Looking for 1967 Crittenton Babies

Were you or someone you know born at Crittenton Hospital in 1967? Rochester Media and the Community Edge are gathering information to run a story on "Where are they today." To celebrate Crittenton turning 50 years old next month, we would like to hear from as many of those born in 1967 at Crittenton as possible. Email us at editor@RochesterMedia.com with your date of birth and we'll be in touch soon. … [Read more...]

Remembering Rochester Art Teacher, Jo-Ed Spitzer

Jo-Ed Spitzer inspired people – students, family, and friends – to be creative and to enjoy making art. Many will remember Jo-Ed from Rochester Adams High or West Junior High. He was an art teacher with the Rochester Community Schools from September 1970 until June 2006. He passed away on his birthday at the age of 76 from complications with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Art Teacher Jo-Ed was born in Detroit on June 28, 1941, and served as a Private in the U.S. Army … [Read more...]

Rochester Restaurant Closes Due to Salmonella Concerns

The Oakland County Health Division is investigating 15 cases of Salmonella saintpaul, a specific strain of salmonella. Cases have also been identified in other Michigan counties, as well as Ohio and Illinois. In Downtown Rochester, Rojo Mexican Bistro has closed voluntarily due to several guests being diagnosed with this rare strain of salmonella. While there is not a direct tie to the restaurant and the illness, extreme caution has been implemented. No other Rojo locations have been linked to … [Read more...]

Montessori School Rochester Relocates and Grows Footprint by Five Times

Enrollment Increase and Additional Middle School Students for Fall 2018 Drive Expansion The Montessori School Rochester (Spirit of the Child LLC) today announced that it has relocated to allow for increasing enrollment and expanded educational programming. The school is now located at 3976 S. Livernois Rd. at W. South Blvd. in Rochester Hills on the site of the former Oakland Steiner School. The school was the brainchild of Rochester Hills’ residents Ron and Joanne Shango.  Joanne … [Read more...]

First Woman to Serve as the United States Attorney in Michigan’s Eastern District to be Honored

Former United States Attorney Barbara McQuade to be Honored for Public Service and Historic Appointment as the First Woman to Serve as the United States Attorney in Michigan’s Eastern District Oakland County Commissioner Bill Dwyer will honor former United States Attorney of the Eastern District of Michigan, Barbara L. McQuade, for her years of outstanding public service. On Thursday, March 30, 2017, he will present a proclamation that will also recognize her place in history as the first … [Read more...]

Warming Center in Opens in Oxford to Help those without Power

Due to the severity of the power outages in our area, Oxford Community Schools is providing a temporary warming center to residents who are without power. To provide relief from cold temperatures, Oxford High School will be open from 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017 until 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 11. A warm dinner will be provided tonight from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and breakfast will be available from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Use of the facilities and drinking water … [Read more...]

Power Outage Relief for Residents of the Greater Rochester Community

Hart Middle School Available to Residents in Need of Warming Center Due to the severity of power outages in the greater Rochester community, Rochester Hills, Rochester and Oakland Township have partnered with Rochester Community Schools to provide a temporary warming center to residents from all three communities who are without power. To provide temporary relief from cold temperatures, Hart Middle School will be open 24 hours a day, beginning Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and will … [Read more...]

Need to Know Recommendations for Power Outages

During a Power Outage, the Oakland County Health Division Recommends Residents to follow these Safety Guidelines   Use generators, pressure washers, grills, and similar items outdoors only to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Throw away food that has a temperature higher than 40°F if the power is out longer than four hours. Check with local authorities to be sure your water is safe. In hot weather, stay cool and drink plenty of fluids to prevent heat-related illness. … [Read more...]

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces New President

Mary Mbiya, 2017 Chair of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Vice President, Senior Branch Manager at Flagstar Bank announced at the Rochester Community Outlook Breakfast Press Conference that the search for the new President of the Chamber was over. Alaina Campbell was introduced as the new President. A chamber veteran, Alaina previously served the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce as the Executive Director for six years. As the Orion Chamber's Executive … [Read more...]

Crittenton Hospital Makes Plans for Five Star Patient Experience

Crittenton Partners with Royal Park Hotel to Develop Five Star Service At the 2017 Community Outlook Breakfast, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center announced a partnership with the Royal Park Hotel to enhance customer service and the patient experience at Crittenton. “Quality of care is always our top priority. However, we believe we have the ability to deliver care in a way that is more personal, attentive and convenient. In many ways we are already doing this,” says Crittenton president … [Read more...]