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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 May 24, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — A 24-year-old Shelby Township woman and a 23-year-old woman from Rochester Hills were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash on Livernois Road in Rochester Hills at around 11 a.m. May 23.

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Published May 22, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Rochester Adams High School is ranked among the best public high schools in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report. This year, U.S. News & World Report ranked more than 17,000 schools nationwide — up from last year’s 2,700 schools.

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Published May 22, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Almost two dozen schools in the Rochester Community Schools district have gone Green, Emerald or Evergreen, according to their new Michigan Green Schools program designations.

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Published May 22, 2019

ROCHESTER — Downtown Rochester is adding another community event to its roster, one that officials say will allow families to unplug and enjoy an afternoon of fun together. The Rochester Hometown Picnic and Pies event will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Rochester Municipal Park.

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Published May 15, 2019

AUBURN HILLS — Michigan Department of Transportation crews have begun a bridge and road repair project on Interstate 75 in northern Oakland County that will run through November.

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Published May 15, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — For Cara Lougheed, teaching isn’t just a profession — it’s always been a part of who she is. She’s so good at what she does that the Michigan Department of Education recently named the Stoney Creek High School teacher the 2019-20 Teacher of the Year for the state of Michigan.

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Published May 14, 2019

ROCHESTER — The Greater Rochester Skate Park Leadership Advisory Team, also known as SPLAT, hopes to bring a skate park to downtown Rochester.

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Published May 8, 2019

METRO DETROIT — The Huron-Clinton Metroparks’ 2019 season pass has a new feature: a barcode that park staff will scan when visitors enter any of the authority’s 13 locations.

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Published May 8, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Being a female entrepreneur isn’t much different than being a male entrepreneur. It takes hard work and sacrifice to build a business. But sometimes success is a little bit sweeter for a female business owner, because she’s probably had to overcome a few stereotypes to get to the top and pave the way for the ladies behind her.

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Published May 8, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The country’s largest single-day food drive, the 27th annual National Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger drive, will come to town May 11.

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Published May 8, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Officials in Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township have joined forces to bring new energy to this year’s Memorial Day celebrations.

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Published May 1, 2019

ROCHESTER — Rochester Police Chief Steve Schettenhelm was recently named the Administrator of the Year by the Police Officers Association of Michigan.

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Published May 1, 2019

ROCHESTER — Sharon Ostrowski, from Sharkar Farm — the Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market’s longest-participating vendor — will return for the market’s 20th anniversary season May 4.

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Published May 1, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Danger lurks around every corner for emergency responders. They aren’t fazed when charging into a dilapidated building engulfed in flames or assisting patients with severe trauma and infectious diseases, but when responding to a call on the roadway, firefighters know never to turn their backs on the deadliest threat they encounter — traffic.

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Published May 1, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Sashaying across the stage with a team of ’80s-style dancers in tow, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett wowed the sold-out crowd with his flashy 13th annual State of the City address.

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Upcoming Events

Rochester Hills
Avon Players to perform 'Company'
8 p.m.
Avon Players Theater
Rochester Hills
See a vintage baseball game
1 p.m.
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
Royal Oak
Puppet shows at the zoo
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Detroit Zoo
Bloomfield Hills
Ya’ssoo Greek Festival
11 a.m.-11 p.m.
St. George Greek Orthodox Church
Harrison Township
Guided hike of park wetlands
10 a.m.
Lake St. Clair Metropark Nature Center

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