Dear Crabby, What Are Your Hopes for 2020?

Dear Crabby, A new year is right around the corner. Is there anything you’re looking forward to in 2020? Thanks! Nancy Nuova Dear Nancy Nuova, Ahhh, yes. Here we are once again on the cusp of a new year. All that optimism is enough to make anyone gag. This week the circulars clogging our mailboxes will be filled with ads and sales to improve your health and organize your home. And let’s not forget about all the New Year’s resolutions people are going to make… and break before … [Read more...]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals on Wheels

Dash down the Clinton River Trail to support Meals on Wheels on Saturday, June 3 All the proceeds will benefit the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Meals on Wheels program, which provides daily meals for homebound senior seven days a week. Supporting the Meals on Wheels program in our community is important due to the overwhelming need for its services. In 2016, OPC’s Nutrition Department prepared over 94,000 home delivered meals for nine different communities in Oakland County. The OPC 5K … [Read more...]

Brooks Patterson Reacts to Pistons Move

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson released the following statement in response to the announcement that the Detroit Pistons will move from Auburn Hills to Detroit: "We wish the Pistons well. Thanks for all the memories."   … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Are the Detroit Pistons Really Moving?

Dear Crabby, With the construction of the new Detroit Red Wings (Little Caesars Arena) sports complex underway, I began wondering if the Detroit Pistons will finally make the move downtown Detroit? What do you think? Thanks! Randy Roundball Dear Mr. Roundball, Oh, boy. This topic seems to pop up as often as that Facebook privacy hoax. On one hand you’ve got people bellyaching that sports teams should play in the city that’s on their jersey. What many people may not remember is the … [Read more...]

Pistons Airplane and Hoops Truck at Airport Open House

Detroit Pistons fans will have a unique opportunity to see the team’s airplane, Roundball One, at the Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) Open House and Air Show Sunday. In addition, the Pistons Hoops Truck will be on site where fans can win a Detroit Pistons Academy jersey if they can beat the shot clock. “Thank you to the Detroit Pistons for their generosity and being a great community partner,” Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. “Their participation in our open … [Read more...]

Patterson Kicks Off 8th Annual Count Your Steps Program at Palace

Auburn Hills, MI, March 1, 2011 – Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and 130 third and fourth graders from Shrine Catholic Grade School kicked off his 8th annual Count Your Steps event at The Palace of Auburn Hills today. Detroit Pistons mascot Hooper joined Patterson and the kids to participate in a wide variety of activities including jump roping, hula hooping, dancing with Automotion, and a walk around The Palace concourse. “Count Your Steps continues to be a great success,” said … [Read more...]