Dear Crabby, Are You Ready for Some Commercials?

Dear Crabby, This past Saturday I settled in to spend a full afternoon and evening watching commercials. Instead, I was occasionally blasted with a few minutes of football. Where do I file a complaint? Thanks, Orville H. Dear Orville, Wait a minute. You mean you don’t want to be bombarded by male enhancement products, along with pizza, beer, and a host of other products every two minutes while watching your favorite football teams? Good thing you don’t work in advertising. But … [Read more...]

2016 Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade Photos by Rochester Media

Photo Highlights of the 65th Annual Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade. Thank you the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce for another successful event. Photos by Michael Dwyer of Rochester Media and The Community Edge. … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting Starry Starry Night

Star Program at the Rochester Hills Museum The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Starry Starry Night on Saturday, December 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non-members, the fee is $5 for adults, $3 students, and $3 for seniors. Ages 7 and up are welcome. Patrick Endres, the museum’s environmental educator, will be teaching guests about what they can see in the night sky. A telescope will be available to … [Read more...]

Rochester-opoly Now Available, Just in Time for the Holidays

This holiday season the places of Rochester will be spaces on a customized board game, Rochester-opoly. The game will feature all of the fun and memorable places in our community, including Leader Dogs for the Blind, Oakland University, Rochester Hills Public Library and many more. The game was created by Lynne Vettraino, a local entrepreneur, after she was inspired by a similar game in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, “While visiting my hometown, I saw a custom city-based ‘opoly’ game and was … [Read more...]

One Earth Writing Launches to Build Bridges of Understanding through Storytelling

Writer and PR pro Lynne Golodner creates non-profit to bring tweens and teens together in an effort to increase understanding and spread peace across a new generation In a world so fraught with stories of difference and animosity, it can be hard to see the similarities all people share. Similarities that could build a foundation of peace, understanding and collaboration rather than a world fractured by hatred, fear and misinformation. One Earth Writing seeks to change that. The new … [Read more...]

Pioneer Family, On Van Hoosen Farm, Airs on DPTV December 6

Don't miss Pioneer Family - On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit Public Television The film tells the story of four formidable and determined women who defied the prejudices of their time to leave a legacy not just in Southeast Michigan, but throughout the world. The film will air at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, with a repeat on Wednesday, December 7, at 2:30 a.m. Run time is two hours. Full Length Movie Trailer for the Rochester Hills Museum On Van Hoosen Farm … [Read more...]

Great Oaks Country Club Launches Great Oaks Gives

Great Oaks Country Club Launches Great Oaks Gives, Donating $20,000 to Local Charity Great Oaks Country Club recently donated $20,000 to The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. This donation was made possible by the active work of the club’s Great Oaks Gives committee and their Great Oaks Gives foundation. “The Great Oaks Gives Non-Endowed Fund recently established at the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester with a $20,000 donation represents the members’ philanthropic … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Seek Crossing Guards

The City of Rochester Hills is Currently Hiring for Crossing Guards Crossing guards ensure safe crossing of students at specific school locations. Recruiting crossing guards can be difficult because of the unique time of day they are needed to serve. According to the National Center for Safe Routes to School, adult school crossing guards play an important role in the lives of children who walk or bicycle to school by helping them safely cross the street at key locations. They remind … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Holiday Concert

Make the holidays special for you and your family this year by attending the Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Believe, A Christmas Fantasy Concert. Held Friday, December 9, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Downtown Rochester. Be charmed by the music as Maestro Zeljko Milicevic conducts the musicians to play our favorite holiday songs, which include the Polar Express Suite, Christmas tunes and a sing-a-long. In addition, that night the U.S. Marines will be with us … [Read more...]

Creating a Culture of Giving Back in Rochester Hills

Third Annual "30 Days of Giving" Program in Rochester Hills Rochester Hills has continued their tradition of community service through the annual 30 Days of Giving Program. From bake sales to clothing drives, city employees are finding ways to give back to their community. As a department, employees come together to choose one or two causes that they are passionate about and find a way to help. The DPS team used their skill set to partner with Rochester High School to help with the … [Read more...]