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Dear Crabby, When will Livernois Road Construction be Finished?

Dear Crabby, When is the road construction on Livernois Road by Rochester High School scheduled to be finished, or at least enough so southbound Livernois can be reopened? Sincerely, Arlene Kay   Dear Arlene, According to the Road Commission for Oakland County, Livernois Road construction will be completed by "late fall" - I assume … [Read More...]

Author’s Corner: When Did You Start?

When Did You Start to Write Stories? I’ve been thinking about all the wannabe authors out there. I suppose it’s because I’m in the same boat with them. I’ve been writing as long as I can remember. I write because I feel the urge to put my stories down for others to read. It’s something I have to do. Have to … even though I occasionally wonder if … [Read More...]

Third Annual Senior Expo at the OPC

The Rochester Older Persons' Commission (OPC) is offering the 50+ Expo on Wednesday, October 2, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at their building, 650 Letica Drive, in Rochester. No pre-registration is required, and admission and parking are free. Shuttle service is available from St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. The event’s guest speaker will … [Read More...]

Oakland County Communities 2019 Heritage Conference

Oakland County Communities Will Learn Strategies to Explore and Share Their Stories at 2019 Heritage Conference With Oakland County celebrating its 200th anniversary next year, representatives from the region’s 61 cities, villages and townships are invited to the county’s 2019 Heritage Conference to learn how to explore and share stories on … [Read More...]

Twigs, Leaves, and Buds

Rochester Hills' Forestry division will be hosting an informal, drop-in program, titled "Twigs, Leaves, and Buds" where we invite people to talk trees with the professionals. People can Join us at the Avery's Tavern on September 25, anytime between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., for an informal Q&A conversation with your Rochester Hills Arborists. … [Read More...]

A Weekend in Philadelphia: Exploring the City’s Hip and Historic Culture with Pack Up + Go!

Like nearly 100 million Americans, I planned a summer vacation. Well, technically I let someone else plan it. And while using a travel agency is nothing new, giving said agency carte blanche to choose the travel destination is a bit unorthodox. But before I get into that, let me give you some background about how my friends and I made the decision … [Read More...]

REVIEW: Come Have the Time of Your Life at Avon Players’ ‘Mamma Mia!’

There is good news and bad news regarding Avon Players Theatre’s 2019-20 season-opening production of Mamma Mia! the smash-hit musical. First the good news: if you have tickets to see this show, you’re in for a fun time. The bad news? The entire run is completely sold out.* Last season I was extremely impressed with Avon Players musical … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, What do you Like about September?

Dear Crabby, What do you Like about September? Sincerely, Autumn S. Cummings   Dear Autumn, It's a great time of year, as the kids go back to school I'm reminded of a column I wrote about that, What Does 'Back to School' Mean for you? And all that still holds true - I miss the grandkids already. September also means Giving Away … [Read More...]

Square Dance in Oakland Township

All are Welcome to join in the upcoming fall Square Dance at Cranberry Lake Farm, 388 W. Predmore Rd. in Oakland Township, in the Flumerfelt Barn. There will be dancing to the calls of Glen Morningstar and The Ruffwater Stringband. This year there will be a special tribute being played to celebrate our 200 years in Oakland Township – a song from … [Read More...]

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