Lifelong Rochester Resident and Local Historian Herb Peters dies at age 95

Described as a “walking ambassador for the Rochester community,” Herb Peters “just loved the area,” explains Patrick McKay from the Rochester Hills Museum at VanHoosen Farm. McKay, supervisor of the museum, told Rochester Media that “we lost a really good friend.” Herb Peters, born in Rochester, died Easter Sunday – he was 95 years old. He graduated from Rochester High School in 1932 and went on to receive his Bachelors Degree from Alma College in 1938. Peters served in the Army during World … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Club Speakers April and May 2011

Every month, the Rochester Rotary Club hosts new speakers at its luncheons, each with a very different background. Guest speakers from the Oakland County area with a variety of affiliations speak to attendees each week. Meetings are at noon every Tuesday. Unless otherwise noted, they are at Rivercrest Banquet Center, 900 W. Avon Road in Rochester Hills. Upcoming Rotary luncheons will host the following speakers: April 26 Congressman Gary Peters May 3 Pastor Kent Clark Grace … [Read more...]