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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 March 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Whether it’s a distant planet aglow amid clusters of stars, meteors streaking across the sky or a couple of familiar constellations, you see a lot by simply looking up.

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Published March 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — There’s no way to tell when an emergency will hit — whether it’s a power outage, tornado, flood, storm, or even a pandemic — so the best way to make sure you’re prepared is by building a home emergency kit.

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Published March 13, 2020

ROCHESTER — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered all public and private Michigan schools to close for three weeks starting March 16 in response to the coronavirus outbreak in Michigan.

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Published March 12, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The metroparks’ new Pass Trade Up program allows park visitors to trade in their daily park passes for discounts off a 2020 annual pass. 

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Published March 11, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Rochester Hills resident Corsu Moran said being a child today is vastly different than when she was in grade school.

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Published March 10, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — In the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak, Rochester Community Schools has put a stop to all attendance incentives.

 

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Published March 10, 2020

METRO DETROIT — At the age of 71, John Blakowski is arguably in the best shape of his life. He shows no signs of slowing down, especially during retirement.

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Published March 4, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will begin rebuilding a historical equipment barn on the property this summer with help from a state grant.

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Published March 4, 2020

ROCHESTER — The community can join the Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a free, fun-filled day of family art this month.

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Published March 4, 2020

ROCHESTER — After serving more than 15 years as the manager of the Paint Creek Trail, Kristen Myers was recently recognized for her service.

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Published March 3, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — A former Rochester High School teacher has been sentenced to 4-15 years in prison on sex and drug charges involving two students.

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Published February 25, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is offering a month of historical programs designed to keep cabin fever at bay.

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Published February 25, 2020

ROCHESTER — The community can learn how to help family, friends and neighbors in the event of an emergency with a little guidance from the Rochester Fire Department next month.

 

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Published February 25, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — Many Rochester-area residents will show off their hot rods, custom cars and boats in this year’s Autorama.

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Published February 19, 2020

ROCHESTER — The Paint Creek Center for the Arts is kicking off the new decade with an exhibition that animal and art enthusiasts are sure to enjoy.

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Upcoming Events

The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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