Rochester Hills Buys Itself a Little Something ‘Green’ for Christmas

Earlier this week, Rochester Hills City Council unanimously approved the single-largest purchase of green space property in the city’s history. The city will be spending just over $1 million for a more than 48-acre parcel on the north side of Riverbend Park, near Hamlin Road, on the city’s south side. The deal was approved Dec. 15 after negotiations. “This purchase is the crown jewel of open spaces in Rochester Hills,” Parks and Forestry director Mike Hartner said in a statement. “Many … [Read more...]

Keep Up With Paul Kampe and the OU Grizzlie’s Den

Paul Kampe is a copy editor and page designer for The Oakland Press, responsible for laying out the paper, hunting down spelling and grammatical errors and occasionally covering high school sports in Oakland County. He also covers Oakland University men's and women's basketball. He earned bachelor of arts degrees in journalism and communications from Oakland University in 2006 and joined The Oakland Press in Pontiac, Mich. in 2007. … [Read more...]