Halloween Pancake Breakfast at the Rochester Community House

Join residents for the annual Rochester Community House Halloween Pancake Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. Oct. 22. The Community House is excited to introduce the new “magic station” in addition to the Fish Pond, Face Painting and an arts and crafts area at this year’s event. "The “Magic Station” promises to be loads of fun with special activities for Boys and girls," said Mary Lee Kowalyck, Community House Director. The Rochester Community House Halloween Pancake Breakfast has become a favorite … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]


The Rochester Community House presents the Twelfth Annual Holly & Ivy, Victorian Tea & Luncheon, Sunday, Nov. 7 from 1-4 p.m.  Doors will open at noon for Boutique and Vendor Shoppers.  Plan to join the community for this event in the warm atmosphere of our Community House.       This year’s program will include background music by Dick Bourez and Mike Wood.  Dick is a member of the Rochester Community House Board of Directors.  The Gift Boutique will feature many fabulous handcrafted … [Read more...]