Mayor Barnett Hosts Annual State of the City Address on April 25

Totally Awesome 80's Party to Rock Rochester Adams School Mayor Bryan K. Barnett will deliver his 13th State of the City address on Thursday, April 25 at Rochester Adams High School. The State of the City Address is an annual must-see event where business leaders, residents, and other government officials come together to hear about the community’s highlights, planned initiatives, and of course, see a few surprises. To celebrate the city’s 35 years, this event will take guests back to the … [Read more...]

Oakland University Conference Will Examine How Autism and the Law Intersect

Event will be May 3 in the Golf and Learning Center Building Oakland University’s Department of Human Development and Child Studies, in collaboration with the Oakland University Center for Autism*, will present “Guilt by Innocence: Understanding Autism in the World of the Criminal Justice System” from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3 in the Golf and Learning Center Building at 464 Golf View Lane in Rochester. The goal of the conference is to educate professionals in the criminal … [Read more...]

Dawn Aubry Named Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at Oakland University

Aubry has been Selected to Become Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Aubry has nearly 25 years of higher education experience in roles of continually increasing responsibility. Most recently, she served as the university’s director of Undergraduate Admissions. She has also held positions in enrollment management, admissions, housing and resident life, student conduct, student orientation and student programming during her career. In addition to her most recent role, Aubry … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Women’s Club Makes Donation to the Furniture Bank

The Rochester Junior Women's Club (RJWC) hosted an old-fashioned Speakeasy to benefit the Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan. The price of admission was a twin sheet set. Robert Boyle, Executive Director of the Furniture Bank noted, "The Furniture Bank provides 70 local kids with a bed every month, and new bedding helps make sure they're sleeping in warmth and comfort." RJWC President, Mary Anderson, presented 34 sheet sets at the RJWC February Board meeting to Boyle and to lead … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, When Did Easter Get So Expensive?

Dear Crabby, Last Sunday I was looking at the ad circulars in the newspaper and holy cow – I couldn’t believe all the things they are trying to hock for Easter – especially the baskets for kids. When did the holiday get so crazy… and expensive? Thanks! E.B. O’Hare   Dear Mr. O’Hare, Have you heard of people celebrating half birthdays? Well, that’s what Easter has become – the half birthday of Christmas. I even have a niece who goes overboard on Easter because her kid has a … [Read more...]

Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Rochester Welcome Coffee

The Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Rochester is a social group of fun loving individuals that live in Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy and its surrounding communities in Michigan. They create and maintain lasting friendships through a variety of programs, interests, and activities, with everything from Couples Pub Nights and Ladies Lunch groups to Book Clubs and Game Groups. New and long-term residents are welcome. Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Greater Rochester To learn more … [Read more...]

Toyology Toys Helps A Children’s Miracle Network Hospital

Benefitting Beaumont Children’s A Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Throughout April, Toyology Toys locations will be donating 10% of the proceeds from sales of Jellycat plush and books to Beaumont Children’s, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Jellycat products retail from $12.99 to $59.99. Books are $12.99 to $15.99 for baby board books while your average Jellycat plush is $21.99 to $24.99. Since 1988, Beaumont has been the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in Southeast … [Read more...]

A Tour of the Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal

A Tour of the Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal Saturday, April 20 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $12 – Museum Members   $18 – Public Program includes a boxed lunch Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather Registration required by 12 noon on April 17 via PayPal or 248-656-4663 Michigan’s first internal improvement in 1837 was a proposed canal that was supposed to run through the Rochester community. Join us for a tour of the remains of the Clinton –Kalamazoo canal … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Women’s Club Accepting Applications for Donation Requests

The Rochester Junior Women’s Club (RJWC) is looking for non-profit organizations that are in need of assistance and can benefit from our fundraising. Each spring the club Donations Committee reviews requests submitted by local organizations requesting assistance. Based on the committee’s recommendations, annual recipients are selected for the major fundraisers as well as recipients for miscellaneous donations. RJWC has been serving the community since 1956. RJWC is a service … [Read more...]

Girl’s Night Out May 8

Girl’s Night Out May 8 to Benefit The Women's Fund … [Read more...]