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The Hamlin Family Legacy

The Story of the Hamlin Name in the Rochester Area Hamlin Road, Hamlin School, Hamlin Place Farms Subdivision – even Hamlin Pub – all owe their names to a pioneer settler of Avon Township (now Rochester Hills) named John Fairchild Hamlin. The immigrant ancestor of John F. Hamlin settled in the Massachusetts Bay colony in 1640. Some branches … [Read More...]

Art & Apples Festival Named One Of The Top 10 Fine Art Festivals

Sunshine Artist Magazine Chose Arts & Apples in Rochester from More than 2,000 art Festivals in America Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is proud to announce Sunshine Artist Magazine has chosen the Art & Apples Festival, the largest annual fundraiser produced by and for the PCCA, as one of the nation’s Top 10 Fine Art & Design … [Read More...]

Stoney Creek High School Golf Outing

Stoney Creek High School Honors (SCHS) Past State Champions with a Golf Outing The 2010 state-champion competitive Cheer Team will be the guests of honor at Stoney Creek’s first golf outing, set for September 9 at Twin Lakes Golf Club. The event will include a 4-person scramble, box lunch, and an awards dinner following the golf. Proceeds from the … [Read More...]

Night Hike and Campfire at Bloomer Park

Outdoor Engagement in Rochester Hills Crackling campfire, roasted marshmallows, a night hike to look for nocturnal wildlife, and a few games along the way. Night Hike and Campfire Skill Level: Beginner Age: All ages Cost: $5/Adult, $3/Child (park pass required) When: Thursday, August 23 Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Location: Meet in the … [Read More...]

Intermittent Lane Closures on Rochester Road

Starting the week of August 20, there will be intermittent lane closures on Rochester Road from Tienken Road to Gunn Road. The Road Commission of Oakland County will be completing Joint Repair during this time. Roads will remain open to traffic during the work with lane restrictions. Road Commission of Oakland County Website … [Read More...]

Grand Traverse Pie Company Continues to Support Neighborhood House

On Thursday August 30, from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Grand Traverse Pie Company at Rochester and Tienken Roads will be donating 30% of their proceeds to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House. This donation will support client services, such as the food pantry, clothes closet, and new employment initiative. “We think it is very important to give … [Read More...]

Opening Weekend at the Michigan Renaissance Festival

Royal Pet & Ale Fest Pet Fest is one of the most popular events at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Pet owners and their furry companions are invited to learn more about pet nutrition, safety, clubs, fostering, and new products from our pet related vendors. While the Renaissance Festival loves all animals, only dogs that have proof of their … [Read More...]

Land Preservation Staff Lead a Guided Tour of Draper Twin Lake Park

The Oakland Township Parks and Recreation (OTPR) host a guided tour of Draper Twin Lake Park on Saturday, August 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Meet in the parking lot at 1015 Inwood Road at 10:00 a.m. The tour will visit Twin Lake, then head to the east side of the park. This park was purchased in 2005 with a combination of Land … [Read More...]

Notre Dame Prep Student to Bring Fresh Foods to Those in Need

Notre Dame Prep Student Partners With Ascension Crittenton Hospital to Bring Fresh Foods to Those in Need Ascension Crittenton Hospital volunteer Antonio Gonzales has spent weeks planning, planting, watering and harvesting vegetables for those in need. The ‘Unlimited Potential’ Employee Giving Committee of Ascension Crittenton Hospital has … [Read More...]

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