony on October 5, 2015. Congressional, State, County and City Leadership and Oakland University Leadership were all in attendance including: Congressman Michael Bishop; … [Read More...]

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Candidates for Rochester Hills Mayoral Race with VIDEO

Rochester Media and The Community Edge had a chance to capture video of all three candidates running for mayor of Rochester Hills. Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. While there will be only two names on the ballot that day, there are three full bids for the seat. Jim Stevens and Ravi Yalamanchi are on the ballot and Mayor Bryan Barnett is … [Read More...]

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Oakland University, Wayne Law Partnership Offers Fast Track to Bachelor’s Plus Law Degree

Students will be able to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in six years through a new partnership announced today by Oakland University and Wayne State University Law School. Traditionally, earning a bachelor’s degree followed by a law degree would total seven years. With this agreement, students will transfer 30 credits from … [Read More...]

Crosstown Charity Bowl

Falcons and Highlanders Compete for a Cause in the Crosstown Charity Bowl

The 2015 Crosstown Charity Bowl football game will be hosted at the Adams High School stadium on Friday, October 16, at 7 p.m., pitting the Rochester Falcons against the Adams Highlanders. While many games remain on the respective schedules for the Adams and Rochester High School football teams, both squads are looking forward to their week eight … [Read More...]

Shurms Candy Operation in Oakland Township - photo by Michael Dwyer

Michigan Made Shurms Candy Available at Local Cider Mills

Cider Mills Open, Local Products a Hit Fall can be bittersweet. The end of summer, back to school, and snow around the corner will make most people wish they had done more in June and July. However, the autumn also brings many wonderful traditions. Cider mills, Halloween, and the changing colors of the trees are some of the best things in … [Read More...]


Dear Crabby, Are the New ‘Muppets’ Cute or Creepy?

Dear Crabby, One of the TV shows I was really excited for this fall was the rebooted The Muppets. I’ve watched a couple of episodes and I have to admit, I’m a little disappointed. What do you think? Thanks, Suzy Marionette Dear Suzy Marionette, Well, you’re certainly not alone in your disappointment. Before the show even aired, … [Read More...]

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