TEDxLibraryWomen Set for December 1 in Rochester

Rochester Hills Public Library Partners with Chief Financial Credit Union to Host TEDxLibraryWomen Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) in partnership with Chief Financial Credit Union is proud to offer a day of informative TEDx talks with remarkable women who have shown up to make a difference in their communities Saturday, December 1. Doors will open at 10:00 a.m., with sessions starting promptly at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments, snacks and lunch from Panera Bread will be provided. A surprise … [Read more...]

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Rochester Hills Museum

Rochester Hills Museum Presents Women’s History in March Visit the Museum on Thursdays in March, for “Herstory” presentations celebrating Women’s History Month. All programs begin at 7:00 p.m., with the exception of March 29, A Purse of Her Own, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. Programs are free for Museum members and $5 for the public. Refreshments provided. Register at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, emailing rhmuseum@rochesterhills.org or by calling 248-656-4663.  March 8: Not Just … [Read more...]

Founders Day Kicks Off the Bicentennial Year for City of Rochester with VIDEO

Founders Day, an annual event, was extra special this year. A larger-than-normal crowd gathered at the Rochester Hills Museum, not only to recognize six new "founders," but also to kick off the start to the City of Rochester's 200th year celebration. Founded on March 17, 1817 by James Graham, Rochester has grown, keeping up with the times, yet holding on to its past. "Small town feel" is alive and well in Rochester. This year's event was held in the 1927 Calf Barn of the Rochester Hills … [Read more...]

Gonser ready to lead Oakland Township Board

Terry Gonser has retired from several previous careers. This month, at the age of 66, he embarks on a new one: Oakland Township Supervisor. “I certainly didn’t need it and it certainly doesn’t pay,” he said Tuesday night as he cruised to victory despite a last-minute write-in campaign by incumbent supervisor Joan Fogler. “I think the reason I did it is for the citizens. I have a daughter and a granddaughter who live in the township. And as I look across the country, I am very disappointed in … [Read more...]