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Mary Beth Almond

C&G Staff Reporter – Rochester Post


Staff Writer Mary Beth Almond covers the city of Rochester, Rochester Community Schools and Avondale Schools for the Post. Almond has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2005 and attended Michigan State University.

Published January 16, 2019

ROCHESTER — The Fire and Ice Festival will return to downtown Rochester this weekend, officials said, no matter what the weather has in store.

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Published January 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Those who aren’t afraid to make a splash in local waterways can help the Clinton River Watershed Council search for stonefly larvae next weekend. “It’s a great event that allows volunteers to get out and about in the watershed in the middle of winter … and stay connected with the river during these winter months,” CRWC ecologist Eric Diesing said.

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Published January 15, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A Stoney Creek High School student was suspended following the discovery of a message he allegedly wrote threatening violence at his school.  

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Published January 9, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A special education teacher at Rochester High School who was fired earlier this week for “inappropriate conduct” with two students has been charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree.

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Published January 8, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Two men were arrested and a third was on the loose after allegedly stealing items from a tobacco shop early in the morning Jan. 4.

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Published January 8, 2019

ROCHESTER — Ascension Crittenton Hospital, Cornerstone Medical Group and Torch Development are hoping to build a medical office building with a residential memory care unit at 1000 W. University Drive in Rochester.

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Published January 8, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Former cyclist turned competitive walker Michael Cushnier has been competing in the Michigan Senior Olympics for over 20 years, and he has no plans to slow down.

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Published January 7, 2019

ROCHESTER —  After more than 40 years in business, Mr. B’s Food & Spirits of Rochester officially closed its doors Jan. 5.

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Published December 28, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The year 2018 was one to remember: From senior housing and fire department concerns, to new projects and park developments, here’s a look at the top issues and trends that Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township faced in 2018.

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Published December 21, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — The city of Rochester Hills recently opened its first multigenerational activity area, located inside Bloomer Park.

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Published December 21, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A Rochester Hills man will spend life in prison, without the possibility of parole, for fatally shooting his wife earlier this year. Shaun Wheeler was convicted of first-degree premeditated murder in the death of his wife, Cory Ehlers, in Oakland County Circuit Court in November. He was sentenced Dec. 20 before Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Phyllis McMillen.

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Published December 21, 2018

ROCHESTER — It’s only been a few months since Rochester Community Schools launched its new orchestra program, but it’s already receiving major support. The Rochester Community Schools Foundation recently awarded the newly established program its largest gift ever, approximately $137,000.

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Published December 18, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A Rochester Hills man was recently sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman on a flight bound for Detroit.

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Published December 18, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams High School now shines brightly, thanks to an LED sign that was gifted to the school by five seniors. The students — Cooper Drobnich, Logan Janes, Lachlan MacNeil, Nick Mason and Parker Raymond — are longtime friends who all attended Delta Kelly Elementary School and Van Hoosen Middle School, and now all play varsity soccer at Adams.

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Published December 18, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Hills City Councilwoman Jenny McCardell recently resigned from her at-large seat on the council to move with her family to San Diego for a new job.

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