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Dear Crabby, Do Minimalists have Junk Drawers?

Dear Crabby, I want to downsize my life and be more like a Minimalist, but how far do they go, do Minimalists have junk drawers? Thanks, Libby Small   Dear Ms. Small, I remember when being a minimalist meant creating art that was to-the-point, by reducing unnecessary detail; and it used simple materials and geometric shapes. It … [Read More...]

Learning to Ski Just Got Easier with the New SkiRing™

Inspiring New Skiers to Fall in Love, Right from the Start Lost Mitten, LLC received formal registration and the approval announcement for their ski-training ring design from the U.S. Patent Office. The SkiRing™ is a versatile training tool designed to assist in proper hand placement and athletic stance for skiers of all levels. Already … [Read More...]

Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to See ‘Hands on a Hardbody’

In Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance’s latest production, Hands on Hardbody, ten hard-luck Texans, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. Based on true events and a 1997 documentary of the same name, the New York Times said, “You can hear … [Read More...]

The Doctors at the Library

Rochester Hills Public Library and Ascension Crittenton Hospital Team Up to Present Discussions on Latest Medical Advancements  The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) and Ascension Crittenton Hospital have formed a partnership to provide you access to esteemed medical professionals. Through a new conversation series, The Doctors, … [Read More...]

Rochester Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy

The Rochester Police Department is proud to announce their Citizen’s Police Academy program for 2018. This informative and educational 10-week academy is designed to give citizens a greater understanding of how the police department operates. Interested citizens who live, own a business, or work in the City of Rochester are encouraged to … [Read More...]

Career Dress of Pontiac and the Women’s Fund of Rochester

The Women's Fund of Rochester Presented a Check to Career Dress of Pontiac Career Dress is self-funded and has 10 dedicated volunteers who help women look professional for their job interviews. Last year alone they dressed 320 women. The Women's Fund grant will go towards bus passes and gas cards to get the women to Career Dress, to their … [Read More...]

Join the Oakland Township Fire Department

Oakland Township Fire Department is Currently Seeking Applicants to fill Part-Time Positions Available within the Department. Minimum EMT Basic Certification required, Paramedic/Firefighter preferred. Starting pay of $15.00 per hour, maximum of 30 hours per week. All shifts available. Applications may be obtained … [Read More...]

How Ludlow Street Got its Name

Street and building names in a town often memorialize the people who helped to create them, but as time goes on and memories fade, the stories behind those names can become lost. Take, for example, Rochester’s Ludlow Street. Do you know for what or whom it is named?  The story of Ludlow Street starts with the Chapman family. William Clark … [Read More...]

Oakland University’s Hillcrest Hall is the Future of Campus Dorms

Construction on the Newest Addition to Student Housing at Oakland University Underway Hillcrest Hall is scheduled to open its doors to students in fall of 2018, seamlessly combining school activities, such as meals, study time, socialization, and workouts, within the same space as their living quarters. Construction is well underway at Oakland … [Read More...]

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