Tienken/Livernois intersection expected to close July 21

The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is set to begin working on the Tienken road reconstruction project, Livernois Road to just west of the Paint Creek Trail in Rochester Hills. The road will then be closed on Monday, July 21. At that time, the Tienken Road/Livernois Road intersection will be closed in all directions for the duration of the project. The project involves reconstructing Tienken, adding a continuous center left-turn lane and constructing a … [Read more...]

Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) projects

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announced the following projects may cause traffic delays on between July 16 and July 23 or may start shortly thereafter. It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission. Please note: This information is subject to change. … [Read more...]

Spider-Man swings through Rochester Hills

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Customers at Chili's in Rochester Hills were entertained and thrilled with The Amazing Spider-Man on Tuesday night, July 15th. Staff told Rochester Media that they were excited to have the Spidy sensation in their restaurant, and they planned for more characters on the third Tuesday of every month this year. The public can sign up for Chili's email list at their website, www.chilis.com, in order to receive coupons and notifications. As to whether this was the actual superhero or not, … [Read more...]

Projects that could delay traffic on RCOC roads July 9 through July 16 or might start shortly thereafter

The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between July 9 and July 16 or may start shortly thereafter. It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission. Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can … [Read more...]

Lightning damages Rochester Hills home w/VIDEO

According to a story being reported on WXYZ.com, a Rochester Hills family is safe after their house caught fire Monday morning after an apparent lightning strike. The homeowner, Ed Gruzwalski, told 7 Action News he was awakened by a large boom just before 5 a.m. He checked the exterior of the home, located in a subdivision off Hamlin Road, and that’s when he noticed smoke coming from just below his son’s second-story bedroom window. Read more of this story and watch the video here. … [Read more...]

Projects that could delay traffic on RCOC roads July 2 through July or might start shortly thereafter

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According to the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the following projects may cause traffic delays on  roads between July 2 and July 9 or may start shortly thereafter. It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission. Please note: This information is subject to … [Read more...]

Weekly road project update from the Road Commission for Oakland County

According to the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the following projects may cause traffic delays on  roads between June 25 and July 2 or may start shortly thereafter. It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission. Please note: This information is subject to … [Read more...]

HealthPlus Brooksie Way awards $10K in minigrants and unveils logo

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A program that teaches individuals living with Down Syndrome how to ride a conventional bike, an elementary school’s recess run club, and a family fitness event in Pontiac are among nine recipients of the latest round of The HealthPlus Brooksie Way Minigrants. The minigrants, totaling over $10,000, were awarded Saturday at the 2014 kick-off of The HealthPlus Brooksie Way at Oakland University’s Rec Center. Race organizers and sponsors also unveiled the logo for the seventh HealthPlus … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Celebrates 30 years

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30 years of Awesomeness The 2014 State of the City address celebrated the 30-year milestone for the city of Rochester Hills, which became a city in 1984. Held at the Emagine Theater of Rochester Hills, 80’s music and video clips warmed up the large theater on a chilly Wednesday evening. Dr. Rubel Shelly of Rochester College was the Master of Ceremonies. Rochester College was mentioned several times throughout the evening as one of two universities in Rochester Hills. Jason Sewell, … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Kroger to expand

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You have heard of "Super Target" and "Super Kmart", now there will be a "Super Kroger" in Rochester Hills. On the corner of Walton (University) and Livernois, the Kroger store has purchased the two units to the south and leveled them this week. After talking with some employees in the plaza, it appears Kroger will be much larger in the future. Stay tuned for more updates from Rochester Media in the near future. … [Read more...]