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Dear Crabby, What’s Going on with Christmas Music on the Radio?

Dear Crabby, What's Going on with Christmas Music on the Radio? Sincerely, Kristin Jingle Dear Kristin, As it stands we have one radio station playing holiday music 24/7 leading up to the night that the fat man in red drops in and drops off the presents. He brings them, but I still get the bill somehow. Dear Crabby Gives … [Read More...]

Rochester Hills Public Library & Rochester Writers announce Second Annual Author Fair

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) and Rochester Writers have once again partnered for the second annual Author Fair featuring local and regional writers in a variety of genres. This year the event will be online and include nearly thirty local authors in recorded on-camera interviews. The interviews will debut in a live stream on RHPL's YouTube … [Read More...]

Building’s Facelift Reveals Hidden Rochester History

The Gateway Center building on Main Street near the South Hill Bridge is undergoing a makeover, and the work has revealed a long-hidden link to Rochester’s industrial history. When workers recently removed the false front from the building, they uncovered an old, stone nameplate bearing the name “Yates” and the year 1929. Longtime Rochester … [Read More...]

Coco-Ray Pop-Up Shop To Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Donations to the New Day Foundation

As a special GivingTuesday event, Coco-Ray Boutique will host a holiday shopping fundraiser to benefit New Day Foundation for Families on Tuesday, December 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the pop-up shop located in the Village of Rochester Hills at 346 N. Adams, across from Woodhouse Day Spa. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement … [Read More...]

Support Small and Shop Local after Thanksgiving

Join the merchants of Downtown Rochester for a two-day shopping event after Thanksgiving. This year Downtown Rochester is celebrating Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday to encourage patrons to shop small and give big this holiday season. Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday are days dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting … [Read More...]

Rochester Hills Open Virtually and By Appointment

In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ New Emergency Order, the Rochester Hills City Hall, the Rochester Hills Department of Public Services Building, and the Rochester Hills Museum on Van Hoosen Farm will be closed to the public effective November 18, 2020 through January 3, 2021. City Hall will reopen on January … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Do you like Caramel Apples?

Dear Crabby, Fall brings so many yummy treats and I was wondering if you like caramel apples? Sincerely, Jonathan MacIntosh Dear Jonathan, I love all sweets and treats. Chocolate, caramel, cookies, and s'mores. Keep 'em coming! So sure, I like caramel apples - I remember when they were invented! Dear Crabby Gives Advice It was the … [Read More...]

Oakland University to present virtual, staged reading of playwright Kitty Dubin’s ‘The Marriage Spectrum’ on Nov. 20

Play examines the impact on a marriage of having a child on the autism spectrum The Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation, Oakland University’s Center for Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES), and the Oakland University Department of Theatre will present a virtual, staged reading of The Marriage Spectrum at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 on … [Read More...]

Snowplow Drivers Needed for Part-Time Work with the Road Commission for Oakland County

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is in the process of reviewing its winter operations with its truck drivers and preparing its trucks and plows in anticipation of the inevitable arrival of winter weather. Oakland County Snowplow Truck Again this year, RCOC is hiring part-time, temporary snowplow/salt-truck drivers to augment its … [Read More...]

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