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Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Spring Concert March 11

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s annual spring concert “They May Say I’m A Dreamer” is on Sunday, March 11, at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be held in the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church on 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, MI. Maestro Zeljko Milicevic has arranged a year of performances marrying classic and contemporary music for all ages. This … [Read More...]

Olympic Ski Jumping in Rochester

The History and Connection of Olympic Ski Jumping in the Rochester Area As unlikely as it may seem, ski jumping was a big attraction in the Rochester area during the Roaring Twenties. The sport had grown in popularity in America as it spread from the mountainous western states to the Midwest. Here in Michigan, the Upper Peninsula town of … [Read More...]

Should We Be Afraid? America’s International Security and Foreign Policy

The 2018 Meadow Brook Lecture in International Affairs brings keynote speaker Clifford Bob, Ph.D., J.D., professor and chair of political science at Duquesne University to Oakland’s campus on Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. His talk will take place at historic Meadow Brook Hall in the ballroom. Professor Bob’s lecture is titled "Should We … [Read More...]

Remembering Carol Jean Beaton

Submitted by Scot Beaton Carol Jean Beaton passed away gracefully February 12, 2018, just as if she had planned it all along. Just two months shy of 90, she left after giving her faithful husband a lifetime of fun and laughter and two children; 3 grandchildren and one audacious great granddaughter. Carol met her husband Ian Beaton attending … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, What’s the Deal with the Russian Olympic Uniforms?

Dear Crabby, Normally, I can’t tell the difference between a luge and a skeleton. But every four years, thanks to the Winter Olympics, I become an expert (like most Americans). But I admit to being a little confused when it comes to the Russian Olympic team this time around. I thought they weren’t allowed to compete and yet there they were at … [Read More...]

Rochester Junior Women’s Club to Host Benefit Luncheon

Diva's Day Out Join the Rochester Junior Women's Club (RJWC) as they present their annual luncheon, fashion show, and boutique-shopping event, Diva's Day Out, on Saturday, March 10, at the Palazzo Grande, Shelby Township, and 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event, now in its eleventh year, is open to the public and raises funds for local charitable … [Read More...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Appointment New Board of Trustees Member

The Rochester Hills Public Library today announced the appointment of Suba Subbarao, an English professor for Oakland Community College and avid library user, to the library’s Board of Trustees. The appointment fills a vacancy left by now-Rochester Hills City Councilmen Ryan Deel, who stepped down shortly after winning November’s … [Read More...]

Remembering Community Philanthropist Steve Stolaruk

Steve Stolaruk, Community Philanthropist Honored for Life of Giving Contributed by Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett This morning we learned that Steve Stolaruk, a longtime resident and community supporter, passed away overnight. We were shocked and saddened by the news. Since the time I was elected Mayor of the City of Rochester … [Read More...]

A Husband’s Deadly Plan Goes Awry in Avon Players’ Dial M for Murder

Deception, Betrayal, and Greed Fuel this Intense Thriller  The play that inspired the popular Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly will grip audiences with its dark twists and turns as Avon Players presents Dial M for Murder, March 9 - 24. Tennis player Tony Wendice (Kyle Bushre) married his socialite wife Margot (Julia Timko) for her … [Read More...]

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