Rochester Hills Resident Named Nightingale Nursing Award Winner

Oakland University to Recognize Prestigious Nurses offering Exceptional Care at the 29th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence Samuel A. Turner of Rochester Hills was highlighted at last night's 29th annual Nightingale Nursing awards dinner. He is a nurse at Harper/Hutzel Women's Hospital in Detroit. He earned the award in the category of  "Staff Nurse Practice" This award is presented to a professional nurse who demonstrates excellence in direct patient care delivered in a … [Read more...]

Trash to Cash Now Over $75,000

Rochester Hills Schools Receive $25,000 for Green Projects On Monday, May 15, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett announced that 12 Rochester Hills Schools received $24,583 as part of the annual Recyclebank Green Schools Program. Representatives from 12 Rochester Hills schools gathered at the Rochester Community Schools Administration building to receive their checks and share how their projects are creating a more sustainable learning environment. Through a strong partnership with both Recyclebank … [Read more...]

Fun and Entertainment at the Rochester Hills State of the City Address with VIDEO

Record Crowd of 600 Hears Diverse Stories of Growth and Success Mayor Bryan K. Barnett delivered his 11th State of the City address at Rochester Adams High School on April 10 to a record crowd of over 600. Guests zoomed over the red carpet, past the welcoming Rochester Hills Government Youth Council, and into the auditorium to here about the success of the city, as well as to be entertained by dancing, skits, musical numbers, and pyrotechnics. Inspired by the influence Rochester Hills … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Community Leader Beth Talbert Receives Googasian Award

Longtime Oakland University Employee Beth Talbert Honored with Googasian Award Presented since 1992, the award recognizes members of the Oakland University (OU) community for outstanding contributions to the advancement of women. Beth Talbert, a longtime Oakland University employee and community leader, recently earned the 2017 Phyllis Law Googasian Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of women. Talbert was honored April 11 during the 25th annual Phyllis Law Googasian … [Read more...]

Celebrate Arbor Day by Planting a Tree at Meadow Brook Hall

Rochester Hills to Hold Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony Mayor Bryan K. Barnett encourages residents to join the City of Rochester Hills and Meadow Brook Hall to roll up their sleeves and celebrate Arbor Day on April 28 by helping to plant new trees on Meadow Brook’s historic grounds.  In an effort to revitalize the woodlands and kick-start a maintenance program, Meadow Brook Hall is launching the Woodland Entrance Restoration Program on Arbor Day, April 28, 2017 as a community work day and … [Read more...]

Seventh Annual Discovery Hike to Experience Nature in Full Bloom

Rochester Hills Hosts Seventh Annual Discovery Hike The Rochester Hills Green Space Advisory Board (GSAB) will host the Seventh Annual Discovery Hike on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  A free one-hour guided hike scheduled for 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. will showcase the Harding Greenspace along the Clinton River Trail north of Avon Rd. GSAB members, Rochester Hills Youth Council students, and volunteers will host information stations for hikers to learn about plants, … [Read more...]

Red Carpet, Dancing, and Surprises Sure to Entertain

Rochester Hills Hosts Annual State of the City Address on April 10 Mayor Bryan K. Barnett will deliver his 11th State of the City address on Monday, April 10 at Rochester Adams High School. The State of the City Address is an annual must-see event where business leaders, residents, and other government officials come together to hear the community’s highlights and planned initiatives. Inspired by the influence the Rochester Hills community members have at home and around the world, the … [Read more...]

Ryan Smith Announces his Candidacy for Rochester Hills City Council

Ryan Smith has announced his candidacy for Rochester Hills City Council District 4. “Being involved in your city is just that, giving back”, Smith said, "Rochester Hills is more than just a city, it's someone’s hometown. It's a place where neighbors look out for each other, a place where families want to raise their kids, and visitors enjoy the vast beauty of our parks and trails. It would be a great honor to represent my fellow neighbors as their City Council member and work hard to continue to … [Read more...]

iPhone, You Phone, the Police Answer in Rochester Hills

Larceny by Conversion / Fraud involving iPhones, Neighbors, and the Police in Rochester Hills Deputies responded to the 3000 block of S. Rochester Rd. (Sprint Store) for a fraud report. Deputies spoke to the complainant who stated that a package containing 2 iPhone 7s had been delivered to her home address. The complainant stated that she had not ordered the two phones. She attempted to return the iPhones to the Sprint store and was advised by the store employee that the phones had been paid … [Read more...]

Last Chance to Turn Your Trash into Cash for Our Schools

Only a Few Days Remain for the 2017 Green Schools Program The deadline for residents to turn their trash into cash through the annual Green Schools program is coming to a close. This year, 12 schools submitted projects to make their students' green dreams a reality. Eco clubs, PTAs, teachers, and individual students across the community work together to design environmentally friendly class projects. University Hills, for example, has benefited from the Green Schools program the … [Read more...]