Rochester / Rochester Hills

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Re-Boot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits which include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

New, User-friendly Clear To Go!™ App Helps Companies and Municipalities Bring Employees Back to Work Safely During COVID-19

As companies and municipalities across the US begin making plans to safely return employees to jobsites and offices during the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, a new, user-friendly health and wellness...

Royal Park Hotel Plans Partial Reopening

Excerpt: The Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, among the first of the major Southeast Michigan hotels to close as COVID-19 began decimating the hospitality industry, will partially reopen later...

Flagstar Bank Grant To Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac Creates ‘Pontiac Restaurant Brigade’ and Gives Life to Businesses And Free Meals To Hospital Workers

A $20,000 grant from Flagstar Bank to Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac helped seven Pontiac restaurants create the “Pontiac Restaurant Brigade” and deliver 1,440 free meals to...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Metro Detroit’s Yoga Community Finds Breathing Space Online During COVID-19

Excerpt: At a time when social anxiety is high, closing the doors of her yoga studio — a place dedicated to helping people cope with stress — was difficult...

Rochester Hills Named Tree City USA Growth Award Winner

Excerpt: Rochester Hills is celebrating 30 years of being involved in the Tree City USA program.The city has been an active member of the program and has focused on...

Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County Award ‘Spirit of Main Street’ Micro Business Grants

Three area restaurants were awarded “Spirit of Main Street” micro business grants from Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County.The awards, announced today by Oakland County Executive David...

Psychology Major Balances Academics with Caring for COVID-19 Patients

Excerpt: For the past four years, OU student Rose Hazem has worked as a nursing assistant in the cardiac progressive care unit at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. But these days,...

COVID Response: ‘Saving Lives’

As Oakland County residents sheltered in place one recent Thursday during the COVID-19 crisis, four Sysco semitrucks lined up outside a warehouse at Oakland University, each filled to capacity...