Happy 1st Anniversary to The Community Edge by Rochester Media

It's hard to believe that it has already been one year since we first sat down to create The Community Edge! Our initial thought was to create a simple e-mail that would reach members of our community of all different ages, backgrounds, and walks in life in order to share local news and events. Upon completing our first year, we have been astounded with where this simple idea has taken us, and we want to thank you for taking part in the journey! We have received feedback that there have been … [Read more...]

Year-Round Activity on the Paint Creek Trail

Here in Michigan the four seasons can seem to happen all in one week. To enjoy the true four seasons all year long try exploring the Paint Creek Trail. The 8.9 mile linear park runs from downtown Rochester – through Rochester Hills, Oakland Twp., and Orion Twp. – to the Village of Lake Orion. Walking, jogging, and biking the trail seem to be the usual choices, but others choose to ride a horse or cross-country ski the 8’ wide path. "The Paint Creek, a designated trout stream, crosses the trail … [Read more...]

Free Starbucks From Rochester Media

  Starbuck's Giveaway! This weeks winner could be: YOU This week's contest is a little different. You must click on The Community Edge facebook page and "like" 5 different comments. You will then be entered into a drawing and several names will be selected to receive a $25 Starbuck's gift card!  Tell your friends too! … [Read more...]

Rochester Media, Your Local News Source

Rochester Media is "Your source for all things Rochester" and the greater Rochester area.  What does that mean for local residents? Well, for those who do or do not understand what has taken place in the local and regional media market in recent years, here's a synopsis. When Gannett, one of the largest international media companies, began going around North America to purchase community newspaper groups during the past decade, it eventually left a large hole of local media coverage, with the … [Read more...]

Should I write my book?

As a publisher we hear this questionoften here at Rochester Media. Our answer is usually, "If this is something you are passionate about then you should certainly try." There are staggering statistics that would discourage anyone from even attempting to write a book. There are those same statistics that would discourage someone from starting a business, from running a marathon, or from finishing their education. If we were to listen to statistics in order to make our choices in life, we will not … [Read more...]