Judge Warren Commentary about Judicial Threats Undermining the Liberty of All

By Judge Michael Warren One of the defining characteristics of our free republic is our strong adherence to the rule of law. President John F. Kennedy insightfully observed, “Our nation is founded on the principle that observance of the law is the eternal safeguard of liberty and defiance of the law is the surest road to tyranny.” The Founders wrote down and ratified the Constitution to ensure that all would be subject to it, and created a judicial branch to protect it. The judiciary is the … [Read more...]

Preventing Holiday Package Theft

There have been a couple reports of packages being removed from porches. Report suspicious activity to the Police Department and follow these tips for avoiding theft from "Porch Pirates." It is a good idea to have a plan for holiday package deliveries. You can have items shipped to your work, or ask a neighbor who is home during the day to keep an eye out. In addition, tracking your packages, being available for delivery, requiring a signature, and opting for in-store pickup when … [Read more...]

Ski with Santa at Pine Knob December 17 and 23

Be Ready For Winter. Be Ready To Ski with Santa. Children of all ages, skiers and snowboards, are invited to Ski with Santa at the Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort this holiday season. Santa has secured Sunday, December 17, and Saturday December 23, to take nice boys and girls around the slopes of Pine Knob from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. both days. “North Pole operations are running smoothly,” said Santa. “The elves are getting everything ready for Christmas Eve and I need a bit … [Read more...]

Would You Like To Be a Ski or Snowboard Instructor?

The Ski and Snowboard Schools at Mt. Holly Ski Resort and Pine Knob Resort are expanding for the 2017/18 season. Applicants must be 16 years of age and competent skiers/riders. No teaching experience is necessary. Interested applicants should be skiers and snowboarders with solid skiing/riding skills who can instructed in how to teach. An applicant does not have to be an expert skier/snowboarder; but must have good athletic skills, be able to communicate, have the ability to adapt their … [Read more...]

Should a Woman Preach?

Women hold high ranking offices in government and business, yet controversy remains on feminine participation in religious ministry and leadership. The Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble will host author Lori Wagner for a meet-and-greet signing event celebrating her newest release Preach Like a Lady. The handbook for women in ministry has received high praise. Dr. Janet Trout, Board Chair of Urshan Graduate School of Theology, called it “well-written, a journal for the journey, and a … [Read more...]

Community Trick or Treat Hours 2017

If you're sending out your little ghosts and goblins trick-or-treating, here are the hours for Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Happy Halloween! City of Rochester: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. City of Rochester Hills: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Charter Township of Oakland: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.   … [Read more...]

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Rochester Hills and Oakland Township and What You Need to Know Now

Rochester Hills The Great Lakes Water Authority, the region’s water supplier, has advised the City of Rochester Hills that the results of all water test samples indicate no bacterial contamination of the water system. Therefore, the Boil Water Advisory has been lifted and Rochester Hills water customers within the advisory area can return to consuming water as normal after completing these precautionary measures that can be found at www.oakgov.com/health. While there was never any … [Read more...]

Boil Water Advisory for Rochester Hills and Oakland Township

Boil Water Advisory Declared In Several Oakland County Communities Boil Your Water Before Using  Effective immediately, the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) is issuing a MANDATORY Boil Water Advisory for the communities of Commerce Township, Farmington Hills, Novi (the area bounded by 14 Mile on the north, 8 mile on the south, Napier on the west and Haggerty on the east), Oakland Township (specifically the subdivisions: The Hills of Oakland and Kings Pointe), Rochester Hills (north of … [Read more...]

St. Irenaeus Catholic Parish in Rochester Hills Recognizes Pastor Brian Chabala

Hundreds Gather at St. Irenaeus Catholic Parish in Rochester Hills as Pastor Brian Chabala Celebrated the 40th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, a community of nearly 2,100 families reaching out and ministering to the needs of the parish, the community, and others through worship, education and Christian Service, joined the celebration in September to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Pastor Brian Chabala’s ordination to the priesthood. An … [Read more...]

Rochester Writers’ Conference Welcomes Tom Daldin as Morning Keynote

Rochester Writers’ Tenth Annual Fall Conference “Made in Michigan” is the theme for Rochester Writers’ tenth annual fall conference at Oakland University on Saturday, October 21. The morning keynote speaker is Tom Daldin from the PBS TV show, Under the Radar Michigan. Tom is the host and writer of this Emmy award-winning program featuring Michigan destinations. Daldin lives in Downtown Rochester. John D. Lamb, songwriter and director of Springfed Arts, is the afternoon keynote speaker. Lamb … [Read more...]