Road Commission for Oakland County Expands Efforts to Address Potholes

The Road Commission for Oakland County is taking several additional steps this year to address the onslaught of potholes that is besieging roads across the region. “The true root cause of the severe pothole problem is Michigan’s decades-long road-funding crisis that has crippled road-agency efforts to repair roads. However, we are taking every step within our power to address this challenge,” RCOC Chairman Eric Wilson said. “We know that this situation is creating a burden for motorists, and … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Announces Orchestra Program

Rochester Community Schools is proud to announce the initiation of a strings program, starting at the sixth-grade level, to further enhance the music curriculum within the district. Strings include the violin, viola, cello, and double bass. “Adding new programs to the curriculum is an indication of the strong financial health of our school district. Our ability to accomplish the goals set by our strategic plan requires fiscal stewardship, which includes maintaining a balanced budget that is … [Read more...]

Keith’s Cruzers Relay for Life Team Wants to Wipe Out Cancer

For the fifth year in a row, friends and family will come together to honor Keith Cruzer, and his fight against cancer. Classic Lanes, at 2145 Avon Industrial Drive in Rochester Hills will host the annual fundraiser on March 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for those, who like Keith, have been touched by cancer. Keith’s sister, Tracy, plans to fill all 32 lanes with bowlers (six to a lane) who understand how important it is to fight this terrible disease. Non-bowlers are very welcome to come and … [Read more...]

Accidental Shooting in Rochester Hills

Oakland County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) Respond to Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Deputies and the Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to a residence located in the 50 block of Sugar Pine Rd. for a subject who had been shot. The complainant / Wife (age 39) stated that she had accidently shot her husband (age 40). The victim had a gunshot wound to his back above his right hip. The bullet appeared to have exited in the area of his lower abdomen. The victim was conscious and … [Read more...]

Pins for Pups Fundraiser for the Leader Dog Puppies on March 18

The Rochester Hills Lions Club will host their third annual event on Sunday, March 18, at Classic Lanes in Rochester Hills to raise money for the Leader Dogs for the Blind, Puppy Raiser Program. Guests receive three hours of unlimited bowling, which includes shoes, two slices of pizza, and a soft drink for each person. There will be door prizes and raffles throughout the afternoon. Honoured guests will include numerous Leader Dog puppies and their foster parents. Oakland University’s mascot, … [Read more...]

Mad Money March in Downtown Rochester

Shop Downtown Rochester in March for a Chance to Win a Shopping Spree On April 2, there will be four lucky winners, all with Shopping Sprees in Downtown Rochester. How? Shoppers who spend $100 at one or more participating businesses during the month of March can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 Shopping Spree, a $500 Shopping Spree or one of two $250 Shopping Sprees. “Mad Money March has become a really exciting promotion in Downtown Rochester,” said Jenna O’Dell, Rochester … [Read more...]

Judy Blume’s ‘Sheila the Great’ comes to Meadow Brook Theatre

Being a 10-year-old is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is… well, just plain painful. Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great, comes of age in ArtsPower’s lively and poignant musical, based on Judy Blume’s popular novel, “Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great,” about discovering the person within. ArtsPower brings Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great to Meadow Brook Theatre on Saturday, Mar. 3, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are $15, … [Read more...]

Hollywood in World War II

Learn About Hollywood in WWII at the Rochester Hills Public Library World War II took a toll on everyone and Hollywood was included. Learn about the celebrities who served in the US Military during WWII at the event, When Hollywood Went to War on Tuesday, February 20 at 7:00 p.m. You know the names, people like Kirk Douglas, Beatrice Arthur, Henry Fonda, Tyrone Power and Audie Murphy. But did you know all of them served during WWII? Learn about the nearly 90 celebrities who heard Uncle … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum Hosts March Cabin Fever Series

On Friday evenings in March, the Museum is the place to be for a variety of topics and speakers. All programs begin at 7:00 p.m. These are Free to Museum members and $5 for the public. Refreshments provided. March 2 - Living with Coyotes, presented by Holly Vaughn Coyotes are one of the most misunderstood and feared creatures in Southeast Michigan. Learn more about this adaptable creature and their habits as well as tips for co-existing with this important carnivore. Holly Vaughn is the … [Read more...]

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 concert will feature Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s flutist, Lori Newman, playing “Serenade for Flute, Harp and Strings” by Howard Hanson, John … [Read more...]