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Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

The Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom” with Kevin Wood, September 3 The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will present a live online presentation titled, “Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom” with actor Kevin Wood on Thursday, September 3, 7:00-8:30 p.m. The live stream will air on … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Is TikTok Dangerous?

Dear Crabby, Like a lot of people right now my family and I are addicted to watching TikTok videos. But recently I’ve heard on the news that it’s dangerous and that we shouldn’t use it. What do you think? Thanks! Alex A. Dear Alex A., You know when I first heard the term ‘TikTok’ I couldn’t help but think of Captain Hook and that darn … [Read More...]

Rochester High School Graduate Awarded 4-Year Scholarship to Oakland University

Patrick and Christie Scoggin Foundation Scholarship Paves the Way to a Dream When Rochester High School graduate Alyssa Winterhalder sets foot on the Oakland University (OU) campus this fall to begin her college career, it will be the realization of her lifelong dream. Winterhalder is the recipient of the Patrick and Christie Scoggin … [Read More...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Awarded CARES Act Grant

Rochester Hills Public Library Awarded CARES Act Grant from the Library of Michigan The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a CARES Act Grant from the Library of Michigan. The grant will provide $500 for RHPL's main library and $300 for each RHPL bookmobile to acquire personal protective equipment … [Read More...]

Charity Sponsorship to Benefit Karmanos Cancer Institute to be Held at The Royal Park Hotel with Music and Bourbon

Nashville Music Meets Kentucky Bourbon Exclusive Vertical Concert at Royal Park Hotel The Royal Park Hotel, located in Downtown Rochester, announces Michigan's first vertical “socially distant” concert, Nashville Music Meets Kentucky Bourbon, on August 13 at 7:00 p.m. It features a Nashville in the Round with musicians Mathew Austin Bell, Jobe … [Read More...]

Everyday Hero Kids at Bloomer Park, this Saturday, August 8

Families Invited to Everyday Hero Kids: MISSION POSSIBLE at Bloomer Park on Saturday August 8 The fifth annual Everyday Hero Kids: MISSION POSSIBLE will take place on Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Bloomer Park located at 345 John R. Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307 where children ages 4 to 13 can meet local first … [Read More...]

Remote Learning will Start the School Year

A Message from Rochester Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Shaner - Rochester Community Schools Temporarily Begins the 2020-21 School Year with Remote Learning Throughout the pandemic, science and data have continued to inform our decisions. We rely on the facts presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, What is a Kraken?

Dear Crabby, One of the things I’ve really been missing during this pandemic is live, televised sporting events, so I was thrilled when hockey started up again. And then Seattle announced its new team name for the 2021–22 season – Kraken. Is this a joke? It has to be one of the silliest names in sports. What do you think? Thanks! B. … [Read More...]

Oakland Esports Announces Rocket League Signees to Inaugural Team

A new era for Oakland University Esports has begun, as Head Coach Carl Leone has announced the inaugural Rocket League team, which include Rochester Hills resident and Rochester High School Graduate Edward Azzam. Edward Azzam, Justin Janulewicz, Matthew Leuker, Billy Sawyer and Seth Tison are all members of the 2020 recruiting class. "Our … [Read More...]

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