Rochester Hills Volunteers Needed in Detroit

Rochester Hills Volunteers Needed to Help Revitalize Denby High School in Detroit

Mayor Barnett Invites Residents to Participate Soon the Rochester Hills community will be rolling up their sleeves to help remove blight in the Denby neighborhood on Detroit’s northeast side. Mayor Bryan K. Barnett has partnered with Life Remodeled, a Detroit-based non-profit organization to offer a unique volunteering opportunity to residents of Rochester Hills to work with volunteers from all over Southeast Michigan that will help revitalize Denby High School and the surrounding … [Read more...]

Roof at Muldoon’s Tavern Crashes Down, People sent to Hospital

Muldoon's Tavern in Rochester Hills

Roof Collapse During Tiger's Baseball Game Calls to 911 started about 8:26 p.m. Tuesday night as several people were hurt at Muldoon's Tavern in Rochester Hills when the interior roof came crashing down. Lacerations and minor injuries sent at least three people to the hospital, none of which are life-threating. Approximately 25 people were in the bar at the time and all got out by the time first responders had arrived. Reports indicate that a decorative façade over the bar came loose … [Read more...]

Football Club Partners with New Day for Families Facing Cancer

Oakland County Football Club

Two Rochester organizations have teamed up to help raise awareness and funds for local families facing cancer with two family-oriented sporting events.  On Saturday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m., the Oakland County Football Club (OCFC) will host more than 20 families sponsored by the New Day Foundation for Families at a minor league soccer game held at Stoney Creek High School. A halftime ceremony will honor the families and help to build awareness of New Day Foundation for Families, a charity … [Read more...]

Muslim Youth 3rd Annual Day at City Hall

Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Metro Detroit will renew their pledge of allegiance to the City of Rochester Hills this Monday July 18 The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Metro Detroit pledged their allegiance, support, and service to the City of Rochester Hills two years ago during the July 21 2014 city council meeting public comment, and again a year later on Monday July 20. This Monday July 18 will be marked as the 3rd Annual Day at City Hall where AMYA Metro Detroit will … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills to Host Live Burn Demonstration

Burn Demonstrations

Fire Department Raises Awareness of Fire Safety On July 17, the Rochester Hills Fire Department will be hosting several live burn demonstrations to educate members of the community on the importance of kitchen fire safety and the benefits of sleeping with your bedroom door closed. According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires. This live demonstration will include a fully constructed kitchen complete with a stove, counter tops … [Read more...]

Full Road Closure of Avon Road at Rochester Road

Road Closed Ahead

The Michigan Department of Transportation will close Avon Road at Rochester Road beginning July 5, 2016 through late August 2016. The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $1.4 million to reconstruct the Rochester Road/Avon Road intersection in Oakland county, in addition to traffic signal upgrades. … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills NASCAR Driver Wins at Daytona International Speedway

No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion driven by Brad Keselowski of Rochester Hills wins Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

Brad Keselowski, of Rochester Hills, scored his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) win at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion on Saturday night. After a solid qualifying effort that saw him start the race from the fifth position, Keselowski wasted little time in showing the speed of his Ford as he moved into the top spot on lap nine and kept the lead until the NASCAR-mandated caution at lap 20. He remained in the lead despite radioing that his … [Read more...]

Outdoor Fun and Fitness in the Rochester Area

August 2014 Bloomer Park Stairs Sonya Julie

The Great Outdoors  Summer is officially here so grab your gear and head outdoors for a great workout. Exercising outside can increase your motivation and make your workouts more interesting. Research shows spending time outdoors reduces stress and the fresh air releases serotonin in the brain which can put you in a fantastic mood. The scenery can help exercisers from getting bored and outdoor workouts offer more of a full-body workout that can burn more calories. The Rochester area has lots … [Read more...]

Area’s Biggest Firework Show, Festival of the Hills, Blasts Off June 29

Festival of the Hills

Thousands of families from Southeast Michigan will be setting up their chairs and blankets to watch the night sky light up on Wednesday, June 29, at the Annual Festival of the Hills Fireworks Show at Earl Borden Park. The Festival of the Hills, presented by Pulte Homes, is an Rochester Hills tradition celebrating it's 20th year as the third largest fireworks show in the State.  The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. with activities for the whole family. Children can enjoy the free petting … [Read more...]

Full Road Closure of Adams Road Bridge

Adams Road Bridge Construction

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will be closing down the bridge on Adams Road north of Hamlin Road for preventative maintenance starting Thursday, July 11 through September 1, 2016. Road: Adams Road Bridge over Adams Road Project limits: Adams Road north of Hamlin Road Community: Rochester Hills Preventative maintenance project to extend life of the bridge … [Read more...]