Rochester Posed gets Groovy!

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Come see your favorite iconic 'performers' from the 60s and 70s including Fonzie, Lucy and Laverne & Shirley! Downtown Rochester’s second annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 2. Participating downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed is classic TV of the 60s and 70s. “We were overwhelmed by the success of the first Rochester Posed in 2013 and we can’t wait for … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival returns to the Rochester Hills Museum

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The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The presenting sponsor for this event is Genisys Credit Union with event sponsors including Noodles and the Village of Rochester Hills. Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property. After the evening lighting, guests can take their pumpkin home. The Museum is hoping to exceed our record of 1,011 … [Read more...]

Town Hall Meeting regarding the New Proposed Water Deal to be held Sept. 24

It was recently announced that Oakland County Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, along with Commissioners Robert Gosselin and Michael Spisz will host a special informational town hall meeting on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 7 p.m., at the Older Persons' Commission of Rochester, in the auditorium, located at 650 Lettica Drive in Rochester, Michigan. Speakers will include Oakland County Chief Deputy County Executive Gerald Poisson, Oakland County Deputy County Executive Robert Daddow and … [Read more...]

Oakland County Leaders to host meeting for local elected officials regarding proposed Great Lakes Water Authority deal

It was announced via press release that on Thursday, September 18, 2014, beginning at 11 a.m., Oakland County Commissioners will host a special informational meeting for local elected officials on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) proposed deal. The meeting will be held in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Auditorium, located at 1200 North Telegraph Road, in Pontiac, Michigan. Elected officials from the county’s 61 cities, villages and townships are … [Read more...]

Lyndon Johnson and American Power: A Film and Discussion Series with Professor Gregory Sumner

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Bill of 1964. In the film and during the discussion, Professor Greg Sumner will examine the life and legacy of its architect, Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Thursday, October 9 and Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. We will explore LBJ’s meteoric rise from West Texas poverty to the highest levels of power in Washington, and reflect on both the genius and the limits of uses of power. Dr. … [Read more...]

Explore the History and Legends of Spain at the RHPL

Experience the visual history and legends of Spain on Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library. Al Eicher will give a lecture and visual presentation that begins with visiting historic sites in Madrid then on to Toledo to visit the Toledo Cathedral and San Domingo De Silos, where El Greco spent many years painting. Visit the country sides of Spain and see their agricultural resources and the windmills made popular by Don Quixote. The tour continues through the Sierra … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek High School Celebrates their Students and Community

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Stoney Creek High School is excited to celebrate the meaning of their battle cry ‘We Are SC!’  On November 1, parents, staff and friends of Stoney Creek High School will come together for a celebration and fundraiser benefitting Stoney Creek’s unique ‘Support the Tradition’ Fund which impacts every student attending Stoney Creek High School. “The phrases ‘We are SC’ and ‘Support the Tradition’ both refer to Stoney Creek’s long-standing commitment to supporting our … [Read more...]

Experience the ‘Haunted Lighthouses of Michigan’ at the RAHS October Meeting

Award-winning author Bruce Jenvey will be discussing his latest work, “Haunted Lighthouses of Michigan.”

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s October 2014 member meeting will be held Thursday, October 2 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Town in Rochester. The program will feature award-winning author Bruce Jenvey presenting Haunted Lighthouses of Michigan. Bruce was raised in rural Michigan and has had a lifelong interest in history, popular culture, and the paranormal. After earning a B.A. in Psychology from Michigan State … [Read more...]

Exciting New Fall Classes Coming to the OPC

If you're 50 years or older and would like to shake up your fitness routine, then you'll want to check out the exciting new classes being offered at the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) state-of-the-art Health & Wellness Center located in Rochester, MI. Beginning Wednesday, October 1, the OPC will be rolling out a variety of new classes (programmed with the working class in mind) to try including QiGong (an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing … [Read more...]

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners Slated to Vote on Triennial Budget for 2015-2017

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners will vote on the recommended balanced budget of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Finance Committee for fiscal years 2015, 2016 and 2017 at the Board’s full meeting. The budget will be presented by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Finance Committee Chairman Thomas F. Middleton to the full Board of Commissioners at their meeting, which will begin … [Read more...]