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 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...]

Missing Coonhound McKenzie

Just South of Rochester Hills, mostly in the Troy Area, posters for a lost dog named McKenzie are still up and sightings are still coming in. The wandering Treeing Walker Coonhound went missing June 22, 2016 from a residence in Ferndale. She was spooked by fireworks being set off and jumped a fence. She ran in a blind panic and has been lost ever since. A vigilant campaign was launched to keep the word out that she is still being seen. Throughout the past year McKenzie’s owner, Cindy Booth, has … [Read more...]

DTE to Send a Financial Infrastructure Jolt to the Rochester Area

Commissioner Adam Kochenderfer Announces DTE Will Invest $1.4M in Rochester Area’s Electricity Infrastructure Oakland County Commissioner Adam Kochenderfer recently announced that DTE Energy Company (DTE) has committed to invest over $1.4M in the Rochester area’s electricity distribution network over the course of 8-12 months. The investment consists of several major projects intended to lower the number of power outages experienced by residents and strengthen the resiliency of the … [Read more...]