NASA: Space Exploration & Discovery

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) invites you to take a trip to the stars with local NASA Solar System Ambassador, Jerry Chevrier, on Thursday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m. This program will be live-streamed via Zoom. The NASA Solar System Ambassadors Program works with volunteers across the nation to communicate the science and excitement of NASA's space exploration missions and discoveries. Chevrier has been a NASA Solar System Ambassador for seven years. This program is open to … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What’s the Best Way to Clean Gutters?

Dear Crabby, What's the Best Way to Clean Gutters? Sincerely, Leif B. Gone   Dear Leif, If you're a DIY sort of person, you're in luck because there are new gimmicky products released every year that claim they are the best of the best, revolutionary, cutting edge, modern, new age, 21st Century, the future in now, easiest, cheapest, most convenient, visionary, space age, state-of-the-art, you'll actually enjoy cleaning your gutters, patented systems that you just can't afford … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Would You Ever Travel to Mars?

Dear Crabby, Please Indulge My Curiosity, Would You Ever Travel to Mars? Sincerely, Marte Rojo   Hola Marte, Some days I don't want to travel to the mailbox, let alone across space. But I will indulge your curiosity - isn't there a rover on Mars called curiosity? - I am a man for adventure after all (at least I used to be). I've always enjoyed a good road trip, so why not Mars. It's a long way, and Venus is actually closer, but we could land on and survive on Mars - unlike … [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...]