Rochester Regional Chamber President, Sheri Heiney, Leaves Job and Michigan

During the holidays local leaders and business owners said goodbye to Sheri Heiney, President of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce. She spent 16 years with the chamber, growing it from 550 to 1,000 members. It is one of the largest chambers in Southeast Michigan, wining numerous awards, including Michigan’s Chamber of the Year. Heiney and her husband John are moving to Arizona to be closer to family. Sheri has taken a job with the Prescott Chamber of Commerce. In 2001, our local … [Read more...]

Top Stories from 2016

We sincerely appreciate our readers and we love it when you Like, Share, Comment, Tweet, and ReTweet the stories who find interesting or intriguing, controversial or emotional. Here are a few of our most popular articles from 2016. Rochester Hills Issues Drinking Water Warning Condos to Replace Rochester Elevator Location Who Was Red Knapp Bacterial Meningitis Kills - Remembering Kristy Malter Trouble on Tienken, Shots Fired, Man Hung Oakland Christian Janitor Receives … [Read more...]

100 Businesses Who Care Launches in Southeast Michigan

Community leaders bring together 100 Businesses in Southeast Michigan with the hopes of donating $100,000 to local causes every year 100 Businesses Who Care is a group of 100 top decision-makers from southeast Michigan who want to make an impact on the local community. By combining donations from each member, 100 Businesses Who Care fuels the critical work being done by local nonprofits to expand their services and further their support and role in making a difference. The idea is … [Read more...]

Hunter Safety Tips from Sheriff Bouchard

Hunter Safety Tips: Hunt Smart-Hunt Safe With deer hunting season rapidly approaching, many sportsmen and women will take advantage of the opportunity to share time with their friends, relax, and enjoy the outdoors. The hunting season offers much in the way of sportsmanship and camaraderie, but it also poses some obvious inherent dangers. Every year we hear of tragic, fatal accidents that occur because simple precautions and care are not being used with firearms. Don't let what should be an … [Read more...]

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 129 Honors Veterans Day 2016

Every year the Golden Corral feeds thousands of veterans as a show of their appreciation for what our service men and woman have sacrificed on behalf of this beloved country. This year is no different. The Clinton Twp. Golden Corral once again will be opening their doors on Monday, November 14, 2016, with free meals for veterans from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 129 is pleased to partner with them as the host DAV Chapter and Unit to honor our veterans. Disabled … [Read more...]

Bowling Fundraiser for Allison Wisniewski

A Bowling Fundraiser for Allison Wisniewski will be held on November 13 at Classic Lanes in Rochester Hills. Allison is battling MMN (Multifocal Motor Neuropathy). … [Read more...]

Big Issues in the Regional Transit Authority Plan, Read BEFORE you Vote

Introduction by Sue Ann Douglas Former Oakland County Commissioner Following are the talking points document on the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) tax that is on the November ballot that Deputy County Executive Bob Daddow prepared for some of the county commissioners. I know it's long but Bob is a detail guy. He also mentions another document that County Transportation authority members, Tim Soave and Chuck Moss, sent to the RTA several months ago, and is linked at the end. This is a … [Read more...]

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...]