Sunday, March 17, 2013
Here are the top 10 stories read this week on Rochester Patch.
Donation Will Help Develop 70-Acre Park in Rochester Hills: Mayor Bryan Barnett announced the development of Riverbend Park at his State of the City address; a donation from longtime residents Steve and Darlene Stolaruk will make it happen. Rochester Unveils New Seal, Slogan (Because It's 'Where You Live'): During his State of the City Address, Mayor Stuart Bikson announced a new marketing campaign for the city. Rochester Congressman Leads New U.S. Senate Poll: Rep. Mike Rogers is a frontrunner for the GOP nomination to the senate seat that is being vacated by Carl Levin. Food Trucks Will Make A Stop This Spring in Downtown Rochester: You've probably seen them at Eastern Market, in downtown Royal Oak or parked outside businesses in Troy. …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Here's a look at the most-read stories on Rochester Patch.
Did you miss the news this week? Here's a look back. Rochester Hills Rock Star Cupcakes are Headed to War: Rockin' Cupcakes shop owners will compete on season premiere of Food Network's 'Cupcake Wars.' Increased Security Coming Soon to Rochester Schools: Video intercom systems on the front entryways and card-reader access systems on the rest of the doors are the start of a long-term discussion of safety in the school buildings. Paint Creek Cider Mill to Reopen With Vintage Vibe, Fresh Menu, Year-Round Hours: "The place means a lot to me," proprietor Ed Granchi says of the Oakland Township landmark that will be back in business March 1. Did a Bobcat Run Through Rochester Hills Back Yard?: Not likely - though anything is possible, area …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Incase you missed them, here's a rewind of the biggest news stories in the past seven days on Rochester Patch.
What happened in Rochester and Rochester Hills last week? Here are the most-read stories on Patch: Here are five more stories you may have missed:
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Perhaps you were buried in baseball? Or busy frosting cupcakes in maize and blue? If you're catching up now, here's a look at the top news.
Crooks Road Now Open, One Day Ahead of Schedule Perhaps the biggest news for frustrated drivers was the opening of Crooks Road, north of Hamlin. South of Hamlin remains down to one lane in each direction. The project is scheduled to be completed on Nov. 1. What You Might Not Know About the Big, Bright Light Show The lights are going up downtown and the show will be extended this year to Jan. 6, 2013. What Would You Do with 1,000 Pumpkins? A rainy Saturday left the Rochester Hills with 1,000 leftover pumpkins. While sales have been brisk since this story, there are still hundreds left. The Museum Still Has Pumpkins —and the Food Pantry Has Families in Need This story offered an idea for Rochester residents wanting to help the museum and …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Here are the top 10 stories posted on Rochester Patch last week.
Man Robs Rochester Hills Gas Station After Assaulting Attendant Surveillance images show the man and his getaway car. Tim Hortons - and Those Timbits - On Their Way to Rochester Hills After discussion about potential traffic concerns on Rochester Road, City Council gives okay to the coffee and donut shop. Rochester Superintendent Job Posted on National Website District is seeking candidate who is "highly successful" and has "demonstrated leadership experience in high performing school districts." Superintendent Search Firm Invited To Next School Board Meeting The search for Fred Clarke's permanent replacement will begin with job posting and visit from School Exec Connect. Brooks Patterson Says He Remembers Nothing of the Aug. 10 Crash In …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Here's a list of the top stories last week on Rochester Patch.
The following stories were originally posted on Rochester Patch between Sept. 17 and Sept. 22.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Here's our Sunday Week-in-Review.
Rochester School Board Found 'Right Person' to Transition District: Board members will negotiate contract with Tresa Zumsteg to be interim superintendent when superintendent Fred Clarke leaves. A Tree Stays in Rochester, Despite Pleas From Builder, Neighbor: Citing history and the "urban canopy," Rochester leaders won't allow a landmark spruce tree to be removed. Superintendent Fred Clarke Offers Official Resignation: The letter is expected to be accepted during a special Rochester Board of Education meeting Monday night. L. Brooks Patterson Released From Hospital: The Oakland County Executive was injured in a crash five weeks ago today. Do You Recognize This Man? He's Wanted for Questioning By Police: Rochester Police are seeking the …
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Catching up? Here's a look at the top news.
County Executive Patterson Injured in Car Accident: According to news reports, L. Brooks Patterson suffered broken bones as a passenger in an Auburn Hills crash but is expected to make a full recovery. That Yellow House on Third is Moving to Main: Talulah Belle, a downtown Rochester favorite, is preparing for its move with an ongoing sale. Pet Oxygen Mask Helps Save Cats Rescued from Fire in Rochester Hills: No one was injured in the blaze, and the cats are 'going to survive,' the Rochester Hills fire chief says. All Cross Streets Now Open in Downtown Rochester: Third and Fourth streets opened to traffic. Bones Found Under Rochester's Main Street are Human, State Says: They appear to be from a prehistoric burial, according to …
Sunday, July 22, 2012
A lost 'ewe' came home; a yogurt shop made plans downtown and Main Street reopened.
Instagram Photo Leads Rochester Police to Lost, Hockey-Playing Sheep: After a photo of the statue known as "Sheep Shot" was posted on the Instagram photo-sharing site, Rochester Police made the discovery. And look — the story went international: A hockey blogger from Canada called Patch and asked for permission to use the story and photos. He wrote this in response: Stolen 'Slapshot'-Inspired Sheep Recovered After Thief Posts About it on Instagram. Four Days Ahead of Schedule, Main Street Reopens in Rochester: One lane in each direction opened this afternoon. Self-Serve Yogurt Shop Coming Soon to Downtown Rochester: You'll pay by the ounce at Sweet Island Yogurt on Main Street. 5 Things To Know Now About This Year's Art & Apples Fest: When…
Sunday, July 15, 2012
More construction in Rochester and big changes coming to the Palace were our top stories.
It's Official: Livernois Bridge Now Closed Until November: Seek out an alternate route when crossing the Livernois bridge over the Clinton River in Rochester Hills. Pistons' Extreme Home Makeover: Palace Announces at Least $13M in Renovations: The Palace of Auburn Hills—home to the Pistons and lots of big concerts—is getting a huge, at least $13 million renovation this off-season. Help the Rochester Hills Library Win $5,000!: The local library is in the running to win a grant and needs the community's votes. Pool Fatality: Rochester Hills Man Found Drowning at Rochester Estates Tuesday Night: The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is awaiting autopsy results in the man's death. Wet and Wild Wednesdays Add a Musical Twist: From flaming spoons …