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Older Persons Commission Charity Gala
The 15th annual fundraiser for Rochester’s Older Persons Commission’s Meals on Wheels program attracted 375 ($150 ticket) to the Royal Park Hotel to party in a Monte Carlo mode. Chance-takers could bid on jewelry from Aurum Designs, pick their own prize in a chance raffle of 13 packages and, after dinner while Frank Sinatra tribute singer Mark Randisi entertained, play casino games and turn their winnings into raffle tickets. WXYZ’s Dave LewAllen emceed the dinner program in which 96-year old Erv Bauer, a Meals on Wheels recipient since his wife died three years ago, admitted, “I can’t even boil water.” He called the program “a real treasure” because ....” the drivers (greet you) with a smile...and are someone to talk to every day...we really appreciate you sponsors...thank you kindly.”
oakland confidential DUMBING IT DOWN: State Rep. Mike McCready (R-Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield) has introduced a legislative proposal to reduce the number of members of the state House of Representatives from 110 to 76, or about one-third. "We currently have three House members for every three state Senate seats," McCready said, noting there are 38 state Senate members. Each state ...more»
02/17/2017 - Rochester police are asking for the public's help in identifying a person believed to be responsible for stealing several wallets on Saturday, February 11, from a business in the 300 block of Main Street.
Police responded shortly after 2:15 p.m. to the unidentified business, after the department received a report that several employee's wallets had been stolen from inside the business during working hours.
Surveillance footage of the theft and the person believed to be responsible is being analyzed by detectives.
Police said on Thursday, February 16, that video footage of the theft will be posted on the Rochester Police Department's Facebook page on Friday, February 17.
"We are seeking the public's assistance to help identify the suspect," the department said in a statement on Thursday.
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