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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...]

OU to Present ‘Hands on a Hardbody,’ an All-American Musical

Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Hands on a Hardbody, an all-American musical, from March 28 through April 7 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall on the campus of Oakland University (OU). Based on true events and a 1997 documentary of the same name, Hands on a Hardbody is the story of 10 hard-luck … [Read More...]

Crafting your own Bluebird House for Nesting and Birding History

Thursday, April 5 - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Cranberry Lake Farm Hen House - the long red building, 388 W. Predmore Road, Oakland Township.  $25 fee includes materials to build a wood Gilwood Slotbox Bluebird house. Must RSVP to reserve your bird house kit to assemble as only so many will be available. Please reserve yours early, however, … [Read More...]

Assistance League Golf Scramble Set for June 26

CHIP in FORE Assistance League The cost is $175 per person and the event is at Indianwood Golf and Country Club on June 26 at 11:30 a.m. The Assistance League runs the Resale Shop in downtown Rochester. Complete information - registration form and sponsorship form - for the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan's 2018 Golf Scramble … [Read More...]

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