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


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...]

Mayor Barnett has declared a winter weather emergency in Rochester Hills


Due to a winter storm, Mayor Barnett has declared a winter weather emergency as of 10:00 am this morning for all streets in the City of Rochester Hills.… Read on more at To unsubscribe, click the following link: … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Winter Storm 2014 Warning


From a condo association in Rochester Hills today: The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that includes all of us in Southern Michigan regarding a major snow storm with forecasted snow totals up to 12”. This storm will begin affecting our area sometime tonight. It will continue until sometime late Sunday p. m. or sometime Monday a.m. It’s very possible snow totals could go even higher. Blowing and drifting ground & roof snow will become an additional issue. We … [Read more...]

Taking your fitness outdoors this winter, in a fun way

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With holiday tunes encapsulating our every commute, it’s safe to say we are in the swing of winter. And about this time of year, even some fitness buffs stray from the regular workout routine—pre New Years resolutions, of course. So this week, we have gathered a few fun ideas for embracing the wintry months ahead with a little fitness outdoors. Take a winter stroll or run: Winter walks and runs—especially with a furry companion for company—are a great way to change up your … [Read more...]

Dr. Loren Siffring’s art on Display at Rochester Hills Public Library

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To be asked back a second time is the ultimate compliment for an artist! Rochester Media was able to catch up with the ever-creative, ever-inspiring local artist Loren Siffring. At 82 years young, Loren continues to put out pastel painting after pastel painting. He has been asked back by the staff at the Rochester Hills Public Library to display his artwork for the month of December. Some of the pieces showcase local attractions in areas such as Oakland Township and Rochester Hills, while others … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Candidates

Steph Morita for Council Member 1st District

November Election for the City of Rochester Hills Rochester Media reached out to the candidates running for office in Rochester Hills to inform our readers about the people headed to the Rochester Hills City Council. Council Member At Large Voters will see two names on the ballot for the November 5 election. Candidate Jeff Lauth has withdrawn from the race. However, state law requires his name to remain on the ballot. Kevin S. Brown is the other candidate named on the ballot. … [Read more...]

How to buy your mineral rights


This question has come up a few times lately and both Rochester and Rochester Hills have recently allowed gas companies to come in a mine for minerals below surface. One landowner we heard about had purchased his mineral rights ahead of time and is now receiving a check for around $500 per month from the gas company. The Oakland Press wrote this on Sept. 3, 2013 "Traverse City-based Jordan Development Company, a medium-size oil exploration company which operates more than 450 oil and gas … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett hints at ‘satisfaction’ for Rochester Hills at upcoming press conference


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