Arnold Palmer dies at 87

According to CBS.com "Golf legend Arnold Palmer died on Sunday in Pittsburgh, the United States Golf Association confirms. We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf’s greatest ambassador, at age 87. pic.twitter.com/iQmGtseNN1" Photo by CBS — USGA (@USGA) September 25, 2016 … [Read more...]

Michigan Festivals & Events Association Receives Grants

Michigan Festivals & Events Association Receives Services to the Field and Capitol Improvement Grants President and CEO Sue Bila is pleased to announce Michigan Festivals & Events Association (MFEA) has received a $50,000 Services to the Field matching grant and a $2,875 Capitol Improvement matching grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. The funds from the Services to the Field grant will be used to produce the new and enhanced 2017 magazine including … [Read more...]

More Than 300 Reindeer Killed by Lighting in Rare Mass Death with VIDEO

Weird But True More than 300 reindeer in Norway were killed in a lightning strike that felled an entire herd in a rare mass death that experts said was unprecedented in the Scandinavian country. Experts said 323 of the wild caribou, including 70 calves, died during the storm that rolled across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau last Friday. On Monday the Norwegian Environment Agency released photos of the carnage. The animals appeared to have fallen over where they stood. “It … [Read more...]

Trump’s Comes to Michigan

Republican Presidential Candidate, Donald J. Trump, came to Michigan today to speak to the Detroit Economic Club and 1,500 members. Rochester Media was one of over 150 media members in attendance. Fourteen hecklers interrupted his talk, briefly, as they were all escorted out of the room (and presumable the building) very quickly. Read: Donald J. Trump Speaks to Michigan, in Detroit, on How to Make America Great Again … [Read more...]

Yes, Donald Trump is Right

Trump Right: Many Media Stories are Rigged Op-Ed by State Representative Jim Runestad Many media outlets are simply a collection of agenda driven activists. The truth to them is of little consequence when compared to advocating their personal agendas. An article in the Holland Sentinel is a case in point. They misreported some critical facts relating to a bill I introduced on bathroom usage. Either they never read my bill or read it and decided to interpret it to suit their agenda. I sent … [Read more...]

1,000 Likes and Counting

It may not sound like much to large companies, but we're excited to reach 1,000 likes on our Facebook Page. The Community Edge hit that landmark a few days ago and we wanted to thank you for being a part of bringing hyper-local news to you, are readers. Thank you. We actually have three Facebook Pages. The Community Edge is our news outlet. But we also have one for Rochester Media, our publishing branch, and Dear Crabby has is own (he demanded it, but still has trouble using the … [Read more...]

Golf Ball Drop to Play it Foreward

Helicopter Drops One Thousand Golf Balls to Drive Donations to Charity Sachse Construction hosted their annual charity golf outing, Play It Foreward, on Monday, July 11, featuring a visual helicopter “ball drop” to drive donations. Sachse Construction, located in Detroit, provides commercial general contracting and construction management services across the United States and Canada. The helicopter dropped over 1,000 golf balls purchased by attendees, and the first, second and third ball to … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: OU President calls to Support the Regional Master Transit Plan

Op-Ed: Oakland University's President calls to Support the Regional Master Transit Plan By George W. Hynd, President, Oakland University At Oakland University, we take pride in the fact that our more than 20,000 students have access to many unique and diverse life experiences. Whether close to campus or throughout the Southeast Michigan region, undergraduate and graduate students alike can engage in countless employment, cultural and entertainment activities. Unfortunately, taking … [Read more...]

Remembering Kristy Lynn Malter

The Macomb County Health Department confirmed on Saturday that Kristy Malter, age 21, died on Thursday, July 14, just one day after the Oakland County Health Division held a news conference about the Shelby Township camp worker. Malter, an employee at Lifetime Fitness in Rochester Hills, succumbed to Bacterial Meningitis. From Rochester Media: Bacterial Meningitis Found in Fitness Camp Employee Obituary for Kristy Lynn Malter Malter, Kristy Lynn, Age 21, July 14, 2016. Beloved … [Read more...]

Whiston’s Letter Grade System Already been Debated and Rejected

By Tom McMillin, Former Michigan State Representative Calls on State Board of Education to Demand the Scheme be Rejected Former State Representative and candidate for Michigan’s State Board of Education Tom McMillin criticized today's announcement by State Superintendent Brian Whiston that the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) plans to go above and beyond any state or federal requirements, and start assigning letter grades to Michigan K-12 public schools.  McMillin said, “The … [Read more...]