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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...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Holds Talk on Civility

Many grew up being taught the Golden Rule, treat others as you would like to be treated, but many would argue that rule is not often used. Discussing more on this topic, the Rochester Hills Public Library will be hosting the event Civility: The Factor that Binds a Free Society. On Tuesday, January 24, at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Lee Meadows will be … [Read More...]

Rochester Community Schools Board of Education Members take Oath of Office

The Honorable Julie A. Nicholson, Chief Judge of the 52nd District Court, swore in three Rochester Community School District Board of Education members during the regular meeting Monday evening. Taking the oath of office were Sandra Fiaschetti, Ph.D., Kevin Beers, and Michelle Bueltel. Fiaschetti and Beers are returning members with six-year … [Read More...]

New Green Space Acquisition in Rochester Hills

Rochester Hills Permanently Preserves Green Space on City’s South Side Last week, City Council approved the acquisition of a parcel that will add to the city’s collection of green space parcels and keep the property permanently preserved.   This purchase provides another opportunity for residents to enjoy the beautiful open spaces that exists in … [Read More...]

Winter Survival 101 at Van Hoosen Farm

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting Winter Survival 101 The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Winter Survival 101 on Monday, January 16 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Bloomer Park. Admission is free for Rochester Hills Museum members. For non-members, the admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and … [Read More...]

Byers Wrecker Service has Hooked-up the Rochester Area for Decades

Byers Wrecker Service Has Been Assisting Rochester Motorists for Decades By Deborah J. Larsen When Rochester area residents need a vehicle towed, they don’t say, “Call a wrecker.” They say, “Call Byers.” For 66 years, the familiar red tow trucks have responded to local residents needing assistance. Harry E. “Gene” Byers started out in auto … [Read More...]

Rochester Community Schools CLOSED, Most Others Open

It's a Snow Day for Rochester Community Schools. A late notice went out about 6:00 a.m., upsetting some parents whose children have to be ready for 6:30 a.m. buses. All the kids were reported to fine with the decision and went back to sleep. Oakland University OPEN Rochester College OPEN Oakland Community College OPEN Avondale … [Read More...]

First Used Book Sale of the New Year at the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library sale of used books and assorted other media on January 18-22 gives book-o-philes, game lovers, music and movie fans —and this year even art aficionados — the opportunity to start 2017 in a big way. The sale takes place at the Friends’ second floor used book sale facility at the Library, 500 Olde … [Read More...]

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