In addition to the news of the day, Rochester Patch brings you stories of hope, inspiration and fun. Here's a look back at four recent stories you may have missed.
Soldier to Rochester Kids: Thank-You for the Christmas Greetings: We received this email from a Patch reader stationed in Germany and wanted to share.
Rochester Girl's Good Deed Goes Noticed: She's Named Huffington Post's 'Greatest Person of the Day': When 9-year-old Nicole Bernstein learned about vandalism at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, she took her allowance money and bought the museum a new statue.
: 'I just did what I thought was the right thing to do,' said Phillip DeRue of Shelby Township, who was recognized by Rochester Hills leaders on Monday night.
School Mascot Proposes to Art Teacher During Morning Assembly: It happened Friday at Brooklands Elementary School in Rochester Hills.