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Dear Crabby, Are the Oscars Doomed?

Dear Crabby, The Academy Awards are this Sunday and it seems like there is a lot of controversy surrounding it – more so than usual. Do you think it’s time to put the kibosh on the whole thing? Thanks, Cecile B. D’Mill Dear Cecile B. D’Mill, Yes. Wow. I think that’s the fastest I’ve ever answered a question. But I better give you a bit … [Read More...]

Celebrating Black History through the Arts

The Pontiac Creative Art Center Celebrates Black History Month this Saturday with Two Free Events The Pontiac Creative Arts Center (PCAC) invites the public to celebrate Black History Month on Saturday, February 23, with two special events showcasing the talents and works of local African-American storytellers and musicians. The first event … [Read More...]

All Levels Yoga in Oakland Township

Join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation for “All Levels Yoga” inside the Cranberry Lake Farm Main House The All Levels Yoga sessions are gentle and just right for everyone. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. These sessions are led by Pavel Bednarski, RYT-200 and are 6 weeks long. All of the sessions will take place inside Cranberry … [Read More...]

Award Recognizes City’s Outstanding Innovations in Elections

City of Rochester Hills Wins National Award for Election Day Innovation The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that the City of Rochester Hills, Mich. was the recipient of a 2018 “Clearie” Award for Outstanding Innovations in Elections. Rochester Hills received the award for an Election Day Precinct Support Portal. The … [Read More...]

Two Local Non-Profits Are Collaborating to Provide Opportunities for Clients 50 and Above

Neighborhood House and the Old Persons’ Commission Partner to Help Local (Low-Income) Seniors in Need At the start of 2019, Neighborhood House partnered with the Old Persons’ Commission (OPC) in an effort to provide opportunities for those low income senior residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township to exercise, eat a healthy … [Read More...]

REVIEW: Meadow Brook Theatre Serves Up Hilarity and Hope with ‘The Spitfire Grill’

Often the best recipes are born when a chef is faced with the dilemma of creating a dish using only the ingredients on hand. The same principle applies to the characters in Meadow Brook Theatre’s current production, The Spitfire Grill. The result? A dish that not only warms the soul, but also gives you a little kick in the pants. The Spitfire … [Read More...]

Danger Lurks Behind Every Corner in Avon Players’ ‘Wait Until Dark’

Heroine overcomes obstacles to fight a villainous trio    Audiences will delight to the mounting suspense of a classic thriller as Avon Players presents Wait Until Dark running March 8-23, 2019. Susy Hendrix (Marie Burchi) is a recently blinded Greenwich Village housewife who becomes the target of three con artists searching for doll which … [Read More...]

Month-Long March for Meals Celebration

Communities Nationwide Support Will Help to Fight Senior Hunger and Isolation in the Greater Rochester Area and All of Northeast Oakland County The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) in Rochester is excited to announce its participation in the 17th Annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels for our senior … [Read More...]

The Beginnings of the Ford Empire at the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library welcome Author Alan Naldrett to share the story of the very first days of the Ford Motor Company on Thursday, February 21. Naldrett will share the story of C. Harold Wills, Henry Ford’s very first employee and one of the unsung heroes of the auto world. Wills designed the Model T when he worked as Ford’s … [Read More...]

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