Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Rod & Custom Show, Festival of Cars to raise money for Leader Dogs for the Blind.
The sounds of 1950s pop hits playing over a PA system echoed across the Campus Corners Shopping Center on Monday in Rochester as a variety of classic and unique cars cruised into the parking lot for a weekly car cruise organized by the Rochester Lions Club. The vehicles at the Campus Corners Classic Car Cruise, which on Monday ranged from classic Volkswagens to low-riding Ford trucks, are just a sample of what gearheads will find in Rochester this weekend at the Greater Rochester Heritage Festival at Rochester Municipal Park. More than 200 classic cars will be on display between Saturday's Rod & Custom Car Festival and Sunday's Festival of Cars, according to Bob Treppa from the Rochester Lions Club. "Saturday will be cars 25 years or older…
Memorial Day Tournament will take place May 24-26 at Earl E Borden Park in Rochester Hills.
Linda Schlaupitz wanted to make sure local soccer players didn't have to travel far to play during holiday weekends. She started the Michigan Soccer Classic Memorial Day and Labor Day Tournaments in Rochester and 10 years later, and the event is still going strong. The Memorial Day Tournament will take place May 24-26 at Earl E Borden Park. Schlaupitz recently shared information about the business through the Patch Small Business Spotlight. Here are her answers. What does your business offer? Michigan Soccer Classic offers competitive and recreation divisions for U6-U19 boys, girls & coed local, out of state and Canadian teams. We have a fun, festive atmosphere and many teams have returned year after year. Teams can register at www.…
Emily Kreger, a Wyandotte native, is always looking for her next big challenge. But, why? Sponsored by Post Grape-Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Emily Kreger, a Grosse Pointe Park resident and Wyandotte native, says she's never been good at doing just one thing. For instance, just to name a few, Kreger has trained with the U.S. National Rowing team, ran the Boston marathon, practiced medicine in South Africa, graduated from Yale University and notably, swam the last leg of the English Channel on a relay team to raise money for Lou Gehrig's Disease. Here, Kreger shares her zest and motivation for life, and her advice for approaching goals, no matter how …
Tell us what you think of this local business by leaving a review on their Patch directory listing.
The Oakland Township-Lake Orion Patch directory is filled with objective information about hundreds of local businesses, but there's also room for you to tell your neighbors – and the businesses – what you think about their services and products. Today, we're asking customers of the Orion Music Studio to share a review. You'd be surprised how interested others are in what you have to say. So click the link and tell us what you think!
Here's a list of Memorial Day parades and ceremonies happening in the area. Have an event? Tell us here.
Monday, May 27 is Memorial Day - a federal holiday that serves as a day of remembering those who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Here is a list of parades and ceremonies happening around the area this year for Memorial Day and what you need to know if you'd like to attend. Know of another local Memorial Day event happening nearby? Please share it with your neighbors by adding it in the comments box below.
A look at jobs recently posted in the area.
Each Monday, Patch will post a roundup of jobs that are available in Lake Orion. Click on the link to learn more about each job. The following listings are courtesy of indeed.com: Do you own or manage a local business that is hiring? Tell us in the comments section below. Editor’s note: Patch cannot guarantee these jobs will be available when you apply. We do not endorse or recommend these jobs. Please do your own research about any potential employer before you apply.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The storm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. Monday for Oakland County and surrounding areas. The storms may bring damaging winds and large hail to communities across the county, according to the weather report. Dark skies are also expected throughout the week, with thunderstorms likely Tuesday and Wednesday and a 50 percent chance of rainfall Thursday, the weather service states.
Applications will be accepted through June 7 for the faire at The Henry Ford.
Editor's note: Information for this story was provided by The Henry Ford. Attention all makers, tinkerers, inventors, hackers and do-it-yourselfers: The call for entries is now open for Maker Faire Detroit 2013 at The Henry Ford in Dearborn. Now in its fourth year, this unique, two-day, family-friendly event draws makers from all over the nation to celebrate their unbridled creativity. Maker Faire Detroit will be held July 27-28, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. To participate in Maker Faire Detroit, an entry form must be completed at http://www.makerfairedetroit.com/call-for-makers. Entries can be submitted by individuals or by groups, such as hobbyist clubs and schools. The Henry Ford particularly encourages exhibits that are interactive and …
Man accused of stealing computers and electronic devices from school building.
The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's help while investigating a theft that occurred at a Lake Orion Community Schools building on Scripps Road at the Lake Orion Community Schools Campus, according to Lt. Daniel Toth, Orion Township station commander. According to Toth, several computers and electronic devices were stolen in early May from the building. Video surveillance captured images of a man in the building prior to the theft. According to Toth, the man went through the school loading garbage bins with electronic devices belonging to the school district. A silver in color Chevrolet HHR vehicle is believed to be involved in the incident. Investigators need assistance identifying the suspect in the photos included …
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