Remembering Bill Fox

William (Bill) Matthew Fox, created a legacy of service to the Rochester, Michigan Community. He was active in philanthropic endeavors as a major donor to DeLaSalle Collegiate, Rochester College, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Crittenton Hospital, the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, the Rochester Rotary Club, and Leader Dogs for the Blind. Bill’s business acumen and success, as a Chevrolet Dealer for over 50 years, enabled him to give back to the greater community, which in turn gave him great … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Mayor Leads Nation’s Mayors to the White House

Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett Attends Bill Signing of Legislation Focused on Improving Security for Nonprofit and Faith-based Organizations Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett led a delegation of America’s mayors to the White House on January 24, to meet with President Trump, cabinet members Carson, Azar and Carranza, and several senior members of his Administration as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) 88th Winter Meeting. The Conference has a long bipartisan history of … [Read more...]

Historic Trade Bill Vital to Automotive Industry and Manufacturing

Barnett Attends White House Signing of The USMCA Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett attended President Trump’s signing of the United States - Mexico - Canada Agreement (USMCA) held on the South Lawn of the White House on January 29. The new trade agreement received bipartisan support in Congress and has been widely supported by the automotive industry and other manufacturers. It replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Under the agreement, automakers will be required … [Read more...]

Don G. Pixley Memorial Scholarship Announced

Rochester Rotary Announces Don G. Pixley Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Family’s Donation to Rotary International Polio Fund In honor of lifelong Rochester area resident, Don Pixley, Rochester Rotary announces the Rochester Rotary Don G. Pixley Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will be available to graduating seniors from Rochester area high schools who have overcome significant challenges or disabilities. The former director of the Pixley Funeral Home, Pixley contributed … [Read more...]

Active Shooter Discussion

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Summer Indie Author Book Festival

Summer Indie Author Book Festival Sponsored by Pages Promotions, LLC BookFest Location Event runs June 22, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the The Hilton Garden Inn, and is located at 200 Wilshire Drive, Troy, MI 48084. It's just a stone's throw from I-75, with easy on/off access. The Hilton Garden Inn is a wheelchair accessible, non-smoking facility. Service animals are welcome. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. Free admission and free parking. BookFest Admission Admission to … [Read more...]

Serious Car Crash on Livernois Road

The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Rochester Hills Substation in the investigation of a serious injury vehicle crash that occurred on Livernois Road near River Bend Drive Thursday at 10:53 a.m. A 24-year-old female resident of Shelby Township was operating a 2001 Pontiac Montana northbound on Livernois Road when she drifted left of center and struck a 2005 Jeep Liberty that was traveling southbound. The Jeep was operated by an 18-year-old resident of Rochester Hills. … [Read more...]

Fight the Fight, Battling CRMO

Fourteen year old girls should be thinking about boys, clothes, music and what they are planning to do the next weekend. They should not be thinking about Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis (CRMO) like Alyea is. Alyea has been fighting this rare incurable disease since she was twelve years old and she is hoping to start a new infusion medication to relieve some of the symptoms. People can help her on this journey. One might expect, the medical costs have been high and the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Black History through the Arts

The Pontiac Creative Art Center Celebrates Black History Month this Saturday with Two Free Events The Pontiac Creative Arts Center (PCAC) invites the public to celebrate Black History Month on Saturday, February 23, with two special events showcasing the talents and works of local African-American storytellers and musicians. The first event brings in author Jean Alicia Elster from 1:00–3:00 p.m. to discuss her award-winning book, The Colored Car. Her book is a coming of age story set in … [Read more...]

Gov. Whitmer Declares State of Emergency to Respond to Impacts of Extreme Cold Temperatures

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an order declaring a state of emergency in Michigan to help address threats to public health and safety related to forecast sub-zero temperatures over the next few days. “Keeping Michiganders safe during this stretch of dangerously cold temperatures is our priority,” said Gov. Whitmer. “Such widespread, extreme conditions have not occurred in Michigan for many years and it is imperative that we are proactive with record-low temperatures being predicted by the … [Read more...]