Happy Quad-iversary to Rochester Media and The Community Edge

Happy "Quad-iversary" to Rochester Media and The Community Edge.  We are amazed that four years have already passed since the first issue of The Community Edge made its debut! After 208 issues have been created, distributed, and read, we are thrilled that the community is still warmly welcoming us. We want to take a moment to update you on the past year's progress. Our weekly email, titled The Community Edge, currently reaches over 1,900 subscribers. We have had 168,000 unique visitors to our … [Read more...]

Spider-Man swings through Rochester Hills

Customers at Chili's in Rochester Hills were entertained and thrilled with The Amazing Spider-Man on Tuesday night, July 15th. Staff told Rochester Media that they were excited to have the Spidy sensation in their restaurant, and they planned for more characters on the third Tuesday of every month this year. The public can sign up for Chili's email list at their website, www.chilis.com, in order to receive coupons and notifications. As to whether this was the actual superhero or not, management … [Read more...]

Crittenton Hospital in Rochester For Sale?

According to Crain's Detroit, "Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, a 254-bed nonprofit hospital in Rochester Hills, is up for sale...In 2013, Crittenton Hospital lost $22.2 million on operations, an increase of 38 percent from 2012’s operational loss of $16.1 million, according to the hospital’s audited financial report. Powell attributed the loss to decrease in patient volume and a changeover to a new accounts receivables system. Total revenue dropped 6.3 percent to $228 million last year, … [Read more...]

Sinkhole on Main Street in Downtown Rochester

As people have been noticing the "LiquiForce" trucks all over Rochester with their large pumps on trailers and hoses the size of trees in and out of sewer lines around the city, we witnessed a large sinkhole on Main Street yesterday afternoon.  The break in the road happened near the Dairy Queen and the Hollywood Market Mini Mart on Parkdale and Main Street. As you can see by the pictures and the video, courtesy of local resident Brandon Wilson, it held up traffic for quite a while.  No one has … [Read more...]

James Young drafted by Boston Celtics

It was reported by WXYZ Detroit that "James Young, who grew up in Rochester Hills, Mich., is getting ready for life in the NBA after being selected by the Boston Celtics at No. 17 on Thursday. Young shined for the Kentucky Wildcats, where he put on a show with dunks and clutch three-pointers during his time in The Bluegrass State. Many basketball experts say that Young increased his NBA value during the NCAA tournament after shooting over 40 percent from three-point range to go along with 18.5 … [Read more...]

Young Living Essential Oils

New Starter Kits Among the very first products a new distributor will order, these new Starter Kits are designed to provide an immersive, fun introduction to essential oils, providing all the products and educational tools a new distributor needs to understand and share the message of Young Living, including: Product Samples Each kit comes with two 2-oz. NingXia Red samples; two sample packets each of our five most popular essential oils and blends—Lemon, Peppermint, Lavender, Peace … [Read more...]

James Young signs with Jay-Z

The Daily Tribune recently writes, "Former local All-American prep boys basketball player James Young is linking up with hip hop mogul Jay-Z. Young, hot off a freshman season in college at Kentucky where he helped lead the Wildcats to an appearance in the NCAA Championship Game, signed with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports to guide his pro career Thursday. He joins a small, increasingly high-profile list of clients for the rapper-turned agent, featuring NBA superstar Kevin Durant, MLB all-stars, … [Read more...]

Oakland County Baseball 2014

This summary comes from NorthOaklandSports.com Auburn Hills Oakland Christian COACH: Brad Pyke, fifth season. LAST SEASON’S RECORD: 8-18, 3-11 MIAC Blue Division (sixth). STATE TOURNAMENT: Lost in D-4 district finals to Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes (13-0). RETURNING STARTERS: Stuart Sutherland, sr. CF (committed to Kalamazoo College); Kyle Vens-LHP-INF; Jason Schomer, sr. 2B; Collin O’Connor, jr. P-INF; Jack Lee, jr. 1B; Thomas Washington, soph. P-INF. KEY LOSSES: Collin O’Connor, INF; … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Why are men so rude?

Dear Crabby, Why are men blunt about people's weight? Women are usually kind and consider other peoples feelings, but men do not care. How can we teach these men some manners! Sincerely Polite Patty Dear Polite Patty, I know this dynamic all too well. I remember when I put in an extra ten pounds or so and ran into an old friend from high school once. The first thing out of his mouth was, "Boy you're getting fat!" I asked if he was serious and he said yes. I thanked him and started … [Read more...]

30 Second survey for Rochester Media 2014

We are conducting a 30 second survey, and your response would be appreciated. Thanks for your participation! Click here to take survey   … [Read more...]