Rochester Rotary Dedicates Park Monument to Community Leader Bill Potere

Almost 100 people gathered in Rotary Gateway Park earlier this month, next to the library in Downtown Rochester, to witness the dedication of a new sundial monument. Inscribed on the front, the word IMAGINE, succinctly encapsulated the life of a Rochester community leader, the late William R. Potere. Bill Potere grew up in Rochester and eventually took over his father’s funeral home, which is now called the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home. Unbeknownst to many, Bill was the quiet visionary … [Read more...]

“Dream Big” with Summer Reading at Rochester Hill Public Library

Good news! It’s not too late to indulge yourself and your family this summer with good books, programs, prizes, activities, and fun. Join the Summer Reading Program, Dream Big, at Rochester Hills Public Library. Registration is open to all residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township and may be done online at www.rhpl.org/summerreading.  The last day for rewards is August 9.  Summer events at the library include the following: Youth Video Game Days Mondays, July 9 & … [Read more...]